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SUBMITTED BY: Roger Parker

 

EDITED BY: siguy

GRAMMAR: Comparative/Superlative

EXAMPLE: Arnie is the shortest.

DATE ADDED: Feb 03, 2015

Small Classes (1-15 Students)ÒLarge Classes (16-39 Students)Ó

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15-20 min.

 

 

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BRIEF OUTLINE: Students make sentences comparing the the characters in the picture. 

 

MATERIALS NEEDED:

 

DETAILED EXPLANATION:

  1. Review the grammar with the students.
  2. Use the worksheet and get them to make sentences. Try to get the same amount of the Comparative Form and the superlative Forms
     

VARIATIONS:

  • You could do a follow up speaking activity
    in pairs, one student says; Tell me about Arnie
    the other makes 2 or 3 true sentences and tells the other student

 

TEACHING SUGGESTIONS:

  • Remind or teach students about the spelling rules when adding 'er'. Ex: big - bigger (there is an extra 'g') Ex: cute - cuter (only 'r' is added) Ex: happy - happier (change the 'y' to an 'i')

 

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