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Unit 8     8B Comparative adjectives, page 73

Exercise 1

1 Jack

2 Ryan

3 Lewis

4 Ewan

5 Harry

Exercise 2

+ er richer, shorter, taller

+ r fiercer, larger, wider

y ier funnier, heavier

double consonant + er bigger, hotter

more + adjective more attractive, more famous

irregular worse, further, better

Exercise 3

1 better

2 faster

3 longer

4 bigger

5 heavier

6 taller

7 stronger

8 smaller

9 more intelligent

Exercise 4

2 Which is more intelligent, a chimpanzee or a dog?

A chimpanzee.

3 Which is further from Ireland, Asia or North America?

North America.

4 Which is hotter, Mexico or Canada? Mexico.

5 Which is heavier, gold or silver? Gold.

6 Which is more fattening, fruit or butter? Butter.

Exercise 5  

Students’ own answers

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