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In this presentation you can practice adverbs of quantity and comparisons - evaluations with nouns and adjectives

In this presentation you can practice adverbs of quantity and comparisons - evaluations with nouns and adjectives

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  • 1. Houses and apartments Evaluations and comparisons By Profr. José M. Jaramillo S. September, 2008
  • 2. What is your ideal home? Do you prefer houses or apartments? Why? What are the advantages or disadvantages?
  • 3. Vocabulary to describe houses and apartments
  • 4. My house is very modern. It has a relaxing and quiet garden.
  • 5. My room is too bright. My parents’ bedroom is very spacious.
  • 6. The dinning room is huge. We have a comfortable home teather.
  • 7. In my last apartment the kitchen was too cramped. Now, our apartment is in a private and expensive place.
  • 8. Houses and apartments Classify the words in your vocabulary log. Write + for positive words, - for negative words, or 0 por neutral words. Bright ______ Comfortable ______ Convenient ______ Cramped ______ Dangerous ______ Dark ______ Dingy ______ Expensive ______ Huge ______ Inconvenient ______ Modern ______ Neat _____ Noisy _____ Private _____ Quiet _____ Safe _____ Shabby _____ Small _____ Spacious _____ Tiny _____ Uncomfortable _____ Untidy _____
  • 9. Evaluations with adjectives using e nough and t oo
  • 10.
    • Using enough is:
    • adjective + enough
    • a. My house isn’t big enough .
    • b. This city is quiet enough .
    • c. Shakira’s concert was good enough .
    • d. Mexico City isn’t modern enough .
    • e. My apartment isn’t spacious enough.
  • 11.
    • Using too :
    • too + adjective
    • a. My car is too expensive .
    • b. Live in an apartment is too comfortable .
    • c. My last house was too shaby .
    • d. The CAADI is too boring .
    • e. The smart classroom is too dark.
  • 12. Evaluations with nouns using enough and too
  • 13.
    • Using enough is:
    • enough + noun
    • a. This classroom doesn’t have enough chairs .
    • b. Monterrey has enough dance clubs .
    • c. My new house doesn’t have enough closets .
    • d. Your apartment has enough space .
    • e. Teran has enough oranges trees.
    • f. I don’t have enough time at school.
  • 14.
    • Using too is:
    • too much/many + noun
    • a. The car costs too much money .
    • b. Marios’ house has too many rooms .
    • c. There are too many chairs here .
    • d. Apartments don’t have too many rooms .
    • e. In my neighborhood I have too many friends.
    • f. That house doesn’t have too much space.
  • 15. Time to practice!
  • 16.
    • Can you evaluate the CAADI using too and enough ?
    • The CAADI doesn’t have ________________ space.
    • It’s ____________ cramped.
    • There aren’t ___________________ computers.
    • It isn’t modern _______________. We need Internet.
    • The books are ___________ shaby. We need new ones.
    • It’s bright ____________________.
    • Every day is neat ______________. Joel always cleans it.
    • The books are useful ________________.
    • The CAADI doesn’t have _______________ chairs.
    • The material is modern ________________.
  • 17. Comparisons with adjectives using as…as
  • 18.
    • Using adjectives :
    • a. My house isn’t as big as yours.
    • b. General Teran is as dangerous as Montemorelos.
    • c. Alejandro Fernandez is as famous as Pedro Fernandez.
    • d. Our High School is just as excellent as Allende’s High
    • School.
    • e. Zaragoza square isn’t as bright as Juarez square.
    • f. Monterrey is just as interesting as any other city.
    • g. My car isn’t as old as yours.
    • h. Apartments are as comfortable as houses.
  • 19. Comparisons with nouns using as…as
  • 20.
    • Using nouns :
    • a. Apartments don’t have as many rooms as houses.
    • b. My city has as much noise on weekends as a big city.
    • c. This classroom doesn’t have as much space as that one.
    • d. Montemorelos has just as many orange trees as Teran.
    • e. My car has just as much confort as yours.
    • f. A laptop has just as many programs as a desk computer.
    • g. The CAADI doesn’t have as many books as the library.
    • h. This school has just as many students as the
    • Junior High School.
  • 21. Time to practice!
  • 22.
    • The CAADI doesn’t have ____________________ the library.
    • The library isn’t ____________________ the CAADI.
    • The CAADI is _____________________ the library.
    • The personal isn’t ____________________ in the CAADI.
    • The CAADI isn’t _____________________ in the library.
    Compare the CAADI and the LIBRARY with as _ (adjectives) as, as (nouns) as
    • polite
    • books
    • spacious
    • bright
    • small
    COMPLETE ACCORDING TO YOUR CLASSMATES. _____________________ is as tall as ______________________. _____________________ isn’t as serious as ____________________. _____________________ is as intelligent as ______________________. _____________________ isn’t as funny as ______________________. _____________________ as pretty as _______________________. _____________________ is just as short as ______________________. _____________________ isn’t as thin as ________________________. _____________________ is as friendly as _______________________. _____________________ is as crazy as ______________________. _____________________isn’t as responsable as ____________________.
  • 23. Let’s continue in your books!! More information: [email_address]