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Comparison

  1. 1. Comparison (revision)<br />
  2. 2. Can you compare thesetwoactresses?<br />Halle Berry<br />MerylStreep<br />Isabel de la Cruz Intermedio 1<br />
  3. 3. Use expressionsliketheonesbelow:<br />I think<br />I guess HB is more ... ... ... than MS.<br />I’msure MS isless ... ... ... than HB.<br />I reckon HB is as ... ... ... as MS.<br />I believe<br />Isabel de la Cruz Intermedio 1<br />
  4. 4. Nowit’syourturn!<br />attractive<br />Halle Berry<br />MerylStreep<br />I think Halle Berryis more attractivethanMerylStreep<br />Isabel de la Cruz Intermedio 1<br />
  5. 5. Nowit’syourturn!<br />popular<br />Halle Berry<br />MerylStreep<br />I believeMerylStreepis more popular than Halle Berry<br />Isabel de la Cruz Intermedio 1<br />
  6. 6. Nowit’syourturn!<br />talkative<br />Halle Berry<br />MerylStreep<br />I guess Halle Berryis more talkativethanMerylStreep<br />Isabel de la Cruz Intermedio 1<br />
  7. 7. Nowit’syourturn!<br />tall<br />Halle Berry<br />MerylStreep<br />I reckon Halle Berryis taller thanMerylStreep<br />Isabel de la Cruz Intermedio 1<br />
  8. 8. Nowit’syourturn!<br />young<br />Halle Berry<br />MerylStreep<br />I’msure Halle BerryisyoungerthanMerylStreep<br />Isabel de la Cruz Intermedio 1<br />
  9. 9. Nowit’syourturn!<br />wise<br />Halle Berry<br />MerylStreep<br />I thinkMerylStreepiswiserthan Halle Berry<br />Isabel de la Cruz Intermedio 1<br />
  10. 10. Nowit’syourturn!<br />slim<br />Halle Berry<br />MerylStreep<br />I guess Halle BerryisslimmerthanMerylStreep<br />Isabel de la Cruz Intermedio 1<br />
  11. 11. Nowit’syourturn!<br />clever<br />Halle Berry<br />MerylStreep<br />I believeMerylStreepisclevererthan Halle Berry<br />Isabel de la Cruz Intermedio 1<br />
  12. 12. Nowit’syourturn!<br />healthy<br />Halle Berry<br />MerylStreep<br />I thinkMerylStreepishealthierthan Halle Berry<br />Isabel de la Cruz Intermedio 1<br />
  13. 13. Nowit’syourturn!<br />gentle<br />Halle Berry<br />MerylStreep<br />I think Halle BerryisgentlerthanMerylStreep<br />Isabel de la Cruz Intermedio 1<br />
  14. 14. Nowit’syourturn!<br />good actress<br />Halle Berry<br />MerylStreep<br />I’msureMerylStreepis a betteractress<br />Isabel de la Cruz Intermedio 1<br />
  15. 15. Let’s revise alltheadjectivesused:<br />more attractive<br />more popular<br />more talkative<br />taller<br />younger<br />wiser<br />slimmer<br />cleverer<br />healthier<br />gentler<br />better<br />Isabel de la Cruz Intermedio 1<br />
  16. 16. Let’s revise alltheadjectivesused:<br />more attractive<br />more popular<br />more talkative<br />Three-syllableadjectives: MORE … THAN …<br />taller<br />younger<br />wiser<br />slimmer<br />cleverer<br />healthier<br />gentler<br />better<br />Isabel de la Cruz Intermedio 1<br />
  17. 17. Let’s revise alltheadjectivesused:<br />more attractive<br />more popular<br />more talkative<br />One-syllableadjectives: <br />-ER … THAN …<br />taller<br />younger<br />wiser<br />slimmer<br />cleverer<br />healthier<br />gentler<br />better<br />Isabel de la Cruz Intermedio 1<br />
  18. 18. Let’s revise alltheadjectivesused:<br />more attractive<br />more popular<br />more talkative<br />Two-syllableadjectives:<br />Ending in –y, –le, –er: -ER … THAN …<br />b) Therest: MORE … THAN …<br />taller<br />younger<br />wiser<br />slimmer<br />cleverer<br />healthier<br />gentler<br />better<br />Isabel de la Cruz Intermedio 1<br />
  19. 19. Let’s revise alltheadjectivesused:<br />more attractive<br />more popular<br />more talkative<br />Irregular comparatives:<br />good – better<br />bad – worse<br />far – further<br />taller<br />younger<br />wiser<br />slimmer<br />cleverer<br />healthier<br />gentler<br />better<br />Isabel de la Cruz Intermedio 1<br />
  20. 20. ATTENTION!!!<br />Stressed CVC ending  double consonant<br />e.g.slimmer, bigger, hotter<br />Isabel de la Cruz Intermedio 1<br />

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