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Nome do aluno:

srie/turma
2 EM ____

Curso:Ensino Mdio

Disciplina: Ingls
Professora: Cristina
Bimestre:
Tipo de atividade: Extra exercises on unit 14
Data:____/____/____
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Objetivo: Usar corretamente o Degree of adjectives (comparative of equality and superiority) em

ingls.
Instrues: Leia a atividade com bastante ateno;
Todas as respostas devem estar a caneta azul ou preta.

Nota

Regras para o uso do Comparativo de Adjetivos


1. Comparative of equality
Usamos para dizer que dois objetos ou pessoas so iguais.
Example:

John is as tall as Mary. (Os dois tem a mesma altura)


Cludio is as intelligent as Carlos. (Os dois so inteligentes)

Nota-se que os adjetivos tall/intelligent so usados entre as ... as.

2. Comparative of superiority
Para falarmos em grau comparativo de superioridade em ingls devemos classific-los em dois tipos:
short (curto) e long (longos)

A. Para fazermos o comparativo dos adjetivos curtos, acrescentamos er ao adjetivo e a palavra than
(do que). Complete o resto da tabela.

short adjectives
short
long
cheap
small
quiet
clean
fast
slow
Nice

comparative
shorter than
_____________________
_____________________
_____________________
_____________________
_____________________
_____________________
_____________________
_____________________

traduo
mais baixo do que
mais comprido do que
mais barato do que
menor do que
mais quieto do que
mais limpo do que
mais rpido do que
mais devagar do que
mais simptica do que

Eg.: John is shorter than Paul. (John mais baixo do que Paul.)
B. Para os adjetivos curtos terminados em y tiramos o y e acrescentamos ier e a palavra than.
Complete o resto da tabela.
Adjective
Heavy
Shy
Easy
Friendly

comparative
heavier than
_______________________
_______________________
_______________________

traduo
mais pesado do que
mais tmido do que
mais fcil do que
mais amigvel do que

Eg.: Jane is shier than Carla. (Jane mais tmida do que Carla.)
C. Para adjetivos curtos que so formados por consoante + vogal + consoante, dobra-se a ultima letra e
acrescenta-se er than. Complete a tabela.
Short adjectives
Big
Hot

comparative
bigger than
__________________________

traduo
maior do que
mais quente do que

D. Para fazermos o comparativo dos adjetivos longos, colocamos a palavra more + adjetivo + than.
Complete o resto da ta bela.
long adjectives
intelligent
expensive
beautiful
interesting
dangerous
boring
modern

comparative
more intelligent than
__________________________
__________________________
__________________________
__________________________
__________________________
__________________________

traduo
mais inteligente do que
mais caro do que
mais bonita do que
mais interessante do que
mais perigoso do que
mais chato do que
mais moderno do que

Eg.: Soccer is more interesting than tennis.


E. As excees so:
adjective
good
bad
far

comparative
better than
worse than
farther than

traduo
melhor do que
pior do que
mais longe do que

Exercise 1
Complete as frases com os adjetivos na forma comparativa.
1. He is ________________________________________ I am. (Young)
2. Mr. Smith is ____________________________________ I am. (old)
3. Chicago is _________________________________ Paris. (big)
4. This book is ______________________________ the other one. (good)
5. Today the weather is ____________________________ yesterday. (bad)
6. This exercise is _________________________________ the other. (easy)
7. This metal is __________________________________ gold. (valuable)
8. Jane is ______________________________________ her sister. (attractive)
9. John is ____________________________________ his brother. (smart)
10. Ferrari is ____________________________________ BMW. (expensive)
11. My bed is __________________________________ my brothers. (heavy)
12. She is __________________________________ I am. (pretty)
13. Mt. Everest is _______________________________ Aconcagua. (high)
14. January is ___________________________________ August. (hot)
15. This chair is ____________________________________ my sofa. (comfortable)

Exercise 2
Make sentences in the comparative form (....er than / more ... than):
Example: 1) Fred / tall / Jane

Fred is taller than Jane.

2) Her bedroom / big / the living -room.


_____________________________________________________________________________________
3) A train / fast / a car
_____________________________________________________________________________________
4) Japanese / difficult / English
_____________________________________________________________________________________
5) I / happy / my friend
_____________________________________________________________________________________
6) A bicycle / cheap / a motorbike
_____________________________________________________________________________________
7) Paul / intelligent / John
_____________________________________________________________________________________
8) Africa / hot / Greenland
_____________________________________________________________________________________
9) Carlos / good student / his brother
_____________________________________________________________________________________
Exercise 3
Choose one adjective from de box and complete the sentences below using the comparative of equality.
(as ... as)
big

cheap

powerful

long

serious

a.

Plastic jewellery is _______________________________ diamonds and pearls.

b.

His problems are _______________________________ her problems.

c.

So Paulo is _____________________________ Acre.

d.

Your car is _________________________________ my car.

e.

The Amazon river is ____________________________the Thames.

Exercise 4
Put the words in the right order to make a sentence in the comparative of superiority.
a.
Slim Skinty / richer / Bob Mcgive / is / than
______________________________________________________________________
b.
successful / brother / his / more / than / Bill / is
______________________________________________________________________
c.
here / the / Manchester / in / worse / than / weather / is
______________________________________________________________________
d.
sergeant / is / a / important / a / general / more / than
______________________________________________________________________
e.
better / than / Italian / American / are / pizzas / pizzas
______________________________________________________________________

Exercise 5
Complete the sentences with words from the box in the comparative form using as as.
Good

beautiful

intelligent

difficult

old

fast

1. Peter and Bill always get 10 on their tests. Peter is _____________________________ his friend Bill.
2. You have a Fiat 93 and I have a Ford 99. My car is not __________________________ your car.
3. Lucy and Jane are top models. Lucy is _____________________________ Jane.
4. Im very bad at history and geography. History is _________________________ geography for me.
5. A Volkswagen is not ______________________________ a Mercedes.
6. I always make chocolate cake but my chocolate cake is not ___________________________ yours.
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