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Comparison with as...as

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We can show that two things are not equal using not + as + adjective + as When we use this structure, the first thing mentioned is 'less' than the second thing. The order of the things you are comparing is opposite to that used in comparisons with comparative adjectives. This one i...Read more


The following ESL resources are available for Comparison with as...as:

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Comparison: as...as team quiz
Students in teams. (1) Teams read statements and mark as true / false. (2) Each teams A reads their statements to a team B. Team B must decide if true / false. etc etc * Hong Kong - related examples


Comparatives - as....as quiz 01 (264)
Multiple choice quiz. Say whether statements are true of false. Includes 'not nearly as....as'; 'nearly as...as' and 'not quite as....as'


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



ESL lesson plans

How Donald Trump got rich: a tale of three Trumps

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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

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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

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B2/C1 Complete lesson Vocabulary work clothes; skills: gender discrimination; grammar: reported speech.

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English grammar notes

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