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Comparative and superlative adjectives

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The following ESL resources are available for Comparative and superlative adjectives:

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Comparatives and superlatives - general knowledge quiz
Students complete and answer quiz in teams - practises comparatives and superlatives Answers B 2,2,3,2,4,2,4 A 2,3,4,1,3,2,2




Comparative and superlative adjectives (1046)
Ten-question MC quiz - basic forms (no adverbs, no as...as, no quantities)


Comparatives and superlatives quiz 2 (1371)
Ten-question MC quiz including (more) [adjective] (er) than, superlative adjectives, modifiers far, much, by far and the not as [adjective] as form



General English course books (adults)

English Result Pre-Intermediate Student's Book book cover 

English Result Pre-Intermediate Student's Book 

Mark Hancock   Annie McDonald   
Unit 2 My region  Page 21   comparative and superlative
Inside Out Student's Book Intermediate book cover 

Inside Out Student's Book Intermediate 

Susan Kay   Vaughan Jones   
Unit 4 Adrenalin  Page 40 
(1) Comparative adjectives for talking about sports. (2) Complete a love letter comparing your your partner, your love etc. 'You are sweeter than...'
Unit 4 Adrenalin  Page 41 
River Deep Mountain High - focuses on comparisons
New Cutting Edge Pre-Intermediate students' book book cover 

New Cutting Edge Pre-Intermediate students' book 

Sarah Cunningham   Peter Moore   
Module 5 Appearances  Pages 44 - 45
Various book exercises including listening

Photocopiable resource books

Intermediate Communication Games book cover 

Intermediate Communication Games 

Jill Hadfield   
32 - Yuppies  Page 32 
One S lays a card. Second S lays another card and compares it with the first.
Play Games with English Book 2 (1981-8) book cover 

Play Games with English Book 2 (1981-8) 

Colin Granger   John Plumb   
Comparative quiz page 12  Page 12 
Ss order short lists 'city, village, town' + adjective (big) and make sentences.

General English adult course resource packs

Reward Intermediate Resource Pack book cover 

Reward Intermediate Resource Pack 

Susan Kay   
14 Comparisons  Page 14 
Comparatives. Card game with picture prompts. Ss draw two cards and compare the items shown.

ESL lesson plans

How Donald Trump Got Rich: A Tale of Three Trumps

US Election ESL worksheet 1 Donald Trump ESL worksheet 2 Donald Trump worksheet 3 Donald Trump ESL worksheet 4 Donald Trump ESL worksheet 5 Donald Trump ESL worksheet 6
B1 / B2 Complete lesson Skills: split reading; discussion; role play Vocabulary: business and economics

Download A Tale of Three Trumps for B1/B2 (PDF)
C1 Complete lesson Skills: split reading; discussion; Grammar: participle clauses

Download A Tale of Three Trumps for C1 (PDF)

US Election Special 2016

US Election ESL worksheet 1 US Election ESL worksheet 2 US Election ESL worksheet 3 US Election ESL worksheet 4
B2/C1 Complete lesson Vocabulary: politics, elections; skills: discussing elections and issues.

Download Politics and the US Election (PDF)

Wear high heels or go home: gender discrimination at work

Gender descrimination ESL worksheet 1 Gender descrimination ESL worksheet 2 Gender descrimination ESL worksheet 3
B2/C1 Complete lesson Vocabulary work clothes; skills: gender discrimination; grammar: reported speech.

Download Workplace gender discrimination (PDF)

English grammar notes

Comparison with as...as

Comprehensive grammar reference notes, illustrated.
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