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Grammar and exercises on the comparative and superlative of adjectives. I hope you like it and find it useful. Have a wonderful evening/day.Hugs!
Level: elementary
Age: 12-14
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20 test questions about comparatives and superlatives. With these tests I find it easy to identify where students have problems. Hope you also find it useful:))))))))
Level: elementary
Age: 10-17
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Exercise to practice comparatives
Level: elementary
Age: 8-17
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comparatives and superlatives test
A useful test about comparatives and superlatives.
Level: elementary
Age: 9-17
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comparative adjectives
This ws is mainly for false beginners. There are some explanations, rules, and oral and written exercises. Hope it will be useful for your students. =)
Level: elementary
Age: 12-17
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Comparatives & Superlatives
I think this will be be the last worksheet on adjectives. It includes two activities. I made it for my students so they can have enough practice on this lesson. I included a balck and white version. Answer key is also included. I hope you like it.
Level: intermediate
Age: 9-17
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Comparison of adjectives (BW+key)
Look at the pictures and fill in the gaps using comparatives. Hope you like it and find it useful:-)
Level: elementary
Age: 12-14
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Students read the information about three boys and do the three exercises in which they have to answer questions, correct information and write sentences using the prompts. I hope you like it and find it useful.
Level: elementary
Age: 12-14
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Read the text and answer the questions

Alice Jones works in St. Louis, Missouri, as a sales representative for a big publishing company. She has a job offer from a smaller publishing company in New York City to become the marketing director for college textbooks. She can't decide if she should take the job or not.

In a smaller company, there may be more chances for advancement and promotion because more people get to know you. Her company now is so big that she doesn't know anyone outside her department. But the company in New York doesn't pay as well as the company in St. Louis. They are offering her $2,000 less than her present salary. But the new job title, marketing director, is more impressive than her current job title, sales representative. A marketing job is probably more challenging than her sales job. It also involves a lot more responsibility.

The move from St. Louis to New York is also a big change. New York is an exciting place to live in, but it is expensive and dangerous, especially for a single woman. However, it really is the centre of the publishing industry, so it seems like a better city to work in than St. Louis.

Alice needs to make a decision soon.

'Grammar Plus Workbook'

By Judy DeFilippo (Northeastern University) and Daphne Mackey

(Page 80)

Comprehension Questions:

1. Fill in the table with the right information from the text.



Company size

Current job
New Job

2. Are the following statements true or false? Tick the proper box.




a) The company in New York is bigger than the company in St. Louis.
b) The job in New York pays less than the job in St. Louis.
c) New York is a safe city.

3. Tick the appropriate title for the text?

Looking for a job
A big decision



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