Presentation on theme: "Use not as…as when you say that two things you are comparing possess different qualities. e.g. A hamster is not as heavy as a hippo. This means that a."— Presentation transcript:
Use not as…as when you say that two things you are comparing possess different qualities. e.g. A hamster is not as heavy as a hippo. This means that a hippo is HEAVIER. It is the same as if you said: e.g. A hippo is heavier than a hamster. Use as…as when you say that two things have the same qualities. e.g. Our cat is as fast as yours. When you use the comparison with as…as, always use the adjective in its positive degree, i.e. fast, tall, strong, big and NOT in the comparative. e.g. Im as TALL as you. (not taller!!!) COMPARISONS AS…AS / NOT AS… AS
1Fill in the gaps by using the comparison with as…as (Shrek 2 was _________________________ (interesting) Shrek 1. (Your mobile phone is _________________________ (good) mine. (My brother is _________________________(tall) you. (Their friends are _________________________ (crazy) his sister. (Our school team can run _________________________ (fast) yours. (This copy is _________________________ (bad) as the other one. (Mandy is _________________________ (brave) Peter. (My tooth hurts _________________________ (much) as it did yesterday. (The beef broth was _________________________ (delicious) the tomato soup. (Jenny is _________________________ (beautiful) Karmen. 2Fill in the gaps by using the comparison with not as…as. (I am _________________________ (not tall) you. (I can ___________ run ______________ (not fast) ______________ you. (Jack is _________________________ (not happy) Peter. (Silver is _________________________ (not expensive) gold. (My father is _________________________ (not strict) my mother. (Lemonade is _________________________ (not sweet) the orange juice. (These potatoes are _________________________ (not hot) that meat. (The present you bought me was _________________________ (not expensive) as the one I bought you. (This milk does ___________ taste ______________ (not good) ______________ the one we had yesterday. (Snowdonia is _________________________ (not high) K2.