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WEATHER REPORT

Do you pay attention to the weather reports?


Do you belive them?
Can you foresee the weather conditions?
How do you prepare for bad weather?

WEATHER REPORT
rain

very cold

chilly

too many clouds

to clear up

temperature goes down

cloudy

international scale of temperature

cold

clouds go away

to cool down

low temperature

Fahrenheit

drops of water from the clouds

WEATHER REPORT
fog
freezing

An atmospheric disturbance with strong


winds and rain, snow, thunder, and
lightning.

lightning

a current of air

storm
wind
spell

a period of weather of a particular kind

rays in a storm
Liquid water droplets suspended
in the air
0C temperature

Comparatives and Superlatives


One syllable adjectives:
Adjective

Comparative

tall

taller

small

smaller

short

shorter

smart

smarter

hot

hotter

thin

thinner

Comparatives and Superlatives


One syllable adjectives:
Adjective

Comparative

big

bigger

large

larger

fine

finer

cold

colder

nice

nicer

warm

warmer

16-3 THE COMPARATIVE: USING -ER AND MORE

ADJECTIVE COMPARATIVE
ADJECTIVES WITH
ONE SYLLABLE

big
cheap
old

er g

ADJECTIVES
THAT END IN -Y

funny
pretty

funn ier
y
y
prettier

er
er

Nicolle is taller than Bradley.

old

Ivana is older
____ than Paris.
Paris 17
Ivana 19

Justine 15

(a) Nicolle is taller than Bradley.


Nicolle is more tall than Bradley.

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Cali is hotter
than
Bogot.
hot
Bogot is bigger
big than Cali.
Calis people are warmer
warm than Bogots ones.

Bogot is rainier
than
Cali.
rainy

Short quiz in pairs


On a piece of paper

1. Ed is ___________________ Joe (tall)


2. Al is ___________________ Ed (short)
3. Ed is ____________________ Al (thin)
4. Al is ____________________ Joe and Ed (fat)
5. Joe is ____________________ Ed (happy)
6. Joe is __________________ Al (old)

Comparatives and Superlatives


Two or morene syllable adjectives:
Margaret
Adjective
They
interesting
My son
intelligent
Mountain
climbing
beautiful
I
important
English
dangerous
The UAO
nervous
Physics III
Love

Comparative
is
isnt
are
arent

more interesting
more intelligent
more beautiful
more important
more dangerous

am
more nervous
am not

than

(b) Happiness is more important


important than money.
Happiness is importanter than money.

(a) Nicolle is taller than Brad.


(b) Happiness is more important than money.
To compare two persons or things:

adjective +

-er
+ than
more

ADJECTIVE COMPARATIVE
famous
ADJECTIVES WITH
important
TWO OR MORE
Interesting
SYLLABLES
dangerous

IRREGULAR
COMPARATIVE
FORMS

good
bad
far
late
much

more famous
more important
more interesting
more dangerous

better
worse
farther/further
later
more

16-3 Lets Practice

important

more important than money.


Family is _________________

happy

happier than Barbara.


Vicky looks ___________

Barbara
Vicky

We have a big family.


My brother is older than me.
Grandpa is the oldest of all.
My
brother

Me

(a) COMPARATIVE

My brother is older than me.


(b) SUPERLATIVE

Grandpa is the oldest of all.

ADJECTIVE COMPARATIVE SUPERLATIVE

ADJECTIVES
WITH ONE
SYLLABLE

old

older

the oldest

big

bigger

the biggest

large

larger

the largest

ADJECTIVE COMPARATIVE SUPERLATIVE

ADJECTIVES
THAT END
IN -Y

pretty

prettier

the prettiest

easy

easier

the easiest

ADJECTIVE COMPARATIVE SUPERLATIVE


ADJECTIVES
WITH TWO
OR MORE
SYLLABLES

more
the most
expensive
expensive expensive
more
important
important

the most
important

ADJECTIVE COMPARATIVE SUPERLATIVE

IRREGULAR
FORMS

good

better

the best

bad

worse

the worst

far

farther/
further

the
farthest/
furthest

tall
taller
Justine is ______than
Paris.
tallest of all the sisters.
Ivana is the ____________
Paris
Ivana
Justine

expensive
A good bicycle is expensive.
A motorcycle is more expensive.
A car is ______________________.
the most expensive (of all)

heavy

A horse is ________than
a dog.
heavier
An elephant is __________
the heaviest of all.

For next class, practice in these


links
http://www.englishexercises.org/makeagame/viewgame.asp?id=5424

http://www.englishexercises.org/makeagame/viewgame.asp?id=5425

http://www.englishexercises.org/makeagame/viewgame.asp?id=6009

Kyung is one of the


cutest babies I know.

(a) Kyung is one of the cutest babies I know.


(b) Angel Falls is one of the most beautiful
waterfalls in the world.
(c) Jackson is one of the best students
in school.
one of + superlative + plural noun

Tahiti
in the world

beautiful places
most

_________
is one of the __________________
Tahiti
most beautiful places
______________.
in the world

Bos Barbeque
in this town
restaurants
worst
____________
worst restaurants
Bos Barbecue is one of the ______________
_________________.
in this town

buildings
the Eiffel Tower
tallest
in France

_____________
The
Eiffel Tower is one of the ______________
tallest buildings
_________________.
in France