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COMPARATIVES Profr. José Enrique Torres del Castillo.
COMPARATIVES We use comparatives to compare two nouns (persons, animals, things, etc.) am Adjective (er) is (more/less) Adjective than are There are three kinds of adjectives (short, long and special adjectives)
SHORT LONG SPECIAL Tall altoelegantelegantebetter Short chaparrowonderfulmaravillosoworse Thin flaco expensivecarofurther Fat gordo difficultdificil Easyfacilmarvellousmaravilloso Pretty Longlargodeliciousdelicioso Small pequeñointelligentinteligente Biggrandestupidestupido Smart listocomfortablecomodo Cheap baratoterrificgrandioso Young joven Old viejo Clean limpio Happy feliz New nuevo
EXAMPLES: Luis is taller than Paco A car is faster than a bike You are younger than me My pc is older than yours Liz is more intelligent than George A car is more comfortable than a motorbike Cancun is more beautiful than Acapulco America is better than Chivas Cruz azul is worse than America Subway is cheaper than taxi
EXERCISE: Complete with the correct auxiliary (am–is–are) and with the correct form of the adjective. An elephant ___ ______ than a horse.(big) A plane ___ _______ than a train.(fast) English __ _____ ______ than History(difficult) Sandals ___ _______ than shoes.(cheap) Pumas ____ ______ than Barcelona.(bad) Veracruz ___ ______ than Cancun.(expensive) Candies ____ ______than vegetables.(delicious) Jimmy ___ ______ than Carl. (smart) Dogs ___ _______ than cats.(pretty) I ___ ______ than you.(old)
Answer the questions: 1)Who is taller you or your father?_________ 2)Who is smarter you or your friend?_________ 3)What is bigger your primary or this secondary?_________ 4)What is more difficult english or history?_________ 5)What subject is easier math or spanish?_________ 6)What is more interesting terror movies or comedy?______ 7)Who is better singer Luis Miguel or Nigga?_________ 8)What river is longer the Nilo or Balsas?_________ 9)Who is younger your girlfriend or you?_________ 10)Who is better team America or Chivas?_________