2a comparisons of equality

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2a comparisons of equality

  1. 1. Comparisons of Equality (Las comparaciones de igualdad)
  2. 2. tan + adjetivo o adverbio + como as + adjective or adverb + as <ul><ul><li>Joaquín es tan amable como Roberto . </li></ul></ul>Joaquín is as nice as Roberto. <ul><li>María habla tan despacio como su hermana . </li></ul>María speaks as slowly as her sister. verbo + tanto + como verb + as much + as <ul><ul><li>Alberto estudia tanto como Manuel . </li></ul></ul>Alberto studies as much as Manuel. With these usages, tan and tanto both function as adverbs and are therefore, like all adverbs, invariable. adjective adverb verb
  3. 3. es tan pequeña como Esta casa ésa. with an adjective tan . . . como (as . . . as)
  4. 4. baila tan bien como Dora Ricardo . with an adverb tan . . . como (as . . . as) Dora Ricardo
  5. 5. tanto como (as much as) habla tanto como Marilú su papá . Blah, blah, blah Blah, blah, blah When used with a verb, tanto is an adverb and is therefore invariable. with a verb , tan -> tanto
  6. 6. 1. tanto + masc. sing. noun + como <ul><ul><li>Arturo compra tanto queso como su hermano . </li></ul></ul>Arturo buys as much cheese as his brother. However, tanto can also function as an adjective . Since its base form ends in o, it is a four-form adjective that agrees in gender and number with the noun it modifies. 2. tanta + fem. sing. noun + como <ul><ul><li>Tú tienes tanta paciencia como Eugenio . </li></ul></ul>You have as much patience as Eugenio. 3. tantos + masc. pl. noun + como <ul><ul><li>Marta tiene tantos amigos como ustedes . </li></ul></ul>Marta has as many friends as you (all). 4. tantas + fem. pl. noun + como <ul><ul><li>Paquito come tantas enchiladas como su papá . </li></ul></ul>Paquito eats as many enchiladas as his dad.
  7. 7. tanto . . . como (as much . . . as) tiene tant o diner o como Teodoro . with a masculine singular noun Arturo Arturo Teodoro ¡Tengo tanto dinero como tú!
  8. 8. tanta . . . como (as much . . . as) come tant a comid a como sus padres . with a feminine singular noun Juanito Juanito los padres de Juanito
  9. 9. tantos . . . como (as many . . . as) tiene tant os glob os como Andrés Lucas . with a masculine plural noun Andrés Lucas
  10. 10. tantas . . . como (as many . . . as) le e tant as novel as como Mariana Laura . with a feminine plural noun Mariana Laura
  11. 11. FIN

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