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Grade 5 - English Language
Comparing with Adverbs

Adverbs are sometimes used to compare different actions. Like adjectives, adverbs have degrees of comparison, namely, positive, comparative, and superlative.

I can run fast. She can run faster. He can run the fastest.
I spoke well. She spoke better. He spoke the best.

expertly more expertly most expertly
soon sooner soonest
hard harder hardest
far farther farthest
long longer longest
suddenly more suddenly most suddenly

Directions: Fill in the blanks with correct comparative adverbs. Write five example sentences for each of positive, comparative, and superlative adverbs. As a homework, read a book and write sentences containing adverbs used for comparison; and identify the form of the adverb in each sentence.

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Grade 5 - English Language
Comparing with Adverbs

Q 1: Tom lives ___________ to school than Ron does.
more closer
more close

Q 2: She arrived at the auditorium _________ than Kim did.
more early
most early

Q 3: Lisa arrived the _________ of all the students.
most late
more late

Q 4: The final speaker spoke ___________ than the others.
most long
more long

Q 5: She talked ____________ than the first speaker.
most excitedly
more excited
more excitedly

Q 6: The car from Ford won the race ______.
more easy

Q 7: Do gorillas scream __________ than other apes do?
most loud
more loud

Q 8: Chimpanzees learn _________ of all the apes.
most quickly
most quickest
more quick

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