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Descriptive, Comparative, Superlative, and Equative Forms. 2
Exercise 1:
Descriptive Adjectives - Insert the appropriate adjective in the blank. 5
Exercise 2:
Comparative Adjectives - Insert the appropriate adjective in the blank. 6
Exercise 3:
Comparative Adjectives - Insert the appropriate adjective in the blank. 7
Exercise 4:
Superlative Adjectives - Form a sentence with the following parts. 8
Exercise 5:
Equative and Non-equative Adjectives - Insert the appropriate adjective in the blank. 9
Exercise 6:
Irregular Adjectives - Identify all the words in the following sentences. 10
Exercise 7:
Irregular Adjectives - Identify all the words in the following sentences. 11
Exercise 8:
Comparison Chart 1: Analyze the following chart. 12
Exercise 9:
Comparison Chart 2: Analyze the following chart. 13

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Comparative Adjectives!
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Quick and Handy Grammar Review Adjectives:
Descriptive, Comparative, Superlative, and Equative Forms
Adjectives have four forms. The descriptive form is used to describe one noun or pronoun. Remember that adjectives are
placed either immediately before the noun or after a form of the verb to be
The excited travelers visited a beautiful park.
The suntanned lifeguard protected the young swimmers.
The Australian woman was tall and slender.
It is dangerous to climb a mountain in the winter.
The comparative form is used to compare two nouns or pronouns. For one-syllable adjectives and for two-
syllable adjectives that end in y, adder. (Change the y to i and add er: [happy happier]). For one-syllable
adjectives that end in consonant-vowel-consonant (CVC), double the consonant and add er [big bigger]. For
adjectives that end in e, just add an r to form the comparative [fine finer]. For longer adjectives (two syllables
or more), use more + adjective. The adjectives are followed by than in the comparative form.
Leyla is shorter than her sister.
Claudio is happier than his manager.
Jacks car is bigger than mine.
Helene is more optimistic than Nancy.
The superlative form of the adjective is used to compare at least three nouns or pronouns. For short adjectives,
add the + est. For longer adjectives (more than two syllables), use the + most + adjective. The adjectives are
usually followed by the pronoun in.
Ruta is the youngest engineer in the firm.
Ronnie is the strongest player in the league.
Giovanna is the most intelligent student in the class.
That pizza is the tastiest in town. [tasty: change the y to i and add est]

The equative form and the non-equative form are used to express equality or inequality. Use as + adjective + as
or not as + adjective + as to create this form.
Martin is as fast as Juan.
Jean-Claude is as thin as his father.
Reba is not as tall as Angela.
Abu Dabi is not as crowded as Seoul.
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Quick and Handy Grammar Review Adjectives Continued:
Irregular Forms
Forms of good
descriptive: good comparative: better superlative: the best
equative: as good as non-equative: not as good as
Daniel is a good swimmer. Olga is a better dancer than Leila.
Sheila is the best singer in the choir. He is as good as his brother in soccer.
The Nile Restaurant is not as good as The Four Seasons.
Forms of bad
descriptive: bad comparative: worse superlative: the worst
equative: as bad as non-equative: not as bad as
The weather last weekend was bad.
The new quarterback is worse than the old one.
That is the worst book I have ever read.
The New York Rangers are as bad as the New Jersey Devils.
These cookies are not as bad as that cake.
Forms of many [used with count nouns]
descriptive: many comparative: more than superlative: the most
equative: as many as non-equative: not as many as
There are many beaches on the Riviera.
Istanbul has more mosques than Bagdad.
Seattle has the most coffee shops in America.
New York has as many pizza places as Naples.
There are not as many chairs in Room 316 as in Room 321.
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Quick and Handy Grammar Review Adjectives Continued:
Forms of much [used with non-count nouns]
descriptive: much comparative: more than superlative: the most
equative: as much as non-equative: not as much as
Henry drinks much tea.
Barbara drinks more coffee than Bruce.
Little Billy drinks the most milk in the family.
Yelma uses as much sugar as Marta.
I dont use as much salt as I used to.
Forms of few [used with count nouns]
descriptive: few comparative: fewer than superlative: the fewest
equative: as few as non-equative: not as few as
There are few people in that restaurant.
