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ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
First of all, we would like to express our appreciation to our teacher, Miss. Seng Kealinda who gave us such a good opportunity to do this assignment on the topic The Comparison of Adjective, which also helped us in doing a lot of research and we came to know about so many new things. We also would like to express our thanks of gratitude to our past teacher who used to teach us with so many great lectures which make us being here today. We are really thankful to them. Secondly we wish to thank our families and friends for their tremendous contributions and support both morally and financially. Lastly we would like to thank our teammates that always stayed together and helped each other out all the time and did all their best to finish this assignment.

I am making this project not only for marks but to also increase my knowledge. Thanks again to all who helped us.

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CONTENTS
Comparative Adjective:
Uses.................................................................................................................................... 03 Form One syllable adjectives........................................................................................... 03 Two syllables adjectives................................................................................. 03 - 04 Three syllables adjectives.......................................................................................04 Special adjectives............................................................................................ 04 - 05 Spelling and pronunciation............................................................................. 05 - 06 Note............................................................................................................................. 06 - 07

Vocabulary:
Unit 1 - 2............................................................................................................................ 08 Unit 3.................................................................................................................................. 09 Unit 4.......................................................................................................................... 09 - 10 Unit 5 - 6..................................................................................................................... 10 - 11

Writing:
Advantage and disadvantage of using internet........................................................... 12 - 13 The importance of reading................................................................................................. 14 How to become a good student.......................................................................................... 15 What will you do after you graduate? ............................................................................... 16

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COMPARATIVE ADJECTIVE
Normally Adjective has three forms: Positive, Comparative, and Superlative. Now we are going to talk about Comparative Adjective.

Comparative Adjective is use when we are talking about two things. We use it to describe the differences between that two things and the things could be the same or different. Ex: She is smarter than me. He is older than my brother. My uncle is taller than my grandfather.

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FORM
ONE SYLLABLE ADJECTIVE In general, if the adjective has only one syllable, then we have to add the letters -er. Positive cheap new fast Comparative cheaper newer faster

For one syllable adjective that ends in letter -e, we just add letter -r. Positive large nice late rude TWO SYLLABLES ADJECTIVE If the adjective has two syllables and ends in -y, -er, or -ow, we have to add -er. Comparative larger nicer later ruder

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Positive clever easy narrow

Comparative cleverer easier narrower

For adjective with two syllables that ends in -le, we have to add -r. Positive simple Comparative simpler

THREE OR MORE SYLLABLES ADJECTIVE When the adjective has more than two syllables, the simplest way is to add more before the adjective. Positive expensive difficult intelligent Comparative more expensive more difficult more intelligent

SPECIAL ADJECTIVE Some adjectives have two possible forms of comparison. So we can use either forms between adding -er or add more. Positive clever common likely pleasant polite quiet simple stupid cleverer commoner likelier pleasanter politer quieter simpler stupider Comparative more clever more common more likely more pleasant more polite more quiet more simple more stupid

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subtle sure

subtler surer

more subtle more sure

SPELLING AND PRONUNCIATION For one syllable adjectives that end with the single vowel and single consonant, double the last consonant and add -er. Positive hot big thin wet sad Note: But we dont double w. Positive low Comparative lower Comparative hotter bigger thinner wetter sadder

Furthermore, if the adjectives end in -y, all we going to do is to change -y into -i and add -er. Positive happy greedy tidy funny pretty lazy Comparative happier greedier tidier funnier prettier lazier

Some common adjective have irregular form that we have to remember because therere no rule for it.

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Positive bad good much far

Comparative worse better more farther/further

NOTE S
After changing the adjective into the comparison form, we have to add than like this: ... + comparative adjective + than + ... Ex: I run faster than you. These shoes are more expensive than my salary.

When than is followed by a personal pronoun, it can be: a subject pronoun+ auxiliary or a subject pronoun + whole clause. In informal English, it is acceptable to use an object pronoun after than. Ex: She works harder than I used to work at her age. She works harder than I do. (Short sentence) She works harder than me. (Informal) (Whole sentence)

And it is not necessary to follow a comparative with than. A comparative can stand on it own. Ex: A: Shall we go by train or by bus? B: The train is more expensive. A: Yes, but its more comfortable. It is clear from the context that the train is being compared with bus.

When the two adjectives joined by and, it will give the idea of continuing increasing. Ex: Its growing bigger and bigger everyday. Its getting more and more difficult to find the right answer.

We use as + adjective + as to indicate that two things are very similar. And we often use it in the negative like not as ...... as.

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Im not as strong as he is. Her son is not as smart as yours. Less and least can be used in comparative sentence. This area is less quiet than mine. I think she is the least attractive girl in this town.

