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2 CONTENTS 15-1The Comparative: Using -er and MoreThe Comparative: Using -er and More 15-2The Superlative: Using -est and MostThe Superlative: Using -est and Most 15-3Using One Of + Superlative + Plural NounUsing One Of + Superlative + Plural Noun 15-4Making Comparisons with AdverbsMaking Comparisons with Adverbs 15-5Comparisons: Using The Same (As), Similar (To),…Comparisons: Using The Same (As), Similar (To),… 15-6Comparisons: Using Like and AlikeComparisons: Using Like and Alike 15-7Using ButUsing But 15-8Using Verbs after ButUsing Verbs after But

3 3 Nicola is taller than Bradley THE COMPARATIVE: USING -ER AND MORE

4 4 (a) Nicola is taller than Bradley. Nicola is more tall than Bradley. ? 15-1 THE COMPARATIVE: USING -ER AND MORE

5 5 (b) Happiness is more important than money. Happiness is importanter than money. ? 15-1 THE COMPARATIVE: USING -ER AND MORE

6 6 (a) Nicola is taller than Bashir. (b) Happiness is more important than money THE COMPARATIVE: USING -ER AND MORE To compare two persons or things: -er more + thanadjective +

7 7 ier funn prett erg yyyy ADJECTIVES WITH ONE SYLLABLE ADJECTIVES THAT END IN -Y ADJECTIVE COMPARATIVE big cheap old funny pretty big cheap old er 15-1 THE COMPARATIVE: USING -ER AND MORE

8 8 better worse farther/further more famous more important more interesting ADJECTIVES WITH TWO OR MORE SYLLABLES IRREGULAR COMPARATIVE FORMS famous important interesting good bad far 15-1 THE COMPARATIVE: USING -ER AND MORE ADJECTIVE COMPARATIVE

9 9 Ivana is ____ than Paris.older Ivana 19 Paris 17 Justine Let’s Practice old

10 10 Family is _____________ than money. more important 15-1 Let’s Practice important

11 11 The woman with the smile looks ______ than the woman with the frown. happier 15-1 Let’s Practice happy

12 12 We have a big family. My brother is older than me. Grandpa is the oldest of all THE SUPERLATIVE: USING -EST AND MOST Me My brother

13 13 (a) COMPARATIVE My brother is older than me. (b) SUPERLATIVE Grandpa is the oldest of all THE SUPERLATIVE: USING -EST AND MOST

14 14 older bigger ADJECTIVES WITH ONE SYLLABLE old big the oldest the biggest 15-2 THE SUPERLATIVE: USING -EST AND MOST ADJECTIVE COMPARATIVE SUPERLATIVE

15 15 ADJECTIVES THAT END IN -Y 15-2 THE SUPERLATIVE: USING -EST AND MOST ADJECTIVE COMPARATIVE SUPERLATIVE pretty easy prettier easier prettiest easiest

16 16 more expensive more important ADJECTIVES WITH TWO OR MORE SYLLABLES ADJECTIVE COMPARATIVE SUPERLATIVE expensive important 15-2 THE SUPERLATIVE: USING -EST AND MOST the most expensive the most important

17 17 the best the worst the farthest/ furthest IRREGULAR FORMS ADJECTIVE COMPARATIVE SUPERLATIVE good bad far better worse farther/ further 15-2 THE SUPERLATIVE: USING -EST AND MOST

18 18 Justine is ______than Paris. Ivana is the ____________ the sisters. tallest of all Ivana Paris Justine 15-2 Let’s Practice tall taller

19 19 A good bicycle is expensive. A motorcycle is more expensive. A car is ______________________. the most expensive (of all) 15-2 Let’s Practice expensive

20 20 A horse is ________than a dog. An elephant is __________ of all. the heaviest 15-2 Let’s Practice heavy heavier

21 21 Kyung is one of the cutest babies I know USING ONE OF + SUPERLATIVE + PLURAL NOUN

22 22 (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 15-3 USING ONE OF + SUPERLATIVE + PLURAL NOUN

23 23 Tahiti beautiful places in the world most 15-3 Let’s Practice _________ is one of the __________________ ______________. Tahitimost beautiful places in the world

24 Let’s Practice Bo’s Barbeque in this town restaurants worst ____________ is one of the ______________ _________________. Bo’s Barbecue worst restaurants in this town

25 25 _____________ is one of the ______________ _________________ Let’s Practice The Eiffel Towertallest buildings in the world buildings the Eiffel Tower tallest in France

26 26 Jake works harder than Hal (does) MAKING COMPARISONS WITH ADVERBS

27 27 SUPERLATIVE adverbs ending in -ly the most (a) Jamie works more quickly than Pat (does). (b) Ben works the most quickly of all. COMPARATIVE adverbs ending in -ly carefully neatly slowly more more more 15-4 MAKING COMPARISONS WITH ADVERBS COMPARATIVE SUPERLATIVE

28 28 (c) Angie works faster than Debbie (does). (d) Melissa works the fastest of all MAKING COMPARISONS WITH ADVERBS COMPARATIVE SUPERLATIVE hard, fast, early, late -er and -est with irregular adverbs

