Recommendations with Superlative Adjectives

Level: Beginner

Topic: General

Grammar Topic: Comparatives & Superlatives

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Recommendations with Superlative Adjectives
Ask your partner about their recommendations for things from the list below.

What’s  the most authentic

the most beautiful

the best quality 

the best value 

the cheapest 

the cleanest

the most colourful 

the most convenient

the most cosmopoli-
tan

the most exciting

the most delicious/ 
yummiest

the most famous

the most fashionable/ 
trendiest

the most filling

the friendliest 

the most fun

the greenest

the healthiest 

the most historic

the most impressive 

the most interesting 

the most luxurious

the most memorable

the most modern

the most peaceful 

the most popular

the prettiest 

the quietest

the most reasonable

the most relaxing

the most romantic

the most traditional

the most unusual 

area

bar/ pub

beach

bike ride

building/ architecture

café

castle

church/ temple/ shrine/ 
mosque

club

day out

daytrip

dessert

drink

evening

hotel

(train/ bus/ tram/ car) journey

lunch

(street/ flea) market

meal

mountain(s)

museum

musical/ show

night out

palace

park

restaurant

riverside

ruins

shopping centre

snack

souvenir

(shopping) street

street food

town

view

walk

in this city?
in this area?
in this 
country?

Written by Alex Case for UsingEnglish.com © 2016

Useful language for making recommendations

I (highly) recommend…/ You (really) should…/ I think you’d like…

Useful language for responding to recommendations

That’s a great idea. I’ll try it. 
Hmmm, I’m not sure that I would like that. (Do you have any other recommendations?)

Ask about anything above which you couldn’t understand or couldn’t answer, each time 
discussing your recommendations as a class.  

Written by Alex Case for UsingEnglish.com © 2016

Superlative adjective formation presentation
From memory or from your grammar knowledge, write the superlatives of the adjectives 
you talked about above, starting with 
“the…” each time.  

authentic

beautiful

good quality

good value

cheap

clean

colourful

convenient

cosmopolitan

exciting

delicious

yummy

famous

fashionable

trendy

filling

friendly

fun

green

healthy

historic

impressive

interesting

luxurious

memorable

modern

peaceful

popular

pretty

quiet

reasonable

relaxing

romantic

traditional

unusual

What are the rules for making comparative and superlative adjectives? 

Using those rules, make the comparative and superlative of these adjectives:
new

fast

tall

large

long

thin

famous

busy

popular

expensive

dangerous

Written by Alex Case for UsingEnglish.com © 2016