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A PERFECT FIT
Lesson 7A
DOYOU LIKE GO
SHOPPING?
How often do you go shopping?
Vocabulary
■ Boots
■ Sandals
■ Trainers
■ Skirt
■ Trousers
■ Top
■ Shirt
■ Shorts
■ Jumper
■ Belt
■ Earrings
■ Hat
■ Tie
■...
ONE / ONES
■ We use one when we don´t want to repeat a singular
countable noun
– Which coat is yours?The black one
■ We use ones when...
TOO / ENOUGH
This coffee is too hot! I can´t drink it
There´s enough food in the fridge.
■ We use too before adjectives and adverbs.Too has a negative
meaning and it means more tan neccessary.
– This jacket is t...
speaking
In teams, discuss the following questions:
■ Do you enjoy shopping?Why?
■ What was the last thing you bought for ...
GOOD LOOKS
Lesson 7B
Do you think the appearance is
something important?
Describing the physical appeareance
■ SPECIFIC REGIONS
– He/She has got ____________ eyes/hair/skin
– We/They have got ___...
Adjectives
■ Chubby
■ Slim
■ Tall
■ Short
■ Good-looking
■ Handsome
■ Pretty
What is the difference?
COMPARATIVES
We use the comparative of adjectives when
we compare two people, animal or things.
The two basic ways to compare are using...
As … As
The easiest way to compare.When comparing
with as .. as, the adjective does not change
This book is not as excitin...
Than
When comparing with than some changes to the
adjective are necessary, depending on the
number of syllables the adject...
Than
■ Our car is bigger than your car.
■ This computer is better than that one.
■ It's much colder today than it was yest...
SUPERLATIVES
Superlatives are used when we compare one
person, animal or thing with several of the
same kind.
formation
My car is newer than yours.
My car is the newest of the whole parking lot!
All one-syllable and most two-syllable
adjectives taker –er / -est
Short – shorter - shortest
One-syllable adjectives endi...
However …
There are some
Irregular forms
IRREGULAR FORMS
POSITIVE COMPARATIVE SUPERLATIVE
Good Better The best
Bad Worse The worst
Far
Farther
Further
The farthest...
speaking
Discuss with your partners who do you think is the best/worst …
– Singer
– Actor/Actress
– Musical Band
– Movie
–...
exercise
■ My house is (big) ________________ than yours.
■ This flower is (beautiful) ________________ than that one.
■ T...
1. Joe is ______________ than Ed. (short)
2. Al is the ______________ . (short)
3. Ed is the ______________. (thin)
4. Joe...
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Comparatives and Superlatives

  1. 1. A PERFECT FIT Lesson 7A
  2. 2. DOYOU LIKE GO SHOPPING? How often do you go shopping?
  3. 3. Vocabulary ■ Boots ■ Sandals ■ Trainers ■ Skirt ■ Trousers ■ Top ■ Shirt ■ Shorts ■ Jumper ■ Belt ■ Earrings ■ Hat ■ Tie ■ Scarf ■ Gloves
  4. 4. ONE / ONES
  5. 5. ■ We use one when we don´t want to repeat a singular countable noun – Which coat is yours?The black one ■ We use ones when we don´t want to repeat a plural countable noun – Which shoes do you like?The brown ones
  6. 6. TOO / ENOUGH
  7. 7. This coffee is too hot! I can´t drink it There´s enough food in the fridge.
  8. 8. ■ We use too before adjectives and adverbs.Too has a negative meaning and it means more tan neccessary. – This jacket is too small! It doesn´t fit me! ■ We use enough after adjectives and adverbs but before nouns. It has a possitive meaning – The weather is warm enough for a picnic.
  9. 9. speaking In teams, discuss the following questions: ■ Do you enjoy shopping?Why? ■ What was the last thing you bought for someone else?Why did you buy it? ■ What's the most money you have spent on something to wear? ■ Do you consider consumerism good or bad?Why?
  10. 10. GOOD LOOKS Lesson 7B
  11. 11. Do you think the appearance is something important?
  12. 12. Describing the physical appeareance ■ SPECIFIC REGIONS – He/She has got ____________ eyes/hair/skin – We/They have got ____________ eyes / hair / skin ■ GENERAL REGIONS – He/She is _______________. – We/They are ___________________.
  13. 13. Adjectives ■ Chubby ■ Slim ■ Tall ■ Short ■ Good-looking ■ Handsome ■ Pretty
  14. 14. What is the difference?
  15. 15. COMPARATIVES
  16. 16. We use the comparative of adjectives when we compare two people, animal or things. The two basic ways to compare are using as .. as or than
  17. 17. As … As The easiest way to compare.When comparing with as .. as, the adjective does not change This book is not as exciting as the last one. He is as intelligent as her brother!
  18. 18. Than When comparing with than some changes to the adjective are necessary, depending on the number of syllables the adjective has
  19. 19. Than ■ Our car is bigger than your car. ■ This computer is better than that one. ■ It's much colder today than it was yesterday.
  20. 20. SUPERLATIVES
  21. 21. Superlatives are used when we compare one person, animal or thing with several of the same kind.
  22. 22. formation
  23. 23. My car is newer than yours. My car is the newest of the whole parking lot!
  24. 24. All one-syllable and most two-syllable adjectives taker –er / -est Short – shorter - shortest One-syllable adjectives ending in –e take –r/-st Safe – Safer – safest One-syllable adjectives ending in the CVC form, double the last consonant before adding –er/-est Big – Bigger – Biggest Adjectives ending in consonant + -y, drop the y and taker –ier / -iest Easy – Easier - Easiest Adjectives with three or more syllables and some two-syllables adjectives take more+adj / most+adj Dangerous – more dangerous – most dangerous
  25. 25. However … There are some Irregular forms
  26. 26. IRREGULAR FORMS POSITIVE COMPARATIVE SUPERLATIVE Good Better The best Bad Worse The worst Far Farther Further The farthest The furthest Many/Much More The most
  27. 27. speaking Discuss with your partners who do you think is the best/worst … – Singer – Actor/Actress – Musical Band – Movie – Book – TV serie – Mexican dish
  28. 28. exercise ■ My house is (big) ________________ than yours. ■ This flower is (beautiful) ________________ than that one. ■ This is the (interesting) ________________ book I have ever read. ■ Non-smokers usually live (long) ________________ than smokers. ■ Which is the (dangerous) ________________ animal in the world? ■ A holiday by the sea is (good) ______________ than a holiday in the mountains. ■ It is strange but often a coke is (expensive) ________________ than a beer. ■ Who is the (rich) ________________ woman on earth? ■ The weather this summer is even (bad) ________________ than last summer. ■ He was the (clever) ________________ thief of all.
  29. 29. 1. Joe is ______________ than Ed. (short) 2. Al is the ______________ . (short) 3. Ed is the ______________. (thin) 4. Joe is ______________ than Al. (thin) 5. Al has the ______________ clothes. (colourful) 6. Al is ______________ than Joe. (heavy) 7. Ed is the ______________ . (light) 8. Joe is ______________ than Ed. (happy) 9. Ed is the ______________ . (mysterious) 10. Joe is ______________ than Ed. (energetic)

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