Mary Lisa I’m 160 cm tall I’m 45 kg I’m 28I’m 26 I’m very busyI’m not busy
as ….as 1. Mary is …………. Lisa. (tall) 1. Mary is as tall as Lisa 2. Mary is …………... Lisa. (heavy) 2. Mary is as heavy as Lisa. Sentence Pattern 1 S1 + be + as adj.( 原形 ) as + S2
….than …. 3. Mary is …………. Lisa. (old) 3. Mary is older than Lisa. (old) 4. Mary is …………….. Lisa. (busy) 4. Mary is busier than Lisa. (busy) Sentence Pattern 2 S1 + be + adj.( 比較級 ) than + S2
Grammar points fast faster long longer tall taller cold colder easy easier lazy lazier happy happier lucky luckier
Exercise 1 1.Mary is as tall as Lisa. (tall) 2. Mary is as heavy as Lisa. (heavy) 3. Mary is older than Lisa. (old) 4. Mary is busier than Lisa. (busy)
Exercise 2 1.Bob is ……………. Ted. 1. Bob is as heavy as Ted. 2. The monkey ……………….. the cat. 2.The monkey is as lovely as the cat. 3. Amy is as tall as Mary. 4. Jack is as handsome as Tom.
Exercise 3 1.Tina ………………. Jane. 1. Tina is busier than Jane. 2. Lucy ………………… Amy. 2.Lucy is happier than Amy. 3.The pen is longer than the pencil. 4. U.S.A is larger than Taiwan.
A TIGER IS LARGER THAN A Rabbit I’ m Harry. I was born in The Year of Rabbit. My brother, George, was born in The Year of Tiger. He is only year older than I am, but in his mind, a tiger is always stronger than a rabbit.
A TIGER IS LARGER THAN A Rabbit We are teenagers now and we go to the same junior high school. My brother likes reading and always studies in the library, but l like sports and often play with my friends. I’m ten centimeters taller and look stronger than my brother.
A TIGER IS LARGER THAN A Rabbit My brother is not happy about this, but he seldom talks about it. I sometimes tease him with my strong arms and larger feet. He usually smiles and shows me his excellent grades.
A TIGER IS LARGER THAN A Rabbit Well, what can I say?! After all, the “tiger” is smarter than his rabbit brother.
Reading Comprehension 1. Who is George? A (A) Harry’ s older brother. (B) Harry’s younger brother. (C) Harry’s grandfather.
Reading Comprehension 2. Who was born in The Year of Tiger? B (A) Harry was. (B) George was. (C) Harry and George were.
Reading Comprehension 3. Do Harry and George go to the same school? C (A) Yes, they go to the same senior high school. (B) No, they go to different senior high schools. (C) Yes, they go to the same junior high school.
Reading Comprehension 4. Who likes to study in the library? B (A) Harry does. (B) George does. (C) Harry and George do.
Reading Comprehension 2. What does Harry sometimes do with his strong arms and large feet? A (A) He sometimes teases George with his strong arms and large feet. (B) He usually shows his excellent grades with his strong arms and large feet. (C) He sometimes climbs trees with his strong arms and large feet.