Degrees of Comparison of Adjectives



Adverbs

Look: 15.You sound happy. – p.24

     19. She learns quickly. – p.29

     29. Its more expensive. – p.46

     30. The biggest in the world. – p.47

     34. Is it a long way? – p.54

Ex.1. Fill in the comparative form as in the example.

1. My motorbike goes………… faster than …… (fast) yours.

2. I work …………………………………………… (hard) Paul.

3. Today it is ………………………….. (cold) yesterday.

4. I’m ……………. …………….(old) you.

5. English is …………………….. (little) difficult ……………………. Japanese.

6. The last bus was ……………. …….. (crowded) the first bus.

7. I need a …………. (big) bag ……………….. this.

8. Travelling by train is ……………. ………….(expensive) travelling by bus.

9. A coat costs ………………………. (much) a jacket.

10. Vegetables are ……….. (good) for your health ………….. crisps.

 

Ex.2. Fill in the superlative form as in the example.

1. Sarah is …. the youngest ….. person in my family. (young)

2. That is ……………………………………. dress I have ever seen. (horrible)

3. Roses are the flowers which have …………….. …………smell. (nice)

4. January is …………..………………….month of the year. (cold)

5. That was …………. ………….. Joke I’ve ever heard. (funny)

6. She is …………………………. woman I’ve ever met. (beautiful)

7. Mrs. Green is …………………………... person I know. (interesting)

8. This is …………………... song I’ve ever heard. (had)

Ex.3. Read about the castles. These sentences are false. Correct them.


Abergoran Castle

Price: £2000,000

Built: 1072

Room: 0

 

Footleby Castle

Price: £10 million

Built: 1835

Room: 160

 

Haywood Castle

Price: £ 2 million

Built: 1450

Rooms:20


1. Abergoran Castle is more modern than Haywood Castle.

No, it isn’t. It’s older.

1. Footleby Castle is cheaper than Haywood Castle.

 

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2. Abergoran Castle is cheaper than Haywood Castle.

 

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3. Abergoran Castle is biggest.

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4. Abergoran Castle is more expensive than Footleby Castle.

 

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5. Footleby Castle is the cheapest.

 

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6. Footleby Castle is older than Haywood Castle.

 

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7. Abergoran Castle is the most modern.

 

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Ex.4. Fill in the gaps with the adjectives in brackets and the comparative or superlative form where necessary.

1. I am … younger than…. my brother. (young)

2. That is …………………….. programme on television. (good)

3. That was ………………………. meal I’ve ever had. (tasty)

4. My Maths teacher is very ………………………. . (clever)

5. The old train is …………………………………… the new train. (slow0

6. I have got ………………. money ……………………….. my sister. (much)

7. This is ………………………………. tree in the forest. (tall)

8. The music is very ……………………………….. (loud)

9. The watch is very ………………………………... (expensive)

10. Chris is ………………………… student ……………. all. (intelligent)

Ex.5. Complete the sentences using as ….. as or than and the words in brackets.

1. I don’t eat …. as much as ….. you. (much)

2. England has ……………………. people …………………. Holland. (more)

3. I can’t speak French …………………………………………… you. (well)

4. Harry isn’t …………………………………………………… I am. (strong)

5. Chocolate isn’t …………………………………………… milk. (healthy)

6. Bill’s car isn’t ………………………………………………… Tim’s. (fast)

7. Julie isn’t ………………………………………………. her cousin. (old)

8. This knife is …………………………………………. that one. (sharper)

9. This dictionary is ……………………………………………. that one. (good)

10. The petrol station is ……………. from my house ………. the bank. (father)

Ex.6. Choose the correct answer.

1. He is …C… man in the world.

    A tall                                     B taller                            C the tallest

2. I am …………….. than my sister.

    A old                                          B older                            C oldest

3. This picture is ……….. of all.

     A good                                       B better                           C the best

4. My car was ………… that yours.

     A expensive                    B more expensive                  C the most expensive

5. This is ………. Film I’ve ever seen.

     A boring                        B more boring                             C the most boring

6. Dan is not as ………. as Henry.

     A thin                                           B thinner                       C the thinnest

7. My shopping bag is as …………. as yours.

     A heavy                                       B heavier                        C the heaviest

8. I think History is a(n) ………… subject.

    A interesting                   B more interesting                    C the most interesting

9. England is very …….. in winter.

   A cold                                           B colder                           C the coldest

10. Trains are ………. than bicycles.

   A fast                                            B faster                            C the fastest

Ex.7. Complete each sentence with two to five words including the word in bold.

1. Paris is more beautiful that London.

As London is …. not as beautiful as … Paris.

2. My brother is 15 years old. Your sister is 15 years old.

As My brother ……………………………………………….. your sister.

3. We have never read such an interesting book.

The It’s …………………………………………………. we have ever read.

4. I play tennis better that John.

Well John doesn’t …………………………………………………. as I do.

5. Stella has never met such friendly teacher.

The He’s ……………………………………………. Stella has ever met.

6. George weighs 70 kilos. Nick weighs 70 kilos.

Heavy George is ………………………………………………….. Nick.

7. It is the best meal I have ever had.

Such I …………………………………………………………. a good meal.

8. Spain isn’t as cold as Sweden.

Than Sweden is ………………………………………………… Spain.

Ex.8. Circle the right answer:       

1. My bag isn’t very …

a) heavier               b) the most heavy            c) heavy      d)the heaviest

2. I’m not so … as a horse.

a) strong       b) stronger      c) the strongest  d) more strong

3. Which instrument makes … music in the world?

a) a beautiful b) more beautiful c) the most beautiful d) beautifully     

4. The younger you are, the … it is to learn.

a) easier        b) more easy            c) the easiest             d) easy

5. The changes in temperature are … .

a) insignificant b) insignificantly    c) more insignificant                                            d) the most insignificant

6. Today we have a ... day than yesterday.

a) beautiful   b) most beautiful      c) more beautiful          d) beautifully

7. North America is … South America.

a)  bigger than b) biggest than         c) bigger as                        d) biggest as

8. The Amazon is … than the Thames.

a) more longer b) far longer                 c) the longest            d) long

9. Which of all these books did you enjoy … ?

a) most         b) more               c) many                    d) much

10. The children behaved themselves very … .

a) good         b) well                      c) best                      d) better

11. Although your sister is very popular, she is not … as mine.

a) pretty as   b) so pretty     c) prettier than         d) more pretty than

 


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