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Fill in the correct form of the words in brackets (comparative or superlative).

1.

My house is (big)

than yours.

2.

This flower is (beautiful)

3.

This is the (interesting)

4.

Non-smokers usually live (long)

5.

Which is the (dangerous)

6.

A holiday by the sea is (good)

7.

It is strange but often a coke is (expensive)

8.

Who is the (rich)

9.

The weather this summer is even (bad)

10.

He was the (clever)

than that one.


book I have ever read.
than smokers.
animal in the world?
than a holiday in the mountains.
than a beer.

woman on earth?
than last summer.

thief of all.

1.

This is a nice cat. It's much

2.

Here is Emily. She's six years old. Her brother is nine, so he is

3.

This is a difficult exercise. But the exercise with an asterisk (*) is


the
exercise on the worksheet.

4.

than my friend's cat.

He has an interesting hobby, but my sister has the

hobby in

the world.
5.
In the last holidays I read a good book, but father gave me an
even
one last weekend.
6.

School is boring, but homework is

7.

Skateboarding is a dangerous hobby. Bungee jumping is

skateboarding.
8.
This magazine is cheap, but that one is

than school.

than

9.

We live in a small house, but my grandparents' house is even

10.

than ours.
Yesterday John told me a funny joke. This joke was the

I've ever heard.


11. The blue car is

the red car. (fast)

12. Peter is

Fred. (not/tall)

13. The violin is

the cello. (not/low)

14. This copy is

the other one. (bad)

15. Oliver is

Peter. (optimistic)

16. Today it's

yesterday. (not/windy)

17. The tomato soup was

the mushroom soup. (delicious)

18. Grapefruit juice is


19. Nick is
20. Silver is

joke

lemonade. (not/sweet)
Kevin. (brave)
gold. (not/heavy)

ut the verbs into the correct tense (simple present or present progressive)
1. Look! Sara (go)

to the movies.

2. On her right hand, Sara (carry)

her handbag.

3. The handbag (be)

very beautiful.

4. Sara usually (put)

on black shoes but now she (wear)

trainers.

white

5. And look, she (take)

an umbrella because it (rain)

Put the verbs into the correct tense (simple past or past perfect)
1. When he (wake up)

, his mother (already /prepare)

breakfast
2. We (go)

to London because our friends (invite)

3. He (hear)

(call)

the news, (go)

a friend.

4. When she (start)

learning English she (already

/learn)

French.

5. Jane (already / type)

(crash)

three pages when her computer

6. By the time the doctor (arrive)

( die)

to the telephone and

at the house the patient

7. Before that day we (never / think)

of traveling to Japan.

us

8. I (know)

him a long time before I (meet)

9. They (not / know)

(tell)

10. It (be)

his family.

where to meet because nobody

them.

cloudy for days before it (begin)

to rain.

Put the verbs into the correct tense (simple past or present perfect).
1. I (just / finish)

my homework.

2. Mary (already / write)

3. Tom (move)

4. My friend (be)

5. I (not / be)

five letters.

to his home town in 1994.

in Canada two years ago.

to Canada so far.

6. But I (already / travel)

to London a couple of times.

7. Last week, Mary and Paul (go)

8. I can't take any pictures because I (not /buy)

to the cinema.

a new film yet.

9. (they / spend)

10. (you / ever / see )

their holidays in Paris last summer?

a whale?

Put the verbs into the correct tense (Simple Past or Past Progressive).
1. The receptionist (welcome)

the guests and (ask)

them

to fill in the form


2. The car (break)

3. The boys (swim)

4. My father (come)

down and we (have)

to walk home.

while the girls (sunbath)

in, (look)

and (tell)

me to tidy up my room.
5. While one group (prepare)

dinner the others (collect)

wood for the campfire.


6. While the parents (have)

breakfast the children (run)

about.
7. Martha (turn)

off the light and (go)

to bed.

Put the verbs into the correct tense (simple future or future perfect)
1. Tomorrow I think I (start)

my new project.

2. I (finish)

it by the end of this month.

3. The teacher (probably/assign)

4. He (correct)

a test to his students next Monday.

it by the end of next week.

5. My friend (certainly/get)

a good mark.

6. By 9 o'clock, we (finish)

our homework.

7. They (leave)

8. I think I (start)

the classroom by the end of the hour.

my trip tomorrow

Linking Words Contrast 1


Choose 'despite', 'however' or 'although'.

1)

the rain, we still went to the park..

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2)

it was raining, we still went to the park..

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3) It was raining.

, we still went to the park..

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4) John bought the watch,

the fact that it was expensive..

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5) John bought the watch.

, it was expensive..

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6)

it was expensive, John bought the watch..

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7) I finished the homework. It,

, wasn't easy...

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8) I finished the homework,

it wasn't easy..

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9)

the fact that it wasn't easy, I finished the homework..

10) She went for a long walk,

being cold..

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11)

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she was cold, she went for a long walk..

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12) She was cold. She went for a long walk,

..

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13) The restaurant has a good reputation.

, the food was

terrible..

14)

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the restaurant's good reputation, the food was terrible..

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15)
terrible..

the restaurant has a good reputation, the food was