29 29 (e) Most people sing better than I (do). (f) Steve sings the best of all MAKING COMPARISONS WITH ADVERBS COMPARATIVE SUPERLATIVE better best forms of well

30 30 Sully had a good score on the English test. COMPARATIVE Merna had a ______ score. SUPERLATIVE Paula had _______ score of all. better the best Sully 75% English Test Merna 88% Paula 100% 15-4 Let’s Practice

31 31 COMPARATIVE I have to get up _______ on Tuesday. SUPERLATIVE I have to get up _________ on Friday. I have to get up early on Monday. earliest earlier 15-4 Let’s Practice the

32 32 Simone can run quickly. COMPARATIVE Majid can run ____________. SUPERLATIVE Larry can run _______________ of all. the more quickly 15-4 Let’s Practice most quickly

33 33 Maura and Laura are the same COMPARISONS: USING THE SAME (AS), SIMILAR (TO), AND DIFFERENT (FROM)

34 34 THE SAME (AS) Maura Laura Maura and Laura are the same. Maura is the same as Laura COMPARISONS: USING THE SAME (AS), SIMILAR (TO), AND DIFFERENT (FROM)

35 35 SIMILAR (TO) Nan Jan Nan and Jan are similar. Nan is similar to Jan COMPARISONS: USING THE SAME (AS), SIMILAR (TO), AND DIFFERENT (FROM)

36 36 DIFFERENT (FROM) Elias Hannah Elias and Hannah are different. Elias is different from Hannah COMPARISONS: USING THE SAME (AS), SIMILAR (TO), AND DIFFERENT (FROM)

37 37 A E D C B F D is ___________ A Let’s Practice the same (as) similar (to) different (from) different from

38 38 A E D C B F B is ___________ E Let’s Practice the same (as) similar (to) different (from) the same as

39 39 A E D C B F C is _________F Let’s Practice the same (as) similar (to) different (from) similar to

40 40 Your bag is like my bag COMPARISONS: USING LIKE AND ALIKE

41 41 (a) Your bag is like my bag. (b) Your bag and my bag are alike. (c) Our bags are alike. I have a brown bag with two straps. You have a brown bag with two straps. like = similar to alike = similar same meaning 15-6 COMPARISONS: USING LIKE AND ALIKE

42 42 (a) Your bag is like my bag. (b) Your bag and my bag are alike. This + be + like + that COMPARISONS: USING LIKE AND ALIKE This and that + be + alike.

43 43 Adelle and Arthur have similar cars. In other words, their cars are _____. alike Adelle’s car Arthur’s car 15-6 Let’s Practice like alike

44 44 A bus is ____ a train in some ways.like a bus a train 15-6 Let’s Practice like alike

45 45 These girls are sisters. They look ____. alike 15-6 Let’s Practice like alike

46 46 Janet is sad, but Kendall is happy USING BUT

47 47 (a) Janet is sad, but Kendall is happy. (b) He likes classical music, but she likes jazz. but = “This is the opposite of that.” but,,, 15-7 USING BUT

48 48 Imelda is tall, but Jana is _____.short 15-7 Let’s Practice thirsty short difficult funny delicious

49 49 The first test was easy, but this test is _________. difficult 15-7 Let’s Practice thirsty short difficult funny delicious

50 50 The dinner wasn’t very good, but the dessert was ________. delicious 15-7 Let’s Practice thirsty short difficult funny delicious

51 51 Kendall is happy, but Janet isn’t USING VERBS AFTER BUT

52 52 (a) Kendall is happy, but Janet isn’t. (b) Giraffes are tall, but lions aren’t. (c) I was reading, but Lea wasn’t. (d) Ali rides a bike, but Lisa doesn’t USING VERBS AFTER BUT AFFIRMATIVE + but + NEGATIVE VERB VERB

53 53 (e) They like candy, but we don’t. (f) Jay brought gum, but Alexi didn’t. (g) Adults can cook, but babies can’t. (h) Ann will jump rope, but Janet won’t USING VERBS AFTER BUT AFFIRMATIVE + but + NEGATIVE VERB VERB

54 54 NEGATIVE + but + AFFIRMATIVE VERB VERB (i) Janet isn’t happy, but Kendall is. (j) Lions aren’t tall, but giraffes are. (k) Ana wasn’t reading, but I was. (l) Lisa doesn’t sing, but Ali does USING VERBS AFTER BUT

55 55 (m) We don’t like tea, but they do. (n) Alexi didn’t laugh, but Ramona did. (o) Babies can’t cook, but adults can. (p) Janet won’t play, but Zoe will USING VERBS AFTER BUT NEGATIVE + but + AFFIRMATIVE VERB VERB

56 56 Kendall is happy, but Janet isn’t. Kendall is happy, but Janet isn’t happy. but shortened verb phrase 15-8 USING VERBS AFTER BUT

57 57 This dog is on a leash, but that dog ____. isn’t 15-8 Let’s Practice

58 58 Yung won’t go on an airplane, but her friend ___. will 15-8 Let’s Practice

59 59 Some people love pet goldfish, but I ____. don’t 15-8 Let’s Practice

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