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Open the brackets and give the right forms of the adjectives.

Adjectives

Complete the sentences

a) a comparative and than

1.Sheís much ... her husband, (young)

2.The train is ... the bus. (expensive)

3.This new TV programme is much ... the old one. (funny)

4.My office is ... Helenís. (near)

5.The traffic is ... it was last year, (noisy)

6.You have a ... life ... I have, (busy)

7.Drivers in this country are ... drivers in my country, (careless)

8.The exam today was ... last yearís exam, (difficult)

9.Sheís much ... her sister, (kind)

10.The North is ... the South, (rich)

11.The students ask ... questions ... they did before, (intelligent)

12.Her second book is ... her first, (interesting)

b) a superlative

1.Youíre the ... person here, (friendly)

2.Sheís the ... student in the group.(intelligent)

3.This is the ... day of my life, (happy)

4.This is the ... hotel in town, (cheap)

5.Itís the ... place in the world, (wonderful)

6.Itís the ... film Iíve ever seen, (sad)

7.Itís the ... capital city in the world, (dirty)

8.The people in this area are the ... in the country, (poor)

9.She was the ... speaker of the evening, (amusing)

10.Itís the ... programme on television, (boring)

11.This is the ... road in the country, (dangerous)

12.Sheís the ... person Iíve ever met. (honest)

13.It was the ... time of my life, (bad)

Form the comparatives and the superlatives.

MODEL: John, Bob, Henry ó strong.

John is strong, Bob is stronger and Henry is the strongest of all the three.

  1. George, Nick, Mike ó young. ,
  2. Sam, Tom, Charles ó lucky.
  3. Ann, Betty, Kate ó pretty.
  4. My answer, his answer, her answer at the exam ó good.
  5. Fred, David, Ben ó tall.
  6. My task, your task, his task ó easy.
  7. John, his brother, his father ó clever.
  8. Maryís dress, Annís dress, Kateís dress ó fashionable.
  9. Tom, his friend, George ó brave.
  10. The Volga, the Danube, the Nile ó long.
  11. English, Russian, Chinese ó difficult.
  12. May, June, July ó hot.
  13. Benís car, Jimís car, Fredís car ó bad.
  14. The performance, the film, the book ó interesting.

3. Complete the sentences with ďthe... theĒ. Use the expressions given after the model.

MODEL: ... Mark gets, ...he looks like his Grandpa.

The older Mark gets, the more he looks like his Grandpa.

older/more, more/more, older/darker, more/less, warmer/more, longer/more, faster/more, more/more/less, dangerous/more

1. ... he drove, ... we laughed.

2. ... I live here, ... I like it.

3. ... I get, ... my hair gets.

4. ... it is, ... I like it.

5. ... money he lost, ...it made him unhappy.

6. ... I learn, ... I forget and ... I know.

7. ... I get to know you, ... I understand you.

8. ... clothes she buys, ... clothes she wants to buy.

9. ... money he has, ... useless things he buys.

10. ... it got, ... time we spent on the beach.

11. ... he reads, ... he forgets.

12. ... she ignores him, ... he loves her.

13. ... he drives, ... nervous he gets. *



14. ... money we spend, ... friends we have.

15. ... I sleep, ... tired I am.

Open the brackets and give the right forms of the adjectives.

1. The 22 of December is the (short) day in the year.

2. Elbrus is the (high) peak in the Caucasian mountains.

3. His plan is (practical) than yours.

4. His plan is the (practical) one of all our plans.

5. London is the (large) city in England.

6. Silver is (heavy) than copper.

7. The Volga is the (long) river in Europe.

8. Iíve got (far) information on this matter.

9. The Thames is (wide) and (deep) than the Avon.

10. I bought the (late) edition of todayís paper.

11. The two men are sitting at the bar. The one (near) to me the (big) and (strong) man Iíve ever seen. The one (far) from me is the (small) and (weak) one.

12. Iron is (useful) than any other metal.

13. Itís (late) than I thought.

5. Supply as... as: not as/so... as.

1. Heís ... brave ... a lion.

2. She isnít ... beautiful ... her mother.

3. He isnít ... young ... his wife.

4. The sea is ... blue... the sky.

5. December is ... cold ... January.

6. The clouds are ... white ... snow.

7. Their mistakes arenít ... bad ... ours.

8. Heís ... busy ... a bee.

9. Your voice is ... sweet... music.

10. The temperature today is ... high Ö. it was.

11. My library isnít ... large ... yours.

12. He isnít ... old ... he looks.

13. His radio isnít ... powerful ... mine.

6. Use less/the least /fewer/the fewest.

1. Of all British cars, this one uses ... petrol. It also needs ... repairs.

2. There were ... problems than we expected.

3. I feel ... confident about the future than I did a year ago.

4. My friend is ... optimistic person you can imagine.

5. As the years went by, they had ... things to say, and ... interest in talking to each other.

6. Annís ... shy than Pat.

7. I spoke English ... fluently a year ago than I do today.

8. Ann was the person who made ... mistakes in the translation exam.

9. Do you want more time and ... money, or more money and ... time?

10. He drives ... carefully than I expected.

11. I think this country is ... prosperous than it was a year ago.

12. Liz is very clever, but she has got ... self-confidence of anyone I know.

13. It was ... successful party weíd given.

14. Iíve had ... days of work of anybody in the office.

15. People from the north of my country speak ... politely than people from the south.

16. My home town is ... gorgeous place I know.


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