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Grading comparatives and superlatives

Grading comparatives and superlatives
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Activity SmartMemo
Grading comparatives and superlatives
 

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Instructions

1- Look at the cue and make a comparative sentence with grading 2- Move your mouse over the black button to check your answer. 3- If you were right, click on the green button, if wrong, click on the red.
 

GRADING

- my friend is tall  --> my friend is taller than me
- my friend is very tall  --> my friend is much taller than me
- my friend is a bit tall --> my friend is a bit taller than me
- my friend is very very very tall --> my friend is by far the tallest
 
- My friend is much less tall than me
- my friend is by far the tallest in class  (much much taller than the rest)
- my friend is much more intelligent than John
- my girl-friend is by far the most wonderful girl in the world

To express that the quality is increasing, you use more and more

- It's getting darker and darker
- You are becoming more and more stupid

Items

Item Match Comments
book: 5 o'clock good, 6:00 boring, now super boring = This book... This book is getting more and more boring
Daniel 1.75 metres tall, Josh 1.75 = Daniel is... Daniel is as tall as David
David 1.52 metres tall, Jim 1.90 = David is... (short) David is much shorter than Jim
David 1.52 metres tall, Jim 1.90 = David is... (tall) David is much less tall than Jim
David 1.52 metres tall, Jim 1.90 = Jim is... (tall) Jim is much taller than David
John 1.71 metres tall, James 1.75 = John is... (tall) John is not so tall as David
plant: May small, June big, July very big, August (today) super big = This plant... This plant is getting bigger and bigger
red box: 31 cups, blue box 35 cups = The red box is... (full) The red box is a bit less full than the blue box
Road 1: 20 kms, road 2: 22 kms = road 2 is... Road 2 is a bit longer than road 1
Road 1: 20 kms, road 2: 30 kms, road 3: 547kms = road 3 is... Road 3 is by far the longest of them
Tim 1.55 metres tall, Josh 1.60, Pete 1.92 = Pete is... Pete is by far the tallest of them all
Tom 1.75 metres tall, Mike 1.76 = Mike is... Mike is a bit taller than Tom
Tom 1.75 metres tall, Mike 1.76 = Tom is... Tom is a bit shorter than Mike
Tom: May 80 kgs, June 85 kgs, July (today) 90kg = Tom is... (fat) Tom is getting fatter and fatter
weather: two days ago horrible, yesterday bad, today good = The weather is... The weather is getting better and better
Total number of items: 15

 

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