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COMPARISON: COMPARATIVES AND SUPERLATIVES

What do you think?

Say what you think with more than. Begin with I think. Trains, buses (comfortable) I think trains are more comfortable than buses.
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Comics, magazines (expensive) Maths, Music, ICT (useful) English, Chinese (difficult) Geography, Science (interesting) School, holidays, weekends (boring) Dogs, cats (intelligent) The weather forecast, cartoons, the news (amusing)

8. Horror films, science fiction films (frightening) 9. Adventure stories, animal stories, TV series (exciting) 10. Cars, bicycles, planes (dangerous) 11. Radio, television (entertaining) 12. Television, homework, the Internet (important)

Comparing countries What do you think?


Say twenty sentences, two about each country. Choose adjectives from the box. Use superlative forms of the adjectives.

Hot Industrial Flat

Interesting Cold Modern

Small Beautiful Large

Expensive Far from Spain

Spain I think Spain is the most interesting country in the world 1. 2. 3. 4. England Greece Egypt Switzerland

I dont think Spain is the hottest country in the world.


5. 6. 7. 8. Italy Holland France Sweden

9. Turkey 10. Germany 11. Australia

Comparing hobbies and sports. What do you think?

Write or say twenty sentences, two about each sport or hobby. Choose adjectives from the box. Use comparative and superlative forms of the adjectives.

Easy Exciting Difficult Cheap

Safe Boring Healthy Expensive

Challenging Popular Tiring Fascinating

Terrifying Frightening Dangerous

Running, swimming, tennis, cycling, fishing, wind-surfing, golf, table-tennis, hiking, football, basketball, mountain-climbing, karate, yoga, capoeira, parachute jumping, archery, weightlifting, hurdles, motorcycling, fencing

In your country With a partner ask and answer these questions about your country in full sentences.
Follow Jerry and Marthas example. Jerry Which is the biggest city in England? Martha London is the biggest city in England. Martha Which is the longest river in England?

Jerry Which is
1. 2. 3. 4.

The River Severn is the longest river in England.


6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. The largest airport? Usually the hottest month? Usually the coldest month? Usually the wettest month? Usually the driest month? The most interesting place to visit?

The biggest city? The longest river? The highest mountain, volcano, building? The largest island, lake or desert, national park? 5. The oldest building?

What do you know about these countries and places? Use: Dry Deep High Long Salty Large (2) Cold Small (2) Wet The Western Deep Gold Mine is the deepest mine in the world The Pacific Ocean is ocean in the world. Asia is continent in the world. Mount Everest is mountain in the world. The Atacama Desert is Desert in the world. Columbia is country in the world. Australia is . Continent in the world. The Nile is .. river in the world. Antarctica is continent in the world. The Vatican City is . Country in the world. The Dead Sea is .. sea in the world.

Geography facts

Space What do you know about space? Make the superlative form.

The Moon is the closest neighbor to Earth. Jupiter is .. (large) planet in our solar system. Sirius is .. (brilliant) star we can see from Earth. Ceres is . (big) asteroid in our solar system. Venus is .. (hot) planet in our solar system. The Energya is (powerful) rocket. Mercury is (near) planet to the Sun. Karl Henize was .. (old) man is space. He was 58 years old. Neptune and Pluto are .. (far) planets from the Earth in our solar system. Saturn is .. (beautiful) planet. Venus is . (bright) planet in our solar system. The Apollo project was .. (expensive) space programme. It cost $25,541,400,000. Mercury is . (small) planet in our solar system. Romenko is . (experienced) man in space. He spent over 420 days in space. Pluto is .. (cold) planet in our solar system.