lunes, 10 de mayo de 2010

Adjetivos comparativos.

1. Añade "er" a los adjetivos que tienen una sílaba, como la palabra "big" (grande). Añadir "er" a los adjetivos de dos sílabas que terminan en "y", cambiando la letra "y griega" por una "i", como la palabra "happy" (feliz), que se convierte en "happier". Después de la forma adjetiva, añada "than."
Adjective + er + than

big
I am bigger than my sister. Soy mayor que mi hermana.

happy
Sara is happier than Bob. Sara es más feliz que Bob.

rich
A dentist is richer than his secretary. Un dentista es más rico que su secretaria.

Easy
Math is easier than English. Las matemáticas son más sencillas que el inglés.

old
Grandmother is older than grandfather. La abuela es más vieja que el abuelo.


2. Añade "more" cuando el adjetivo tiene dos o más sílabas, como la palabra "expensive". "more" se coloca delante del adjetivo y al adjetivo le sigue "than".
more + adjective + than

expensive
His car is more expensive than her truck.Su coche es más caro que su camioneta.

beautiful
A rose is more beautiful than a daisy.
Una rosa es más bonita que una margarita.

crowded
Your office is more crowded than mine.
Su oficina está más llena de gente que la mía.

En forma individual, elaborar un listado de adjetivos que mejor describan a los miembros de su familia, incluyéndose ustedes mismos.

You

Father

Mother

Brother

Sister

Grandmother

Grandfather

Contesta el siguiente ejercicio anotando en los espacios el adjetivo en su forma correcta.

1. Robert´s family live in a ___________( big ) house.

2. Henry is __________ (tall) and ________ (fat ) than javier.

3. Louisa, henry´s wife, is _________ (young ) and _________ (short ) than her husband.

4. Robert is _________ (thin ) than his brother.

5. Susy, the baby, is ____________(pretty) than her brothers.

Find and underline the comparative adjectives in the ad. What do they mean?

THE ORANGE X
It’s small, it’s fast and it isn’t expensive!
$ 1,199

THE SUPER X
It’s very small, it’s very light, it’s superfast and it’s pretty!
$ 1,999

Find the opposites of these adjectives in the ad.
1. heavy______________________________
2. slow ______________________________
3. big _______________________________
4. ugly ______________________________
5. cheap______________________________

3. Listen and circle the words you hear. Then listen again and answer the questions.
Smaller
Bigger
Lighter
Heavier
Faster
Prettier
More powerful
Better
More expensive
uglier
cheaper
slower

1. Which computer does the boy prefer?
2. Does he want to buy a computer?
3. What does he want?

Complete (write) the table.

ADJECTIVE
small
light
big
______________________
______________________
powerful
______________________

COMPATATIVE
__________________(than)
__________________(than)
__________________(than)
heavier (than)
better (than)
_________________(than)
More expensive (than)

Father: That cell phone is good!
Daughter: Yes, but this one is better!
Father: That one is small.
Daughter: But this one is ___________________________!
Father: But it’s more expensive, so forget it!

Write a similar conversation about another product in the picture.
A. That MP3 player is good.
B: Yes, but this one is …

Read the messages and answer the questions.
1. Which message is an answer?
2. Which product does the writer recommend? Why?

MESSAGE 1
I’m looping for a new laptop, but I don’t have a loto f Money.
I thing the Orange X is good. But what about the Super X?

MESSAGE 2
I need a new cell phone. Is the Motola F23 better than the Sam X3? Help, please!

MESSAGE 3
The Sami s more expensive than the Motola, but it’s lighter, smaller and more attractive. I think it’s better! So, buy the Sam!

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