Xavier has fewer friends than Tanya.
Houston has the fewest Chinese restaurants of any southern city.
There are as few parks in Pompeii as in Herculanum.
There are not as few holes in the street as there used to be.
Forms of little [used with non-count nouns]
descriptive: little comparative: less than superlative: the least
equative: as little as non-equative: not as little as
John drinks little beer.
Ashley eats less than her brother Seth.
Terrance drinks the least coffee in the office.
She uses as little sugar as she can.
Bob does not eat as little as he did five years ago.
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1. Angela gets As on all her examinations. She is very _________________.
2. When Carl walks in the room, everyone stares at him because he is very _________________.
3. Mario weighs 360 pounds. He is really _________________.
4. On the other hand, his 21-year-old sister weighs 89 pounds. She is _________________.
5. Everyone falls asleep in Prof. Balongis class because he is so ______________.
6. Paris is the number one tourist city in the world because it is so _________________.
7. Students are afraid of coming late to Prof. Jacksons class because she is very ______________.
8. I hate people who are ______________. They never open their wallets.
9. My sister is incredibly ______________. She shares with everybody.
10. Mark is very ______________. He always comes on time.
11. Maria is an ______________ student. She gets the ______________ grades in the class.
12. Helgas car is ______________. She just bought it last week.
13. However, Germaines car is ______________. It is from 2001.
14. Those shoes are so ______________ that I cannot afford them.
15. Go ahead! Buy another pretzel. It is so ______________, only 50 cents.
16. Ronaldo is a ______________ soccer player, not so good and not so bad.
17. That package is really ______________. It probably weighs 100 pounds.
18. Your couch is very ______________. I love to sit on it.
19. Nancys living room is so __________ that it looks like a soccer field.
20. It is very ______________ in here. Please turn on the light.
21. The lion is a ______________ animal. It lives in Tanzania.
22. My mother is really ______________. Nothing bothers her.
23. My father gets ______________ when we do not listen to him.
24. If you want to get a raise, you must be a ______________ worker.
25. Carlita must be ______________. She never misses class.
26. It is very ______________ to swim in the Mississippi River.
27. It is ______________ to watch movies about penguins in Antarctica.
28. Alberta is a __________ province filled with mountains and lakes.
29. It seldom rains in Los Angeles. It is a ______________ city.
30. That city is very ____________ . There is almost no crime.
Exercise 1:
Descriptive Adjectives - Insert the appropriate adjective in the blank.
Comparative Adjectives!
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Bill is 55 years old. Bob is 51 years old.
1. Bill is _______________________________ Bob.
2. Bob is _______________________________ Bill.
The black boots cost $125. The brown boots cost $99.
3. The black boots are _______________________________ the brown boots.
4. The brown boots are _______________________________ the black boots.
Sheila is 5 6 tall. Marsha is 51.
5. Sheila is _______________________________ Marsha.
6. Marsha is _______________________________ Sheila.
The Second Stain is interesting. The Nanny Trap is incredibly boring.
7. The Second Stain is _______________________________ than The Nanny Trap.
8. The Nanny Trap is _______________________________ The Second Stain.
The August weather in Washington D.C. is hot. The August weather in Quebec is cool.
9. The August weather in Washington D.C. is _______________________________ Quebec.
10. The August weather in Quebec is _______________________________ in Washington D.C.
Brad Pitt is a famous actor. Harvey Klinger is an unknown actor.
11. Brad Pitt is _______________________________ than Harvey Klinger.
12. Harvey Klinger is _______________________________ Brad Pitt.
The Champs Elysees in Paris is a wide street. Trinity Street in Brooklyn is narrow.
13. The Champs Elysees is _______________________________ Trinity Street.
14. Trinity Street is _______________________________ the Champs Elysees.
Exercise 2:
Comparative Adjectives - Insert the appropriate adjective in the blank.
Comparative Adjectives!
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Mount Everest is 29,029 feet high. K2 is 28,251 feet high.
15. Mount Everest is ______________________ K2.
16. K2 is ____________________________ than Everest.
Family Guy is a silly cartoon show. Law and Order is a serious program.
