In superlatives, we compare three or more things or people. We make the superlative form of one or some two syllable adjectives by adding -est.
*** Ayse is 4 years old. Mehmet is 6 years old. Can is 10 years old.
*** Ayse is the youngest of the three.
*** My grandmother is the oldest person in my family.
We use the before “the” superlative forms of the adjectives.
We double the final consonant in one-syllable adjectives ending in: one consonant+one vowel before -est
*** Mr. Farmer is the fattest teacher in our school.
*** Summer is the hottest season of the year.
We add only -st to the one-syllable adjectives ending in -e.
*** The little girl is the nicest student in school.
*** Our house is the largest house in town.
In adjectives ending in consonant +y, change the -y into -i before -est.
*** We are the happiest people in the world.
We use the most before the two or more syllable adjectives.
*** China is the most populous country in the the world.
*** My sister is the most clever person in my family.
*** Swimming is the most enjoyable activity.
*** Jack is the most handsome boy in our school. .
Superlative forms of the irregular adjectives do not take -est.
Adjectives Comparative Superlative
good better the best
bad worse the worst
much more the most
many more the most
far farther / further the farthest/ the furthest
little less the least
*** Ayse is a better student than Fatma, but Emel is the best student in the class.
*** My marks are worse than Murat's marks, but Ali s marks are the worst of all.
*** Jack has got more money than I have got, but Bill has got the most money.
*** Kayseri is farther than Ankara from Izmir, but Kars is the farthest of all.