Superlative Adjectives

My grandmother is the oldest person in my family.

Use superlatives to compare 3 or more things.

Adjective

Comparative

Superlative

Old Older The oldest
Big Bigger The biggest
Easy Easier The easiest
Beautiful More beautiful The most beautiful
Good Better The best
Bad Worse The worst
Far Farther The farthest

Examples:

  • My grandmother is the oldest person in my family.
  • Russia is the biggest country in the world.
  • This is the easiest test I’ve ever taken.
  • Donna is the most beautiful woman I’ve ever seen.
  • I like all sports, but I like soccer the best.
  • Picking up garbage was the worst job I’ve ever had.
  • Australia is the farthest I’ve ever traveled.

 

Don’t forget “the”!

  • My grandmother is oldest person in my family.
  • My grandmother is the oldest person in my family.

Superlatives are often used with the present perfect + ever:

  • This is the best sushi I’ve ever eaten.
  • What’s the most expensive car you’ve ever driven?
  • The longest book I’ve ever read was 500 pages.
  • Jan is the friendliest person I’ve ever met.


Superlatives Quiz

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Question 1
That's _______________ movie I've ever seen!
A
the funniest
B
funnyest
C
the funnier
Question 2
English is _____________ subject for me, and math is __________________.
A
the easiest / the most difficult
B
easiest / difficultest
C
the most easy / the most difficult
Question 3
Brazil is _______________ country I've ever been to.
A
the hottest
B
the hotest
C
the most hot
Question 4
War and Peace is ____________ book I've ever read.
A
the longest
B
longest
C
most long
Question 5
That restaurant has __________ food I've ever eaten. I'll never go back there again.
A
the worst
B
the worse
C
the baddest
Question 6
Paris is considered one of _________________ cities in the world.
A
the most romantic
B
romanticest
C
more romantic
Question 7
_____________ class at the school starts at 7:00 AM.
A
The earliest
B
The earlier
C
An earliest
Question 8
______________ flight costs $400.
A
The least expensive
B
The not expensive
C
The expensivest
Question 9
Jaina is ____________ student in the class.
A
best
B
the best
C
the most good
Question 10
The world's ____________ train has a top speed of 581 kilometers per hour.
A
fastest
B
faster
C
most fast
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