A2 Comparing using ‘-er’ and ‘more’, shows us how to use adjectives (fast, slow) to compare two people or two things.
A2 Comparing: using -er and more
The Comparative: Using -er and more
- we add -er to an adjective: Jane is older than Jack.
- we use more in front of an adjective: This watch is more expensive than that one.
Adjectives with one syllable
old → older
cheap → cheaper
large → larger
Adjectives that end in -y
pretty → prettier
funny → funnier
Adjectives with two or more syllables
famous → more famous
important → more important
interesting → more interesting
Irregular comparative adjectives
good → better
bad → worse
far → farther/further