LI To know when to use comparatives (ending in er) and superlatives (ending in est)
Root word Comparative (when comparing 2 things) Superlative (when comparing more than two things)
tall taller tallest
small smaller smallest
The man is tall.
The ostrich is taller than the man.
The giraffe is the tallest.
The child's football is small.
The tennis ball is smaller than the child's football.
The table tennis ball is the smallest.
When you're speaking English, try using some comparatives and superlatives!