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2) Look at the prompts and

make sentences using (not)


(not) as...as, too, enough as…as to compare the city and
the countryside.

1. We use (not) as…as to compare two people or things. 1 air / fresh


Not as…as means less…than
2 houses / large
Jack is not as old as Sam. He was born in 1994, Sam
was born in 1991 3 roads / quiet
as…as means equally… Mary is as tall as Jane.
4 nightlife / exciting
2. too comes before an adjective --- too tall
3. enough comes after an adjective -- (not) good 5 education / good
enough
enough comes before a noun --- ( not) enough 6 people / hard-working
experience 7 lifestyle / stressful
4. We often use an infinitive with to after too +
adjective or adjective + enough. 8 people / fashionable
She is too old to play this role in the film. You’re old 9 scenery / peaceful
enough to drive.
10 transport / crowded

1) Write 7 sentences comparing yourself with your 1 _______________________________________________


friends and family. Use (not) as…as and adjectives 2________________________________________________
below.
1 tall _______________________________________ 3 _______________________________________________
4 _______________________________________________
2 clever _____________________________________
5 _______________________________________________
3 lazy ______________________________________
6 _______________________________________________
4 generous __________________________________
7 _______________________________________________
5 talkative __________________________________
8 ________________________________________________
6 patient ___________________________________
9 ________________________________________________
7 confident _________________________________
10 _______________________________________________

3) Complete the sentences using too or enough and 4) Complete the questions with too and enough
the words in brackets. and a word from the box.
brave / stubborn / patience / lazy /
1. Jane should get the job. Her qualifications are sleep / shy / good-looking / money
_________________. (good)
2. I can’t wear these shoes. They’re _____________ 1. Are you ________________ to make a speech in
(big) front of the whole school?

3. Sam hasn’t got __________________ to buy this 2. Have you got _____________ at the moment to
car. (money) buy a new outfit?

4. I didn’t enjoy the romantic comedy. It wasn’t 3. Do you get _______________ at night?
_____________________. (funny) 4. Are you sometimes __________________ to tidy
5. We haven’t got _____________________ to make your room?
sandwiches. (cheese) 5. Have you got ____________________ to work
6. Don’t drink that coffee now. It’s ______________. with very young children?
(hot) 6. Are you sometimes _____________________ to
7. I wasn’t __________________ to lift the box onto take advice, even if it’s good?
the shelf. (strong) 7. Are you __________________ to do a bungee
8. Sally needs to get more exercise. She’s jump?
_____________________. (inactive) 8. Do you know anyone who is ________________
to be a model?
KEY
Ex. 1) Students’ own answers

Ex. 2)
Suggested answer
Example: 1. The air in the city isn’t as fresh as in the country.

Ex. 3)
1. good enough
2. too big
3. enough money
4. funny enough
5. enough cheese
6. too hot
7. strong enough
8. too inactive

Ex. 4)
1. too shy
2. enough money
3. enough sleep
4. too lazy
5. enough patience
6. too stubborn
7. brave enough
8. good-looking enough