17. Family Guy is _________________________ Law and Order.
18. Law and Order is ___________________________ Family Guy.
Fido is a friendly dog. Guru is a ferocious dog.
19. Fido is _______________________________ Guru.
20. Guru is _______________________________ Fido.
1. Emmas house is (big) __________________________ than Susans.
2. This rose is (beautiful) __________________________ than that daisy.
3. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is (interesting) __________________________ than Brokeback Mountain.
4. People who dont smoke have (long) __________________________ lives than those who dont smoke.
5. The tiger is (dangerous) __________________________ than the elephant.
6. A vacation at the beach is (relaxing) __________________________ than a vacation in a big city.
7. Gucci shoes are (expensive) __________________________ than Uggs.
8. Donald Trump is (rich) __________________________ than Michael Jordan.
9. The weather in Qatar is (hot) __________________________ than in Bejing.
10. Senator Hudson is (conservative) __________________________ than Senator Huxley.
Exercise 3:
Comparative Adjectives - Insert the appropriate adjective in the blank.
Comparative Adjectives!
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1. My dog / fast / animal / state
My dog is the fastest animal in the state.
2. Henrietta / excellent / student / class.
____________________________________________________________________________________
3. Boots / expensive / store
____________________________________________________________________________________
4. August / humid / month / year
____________________________________________________________________________________
5. Babbo / expensive / restaurant / city
____________________________________________________________________________________
6. The Black Eyed Peas / wonderful / band / world
____________________________________________________________________________________
7. Buffalo / cold / city / country
____________________________________________________________________________________
8. Isabella / beautiful / girl / contest
____________________________________________________________________________________
9. Trevor / talented / cook / class
____________________________________________________________________________________
10. The Amazon / deep / river / South America
____________________________________________________________________________________
Exercise 4:
Superlative Adjectives - Form a sentence with the following parts:
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1. Bob is 60. Mary is 60. Bob is ________________________________ Mary.
2. Italy has excellent wines. France has excellent wines. Italys wines are
________________________________ French wines.
3. Walter is very handsome. Irving is also very handsome. Walter is
________________________________ Irving.
4. The maple tree is 69 feet high. The sycamore tree is also 69 feet high. The maple tree is
________________________________ the sycamore.
5. The cobra snake in the zoo is 22 feet long. The viper snake is 20 feet long. The cobra is
________________________________ the viper.
6. Barbara gets As on every history test. James get Cs on most history tests. James is
________________________________ as Barbara in History class.
7. The average temperature in Miami is 74o F. The average temperature in Bangkok is 84oF. Miami is
________________________________ Bangkok.
8. Boston is 202 miles from New York. Washington is also 202 miles from New York. Boston is
________________________________ Washington from New York.
9. Coffee in the Berkshire Diner costs $1.65. Coffee in Sals Inn also costs $1.95. The coffee in the
Berkshire Diner is ________________________________ in Sals Inn.
10. It is very windy in Chicago. It is also very windy in San Francisco. It is
________________________________ in Chicago as in San Francisco.
Exercise 5:
Equative and Non-equative Adjectives - Insert the appropriate adjective in the blank.
Comparative Adjectives!
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Betty: excellent cook Brian: fair cook
1. Betty is a __________________ cook ______ Brian.
2. Brian is a __________________ cook ______ Betty.
1. Betty is a __________________ cook ______ Brian.
2. Brian is a __________________ cook ______ Betty.
Won Bo: very good speaker Noriko: not very good speaker
3. Won Bo is a _________________ speaker _________ Noriko.
4. Noriko is a __________________ speaker _________ Won Bo.
3. Won Bo is a _________________ speaker _________ Noriko.
4. Noriko is a __________________ speaker _________ Won Bo.
Usha: makes fantastic cookies Numia: makes terrible cookies
5. Usha makes ____________ cookies ________ Numia.
6. Numia makes ___________ cookies _________ Usha.
5. Usha makes ____________ cookies ________ Numia.
6. Numia makes ___________ cookies _________ Usha.
Young Suk drinks 4 cups of tea a day Wonk Eun drinks two cups of tea a day
7. Young Suk drinks _________________ tea ________ Wonk Eun.
8. Wonk Eun drinks _________________ tea ___________ Young Suk.
7. Young Suk drinks _________________ tea ________ Wonk Eun.
8. Wonk Eun drinks _________________ tea ___________ Young Suk.
Roberto has three close friends Daisy has five close friends
9. Roberto has _____________ close friends _______________ Daisy. 9. Roberto has _____________ close friends _______________ Daisy.
