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Adjectives

I Write the opposite of:

1. Cold 11. Weak


2. Tall 12. Poor
3. Long 13. Silly
4. Pretty 14. Late
5. Good 15. Dry
6. Fat 16. Difficult
7. Young 17. Bad
8. Fast 18. Small
9. High 19. Light
10. Large 20. Exciting

Comparative Adjectives
II Make comparative sentences. (Short adjectives): adj + -er + than (mai adj. decat)

E.g. Mother – young – father  Mother is younger than father.

1. Chile – long – Peru

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2. The winter – bad – the fall

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3. A cheetah – fast – a lion

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4. Arica – dry – Valparaíso

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5. Brazil – big – Argentina

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6. Tom – silly – Jerry

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7. Valdivia – far – Temuco

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8. River Plate – good – Colo-Colo

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9. English – easy – Japanese

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III Make comparative sentences. (Long Adjectives): more + adj + than (mai adj. decat)

E.g. English – difficult –Romanian  English is more difficult than Romanian.


1. Santiago – modern – Antofagasta

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2. Viña del Mar – beautiful – Iquique

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3. Football – popular – baseball

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4. A movie – interesting – a book

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5. English – Important – French

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6. A Jaguar – expensive – A fiat

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7. Monkeys – intelligent – cats

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8. Marta – attractive – her sister

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9. Ronaldo – famous – Pinilla

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IV Make comparative sentences. (Long/ short adjectives)

1. Tom – tall – Jerry

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2. Europe – small – Asia

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3. Vegetables – good – sweets

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4. English classes – interesting – Chemistry

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5. Gold – precious – silver

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6. Arica – far – Atacama

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7. A car – expensive – a bike

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V. Reading.

a) Read the following article and then answer the questions about the CD_ROM and the books.

Incredible, but True!!


All the information in the enormous Britanic Encyclopaedia now comes on one
small disk. Which do you prefer – the CR-ROM or the set of 30 books? Let’s compare
them.
The CD-ROM is smaller and higher than the books and it is cheaper. We think it’s
more interesting, too, because it has video and sound – you can hear animals, musical
instruments and famous pople talking. So if you think the 30 books are good, we think the
CD-ROM is better!.

b) Answer the questions.

1. Which is heavier?
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2. Which of the articles is more boring?


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3. Are the books bigger than the CD-ROM?


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4. Is the CD-ROM more expensive than the books?


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VI. Look at these pictures and compare them using the adjectives in the box

BIG - EXPENSIVE- FAST- HEAVY- LIGHT- SLOW- SMALL- COMFORTABLE

1. ___________________________________________

2. ___________________________________________

3. ___________________________________________

4. ___________________________________________

5. ___________________________________________

6. ___________________________________________

7. ___________________________________________

8. ___________________________________________

VII Choose the correct alternative for each sentence. (Comparatives or Superlatives)

1. I think that’s _____ film I’ve ever seen


a) the funnier than b) the funny c) the funniest d) the funnier

2. Is football the _____ sport in Chile?


a) popular b) more popular c) popularest d) most popular

3. Vegetables are _____ last week


a) expensiver than b)more expensiver tham c) more expensive than d) most
expensive

4. I think Vladimir is _____ intelligent person in the class


a) more than b) the most c) most d) the more

5. Don’t you think there are _____ things to do on hokidays than watching tv all day?
a) best b) bestest c) better d) better than

6. Summer is _____ season in our country


a) the hottest b) hotter than c) the hot d) hot

7. Groenland has the _____ weather of the world. It’s always raining and snowing
a) bad b) worse than c) worst d) worsest

8. The Everest is _____ the Aconcagua


a) the highest b) highest than c) the higher than d) higher than

9. Last week we had _____ day in Santiago, the temperature was –18ºC
a) the colder b) the coldest c) the cold d) colder than
10. To fall from a motorcycle is _____ to fall from a bicycle.
a) more painful b) more painful than c) painfuller than d) the painfullest

11. If you suffer asthma, don’t go to Mexico City. It is one of the _____ cities in the world
a) pollutest b) more polluted c) polluter than d) most polluted

12. The _____ place from Chile is Australia. It’s on the other side of the world.
a) farther b) farthest c) farther than d) farthest than

13. I don’t think your bike is _____ mine.


a) fastest than b) faster c) fastest d) faster than

14. Michael was _____ basketball player in the world


a) taller b) tallest c) the taller d) the tallest

15. Speaking Japanese is _____writing it.


a) the easiest b) easy c) easier than d) easyer than

Superlatíve Adjectives
Short Adjectives: the adj + -est ( cel mai adj.)

VIII Follow the example and complete the list with the correct Superlative
e.g. fast  the fastest
nice  the nicest
large 
tall 
old 
long 
great 
smart 
friendly  the friendliest
funny 
silly 
hot  the hottest
big 

Long Adjectives: the most + adj ( cel mai adj.)

popular  the most popular


exciting 
successful 

Irregular Adjetives:

Good  the best


Bad  the worst
Far  the farthest or the furthest

VIII. Write the following sentences using the correct form of the adjective (comparative or

superlative)
1. Clare is __________________________________________________ Mike. (old)

2. Jane is ________ of the four. She eats very well and does a lot of sports, (healthy)

3. The coach thinks that Peter is the __________________ player of the team, (fast)

4. The teacher doesn't think Christopher is ________ the other students. (intelligent)

5. Kamilla is ___________________ girl in the class. She is always laughing. (happy)

6. The Sahara desert is one of the ___________________deserts in the world. (hot)

7. The climate in the North of Chile is _______________________ in the South, (dry)

8. Asia is _________________________________________________ Europe. (big)

9. A Rolls-Royce is one of _______________________ cars in the world. (expensive)

10. Nights with no moon are _______________________ nights with full moon. (dark)

11. ____________________________ hurricanes are developed over México, (violent)

12. Diamonds are ______________________________ jewels in the world. (precious)

13. History classes are _________________________ chemistry classes. (interesting)

14. Belize is one of _______________________________ cities I’ve visited (beautiful)

15. Rachel is _____________________________________________ me, but... (thin)

… Grace is __________________________________________________ girl in my class (thin)