Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Comparative Form of Adjectives LESSON 21

Comparative Form of Adjectives -CURSO DE INGLES EN LINEA – NIVEL BASICO ELEMENTAL

WELCOME TO LESSON 21 – BIENVENIDOS A LECCION 21

Hoy hablaremos de adjetivos en la forma comparativa. Recuerden que es importante aprender adjetivos para usar esta forma. También he recibido muchas consultas con respecto a las demas lecciones. Hay varios links para ver el menu de lecciones. Están en la parte superior y tambien el la parte derecha. TAMBIEN PUEDES HACER CLICK AQUI.

Comparative Form of Adjectives

We use the comparative  form to compare and contrast different objects or people in English. Use the comparative form to show the difference between two objects or people and we use THAN before what or who we are comparing to.

Remember that is it VERY IMPORTANT to know and learn adjectives because we will need to use them to form this structure. If you need a list please CLICK HERE.

Example:

Maria is taller than Juan -> RECUERDEN DE UTILIZAR THAN DESPUES DE LA FORMA COMPARATIVA

Miami is more modern than Lima.

*Entonces, usamos “The comparative form” para comparar y contrastar sustantivos usando ADJETIVOS  en INGLES.  Es vital aprender adjetivos asi que se necesitan una lista ir acá (HACER CLICK).

Reglas para formar la forma comparativa en INGLES

In this following table we can learn the rules TABLE #1

Adjective

Rule

Example

Adjective with one syllable

  1. Ending in – e

Wide

Safe

2.Consonant – Vowel – Consonant

Big

Thin

3. All others

Tall

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ADD –r

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Double the consonant and add -er

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ADD –er

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a)      The Honda is wider than the chevrolete

b)      A big car is safer than a small one.

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c)      My house is bigger than yours.

d)      Joe is thinner than Mary.

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e)      John is taller than Brian

Adjectives with two or more syllables

  1. Ending in –y

Pretty

Noisy

2.All others

Beautiful

Expensive

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Change the –y to –i and add –er

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Use more (or less) before the adjective

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f)        Ana is prettier than Nina g)      A motorcycle is noisier than a car

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h)      Marisu is more beautiful than Elena

i)        The shirt is more expensive than the trousers

Size Touch Shape Time Quantity Sound

IRREGULAR FORMS (TABLE 2)

good - better

bad – worse

far -further /farther

Remembre to use THAN after the comparative form. Recuerden de usar “than” (y nunca what) despues de la forma comparativa.

EXAMPLES: My house is more expensive THAN my car John is funnier THAN Tim

LET’S PRACTICE (TABLE 3)

ADJECTIVEComparativeADJECTIVEComparativeADJECTIVEComparative
HappyCheapHonest
DifficultStrongBusy
CleanInterestingYoung
EarlyHotNear
BeautifulWarmFunny
SoftExpensiveEasy
IntelligentfreshBad
DirtyKindLate
GoodBoringDangeerous
CarefulColdweak

VER RESPUESTAS – CHECK ANSWERS

Exercises

1)      She’s much __________ her husband. (young)

2)      It’s a __________ day _____ yesterday. (warm)

3)      The vegetables in the shop are __________ ­­­_____ the one ones in the supermarket. (fresh)

4)      The train is __________ _____ the bus (expensive)

5)      The new TV programme is  __________ _____ the old one. (funny)

6)      Mrs. Jones is a __________ teacher ____ Mr. Andrews. (good)

7)      My office is __________ _____ Helen’s. (near)

8)      The traffic is _______________ it was last year. (noisy)

9)      You have a __________ life _____ I have. (busy)

10)  Drivers in this country are _______________________ _____ drivers in my country. (dangerous)

11)  The exam today was _______________ _____ last year’s exam. (difficult)

12)  She’s __________ _____ her sister. (smart)

13)  Micheal is __________ _____ than Mathew. (Rich)

14)  The students ask _______________ questions _____ they did before. (intelligent)

15)  Her second book is _______________ _____ her first one. (interesting)

VER RESPUESTAS – CHECK ANSWERS

ONLINE EXERCISES / EJERCICIOS EN LINEA

- http://www.usingenglish.com/quizzes/242.html

- http://www.better-english.com/grammar/comparatives.htm

- http://www.ego4u.com/en/cram-up/grammar/adjectives-adverbs/adjectives/compare-exercises?1

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67 Responses to “Comparative Form of Adjectives LESSON 21”

  1. Nelson says:

    Excelente clase!!! los he estado siguiendo desde hace un par de semanas, muy agradecido por las clases! Saludos

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  2. lucas says:

    nice work, thanks for the amazing help

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  3. karen says:

    estuve chacando los comentarios y k mala onda q solo lo usen para hacer pesimos comentarios :/

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  4. karen says:

    fine!! me ayudaste muchisimo en mi tarea gracias :)

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