10. Daisy has ______________ close friends _____________ Roberto. 10. Daisy has ______________ close friends _____________ Roberto.
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Exercise 6:
Irregular Adjectives - Identify all the words in the following sentences.
good bad much
many more
less little few
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Paolo: 2 goals Robinho: 6 goals Kaka: 11 goals
good, better, the best
1. Paolo is a ____________________ soccer player.
2. Robinho is a ______________________ soccer player ___________ Paolo.
3. Kaka is __________________________ in the league.
good, better, the best
1. Paolo is a ____________________ soccer player.
2. Robinho is a ______________________ soccer player ___________ Paolo.
3. Kaka is __________________________ in the league.
good, better, the best
1. Paolo is a ____________________ soccer player.
2. Robinho is a ______________________ soccer player ___________ Paolo.
3. Kaka is __________________________ in the league.
Siena: 2 points Empoli: 4 points Venezia: 8 points
bad, worse, the worst
4. Siena is ________________________________ in the league, with only 2 points.
5. Empoli is also a ________________ team.
6. Empoli is a ____________________ team than Venezia.
bad, worse, the worst
4. Siena is ________________________________ in the league, with only 2 points.
5. Empoli is also a ________________ team.
6. Empoli is a ____________________ team than Venezia.
bad, worse, the worst
4. Siena is ________________________________ in the league, with only 2 points.
5. Empoli is also a ________________ team.
6. Empoli is a ____________________ team than Venezia.
Maria: 2 teaspoons of sugar Sarah: 3 teaspoons of sugar Stella: 1 teaspoon of sugar
