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  1. Grammar and Writing

    Lesson 1: Build a sentence
    4 Topics
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    5 Quizzes
  2. Lesson 2: Pronouns
    5 Topics
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    5 Quizzes
  3. Lesson 3: Comparison
    6 Topics
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    8 Quizzes
  4. Lesson 4: Relative clauses
    4 Topics
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    5 Quizzes
  5. Lesson 5: Noun phrases
    3 Topics
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    6 Quizzes
Lesson 3, Topic 6
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3. Superlative

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A. Superlative: Adjectives and Adverbs

The blue car is the nicest car in the parking lot. (the + one syllable adjective + -est)
The blue car is the most expensive car in the parking lot. (the most + two-syllable adjectives)

She runs the fastest of all the players on the team. (the + one syllable adverb + -est)
She runs the most slowly of all the players on the team. (the + most + adverb ending in -ly)

good/ well → the best
bad/ badly → the worst
far → the farthest/ the furthest

B. The most and The least

This is the most expensive phone in the store.

This is the least expensive phone in the store.

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C. Common words

Superlatives often go with …

  • The Nile is the longest river in the world.
  • This hat is the prettiest of the three.
  • China is one of the biggest countries in the world. 
  • This is the most interesting lesson I’ve ever had.