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Unit 4 Our World Topic 1 Plants and animals are important to us. Section A
What can we see in the countryside? cow countryside n. horsehen
sheep some sheep What can we see in the countryside?
goose some geese What can we see in the countryside?
mouse some mice What can we see in the countryside?
Look, listen and say ( 1) 1
small big The mice are smaller than the hens. The hens are smaller than the geese. The mice are the smallest of all. <<
> > The hens are bigger than the mice. The geese are bigger than the hens. The geese are the biggest of all. small big
thin a little The ducks are a little thinner than the geese. < much The ducks are much thinner than the pigs. < thin adj.
- er - est Adjectivestrongtallnicebrave comparativestrongernicer superlativestrongestnicest Adjectivebigfatthinlazyugly comparativebiggerlazier superlativebiggestlaziest
- er - est 1 er/est: talltallertallest 2 e e er/est: widewiderwidest 3 y y i, er/est: busybusierbusiest 4 er/est : bigbiggerbiggest (fat, thin, red, hot)
- er - est Adjectivestrongtallnicebrave comparativestrongernicer superlativestrongestnicest Adjectivebigfatthinlazyugly comparativebiggerlazier superlativebiggestlaziest thinner thinnest uglier ugliest fatter taller tallest braver bravest fattest 2b Work alone
Act as different animals on the farm to continue the conversation, using comparative and superlative degrees of adjectives in the table.
countryside The air is fresh. The sky is blue. The trees are green. The river is clear. Its quiet in the countryside.
The air is dirty. The river is dirty. city The buildings are tall. The roads are wide. The traffic is busy. Its noisy in the city.
The air in the countryside is ______ The sky in the countryside is ______ The river in the countryside is ______ The trees in the countryside are _______ than those in the city. Its ________ in the countryside than in the city. than that in the city. greener quieter fresher bluer clearer
1a Look, listen and say Where does Wang Wei like to live better, a countryside or a city? 2
Listen and fill in the blanks with the correct words according to 1a. What does Wang Wei think of the countryside? What about Michael?. Wang Wei likes the countryside very much. He thinks the air is _________, the sky is _______ and there are also _________ trees and ________ rivers there. fresher bluer greenerclearer quieter Michael thinks it is __________, too. And people can enjoy _______ there. nature 1
Make a survey in groups. Find out how many students like countryside and how many students like cities. Group work
Summary 1. The comparative and superlative degrees of adjective. -er/-est -er/-est 2. Talking about animals and describing nature.
Homework Draw a picture of your hometown and write a passage about it, using adjectives and their comparative and superlative degrees.
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