TEST YOURSELF – COMPARATIVE AND SUPERLATIVE ADJECTIVES 4TH PERIOD

Practice on this topic and identify your strengths and weaknesses about it.

1. Complete the sentences. Use comparative or superlative adjectives

2. Comparative Vs Superlative quiz

3. Complete the sentences with the correct words- Comparative Vs Superlative

4. Choose TRUE or FALSE Comparative Vs Superlative

WRITING ACTIVITY

I. Look at the pictures on the next link and write sentences comparing them. Use the adjectives on it.

http://www.eslflow.com/Writing_comparisons_with_comparative_adjectives.pdf

II. Select one of those topics and write a paragraph using comparative and superlative adjectives.  

  • High school and College
  • Raising a pet and raising a child
  • The life in the country and the city
  • Two books you’ve read, or two movies you’ve seen
  • Two close friends
  • Two cities you’ve visited

 

PRACTICE WITH THE COMPARATIVE AND SUPERLATIVE ADJECTIVES 4TH PERIOD

READING ACTIVITIES

1. Read the story about Maria, Sachie, Toshie and Ana and write sentences about them using comparatives and superlatives.

2. Read the story Buying a pet. Write superlative sentences about the animals from the story and answer this question: what animal do you think is the best pet?  Why?

3. Read and complete the dialogue, using the missing adjectives in the box beside.

WRITING ACTIVITIES

1. Watch the video about SIDNEY and VALENCIA and write a comparison between the two cities. (compare climate, cost of living, etc)

2. Watch the story “keeping up with the Joneses and write the comparative and superlative sentences appearing there.

3. Choose ONE of these topics and write a comparison about it. Use pictures to illustrate the comparison

LISTENING ACTIVITIES

1. Listen to the conversation about “studying in China and the U.S.” and write comparisons about it.

2. Listen to “Eli talking about her life in Japan” and compare life in China and England using comparatives and superlatives and answer the questions

3. Listen to the video and answer the questions

SPEAKING ACTIVITIES

1. Make an oral presentation about COLOMBIA and ECUADOR based on the information about “Jose’s talking about Ecuador”. Use comparative and superlative adjectives.

2. Work in pairs and choose three different dishes or types of food, then note their qualities such as color, taste and texture. Discuss these qualities with each other and decide which product, dish or food is the best in each area. Use comparative and superlative adjectives to make comparisons between them.

Make an oral presentation about your results. 

Follow this model

LISTENING COMPREHENSION

I. Watch the video and develop the exercises from 1 to 6.

http://conteni2.educarex.es/mats/17361/contenido/          

II. Look at the video: Ernie and Bert and write what happens. Use comparative adjectives.  

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=to1QTsDMMxI

Answer these questions:

Questions:

1. What are they drinking?

2. What are the pizza ingredients?

3. What’s the problem with Bernie’s pizza?

4. How does Ernie try to fix the problem?

5. Why does Ernie eat Bernie’s pizza?

III.  Listen the audio and answer the questions

ANIMAL QUIZ

Practice with comparative and superlative adjectives

Go to those links and practice what you know about comparative and superlative adjectives.

Comparatives

http://www.englishexercises.org/makeagame/viewgame.asp?id=5979            

http://www.montsemorales.com/gramatica/Comparative2.htm

http://www.hshc.de/unterricht/comparison/comparison2.htm

http://go4english.co.uk/qg/read.php?lang=en&unitid=694

Superlatives

http://www.tolearnenglish.com/exercises/exercise-english-2/exercise-english-29405.php

http://www.isabelperez.com/super.htm

http://go4english.co.uk/qg/read.php?lang=en&unitid=795Comparative and superlatives        

http://www.englishexercises.org/makeagame/viewgame.asp?id=1205