1. I. The same as, different from, like, the same – as, as – as
    1. My pencil is new. Your pencil is new.

My pencil is the same as yours.

My pencil and yours are the same.

  1. John’s coat is large. Paul’s coat is small.

John’s coat is different from Paul’s.

John’s coat and Paul’s are different.

  1. John is very similar to his father

John is like his father. John and his father are alike.

  1. John’s new car looks almost the same as Paul’s.

John’s new car looks like Paul’s.

This book is not so (as) interesting as that one

My pencil is as long as yours.

My pencil is the length as yours.

Ali was born in 1970. Ari was born in 1970.

Ali is as old as Ari = Ali is the same age as Ari

NOTE :

Long / short                        — length                       wide / narrow               — width

Expensive / cheap               — price                         high / low                      — height

Good / bad                         — quality                      tall / short                     — height

Thick / thin             — thickness                  old / young                   — age

Deep / shallow                    — depth                        big / small                     — size

Hard / soft                          — hardness                   fast / slow                     — speed

Heavy / light                       — weight                      red / blue / black           — color

Far / near                           — distance                    much / little       — quantity/amount

  1. II. Degrees of Comparison
    1. 1. Use the suffix – er ( for comparative form) and suffix-est (for superlative form)
      1. Adjective and adverb of one syllable.

Tall quick clear fast

Soon big nice hard

  1. Adjective that end in – y (2 syllable)

Busy easy happy heavy

Lazy pretty early lovely lonely

* cleaver narrow

  1. 2. Use the word “ more—–“ (for comparative form) and the word “the most —“ (for superlative form)
    1. Most adjective and adverbs of two or more syllables.

Often                useful                careful

Modern            selfish               fluent

Honest             important          necessary         interesting

  1. Adverb that have suffix-ly.

Carefully           clearly              easily

Rapidly beautifully         quickly

  1. Irregular forms :

Good / well            – better                         – best

Bad / badly/ill         – worse                                    – worst

Far                         – farther                        – farthest

– further                        – furthest

Many / much          – more                          – most

Little                       – less                            – least

Old                        – older / elder               – oldest / eldest

NOTE :

Terdapat kata kerja yang secara lexical telah menunjukkan adanya makna comparative.

  1. prefer ………. to ………… : lebih suka ……. dari pada …….
    • I prefer watching TV at home to going out on Sundays.
  2. Would rather ……… than ………… : lebih suka ………….. dari pada …….
  • I would rather go to school by bus than taxi.
  • I like reading magazine better than reading newspaper.
  1. Like ….. better than ……….. : lebih suka  …….. dari pada …….
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