7. Stella puts ______________ sugar in her coffee.
8. Sarah adds __________________ sugar in her coffee _________ Maria.
9. Maria puts __________________ sugar in her coffee _________ Sarah.
10. Stella puts ____________________ amount of sugar in her coffee.
11. Sarah puts ____________________ amount of sugar in her coffee.
12. Maria adds ____________________ sugar __________ Stella.
7. Stella puts ______________ sugar in her coffee.
8. Sarah adds __________________ sugar in her coffee _________ Maria.
9. Maria puts __________________ sugar in her coffee _________ Sarah.
10. Stella puts ____________________ amount of sugar in her coffee.
11. Sarah puts ____________________ amount of sugar in her coffee.
12. Maria adds ____________________ sugar __________ Stella.
7. Stella puts ______________ sugar in her coffee.
8. Sarah adds __________________ sugar in her coffee _________ Maria.
9. Maria puts __________________ sugar in her coffee _________ Sarah.
10. Stella puts ____________________ amount of sugar in her coffee.
11. Sarah puts ____________________ amount of sugar in her coffee.
12. Maria adds ____________________ sugar __________ Stella.
Daniela: 12 pairs of shoes Gina: 18 pairs of shoes Kelly: 9 pairs of shoes
13. Gina has ___________ pairs of shoes.
14. Gina has ____________________ shoes __________ Kelly.
15. Kelly has ____________________ pairs of shoes.
16. Gina has the __________________ pairs of shoes.
17. Daniela has ___________________ pairs of shoes ______________ Kelly.
18. Kelly has _____________________ pairs of shoes ___________ Daniela.
13. Gina has ___________ pairs of shoes.
14. Gina has ____________________ shoes __________ Kelly.
15. Kelly has ____________________ pairs of shoes.
16. Gina has the __________________ pairs of shoes.
17. Daniela has ___________________ pairs of shoes ______________ Kelly.
18. Kelly has _____________________ pairs of shoes ___________ Daniela.
13. Gina has ___________ pairs of shoes.
14. Gina has ____________________ shoes __________ Kelly.
15. Kelly has ____________________ pairs of shoes.
16. Gina has the __________________ pairs of shoes.
17. Daniela has ___________________ pairs of shoes ______________ Kelly.
18. Kelly has _____________________ pairs of shoes ___________ Daniela.
China: 1.3 billion people India: 1.2 billion people U.S.: 300 million people
19. China has _________________ people.
20. India has _______________________ people ____________ the U.S.
21. India has _______________________ people ____________ China.
22. China has _______________________ people in the world.
23. The U.S. has ________________________ people of the three countries.
24. The U.S. has ___________________ people ______________ China and India.
19. China has _________________ people.
20. India has _______________________ people ____________ the U.S.
21. India has _______________________ people ____________ China.
22. China has _______________________ people in the world.
23. The U.S. has ________________________ people of the three countries.
24. The U.S. has ___________________ people ______________ China and India.
19. China has _________________ people.
20. India has _______________________ people ____________ the U.S.
21. India has _______________________ people ____________ China.
22. China has _______________________ people in the world.
23. The U.S. has ________________________ people of the three countries.
24. The U.S. has ___________________ people ______________ China and India.
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Exercise 7:
Irregular Adjectives - Identify all the words in the following sentences.
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Exercise 1: Write 3 sentences with the descriptive form. (i.e. Isabella is . Greta is )
1.
2.
3.
Exercise 2: Write 3 sentences with the comparative form (-er + than, or more + adjective + than)
1.
2.
3.
Exercise 3: Write 3 sentences with the superlative form (the + -est, or the most + adjective)
1.
2.
3.
Exercise 4: Write 3 sentences with the equative and non-equative form (as + adjective + as; not as +
adjective + as [i.e. as tall as; not as lazy as]
1.
2.
3.
Exercise 8:
Irregular Adjectives
Comparison Chart 1: Analyze the following chart.
Isabella 36 years old 5 6 tall very energetic gets As outgoing
Rose 36 years old 5 6 tall Energetic gets Cs shy
Greta 41 years old 5 4 tall Lazy gets Bs very shy
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Exercise 1: Write 3 sentences with the descriptive form. (i.e. New Jersey is . Wyoming has )
1.
2.
3.
Exercise 2: Write 3 sentences with the comparative form (-er + than, or more + adjective + than)
1.
2.
3.
Exercise 3: Write 3 sentences with the superlative form (the + -est, or the most + adjective)
1.
2.
3.
Exercise 4: Write 3 sentences with the equative and non-equative form (as + adjective + as; not as +
adjective + as [i.e. as rich as; not as intelligent as]
1.
2.
3.
Exercise 9:
Irregular Adjectives
Comparison Chart 2: Analyze the following chart comparing three U.S. states.
New Jersey 9,000,000 people Crowded Small Many beaches Few lakes No mountains
Wyoming 500,000 people Not crowded Very large No beaches Many lakes High mountains
New Hampshire 800,000 people Not crowded Small Some beaches Many lakes Low mountains
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Answer Key
Exercise 1: Insert the appropriate adjective in the blank. (Note: multiple answers may exist.)
