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Englis

h IV C2

Comparat
ive
Adjective

cute

green

slow

happy

small

Comparat
ive
Form

Comparative Form
When we have 2 people, places,
or things, we, can compare them.
We can compare them by using
comparative aadjectives.

Comparative Form

The turtle is slower than the rabbit.


The rabbit is faster than the turtle.

With one syllable adjectives and adverbs


Add: er
Adjective /
Adverb

Comparative /
superlative form

Example

Cold

Colder

December is colder
than november.

Adjective /
Adverb

Comparative /
superlative form

Example

hard

harder

The
wind
blows
harder in winter than
in summer.

With two syllable adjectives ending in - y


Add: er
Adjective /
Adverb

Comparative /
superlative form

Example

easy

easier

English is easier than


Math.

Hello

With most adjectives of two or more syllables not ending in


-y
Use more + adjective for comparative

Adjective /
Adverb

Comparative /
superlative form

Example

famous

More famous

Pizza Hut is more


famous than Dominoes
Pizza.

Comparasions with asas


Use asas + adjectives or adverb to describe things
that are equal, and not asas + adjective or adverb to
describe inequalities.
Adjective

Algebra was as difficult as geometry for


me.

Adjective with
negative

However, geometry wasnt as interesting


as algebra.

(E4) UNIT C2: Activity 1 (Individual)


Listen to the audio and complete the dialogue with
the missing information.

(E4) UNIT C2: Activity 2 (Individual)


Choose 1 word from each pair of words in the box.
Write it in the Bingo box in any order. Use each word
only once. When all 8 of your words are chosen say
BINGO!

(E4) UNIT C2: Activity 3 (Groups of 4)


Two pairs will compete. Each pair needs 1
marker.

(E4) UNIT C2: Activity 4 (Groups of 2)


Write 3 information questions to add to the list below. What else
do you want to know about where your partner lives?

(E4) UNIT C2: Activity 5 (Groups of 2)


Read the lines, paying attention to the stress and
pronunciation of the nouns, adverbs and adjectives in the
song. Alternate sentences to create your song.

(E4) UNIT C2: Activity 6 (Groups of 3)


Give 4 questions to each student. Ask the questions to each student and
ask for reasons for their answer. Write the total number of people in the
boxes below for each category.

Homework
Vocabulary

Grammar

Write 5 sentences
with
comparatives

List of adjectives of
one syllable, two
syllables, three or
more syllables.
Make
a
visual
organizer
about
comparative form.