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Comparative & Superlative Adjectives: Z-Men Superheroes (Exciting, thrilling & humours ESL Video)

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  • Published on 2016-08-03T14:50:59+00:00

    Don’t miss the exciting first episode of the superhero comic Z-Men! Teach comparative and superlative adjectives to elementary level learners. If you love our videos, please support us at Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/oomongzu WEBSITE: http://oomongzu.com For more creative, engaging and interactive animated grammar teaching videos, please visit our website. For the “No Music” version of this video, please click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i2Hb4lPxEj4 Title of English / ESL Video: Z-Men Target English Grammar: Comparative and superlative adjectives. Irregular adjectives. Student Proficiency Level: Elementary level grammar Suggested Courses: General English Instructions: – Play the video in class after delivering a warm-up activity first. – Pause the video whenever the narrator asks students a question to give students time to answer. For example, after elicitations and concept checking questions (CCQs). Summary of English Grammar: Comparative and Superlative Adjectives Approximate chronological order: Introduction of superheroes: – Zack: One-syllable and some two-syllable adjectives. – Stronger than a lion. He is the strongest man in the universe. – Bullet Boy: One-syllable and some two-syllable adjectives. – Faster than a bullet. He is the fastest boy in the world. – Lava Girl: One- or two-syllable adjectives ending with a vowel and a consonant. – Hotter than the sun. She is the hottest girl in our galaxy. – Xena: one- or two-syllable adjectives ending with a vowel and a consonant. – Deadlier than any weapon. Her eyes are the deadliest weapon ever. – School: One- or two-syllable adjectives ending with “e”. – Fighting bad guys is simpler than going to school. – Dr. Bad Guy!: Other two-syllable and more than two syllable adjectives. Also, irregular adjectives. – More dangerous than anyone. He is the most dangerous scientist on the planet. Grammar: Comparative and Superlative Adjectives Comparative Adjectives: – comparative adjective + than: To compare two people or things. – Example: Zack is stronger than a lion. Superlative Adjectives: – the + superlative adjective: To say which is the most ________ in a group. – Example: Zack is the strongest man in the universe. Changing one-syllable and some two-syllable adjectives: – Comparatives: +er – Example: strong – stronger – Superlatives: +est – Example: strong – the strongest Changing one- or two-syllable adjectives ending with “e”: – Comparatives: +r – Example: simple – simpler – Superlatives +st – Example: simple – the simplest Vowels and Consonants: – Alphabet = vowels + consonants – Vowels = a, e, i, o, u. – Consonants = b, c, d, f, g, h, j, k, l, m, n, p, q, r, s, t, v, w, x, y, z. Changing one- or two-syllable adjectives ending with a vowel and a consonant: – Comparatives: x2 consonant, +er. – Example: hot – hotter – Superlatives: x2 consonant, +est. – Example: hot – the hottest Changing one- or two-syllable adjectives ending with a consonant + “y”: – Comparatives: -y, +ier. – Example: deadly – deadlier – Superlative: -y, +iest. – Example: deadly – the deadliest Changing other two-syllable and more than two-syllable adjectives: – Comparatives: more + adjective – Example: dangerous – more dangerous – Superlatives: most + adjective – Example: dangerous – the most dangerous Irregular Adjectives: – Comparative: bad – worse – Superlative: bad – worst Concept Checking Questions (CCQs)

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