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COMPARATIVES AND SUPERLATIVES

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We had a good meal yesterday but the meal we had last week was even (good) ..............
If you need any (far)...................……...........information, please ask.
It’s a boring book but the film is even (bad).......................................
My toothache is (painful) ...............……….......than yesterday.
I like the country. It’s (healthy) ................... and (peaceful) …….................... than the town.
It’s (easy) .............................…...... to learn a language in the country it is spoken.
It’s a bit noisy here. Can we go somewhere (quiet) ..…………........................?
She looks about twenty-five but she’s (old)...............................……...............
If you worked (hard) ....................... you’d get (good) ....................…......... marks in school.
Health is (important) .................................…..... than money.
I’m tired. I can’t walk any (far) ...................…………..............................
Have you seen his new haircut? Yes, I think it’s (bad) .............................. than his old one.
Sally is (fat) ...........................…..... than she was.
It’s (expensive) .........................……….........to go by taxi.
This winter is (wet) ............................... ………..than last winter.
Of the two boys, he’s (lazy) ........................……......................
A Rolls is (expensive) .........…................ but also (comfortable) ……................…….……
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2. Complete the sentences with the comparative of one of the following adjectives or
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early - expensive - large - near - good - quiet - modern - easy - pretty - hard - slowly intelligent - funny - cheap - interesting - crowded
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There were a lot of people. It was........more crowded........than I expected.
It’s ........................……………………....... to stay in a hotel than go camping.
Was the exam difficult? No, it was much ..………………................... than I expected.
You’re driving too fast. Could you drive ....................………………..., please?
This sweater is too small. Have you got a ............................……………….. size?
The country is far ..................................…………………..... than the town.
I had to get up ..................……………………….... than usual to catch the train.
It’s ..........................…………….. to go by bus than by train, but it isn’t as comfortable.
This term she hasn’t studied much. Last term she studied .....................................
Mary is .............................………………...... than her sister, but not as intelligent.
I find English comic films ....................…. than Italian ones. I suppose it’s a matter of taste.
He’s not stupid. In fact, he’s ................………….................... than he looks.
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........ She’s a good friend.. Europe.. and efficient than the old one...... old ...................12....................................... the class... ... ..........read It’s the best book I’ve ever read................................... It was a bad moment.... It’s a very expensive restaurant....................singer ...................ever . than soap operas.. 2 Who .................. It’s a good book....... It’s probably ... ............ever .................. his collection.. It’s a cheap radio.. It was a huge meal. Complete the sentences with a superlative and a preposition if necessary E..................................eat 10.. She’s a talkative person. 6.............. It’s ..............................tall .................... the world......................……............ He’s an interesting man....................…………….. day ............... 14............. .......your country? .... good ............ .ever ............. It’s.. far ......................... It’s .............................. It’s .......... That coin is very valuable................... It’s perhaps ............. He’s a rich man............................. my life................ever ..............………………................ She’s ........................... It’s a very old castle... 10............ Use the words to make sentences E. ........ rich ......... 15............ 4................ interesting 6..g...... 5......your country? ............ It was a heavy suitcase.. Who ............………......... 3......................………………....... talkative 7...........city ...... .……… river...g.........……... the year..... silly ......................... surname .. She’s very intelligent........................... It was .. I think your English is getting ..........meet ............................................................... I find documentary films ...sports...................................................ever .. It’s a high mountain.......see .your family? Who’s the tallest person in your family? My elder brother is the tallest person in my family........... It was .... 5.......... ....... It was very far to walk. 4................…........................... 5..................................... It was a hot day.........ever ........... It was a good film....................................... …..... moment .…………………...... 7............... 8..... That river is very polluted.......…... experience I’d ever had..…….......ever ..hear 8......know ...............the most expensive in............ heavy ........................... enjoyable ......................... I didn’t enjoy my holiday....... It’s an old building...g.........the town. town... 3...... ever ... this country.. 3.......……………….....…... than I thought........................................................ 1....................... .................... She’s ......meet 9.......... It’s one of ........... 4.................... friend I’ve ever had...... .. 2.........…..... It was an unpleasant experience..................... the world...................... It was a silly story.......................................................…..............large ................. Football is very popular....... What ..........................................................Wales..........................…………..................………………………..………………................ 2....see ......…………….........................……....... It was ........ .............……............ 1............... It was ................ building ...... The new station is much ........... .... 13................. It only took five minutes to walk there................................. 13....…………. ............. 2................. It’s much . ................... Jones is a very common surname.... The Sahara is a large desert................. ever .... 11....popular . the shop................person .walk ................. Make and answer the questions E...…………….. 1.....ever carry ..............…........ 9................................. big ......... 12................................................ bad-ever-have ........ It’s .

..............you know? ...... Your room isn’t __________________________________ You got up earlier than me............ 6............. Men aren’t as intelligent as women................ 5..........world? ....................................................... What ..................................... ............... Who ............... ................ 3................... 4......... .................................................................... ...........................your life? ......................................................... What .....................................................................................................................................................sport ................................................. Women are more intelligent than men.....ever bought? ........................................................ Penso che fra poco si picchieranno... He ____________________________________________ Translations 1......................mountain ....................................you .............................................................................. La sua ultima traduzione è stata la peggiore della classe................. .................. ...................... What ........world? .................................. 5.......................river ......... Dicono che sia il più costoso della città e sciegliamone uno più economico............................................................................................................ What ............................................. 9......... Ha comprato l’autoradio più costosa del negozio per regalarla alla fidanzata........thing . 2................... Rome ___________________________________________ 2..popular .....................Using the as… as… form..... What ... I didn’t ___________________________________________ We played better than them........... You __________________________________________ She’s more nervous than him............................................................................................ 4.... 3.........ever done? ................day .beautiful ...................expensive .. What ........................ 1....................................town ........................................................................ 6...................................... Non me la dimenticherò mai.............you .............. 3 ......... E’ stata la peggiore esperienza della mia vita........you ........ My room is bigger than yours...................... ........ Athens is older than Rome........... 3................ ....... 5................................................................ Non andiamo in quel ristorante......................ever visited? ................ . .................................... .................. 8................................. ................ 10.... E’ meglio uscire perchè le cose si stanno mettendo al peggio.....................................................................happy ................... ...................thing ................... .................................... ........person ........................................................................................long ................. Non è bravo in Inglese quanto tutti pensano................stupid ................ They ___________________________________________ I’ve been here longer than you...high ............................... ..............beautiful ........... ....................... transform the sentences while maintaining the same meaning Eg............................................................................................................................ 4............................your country? ........ 7.............. What ...... 5...........................................