Helpful English – Superlatives

Last we have superlatives. Superlatives are used to compare three or more objects, people, or places.
The Empire Strikes Back is the most exciting movie of the Star Wars series.” – This is comparing 6 movies.
“This blog is the greatest English learning blog in the world!” – This comparing all the blogs in the world.
The way to use superlative adjectives is similar to the way we use comparative adjectives.
For a one-syllable word simply add the –est to the end of the word.
Long-longest
Big – Biggest (sometimes we need to double the last consonant)
If the one syllable word ends with an “e” you only need to add an –st.
Fine-finest
If a two-syllable word ends with a “y” then change the “y” to “I” and add –est.
Pretty – prettiest

If an adjective has two or three syllables we put most or least in front. 
“She is the most beautiful woman I have ever seen!”
“Winter is my least favorite season.”
“Giraffe’s have the longest neck of all the animals.”

Did you enjoy this weeks blog topic? Was it helpful? Make sure to use any new words and grammar tips right away. Make your own sentences and use real examples from your life 🙂


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