Degrees of comparison

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This lesson contains 29 slides, with interactive quizzes and text slides.

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Today 
Check homework
Presentations 
Practice with comparisons
Review 

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Mission
I know what comparisons are in English
I can make sentences with the comparisons

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Check homework
Go to page 51 & 52. If you have your laptop do the online exercises from lesson up.
Don't have a laptop? extra worksheet 

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Practice with grammar
Do the exercises on page 54 

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Degrees of comparison 

Lesson goals
  • You know the different degrees of comparison.
  • You can use the degrees of comparison.

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Comparatives and superlatives
Box A is small.
Box B is smaller than box A.
Box C is the smallest of all.
A
B
C

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Comparatives and superlatives
one ro two syllables
- Comparative: -er
- Superlative: -est
old
older
oldest

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Comparatives and superlatives
3 or more syllables
- Comparative: more more
- Superlative: most
expensive
more expensive
most expensive

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Comparatives and superlatives


Beware: words ending on + y get IER/IEST
happy - happier than - the happiest 
lucky - luckier than - the luckiest 

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Comparatives and superlatives
Excemptions!
Some words of 2 syllables also get more/most 

afraid - more afraid - most afraid
famous - more famous - most famous


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Comparatives and superlatives
Exceptions/irregular!
  1. good - better - best  (goed, beter, best)
  2. bad - worse - worst  (slecht, slechter, slechtst)
  3. little - less - least (weinig, minder, minst)
  4. much/many - more - most (veel, meer, meest)

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practice 
Do the grammar practice on your worksheet 

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Quiz

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My house is (nice)
...
than yours.

Slide 16 - Open question

Who is the (good) ..... football player in the world?

Slide 17 - Open question

This is the (interesting) ....
book I have ever read.

Slide 18 - Open question

Is Beyonce the (rich) ...
woman on earth?

Slide 19 - Open question

The weather this summer is even (bad)
... than last summer.

Slide 20 - Open question

What is your (bad) ...... subject at school?

Slide 21 - Open question

Slide 22 - Link

This flower is (beautiful)
... than that one.

Slide 23 - Open question

A holiday by the sea is (good) ...
than a holiday in the mountains.

Slide 24 - Open question

The .... (intelligent) students are doing this quiz right now!

Slide 25 - Open question

I use little sugar in my tea, but my sister uses even .... (little) in hers.

Slide 26 - Open question

Now make your own sentence, using a comparative or superlative!

Slide 27 - Open question

Now make your own sentence, using a comparative or superlative!

Slide 28 - Open question

Lesson goals:
You know the different degrees of comparison.
You can use the degrees of comparison.
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Slide 29 - Poll