LISTEN & REPEAT - BASIC ESL - LESSON 26
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• Animals/Wild Animals
• Superlative Adjectives
Regular adjectives are used to describe nouns. Comparative adjectives are used to show which of two nouns has more of an adjective's qualities. SUPERLATIVE adjectives show which noun of three or more nouns has the MOST of an adjective's qualities.
SUPERLATIVE ADJECTIVE Spelling rules:
For most adjectives, add -est
tall → tallest
The third giraffe is the tallest.
For adjectives that end in a silent -e, remove the -e and add -est
The old turtle is closest to the food.
For 1 syllable adjectives that end vowel + consonant, double the consonant and add -est.
big → biggest
The bears are the biggest animals in the park.
For adjectives that end in consonant + -y, change the -y to -i and add -er.
Crocodiles are the scariest animals in the zoo.
For adjectives with 3 or more syllables, use MOST+ base adjective.
dangerous→ most dangerous
Tigers are the most dangerous animals in the jungle.
There are common adjectives that have irregular superlative forms.
bad → worst
Gorillas are the worst pets of all.
Memorize the vocabulary from Lesson 26. The vocabulary from Lesson 26 is mostly related to wild animals and related descriptive words.
• Have you been to the zoo? What animals have you seen in the wild? How would you describe the animals at the zoo?
• What is the most dangerous animal you can think of?
• What is the most beautiful animal you can think of?
• What is the fastest animal you have seen?
Write two sentences that use SUPERLATIVE ADJECTIVES. Use some of the vocabulary from this lesson.
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