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  • Superlative adjectives – the oldest, the most important, etc.

    Exercise 3

    Write superlative adjectives using the adjectives in brackets. Include the.

    EXAMPLE: She is the most intelligent (intelligent) student in my class.

    1 July is (dry) month in southern Spain. It hardly ever rains.

    2 One World Trade Center is (tall) building in New York.

    3 She is (healthy) person I know.

    4 Egypt is one of (ancient) civilizations.

    5 He was (fast) runner in 2017.

    6 What month is (hot) in Scotland?

    7 She described her year in Singapore as (amazing) experience of her life.

    8 What is (bad) neighbourhood in London?

    9 It was (slow) car on the circuit.

    10 We sell (red) and most perfect apples.


  • Superlative adjectives

    Comparative and superlative adjectives and adverbs

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    Three or more things

    We use the superlative form of an adjective or adverb to compare three or more things.

    • Both John and his brother play football, but John is better
    • John and his two brothers all play football, but John is the best

    The best in

    After the superlative we use in before names of places or before singular words referring to groups of people (class, school, team, family, etc.)

    • The Everest is the highest mountain in the world(NOT of the world)
    • She is the best student in the class.
    • He’s the tallest in the family.

    The / my / John’s

    Before the superlative we always use the or a possessive adjective (my, your, his, etc.) or noun + possessive ‘s (Paul’s, Elisabeth’s, etc.)

    • He is the best.
    • This is my most expensive jacket.
    • This is Paul’s best friend.
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