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UNIT 4. Lights, camera, action! 4B Comparatives and superlatives, page 31

Exercise 1 

 

Comparative

Superlative

Short adjectives

short

1 shorter

2 the shortest

hot

3 hotter

4 the hottest

big

5 bigger

6 the biggest

nice

7 nicer

8 the nicest

scary

9 scarier

10 the scariest

funny

11 funnier

12 the funniest

Long adjectives

comfortable

13 more

comfortable

14 the most comfortable

beautiful

15 more beautiful

16 the most beautiful

Irregular adjectives

bad

17 worse

18 the worst

good

19 better

20 the best

Exercise 2
2 Spain is sunnier than Britain.
3 Gold is more expensive than silver.
4 The Pacific Ocean is wider than the Atlantic Ocean.
5 Russia is colder than India.
Exercise 3
2 Which are friendlier, cats or dogs?
3 Which are more dangerous, motorbikes or cars?
4 Which is more exciting, ice hockey or football?
Students' own answers
Exercise 4
2 The Amazon is longer than the Yangtze, but the Nile is the longest.
3 New Guinea is larger than Borneo, but Greenland is the largest.
4 Emeralds are more expensive than rubies, but diamonds are the most expensive.
Exercise 5
1 the youngest

2 most good-looking

3 quicker 4 easier

5 biggest

6 the most successful

7 smaller
Challenge!

2 Mount Everest is higher than Snowdon.
3 The Nile is longer than the Amazon.
4 Antarctica is colder than Europe / Europe is hotter than Antarctica.
5 Gold is heavier than silver.
6 Rome is hotter than London / London is colder than Rome.

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