FAIRWAY: COMPARISON OF ADJECTIVES

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W185 Comparison of Adjectives (1) – Vergleich

  1. Es ist sehr heiß. = It is (It’s) very hot.
  2. August is hotter than September.
  3. Yesterday was the hottest day.
  4. (Kasten:
    nice – nicer nicest (nett, lieb)// fine – finer – finest (fein, delikat) // simple – simpler – simplest (einfach)
    hot – hotter – hottest (heiß) //  big – bigger – biggest (groß; auch: dick) // thin – thinner – thinnest (dünn, mager) // wet – wetter – wettest (nass, feucht)
    easy – easier – easiest (einfach) // happy – happier – happiest (glücklich, zufrieden) // lovely – lovelier – loveliest (lieblich, reizend; nett) //  angry – angrier – angriest (grantig, sauer, böse))
  5. England ist größer als die Schweiz. = England is bigger than Switzerland.
  6. NY is the biggest city of the USA.
  7. This is the easiest way.
  8. Summer is the most beautiful season / time of the year.
  9. French is more difficult than English.
  10. This is the most interesting painting / picture / image.
  11. Er ist mein bester Freund. = He’s (he is) my best friend.
  12. This is your last chance.
  13. It was my worst test / exam.

 

Comparison – Formen, Übung – W185ab

 

German

adjective

comparative

superlative

alt

old

older

oldest

teuer

expensive

more expensive

most expensive

lang

long

longer

longest

warm

warm

warmer

warmest

nützlich

useful

more useful

most useful

begeisternd, anfeuernd, optimistisch

cheerful

more cheerful

most cheerful

sauber,

ordentlich

clean
tidy

cleaner

tidier

cleanest

tidiest

groß

tall
big

taller

bigger

tallest

biggest

schlank

slim
slender

slimmer

more slender

slimmest

most slender

laut (geräuschvoll, neg.); laut (~neutral)

noisy

loud

noisier

louder

noisiest

loudest

langweilig

boring

more boring

most boring

spät

late

later

latest

dünn

thin

thinner

thinnest

glücklich

happy

happier

happiest

deutlich, klar

clearly

clearlier

clearliest

bequem, faul

lazy

lazier

laziest

fett

fat

fatter

fattest

vorsichtig

carefully

more carefully

most carefully

 

W185b – Comparison (3)

1)      Is your sister older than you?

2)      Sue runs as fast as Terry. // Sue runs as quickly as Terry.

3)      A little village is more beautiful than a big town / city.

4)      Betty is happier than Nelly.

5)      TS is more famous than JM.

6)      This is the most difficult exercise.

7)      August is warmer than September.

8)      He is the best player.

9)      A train is faster than a car.

10)   A japanese car is not (= isn’t) as expensive as a Ford.

11)   Cornwall is as beautiful as Devon.

12)   I am the worst player.

13)   She swims as fast as a fish.    // [Sie schwimmt wie ein Fisch. = She swims like a fish.]

14)   He swims like a fish.

15)   The sun looks like a white moon.

16)   The air is colder than the water.

17)   A Toyota is as good as a Mazda.

18)   A. is stronger than W.

19)   A piano is more expensive than a guitar.

20)   It’s like a dream.

21)   It’s as beautiful as a dream. // It’s beautiful(; / -) like a dream.  

22)   That is the best car. 

 

W208 – To be or not to be..

1)      Fiona is a nice girl.

2)      Bob isn’t at home.

3)      The weather is bad.

4)      He was in the cinema.

5)      We were in Peru.

6)      You weren’t in your room.  // You were not in your room.

7)      Were you there?

8)      Why weren’t you at the concert?
Du warst beim Konzert. = You were at the concert.
Warst du beim Konzert? = Were you at the concert?
Warum warst du beim Konzert? = Why were you at the concert?
Warum warst du nicht beim Konzert? Why weren’t you at the concert?
Du warst nicht beim Konzert. = You weren’t at the concert.
Warst du nicht beim Konzert? = Weren’t you at the concert?

9)      When were you in France?

10)   There is a CD-player in the classroom. (There’s)

11)   There are three pictures on the wall.

12)   There were some clouds (Wolken) in the sky (am Himmel).

13)   I wasn’t hungry.

14)   Don’t be cheeky!

15)   Don’t be late!

16)   Be careful!

17)   They were very angry.

18)   Were your friends there, too? // Were your friends also there?

19)   No, they weren’t at the (train) station.

20)   She was very friendly.

21)   I am happy. / I’m happy.

22)   Why aren’t you happy? // Why are you not happy?

23)   There weren’t any snakes in the zoo.

24)   There were many cars in the streets. / Many cars were in the streets. 

25)   Three little birds were sitting on the tree.  (It began to rain and they flew away.)

 

W185c

1)      Can you see the lazy dog?

2)      Harry is more popular than Charles.

3)      She told me an amusing / entertaining / funny story.

4)      Stone is heavier than wood.

5)      That was the maddest / craziest / (funny) story.

6)      This wire is thinner than a hair.

7)      Rice is the cheapest / least expensive food. 
(little – less – least = wenig, weniger, am wenigsten)
Bread is less expensive than cake. = Bread is cheaper than cake.

8)      The Fat Cat Café is not as expensive as The Slim Rat’s Corner.

9)      Zurich is cleaner than Bern.

10)   The car is more comfortable than the train.

11)   The “Plaza” is more expensive than the “Bristol”.

12)   A grizzly is larger / bigger / taller than a tiger.

13)   The black track is the most difficult run / slope.

14)   Venus is brighter than Mars.

15)   MB is noisier than SC.

16)   KL isn’t more difficult to reach than Palm Beach.
KL ist genauso leicht zu erreichen wie PB.
KL is as easy to reach as PB.

17)   Key West the most distant island.

18)   The Tower is the oldest building in London.

19)   Why are the prices higher on Sunday than during the week?

20)   You look like RR.

 

It looks like it’s going to rain. = Es sieht so aus, als ob es gleich regnen würde. (sehr wahrscheinlich)

It looks like it’ll rain (it’ll = it will). = “ —  (nicht zu 100 % sicher)

She looks like Julia Roberts. = Sie sieht aus wie JR.

My cat looks like a little tiger. = Meine Katze sieht aus wie ein kleiner Tiger.

My car looks like a Ferrari. = Mein Auto sieht wie ein Ferrari aus.

 

 

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