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1. Complete the text.

Use the comparative or superlative form of the adjectives in


brackets. You might need to include the or than.
The city of São Paulo
Read the text and complete with the correct adjective (comparative / superlative
/ regular) form. São Paulo is the larger (large) city in South America and the
third more (populous) city of the world, with more than 10 million inhabitants. It
is the economical capital of Brazil and a very most (busy) place. It is also more
(rich) in culture parks and museums. São Paulo is centered around the Praça
da Sé, where there is a stone mark symbolizing the "point zero" of the city. The
subway system is vey(clean) and very(efficient) but covers only a few areas of
the city, although extensions are being made.est(interesting) neighborhoods to
visit include Jardins, Itaim and the Ibirapuera Park. The main sights in the city
. The subway system is __________________ (clean) and
__________________ (efficient) but covers only a few areas of the city,
although extensions are being made. __________________ (interesting)
neighborhoods to visit include Jardins, Itaim and the Ibirapuera Park. The main
sights in the city include the different neighborhoods with their
__________________ (special) Italian, Japanese or Arabic influences. They
have their own characteristic atmosphere and it is a lot of fun to just walk
around, go to one of the many __________________ (small) restaurants or
have a drink somewhere. Brazilians say that paulistanos live to work and to eat,
which is probably true. Food in São Paulo is the __________________ (good)
in the country and rivals that of any major capital in the world. If you are there
and like to eat meat, make sure you try the rodizios (barbecue) or feijoada (pork
and beans - served only on Wednesdays and Saturdays). The pizzas are also
extremely tasteful and a must-eat. You can find it from a __________________
(wide) range of restaurants from the __________________ (cheap) delivery
place to fine __________________ (expensive) ones. São Paulo is also very
much a party town. You can get stuck in traffic in the middle of the night when
party animals return from their hunt. Automotive traffic in São Paulo is
__________________ (complicated), especially in main routes, all along the
weekdays and gets __________________ (bad) at rush hours (from 8 am to 10
am and from 6 pm to 8 pm). Laws to regulate traffic include a rule forbidding
cars to circulate at specific week days depending on the final number of their
license. On the weekends the traffic is __________________ (good) with some
complications in places where there are bars, shopping centers or other public
attractions. São Paulo has the __________________ (large) underground
transportation system in Brazil: the "Metro". It is not as __________________
(comprehensive) as the trains in Europe or North America, but it serves most of
the important areas. It is the __________________ (safe) and
__________________ (clean) way to get around São Paulo.
2. Cuál de las 2 imágenes prefiere…Responda utilizando comparativo y
superlativo.

A. Which house would you choose and why?

A. B.

$300,000 $75,000

Which car is better and why?

A. B.

$40,000 $15,000

c.

Which watch would you like to have and why?

A. B.

$400 $75

I choose the orange car because I like it better than gray is more
elegant and more beautiful than gray

3. Answer the questions below. Write your answers in the second column of the
table.

How old are you? How tall are you?


How many member of your family do you have?
What many shoes do you have?
What time do you usually wake up?
How far is your home from class?

B. Work in groups of six. Write the other students' names at the top of the
table. Interview each student using the questions from Exercise A and
complete the table with their answers.
C. When you have all the answers, use the results to write three
comparative and three superlative sentences about the students in your
group.
Examples: I am the oldest in my group.

You
Age 19

Height 1.56
Member of
family grandfather
Pairs of 7
shoes
Time you 7
wake up
Distance to 1 hour
class

4. "Present continuous OR Present simple?

'My name_____ (to be) Peter; l _______ (to live) in the suburbs of Boston with my
family. Most people_____  (to believe) we_____ (to be) rich because we _____ (to live)
in a big house. But our family ______  (to seem) to be like any other one. Have a look: 

Maggy, my wife _____(to like) cooking. She  ______ (to enjoy) being in the kitchen with
her friends. At the moment she______   (to make) a cake and you can't talk to her. 

What really ______ (to worry) her is our daughter who________  (to prefer) to chat in
front of her computer instead of cooking with her. Like many teenagers, Jenny ______
(to think) it _______  (to be) easier to get advice from someone you _____ (not + to go
to) see later. It's 5 pm. Paul, my son, _______ (to play) basketball in the garden and I 
______ (to watch) TV, I  ________ (to wait) for this delicious cake that Maggy ______
(to cook) . I told you, a family as yours. '

Peter 
5. Present Simple or Continuous? Choose the correct alternative(s) in
the sentences

1 Today she ’s spending/spends time with her grandmother.


2 They usually are going/go to the gym on Sundays.
3 We ’re having/have a barbecue later on. Do you want to come?
4 No, she can’t answer the phone, she has/is having a shower.
5 I always have/am having a coffee before I ’m leaving/leave for work in
the morning.
6 They sometimes fly/are flying to Sweden, but usually they are
going/go by boat.
7 Where are you? I ’m sitting/sit outside in the sunshine!
8 He always brings/is bringing a monolingual dictionary to his English
class.