Grammar Video|Pre-Int|27. Superlatives


Superlatives

Pre-Intermediate

Sweet, valuable, polite — which word is the shortest?

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Examples

A: Let’s play a quick question game! Who is the tallest person in your family?

B: My brother is the tallest.

A: What is the most interesting film you’ve ever seen?

B: The Green Mile.

A: Where can I get the best coffee in your hometown?

B: In the coffee house called «Black».

A: What is the most beautiful place you’ve ever been to?

B: The church in the mountains.

Forms

Short words small — smaller — the smallest

great — greater — the greatest

pretty — prettier — the prettiest

Long words important — more important — the most important

boring — more boring — the most boring

stressful — more stressful — the most stressful

Irregular forms good — better — the best

bad — worse — the worst

much — more — the most

little — less — the least

far — further/farther — the furthest/the farthest


Remember:

— Mind doubled letters: bigger — the biggest

— Change -y into -i: easy — easier — the easiest

Usage

🔹Use superlatives to express the highest degree of a word. It can go with «in»in the world/ in life/ in my family

My brother is the tallest person in the family.

My phone is the most valuable thing in life.

🔹Use superlatives with have/has ever + V3/ed

What is the most interesting film you‘ve ever seen?

It’s the most beautiful picture I‘ve ever seen.

She is the kindest person I‘ve ever known.

Choose the correct comparative and superlative adjective and adverbs to complete the sentences

Write the correct superlative adjective or adverb to complete the sentences

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  2. 2. Grammar video|Pre-Int|2. Modal Verbs (Have to, Don't have to, Must, Mustn't)
  3. 3. Grammar video|Pre-Int|3. Should, shouldn't
  4. 4. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|4. Questions With and Without Auxiliaries
  5. 5. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|5. Word Order in Questions
  6. 6. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|6. Conjunctions
  7. 7. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|7. Relative Clauses
  8. 8. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|8. Reported Speech
  9. 9. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|9. Expressing Movements
  10. 10. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|10. Passive voice
  11. 11. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|11. Phrasal Verbs
  12. 12. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|12. So Neither + Auxiliary
  13. 13. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|13. Used to
  14. 14. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|14. Uses of the infinitive
  15. 15. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|15. Verb + ing
  16. 16. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|16. Present Simple
  17. 17. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|17. Past Simple
  18. 18. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|18. Present Continuous
  19. 19. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|19. Past Continuous
  20. 20. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|20. Present Perfect
  21. 21. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|21. Be going to
  22. 22. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|22. Will
  23. 23. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|23. Present Continuous for Future
  24. 24. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|24. Quantifiers
  25. 25. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|25. Something, anything, nothing, etc.
  26. 26. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|26. Comparatives
  27. 27. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|27. Superlatives
  28. 28. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|28. First Conditional
  29. 29. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|29. Second Conditional
  30. 30. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|30. Past Perfect Simple