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Least is sometimes used in expression not in the least meaning not at all. Ex: It doesnt matter in the least if you cant come. I see you next time. We can qualify comparatives using a bit, a little, a little bit, quite a bit, a lot, much, far, even, hardly, any, no. Ex: Shes much happier than she used to be. He is even more upset than yesterday. This shop is quite a bit cheaper than that one.

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VOCABULARY
Unit 1 2
Arrange: Conference: Article: Producer: Edition: Introduce: Specialize: Interview: Competition: Interpreter: Rule: Routine: Lifestyle: Museum: Illustrate: Official: Committee: Provide: Management: Walkman: Fair: Advertisement: Communicate: Management: (v) (n) (n) (n) (n) (v) (v) (v) (n) (n) (n) (n) (n) (n) (v) (n) (n) (v) (n) (n) (adv.) (n) (v) (n) put in order. a large office meeting nonfictional Published piece of writing. a person, a company...etc. that makes something. the form in the book is published. to tell two or more people who has not met before what each other name. to give most of your attention to one subject, type of product...etc. a meeting at which somebody is asked questions to find out if theyre suitable for the job. a situation where two or organization are trying to achieve. a person who works as a translator for somebody into other language. an official statement that tells you what you must do and must not do. action that you do regularly. the way that you live. a building where interesting object are kept and shown to the public. to add picture to a book or magazine. a person who has a position of authority. a group of people who has been chosen to discuss something or decide. to make something available for somebody to use. the control or organization of something. a kind of electronic tool that you can listen and put into your ears during doing something. appropriate and acceptable in a particular situation. the action that shown to tell us about something such as a job, product... to share and exchange information with someone. the control or organization of something.

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Unit 3
Profession: Business: Restaurant: Theatre: Invent: Enjoy: Understand: Mountain: Telephone: Garden: Practice: Investment: Technological: Successful: Addition: Journey: Conversation: Interest: Carefully: Famous: Interviewer: Difference: Climb: Plane: Discovery: (n) (n) (n) (n) (v) (v) (v) (n) (n) (n) (v) (n) (n) (adj.) (n) (n) (n) (n) (adv.) (adj.) (n) (n) (v) (n) (n) occupation or calling. ones occupation or profession public premises where meals maybe bought and eaten. building or outdoor area for dramatic acting. create by thought. find pleasure in. comprehend. a high and often rocky area of a land mass with steep or sloping side, a large pile or heap of something. apparatus for transmitting sound (esp. speech to do a distance). piece of ground for growing flower. to do something repeatedly in order to improve performance in a sport, art, or hobby. an amount of money invested in something for the purpose of making a profit. relating to or involving technology, especially scientific technology. having the intended result. the act of adding something onto or into something else, somebody or something that is added. a trip or expedition from one place to another. an informal talk with somebody, especially about opinions, ideas, feelings, or everyday matters. concern, curiosity. not neglecting. known and recognized by many people. oral exclamation of applicant. the quality of being different from or unlike something or somebody else. to move toward the top of something, especially using the hands and feet. a flat or level surface. discovering being discovered, something new that has been learned or found.

Unit 4
Cosmopolitan: Harbor: (adj.) (n) containing or having experience of people and thing from many different parts of the world. an area of water neat to the coast often protected from the sea by a thick wall.

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Sunbath: Climate: Adventurous: Architect: Spectacular: Estimate: Landmark: Impressive: Historical: Colony: Attraction: Waterfront: International: Facility: Dangerous: Suitable: Accessible: Peaceful: Excursion:

(v) (n) (adj.) (n) (adj.) (v) (n) (adj.) (adj.) (n) (n) (n) (n) (n) (adj.) (adj.) (adj.) (adj.) (n)

Accommodations: (n) Champagne: (n) Expensive: (adj.) Balloon: (n)

to sit or lie in the sun in order to make your body skin darker. the general weather conditions usually found in a particular place. willing to try new or difficult things or exciting and often dangerous. a person responsible for achieving a particular plan or aim. very exciting to look at. to guess the cost, size, value, etc. of something. a building or place that is easily recognized, especially on which you can use to judge where you are. you admire or respect it, usually because it is special, important or very large. over a long period in the past. a country or area controlled optically by a more powerful and often distant country. something which make people want to go to a place or do particular thing. a part of a town which is next to an area of water such as a river or the sea. involving more than one country. something designed or created to provide a service or fulfill a need, an ability to do something easily. describes person, animal, thing or activity that could harm you. acceptable or right for someone or something. able to be reached or easily got. without violence, quiet, calm, and tranquil. a short journey usually made for pleasure, often by a group of people. a place to live, work, stay, etc. in. old-fashioned informal champers. costing lots of money. a small, very thin rubber bag that you blow air into or fill with a light gas until it is round in shape, use for decoration at parties or as a childrens toy.

