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This module includes:

Comparatives
Superlatives
Exercises
Project gadget awards
Project class awards

Comparatives:
We use the comparative form of adjectives to
compare two people, things or places.
e.g: Tim is strong, but Tom is stronger.
We usually use than with comparative
adjectives.
e.g: Tom is stronger than Tim.

Superlatives:
We use the superlative form of
adjectives
to compare three or more people,
things
or places.
We normally use the before superlatives.
e.g: Ed is the tallest out of the three.

Spelling Rules to remember :


One syllable words just add er
eg: tall .taller
If the word ends in e just add r.
eg large larger
If the word ends in a consonant and y change y to ier
eg happy ----happier.
If the word ends in a vowel and a y add er:
eg: grey ---greyer

Irregular adjectives
good------------------better----------------best
bad-------------------worse----------------worst

Exercises:

English

TOM
70 kg
1m82
16
Excellen
t
fair

French

good

Weight
Height
age
Maths

JANE
51 kg
1m60
15
good

PETER
68kg
1m65
17
very
good
excellen bad
t
very
excellen
good
t

SUSAN
53 kg
1m59
14
fair
good
bad

Complete the following sentences according to the above


chart.
Peter is (heavy) ..than Susan
Tom is the ..(heavy)
Susan is (light) than Peter.
Jane is the (light)
Jane is (tall)than Susan.
Tom is the (tall)
Peter is (short). than Tom
Susan is the ..(short)
Jane is (young)than Peter.
Susan is the (young)
Tom is (old) than Peter
Peter is the ..(old)
Jane (good).at Maths than Susan.
Tom is the (good) at Maths.
Tom is (bad).at English than Susan
Peter is the (bad) at English.
Tom is (good). at French than Susan
Susan in the ..(bad) at French
Peter is the ..(good) at French

Exercises:
Paris
weather:
people:

5
unfriendly

food:

tasty

drivers:

careful

New
York
3
friendly
very tasty
very
careful

London

Rome

10

very
unfriendly
no taste

very
friendly
delicious

very very
careless

careless

Write two comparisons for each category and


one superlative sentence for each category.
remember than with comparisons and
the with superlative sentences.

Here is a list of some CATAGORIES for gadgets.


You can use this list for the 21st Century and/or the 20th Century

The
The
The
The
The
The
The

most inventive gadget of the 21 st Century


most ridiculous gadget of the 21stCentury
most user-friendly gadget of the 21st Century
most complicated gadget of the 21st Century
most advanced gadget of the 21st Century
most good-looking gadget of the 21st Century
clumsiest gadget of the 21st Century

Here is a list of some of the gadgets:

http://www.pcworld.com/article/123950/the_50_greatest_gadgets_of_the_past_50_years.html?page=4

2Oth Century
Gadgets:
1. Walkman
2. Palm pilot
3. compact disk
player
4. Motorola mobile
phone
5. Video computer
6. Polaroid
7. Handy cam
8. answering
machine
9. TV remote
control
10. Kodak
instamatic
11. Ninetendo
gameboy
12. Video casette

21st Century
Gadgets:

1. smartphones
2. tablet /ipad
3. kindle
4. USB drive
5. ipod
6. Android OS
7. wii
8. webcam
9. GPS
10. Bluetooth
11. 3D digital TV
12. 3D printer

Choose either the 20th or the 21st Century. Choose items to match the above
categories. Research the items you have chosen. Your research must include a
picture, description, purpose and date of creation. Give a reason for your choice.

(Photocopy this sheet for every new award)

In the category of the most inventive gadget of the

21st Century, I am proud to announce


the....
Date of creation:
Insert a picture

Description:

Purpose:

Reason for choice:

1. The
( hardworking) student award
2. The
(noisy) student award
3. The best crazy unicorn award

4. The
5. The
6. The
7. The
8. The
9. The
10.
11.
12.
13.
14.
15.
16.
17.
18.
19.
20.

(less)
The
The
The
The
The
The
The
The
The
The
The

( big) geek award


( calm) and (quiet)
student award
(tall) student award
(sporty) student award
(attentive) student award
( original) student award
(funny) student award
(bad) jokes student award
(big) fan of technology student award
(late) arrival in class student award
(absent) student award
(big) horse fan student award
(good) photographer student award
(good) astrology student award
(organised) student award
(confused) student award
(fashionable )student award

Choose a student per category and write a short sentence


why you have chosen that student.