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1 Language 1 The comparative and superlative of adverbs

2 I got up early this morning. I got up early this morning. Tom got up _____ than me this morning. Tom got up _____ than me this morning. Sally got up ______ of us three this morning. Sally got up ______ of us three this morning. earlier earliest

3 hard- - fast- - hard- - fast- - late- - late- - early- - early- - slowly- - slowly- - quietly- - quietly- - wonderfully- wonderfully- harderhardestfasterfastest laterlatest earlierearliest more slowly most slowly more quietly most quietly more wonderfully most wonderfully -er -est e -r -st +y, y i -er -est adj. ly adv., more most less ( … ) least ( … )

4 better best worse worst less least more most farther farthest well badly little much far

5 SallyMary Ann SallyMary Ann Clearness of speech2 1 3 S1Who had the clearest speech? S2S2 Sally spoke (clearly) __________ ___ Mary, but Ann ___________ ____. more clearly than spoke most clearly

6 Sally Mary Ann Sally Mary Ann Confidence of the speaker S1 Who was the most confident speaker? S2S2S2S2 Mary spoke (confidently) _______ ______________ Sally, but Ann __________________. more confidently than spoke most confidently

7 Sally Mary Ann Sally Mary Ann Speed of answering questions S1 Who gave the quickest answer to the questions? S2S2S2S2 Ann answered questions (quickly)____ __________ Mary, but Sally_______ ____________ more quickly than answered most quickly.

8 SallyMaryAnn Quality of arguments 231 S1 Who had the cleverest argument? S2S2S2S2 Sally argued (cleverly) ____________ ____Ann, but Mary ______________ most cleverly than argued most cleverly

9 Sally Mary Ann Sally Mary Ann Total Total S1 Who was the best speaker? S2S2S2S2 Sally spoke (well) ______________ Mary, but Ann __________. most better than spoke best.

10 If you do it again _____, I believe you won t make so many mistakes next time. If you do it again _____, I believe you won t make so many mistakes next time. A.more careful B.much careful A.more careful B.much careful C.more carefully D.much carefully C.more carefully D.much carefully As the 2010 Asian Games get closer, Guangzhou is becoming ____ than ever. As the 2010 Asian Games get closer, Guangzhou is becoming ____ than ever. A.beautiful B.most beautiful A.beautiful B.most beautiful C.more beautiful D.almost beautiful C.more beautiful D.almost beautiful

11 Johnny doesn t sing ____ the other boys and girls in his class. Johnny doesn t sing ____ the other boys and girls in his class. A.so well as B.as good like A.so well as B.as good like C.as well like D.so good as C.as well like D.so good as Now the air in our hometown is ____ than it was before. Something must be done. Now the air in our hometown is ____ than it was before. Something must be done. A.much better B.more worse A.much better B.more worse C.more better D.much worse C.more better D.much worse

12 Language 2 Question tag

13 Peter looks tired. Lucy didnt write with a pencil., doesnt he?, did she?, ? =be/ / + Yes, he does. No, she didnt.

14 1. Thats my coat, 2. You dont know the answer, 3. They havent been married very long, 4. You wont be home till after midnight, 5. Peter doesnt like chocolate, 6. We hadnt been there very long, 7. She lives in Paris, 8. You cant swim, a. isn't it? b. have they? c. doesn't she? d. does he? e. had we? f. do you? g. can you? h. will you?

15 Special tags: Open the door, will/would/could you? Open the door, will/would/could you? Let s go to see a film, shall we? Let s go to see a film, shall we? I m clever, aren t I? I m clever, aren t I? No one found the lost wallet, did they? No one found the lost wallet, did they?

16 UsherCan you show me your tickets, please? DebbieBut you ve already seen them once, _________(1)? UsherI need to see them again. DebbieMy friend has them. Simon, show the usher our tickets, (2) _________? UsherMm. I m afraid these tickets are for tomorrow. havent you will you

17 DebbieOh, you re not going to tell us to leave, (3) ________? Usher I m afraid so. These people have tickets for today. DebbieThen we ll have to leave, (4) __________? UsherThat s right, but you can come back tomorrow. DebbieNo. Tomorrow s Tuesday. Every Tuesday we go to the travel agency, (5) ________, simon? are you wont we dont we

18 Simon That s right. It is possible for us to get our money back. Usher I ll see what I can do. Let s go to the office, (6) _________? SimonI thought you didn t make silly mistakes, Debbie. shall we

19 Sally has returned to Guangzhou, ___? Sally has returned to Guangzhou, ___? A.did she B.didn t she A.did she B.didn t she C.has she D.hasn t she C.has she D.hasn t she At the meeting Mr King didn t say a word from beginning to end, _____? At the meeting Mr King didn t say a word from beginning to end, _____? A.didn t Mr King B.did he A.didn t Mr King B.did he C.did Mr King D.didn t he C.did Mr King D.didn t he

20 Homework 1.Go over the knowledge about The comparative and superlative of adverbs & Question tag 1.Go over the knowledge about The comparative and superlative of adverbs & Question tag 2. Finish exercises on p in 2. Finish exercises on p in


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