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Passenger: Jet-lag: Technique: (n) (n) (n) a traveler in a motor vehicle, aircraft, train, or ship who is not a driver or crew member. the feeling of being tired and slightly confused after a long plane journey. a particular way of doing something

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Brochure: Stiff: Mineral:

(n) (adj.) (n)

Digest: Luggage:

(v) (n)

Flight Attendant: (n) Cornflakes: Pitcher: Tin: Packet: Candidate: Luxury: Exclusive: Concept: Facilities: Corporate: Obtain: Personnel: Recruit: Guideline: (n) (n) (n) (n) (n) (n) (adj.) (n) (adv.) (adj.) (v) (n) (v) (n)

Significantly: Vacancy: Prospect:

(v) (n) (n)

a booklet or pamphlet that contains descriptive information or advertising. rigid, inflexible, or hard to move. a substance that occurs naturally in rocks and in the ground and has its own characteristic appearance and chemical composition. to process food in the body into a form that can be absorbed and used or excreted. suitcases, bags, and other items for carrying personal belongings during a journey. somebody employed by an airline to attend to the needs, comfort, and safety of passengers during flights. a breakfast cereal consisting of small pieces of toasted corn, usually eaten with cold milk. a container for liquids with a single handle and a lip or spout for pouring. a container with a lid, made of thin sheet metal and often decorated. a small box, envelope, or bag in which goods are sold or stored. somebody who is being considered for a political office or an official position. expensive high-quality surroundings, and the great comfort that they provide. limited to a group of people, especially one considered fashionable or wealthy. something that somebody has thought up, or that somebody might be able to imagine. requiring little effort. relating or belonging to a corporation. to get possession of something, especially by making an effort or having the necessary qualifications. the department of an organization or business that deals with employees' hiring, records, and problems. to enroll somebody as a worker or member, or to take on people as workers or members. an official recommendation indicating how something should be done or what sort of action should be taken in a particular circumstance. to a large extent or degree. an office, position, or tenancy that is unfilled or unoccupied. a chance or the likelihood that something will happen in the near future, especially something desirable.

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WRITING
THE ADVANTAGE AND DISADVANTAGE OF USING INTERNET
People lives tend to be easier than it used to be. Everyday we live with technologies that make our life more convenient and interesting. One of those technologies, internet is something that people need the most. Even though its what people need but it also has some bad effect to those who use it. First Im going to talk about the advantages of the internet. If we look into the way people communicate with each other these days, we can see that the communication are faster than the past time when people used to need lots of times to connect with one another. Internet provides people a fast communication such as E-mail. People dont have to spend much time writing a letter and put it at the post office or waiting days and month just to receive the a letter. Now they just need their PCs or mobiles connected internet and write as many letters as they want then send it to the direct person or people they want in just a second. Beside Internet also serves people the chart room, internet call and video conference which are the other ways that people can commute without wasting time in writing. They just make a call then they can talk or see each other faster and easier. Especially people who are working in the business field can get a chance to commute with their partners all around the world without making a business trip at all. On the other hands, information resources are every where in the internet. That information is trust worthy enough with million topics like government law, medicine, technology, education, services and so on. We can get the latest news by typing the topics in the search engine including the most popular ones are Google and Yahoo! Then we can get the news but if we have idea about that news we can share the idea with people in the community and discuss it together. By using Internet, people reduce lots of time going library or any places just to get information. More than this people can entertain them self without going out. Just click the link on the internet, people could enjoy with online games, with movies, drama and music, or with their celebrities. Most celebrities also chose internet to promote their music or movies and have a fun time with their fans. People with different culture additionally can connect with each other learning how different the cultures are and make friend with those who use internet. Then again internet yields people the Social Network include Facebook and Twitter, the one that people can not imagine life without. Its not only popular with youth but with everyone at every part of the world. People, who have fewer friends, now can have many friends. Sometime we can possibly get in touch with long lost friend that we ever imagine or luckily get to meet our soul mate. Social network helps people in finding jobs, business opportunities, etc. Furthermore because of internet, people nowadays effortlessly make a reservation at restaurant or hotel, booking plane ticket, transfer fund, and pay bill or taxes. Another thing about Internet is E-Commerce. Today people dont have to go to market to buy or sell stuff at all. They can make an auction as well and all those activities are only taken place at home or office. These are the advantages of Internet. Now let look back at the