1. Angela gets As on all her examinations. She is very [intelligent].
2. When Carl walks in the room, everyone stares at him because he is very [handsome].
3. Mario weighs 360 pounds. He is really [fat],
4. On the other hand, his 21-year-old sister weighs 89 pounds. She is [skinny]
5. Everyone falls asleep in Prof. Balongis class because he is so [boring].
6. Paris is the number one tourist city in the world because it is so [beautiful]
7. Students are afraid of coming late to Prof. Jacksons class because she is very [strict]
8. I hate people who are [cheap]. They never open their wallets.
9. My sister is incredibly [generous]. She shares with everybody.
10. Mark is very [punctual]. He always comes on time.
11. Maria is an [excellent] student. She gets the [best] grades in the class.
12. Helgas car is [new]. She just bought it last week.
13. However, Germaines car is [old]. It is from 2001.
14. Those shoes are so [expensive] that I cannot afford them.
15. Go ahead! Buy another pretzel. It is so [cheap], only 50 cents.
16. Ronaldo is a [mediocre] soccer player, not so good and not so bad.
17. That package is really [heavy]. It probably weighs 100 pounds.
18. Your couch is very [comfortable]. I love to sit on it.
19. Nancys living room is so [big] that it looks like a soccer field.
20. It is very [dark]. in here. Please turn on the light.
21. The lion is a [wild] animal. It lives in Tanzania.
22. My mother is really [calm]. Nothing bothers her.
23. My father gets [angry] when we do not listen to him.
24. If you want to get a raise, you must be a [diligent] worker.
25. Carlita must be [sick]. She never misses class.
26. It is very [dangerous] to swim in the Mississippi River.
27. It is [interesting] to watch movies about penguins in Antarctica.
28. Alberta is a [beautiful] province filled with mountains and lakes.
29. It seldom rains in Los Angeles. It is a [dry] city.
30. That city is very [safe]. There is almost no crime.
Exercise 2: Insert the appropriate adjective in the blank.
1. Bill is [older than] Bob.
2. Bob is [younger than] Bill.
3. The black boots are [more expensive than] the brown boots.
4. The brown boots are [less expensive than] the black boots.
5. Sheila is [taller than] Marsha.
6. Marsha is [shorter than] Sheila.
7. The Second Stain is [more interesting than] than The Nanny Trap.
8. The Nanny Trap is [less interesting than] The Second Stain.
9. The August weather in Washington D.C. is [hotter than] in Quebec.
10. The August weather in Quebec is [cooler than] in Washington D.C.
11. Brad Pitt is [more famous than] than Harvey Klinger.
12. Harvey Klinger is [less famous than] Brad Pitt.
13. The Champs Elysees is [wider than] Trinity Street.
14. Trinity Street is [narrower than] the Champs Elysees.
15. Mount Everest is [higher than] K2.
16. K2 is [lower than] than Everest.
17. Family Guy is [sillier than] Law and Order.
18. Law and Order is [more serious than] Family Guy.
19. Fido is [friendlier than] Guru.
20. Guru is [more ferocious than] Fido.
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Answer Key Continued
Exercise 3: Insert the appropriate adjective in the blank.
1. Emmas house is (big) [bigger] than Susans.
2. This rose is (beautiful) [more beautiful] than that daisy.
3. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is (interesting) [more interesting] than Brokeback Mountain.
4. People who dont smoker have (long) [longer] lives than those who dont smoke.
5. The tiger is (dangerous) [more dangerous] than the elephant.
6. A vacation at the beach is (relaxing) [more relaxing] than a vacation in a big city.
7. Gucci shoes are (expensive) [more expensive] than Uggs.
8. Donald Trump is (rich) [richer] than Michael Jordan.
9. The weather in Qatar is (hot) [hotter]than in Bejing.
10. Senator Hudson is (conservative) [more conservative] than Senator Huxley.
Exercise 4: Form a sentence with the following parts.
2. Henrietta is the most excellent student in the class.
3. Those boots are the most expensive ones in the store.
4. August is the most humid month of the year.
5. Babbo is the most expensive restaurant in the city.
6. The Black Eyed Peas is the most wonderful band in the world.
7. Buffalo is the coldest city in the country.
8. Isabella is the most beautiful girl in the contest.
9. Trevor is the most talent cook in the class.
10. The Amazon is the deepest river in South America.
Exercise 5: Insert the appropriate adjective in the blank.
1. Bob is 60. Mary is 60. Bob is [as tall as] Mary.
2. Italy has excellent wines. France has excellent wines. Italys wines are [as excellent as] French wines.
3. Walter is very handsome. Irving is also very handsome. Walter is [as handsome as] Irving.
4. The maple tree is 69 feet high. The sycamore tree is also 69 feet high. The maple tree is [as tall as] the sycamore.
5. The cobra snake in the zoo is 22 feet long. The viper snake is 20 feet long. The cobra is [longer than] the viper.
6. Barbara gets As on every history test. James get Cs on most history tests. James is [not as good] as Barbara in History class.
7. The average temperature in Miami is 74
o
F. The average temperature in Bangkok is 84
o
F. Miami is [not as hot as] Bangkok.
8. Boston is 202 miles from New York. Washington is also 202 miles from New York. Boston is [as far as] Washington from
New York.
