Adjectives can change their form to show degrees of
positive degree comparative degree superlative degree
1. will the comparativa degree of each adjective in parentheses.
a. mike is
thon paul. (strong
b. today is
than yesterday. (hot)
c. this apple is
_than the one you have. (redi
d. this table is
_ than that one. (heavy)
e. i think i am
than you. (lucky)
f. this pie is
than that one. (delicious!
2. while the superlative degree of each adjective in parentheses.
a. this is the
_doy oll year. thou
b. this is the -place to hide. (safel
6. tom is the
_boy in the school. (reliable)
d. a clydesdale is the - horse of all. ibig)
e. joe is the
- person in the fourth grade. (noisy
f. ms. smith is the
person i know. (brave)
Tom and Mary live in England. They both work in London, but they don't live there. Mary works in a hotel and Tom drives a taxi. They both enjoy their jobs, because they meet a lot of people. They live in a very nice house, but they want to move. We like our jobs, Mary says but we have to travel to London every day. It takes a long time and it costs a lot of money. Mary wants to buy a house in London, but houses there cost a lot, too.
Here we practise The Present Simple Tense.
1. Robert is younger than Sue.
2. My cousin is taller than my brother.
3. A kitten is smaller than a cat.
4. My father is two years older than my uncle.
5. Dogs are better than cats.
- Hello, I am really very tired today. I was in the forest where I skated a lot.
- Really? Are you fond of winter sport?
- Yes, I am. I do sport every two days. And what kind of winter sports are you fond of? - I am fond of skiing most of all. To my opinion it's a very interesting sport.
- How interesting! How many times a week do you go to your trainings?
- Four times a week.
- And what other kinds of sports are you fond of?
- Besides it I like basketball, but sad to say I play it very badly.
- I also play basketball badly. I'm afraid "of any ball".
- Well, Alina. Let's say good-bye each other, I have to hurry home.
- Ok, see you!
1 Merlin created/made a contest to see who
could pull the sword from the stone.
2 People believed he had magical/huge powers.
3 There are a lot of special/fascinating figures in
4 Fashion fads/hits don't last very long.
5 Avatar is a computer-generated/fiction film.
Here you a
o'clock) 4. he had supper at 8 o'clock, (by that time) c. use the future perfect tense. 1. i'll make dinner tomorrow, (by the time my husband comes) 2. they will build the shop next year, (before we move there) 3. we are packing the things, (by the time the taxi comes) 4. they will pass the exams in june, (by july)