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disadvantages of Internet. Along with the huge advantages, it also brings some unwanted problem as well. Personal information that we post on the internet sometime are being used by stranger users. That information is about Name, address, phone number and even the bank account number. It could be use to fulfill the benefit of those users without our knowingness. That might happened when we use online banking, social network or other services. Its a dangerous case that we have to be more careful every time. In addition, spamming is also a case to be careful. Spamming is the way people send unwanted e-mail to many people. It contains advertisements or nothing and at times with the virus which can make the PC work slowly or annoying. Beside the virus, theres malicious software that harm computer in to danger. The biggest disadvantage of internet is Pornography. This thing can cause harm to children and teenagers. It usually contains the X-rated stuff, pornographic photo or video which are also destroy the social life of some adult. Internet tends to make people being isolated from social. Kids could play game all days and even skip school or do something that kid shouldnt do. Adults could spend time only with internet inside the house. If those activities still continue they will develop the laziness making them unhealthy and make their relationship in social especially in family being broke. In conclusion, Internet has ability in making our life much easier and harder. So, people have to consider well before using internet and then it wont cause harm to our life. By: Ung Panhchaneath

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THE IMPORTANCE OF READING


It is a well-known fact that when there were no televisions or computers, reading was a primary leisure activity. People would spend hours reading books and travel to lands far away-in their minds. The only tragedy is that, with time, people have lost their skill and passion to read. There are many other exciting and thrilling options available, aside from books. And that is a shame because reading offers a productive approach to improving vocabulary and word power. It is advisable to indulge in at least half an hour of reading a day to keep abreast of the various styles of writing and new vocabulary. It is observed that children and teenagers who love reading have comparatively higher IQs. They are more creative and do better in school and college. It is recommended that parents to inculcate the importance of reading to their children in the early years. Reading is said to significantly help in developing vocabulary, and reading aloud helps to build a strong emotional bond between parents and children. The children who start reading from an early age are observed to have good language skills, and they grasp the variances in phonics much better. Educational researchers have also found a strong correlation between reading and vocabulary knowledge. In other words, students who have a large vocabulary are usually good readers. This is not very surprising, since the best way to acquire a large vocabulary is to read extensively, and if you read extensively you are likely to be or become a good reader. So if you want your child to be successful at school encourage him or her to read. Reading non-fiction in English is probably the most important, but English fiction and any reading in the mother tongue - if done extensively - will help your child develop the reading competence that is essential for academic achievement. Reading provides detailed information on Reading, Home Reading, Reading Glasses, Reading Comprehension and more. Reading is affiliated with Educational Game. By: Lim Lykong

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HOW TO BECOME A GOOD STUDENT


To become a good student we should remember 7 following points. First, do your every homework. Do it all before the dead line. And dont start you assignment at 11 pm on Sunday. Take your homework and assignments seriously and try to solve hard problems. Second, when there are exams or quiz coming up, you have to review the definitions of the vocabularies and exercises again. Third, take notes in class and you have to make sure that the notes are neat so you can read them later. You should write the date and name of subject on each notes incase you forget or confuse. Fourth, be sure to pay attention while you are in class. Do not talk to friends or disturb them when teachers are teaching. Fifth, ask questions when you dont know the answer or when you are not sure about it. The teachers love questions but not too many. Remember not to buy time with endless questions. Sixth, do not look at the clock at all during the class. It is disrespectful to the teachers. And if you keep looking, its going to seem like a longer class. Sneak a look at it if you want to know. Seventh, look over the next chapters in your textbook, see warning and skim over it. By do this way, you will understand more when your teachers explain. By: Ton Dyna

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WHAT WILL YOU DO AFTER YOU GRADUATE


All people around the world want to have bright future after they graduated. And I also want it too thats why i came up with plan to archive it. In order to prepared my goal I need to prepared something to do. After 4 years that I studied at university I think I will get enough ability to find a good job. When I finish at the college I will apply for jobs to do. Im going to work until i have enough experience. And Ill try my best to work for my life to be better. I will work until I have enough money to build a new house for my family and help them get better life too. Other thing that I have to do is I will do to reply for my sponsor that has supported me to study. If I have a good future, I think my sponsor will be happy. Finally I would like to have a good future after I graduated and I hope that I will have a good job to do depend on the ability which I have. In my opinion I think all the colleges student have thought the same as me too. I wish you archive your plan! By: Man Sophay

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REFERENCE
Grammar Source:
Grammar Practice for Upper Intermediate Students Spectrum 2 (Page 16 17)

Vocabulary:
Core English 1A-1B

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