Houses And Apartments


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

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Houses And Apartments

  1. 1. Houses and apartments Evaluations and comparisons By Profr. José M. Jaramillo S. September, 2008
  2. 2. What is your ideal home? Do you prefer houses or apartments? Why? What are the advantages or disadvantages?
  3. 3. Vocabulary to describe houses and apartments
  4. 4. My house is very modern. It has a relaxing and quiet garden.
  5. 5. My room is too bright. My parents’ bedroom is very spacious.
  6. 6. The dinning room is huge. We have a comfortable home teather.
  7. 7. In my last apartment the kitchen was too cramped. Now, our apartment is in a private and expensive place.
  8. 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. 9. Evaluations with adjectives using e nough and t oo
  10. 10. <ul><li>Using enough is: </li></ul><ul><li>adjective + enough </li></ul><ul><li>a. My house isn’t big enough . </li></ul><ul><li>b. This city is quiet enough . </li></ul><ul><li>c. Shakira’s concert was good enough . </li></ul><ul><li>d. Mexico City isn’t modern enough . </li></ul><ul><li>e. My apartment isn’t spacious enough. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Using too : </li></ul><ul><li> too + adjective </li></ul><ul><li>a. My car is too expensive . </li></ul><ul><li>b. Live in an apartment is too comfortable . </li></ul><ul><li>c. My last house was too shaby . </li></ul><ul><li>d. The CAADI is too boring . </li></ul><ul><li>e. The smart classroom is too dark. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Evaluations with nouns using enough and too
  13. 13. <ul><li>Using enough is: </li></ul><ul><li>enough + noun </li></ul><ul><li>a. This classroom doesn’t have enough chairs . </li></ul><ul><li>b. Monterrey has enough dance clubs . </li></ul><ul><li>c. My new house doesn’t have enough closets . </li></ul><ul><li>d. Your apartment has enough space . </li></ul><ul><li>e. Teran has enough oranges trees. </li></ul><ul><li>f. I don’t have enough time at school. </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Using too is: </li></ul><ul><li>too much/many + noun </li></ul><ul><li>a. The car costs too much money . </li></ul><ul><li>b. Marios’ house has too many rooms . </li></ul><ul><li>c. There are too many chairs here . </li></ul><ul><li>d. Apartments don’t have too many rooms . </li></ul><ul><li>e. In my neighborhood I have too many friends. </li></ul><ul><li>f. That house doesn’t have too much space. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Time to practice!
  16. 16. <ul><li>Can you evaluate the CAADI using too and enough ? </li></ul><ul><li>The CAADI doesn’t have ________________ space. </li></ul><ul><li>It’s ____________ cramped. </li></ul><ul><li>There aren’t ___________________ computers. </li></ul><ul><li>It isn’t modern _______________. We need Internet. </li></ul><ul><li>The books are ___________ shaby. We need new ones. </li></ul><ul><li>It’s bright ____________________. </li></ul><ul><li>Every day is neat ______________. Joel always cleans it. </li></ul><ul><li>The books are useful ________________. </li></ul><ul><li>The CAADI doesn’t have _______________ chairs. </li></ul><ul><li>The material is modern ________________. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Comparisons with adjectives using as…as
  18. 18. <ul><li>Using adjectives : </li></ul><ul><li>a. My house isn’t as big as yours. </li></ul><ul><li>b. General Teran is as dangerous as Montemorelos. </li></ul><ul><li>c. Alejandro Fernandez is as famous as Pedro Fernandez. </li></ul><ul><li>d. Our High School is just as excellent as Allende’s High </li></ul><ul><li>School. </li></ul><ul><li>e. Zaragoza square isn’t as bright as Juarez square. </li></ul><ul><li>f. Monterrey is just as interesting as any other city. </li></ul><ul><li>g. My car isn’t as old as yours. </li></ul><ul><li>h. Apartments are as comfortable as houses. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Comparisons with nouns using as…as
  20. 20. <ul><li>Using nouns : </li></ul><ul><li>a. Apartments don’t have as many rooms as houses. </li></ul><ul><li>b. My city has as much noise on weekends as a big city. </li></ul><ul><li>c. This classroom doesn’t have as much space as that one. </li></ul><ul><li>d. Montemorelos has just as many orange trees as Teran. </li></ul><ul><li>e. My car has just as much confort as yours. </li></ul><ul><li>f. A laptop has just as many programs as a desk computer. </li></ul><ul><li>g. The CAADI doesn’t have as many books as the library. </li></ul><ul><li>h. This school has just as many students as the </li></ul><ul><li>Junior High School. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Time to practice!
  22. 22. <ul><li>The CAADI doesn’t have ____________________ the library. </li></ul><ul><li>The library isn’t ____________________ the CAADI. </li></ul><ul><li>The CAADI is _____________________ the library. </li></ul><ul><li>The personal isn’t ____________________ in the CAADI. </li></ul><ul><li>The CAADI isn’t _____________________ in the library. </li></ul>Compare the CAADI and the LIBRARY with as _ (adjectives) as, as (nouns) as <ul><li>polite </li></ul><ul><li>books </li></ul><ul><li>spacious </li></ul><ul><li>bright </li></ul><ul><li>small </li></ul>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 ____________________.
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