COMPARATIVES ByLilian Marchesoni http://lilianstoolbox.pbworks.com
COMPARATIVES • differences between two things, two people, orevents The horse is bigger than the pony.
Short adjectives • adjective + -er • tall taller Saddam is tallerthan Niraji.
Short adjectives neat slow neater slower interesting young younger clean thin cleaner thinner talkative boring pretty intelligent prettier beautiful serious
LONG adjectives • more +adjective • beautiful more beautiful Her nails are more beautiful than mine.
Longadjectives trendy serious moreserious talkative warm moretalkative noisy interesting moreinteresting expensive nice moreexpensive attractive dirty moreattractive happy dangerous moredangerous
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INSTRUCTIONS • Review the use of comparatives with adjectives using slides 2 to 6. • Hand-in slips with adjectives to students. They have to work in pairs. Slides 6 to 14 will move automatically after 1 minute and 30 seconds (that’s the time the pairs have to form a comparative sentence using one of the adjectives provided in theslips – youcanhavethemwritethesentencesontheir notebooks.) And becauseyou don’t have to stand next to the computer to change the slides; you can walk around the class and monitor your students’ production. By Lilian Marchesoni