9. Coffee in the Berkshire Diner costs $1.65. Coffee in Sals Inn also costs $1.95. The coffee in the Berkshire Diner is [not as
expensive as] in Sals Inn.
10. It is very windy in Chicago. It is also very windy in San Francisco. It is [as windy] in Chicago as in San Francisco.
Exercise 6: Identify all the words in the following sentences.
1. Betty is a [better] cook [than] Brian.
2. Brian is a [worse] cook [than] Betty.
3. Won Bo is a [better] speaker [than] Noriko.
4. Noriko is a [worse] speaker [than] Won Bo.
5. Usha makes [better] cookies [than] Numia.
6. Numia makes [worse] cookies [than] Usha.
7. Young Suk drinks [more] tea [than] Wonk Eun.
8. Wonk Eun drinks [less] tea [than] Young Suk.
9. Roberto has [more] close friends [than] Daisy.
10. Daisy has [fewer] close friends [than] Roberto.
Exercise 7: Identify all the words in the following sentences.
1. Paolo is a [good] soccer player.
2. Robinho is a [better] soccer player [than] Paolo.
3. Kaka is [the best player] in the league.
4. Siena is [the worst team] in the league, with only 2 points.
5. Empoli is also a [bad] team.
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6. Empoli is a [worse] team than Venezia.
7. Stella puts [a little] sugar in her coffee.
8. Sarah adds [more] sugar in her coffee [than] Maria.
9. Maria puts [less] sugar in her coffee [than] Sarah.
10. Stella puts [the least] amount of sugar in her coffee.
11. Sarah puts [the most] amount of sugar in her coffee.
12. Maria adds [more] sugar [than] Stella.
13. Gina has [the most] pairs of shoes.
14. Gina has [more] shoes [than] Kelly.
15. Kelly has [the least] pairs of shoes.
16. Gina has [the most] pairs of shoes.
17. Daniela has [more] pairs of shoes [than] Kelly.
18. Kelly has [fewer] pairs of shoes [than] Daniela.
19. China has [the most] people.
20. India has [more] people [than] the U.S.
21. India has [fewer] people [than] China.
22. China has [the most] people in the world.
23. The U.S. has [the fewest] people of the three countries.
24. The U.S. has [fewer] people [than] China and India.
Exercise 8: Analyze the following chart.
Exercise 1: Write 3 sentences with the descriptive form. (i.e. Isabella is . Greta is )
1. Greta is lazy.
2. Isabella is very energetic.
3. Rose is shy.
Exercise 2: Write 3 sentences with the comparative form (-er + than, or more + adjective + than)
1. Isabella is more energetic than Rose.
2. Rose is less outgoing than Isabella.
3. Greta is older than Isabella
Exercise 3: Write 3 sentences with the superlative form (the + -est, or the most + adjective)
1. Greta is the oldest girl in the group.
2. Isabella is the smartest girl in the class.
3. Greta is the shyest girl in the group.
Exercise 4: Write 3 sentences with the equative and non-equative form (as + adjective + as; not as + adjective + as)
1. Rose is as tall as Isabella.
2. Isabella is as old as Rose.
3. Rose is not as shy as Greta.
Exercise 9: Analyze the following chart.
Exercise 1: Write 3 sentences with the descriptive form. (i.e. New Jersey is . Wyoming has )
1. New Jersey is crowded.
2. Wyoming is very large.
3. New Hampshire has many lakes.
Exercise 2: Write 3 sentences with the comparative form (-er + than, or more + adjective + than)
1. New Jersey is more crowded than New Hampshire.
2. New Hampshire has more lakes than New Jersey.
3. New Jersey has more beaches than Wyoming.
Exercise 3: Write 3 sentences with the superlative form (the + -est, or the most + adjective)
1. Wyoming is the largest state of the three states.
2. New Jersey has the most beaches of the three states.
3. Wyoming has the highest mountains of the three states.
Exercise 4: Write 3 sentences with the equative and non-equative form (as + adjective + as; not as + adjective + as)
1. New Hampshire is as small as New Jersey.
2. New Hampshire does not have as many beaches as New Jersey.
3. Wyoming is not as crowded as New Jersey.
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