2. Open the brackets and use the comparative form of the adjectives and adverbs:
1) Is there a … (late) train passing here? 2) You have made … (few) mistakes than yesterday. 3) There are … (many) customers on Saturdays than on weekdays. 4) My … (old) brother is 3 years … (old) than me. 5) This book is … (interesting) than that one. 6) … (far) details will be given next time. 7) Is German grammar … (difficult) than English grammar? 8) She is … (clever) than her brother. 9) Motorcycles are … (noisy) than cars. 10) Dennis plays tennis … (bad) than John. 11) Are expensive things … (good) than cheap ones? 12) Days are getting … (short) in November. 13) This sofa is … (comfortable) than that one. 14) Life is becoming … (difficult). 15) You’re … (old) than me. 16) Can you walk a bit … (fast)?
3. Open the brackets and use the comparative form of the adjectives and adverbs:
1) The exam was quite difficult – … (difficult) than I expected. 2) I know him well – probably … (well) than anybody else knows him. 3) This coffee is very weak. I like it a bit … (strong). 4) The hotel was surprisingly cheap. I expected it to be … (expensive). 5) The weather is too cold here. I’d like to live somewhere … (warm). 6) Don’t worry. The situation isn’t so bad. It could be … (bad). 7) I felt tired last night, so I went to bed … (early) than usual. 8) I want a … (big) flat. We don’t have enough space here. 9) The instructions were very complicated. They could have been … (simple). 10) In some parts of our country, prices are … (high) than in others. 11) You look … (thin). Have you lost weight? 12) David looks … (old) than he really is. 13) I’ve waited long enough. I’m not waiting any … (long). 14) Could you speak a bit … (slowly)? 15) How do you feel? – Much … (good), thank you. 16) Your English is improving. It’s getting … (good) and … (good).
4. Open the brackets and use the comparative form of the adjectives and adverbs:
1) … (many) and … (many) people are learning English now. 2) Let’s go by car. It’s much … (cheap). 3) My … (old) sister is a nurse. 4) Unfortunately her illness was … (serious) than we thought at first. 5) It was very hot yesterday. Today it’s a bit … (cool). 6) It’s a lot … (easy) to learn a foreign language in a country where it is spoken. 7) I enjoyed our visit to the museum. It was far … (interesting) than I expected. 8) I spent … (little) money than you. 9) He is … (nervous) about it than I am. 10) I liked this movie, although I found it a bit … (dull) than his last film. 11) This exam was a bit … (easy) than all the other tests. 12) Flying is a lot … (quick) than going by car. 13) I prefer this chair to the other ones. It’s … (comfortable). 14) Our hotel was … (cheap) than all the others in the town. 15) The United States is very large, but Canada is … (large). 16) I felt well yesterday, but I feel … (good) today.
5. Open the brackets and use the superlative form of the adjectives and adverbs:
1) She must be … (rich) woman in the world. 2) It was … (late) thing I expected of you. 3) It was a very bad experience. It was one of … (bad) experiences in my life. 4) February is … (snowy) and … (cold) month of the year. 5) It’s a very valuable painting. It’s … (valuable) painting in the gallery. 6) He is a very dangerous criminal. He is one of … (dangerous) criminals of the country. 7) Is English … (useful) language to learn? 8) I wonder what his … (near) step is going to be? 9) I haven’t heard … (late) news. I think it was very interesting. 10) He is a very rich man. He is one of … (rich) man in the world. 11) It’s a very good room. It’s … (good) room in the hotel. 12) Their house is … (far) in our street. 13) Kate is … (tall) of these two girls. 14) This is … (incredible) story I have ever heard. 15) It was a very happy day. It was … (happy) day in my life. 16) Excuse me. Where is … (near) metro-station?
6. Open the brackets and use the superlative form of the adjectives and adverbs:
1) He’s a very good player. He is … (good) player in the team. 2) It’s a very big castle. It’s one of … (big) castles in Britain. 3) This is easily … (good) restaurant in London. 4) What was … (happy) day of your life? 5) Everest is … (high) mountain in the world. 6) What is … (popular) sport in your country? 7) It was an awful day. It was … (bad) day of my life. 8) What’s … (quick) way of getting from here to the airport? 9) For … (far) information, please write to the above address. 10) His brother is … (talented) person I have ever met. 11) I think … (good) way to learn English is to go to an English-speaking country. 12) She always wears … (late) fashion. 13) It’s … (little) of two evils. 14) This is … (beautiful) picture I’ve ever seen. 15) It’s … (old) building in the city. 16) It was … (simple) grammar rule for me.
7. Open the brackets and use the superlative form of the adjectives and adverbs:
1) Swimming is … (popular) summer sport. 2) Coal is … (important) natural resource. 3) Shakespeare is … (outstanding) poet and playwright of all the ages. 4) He is … (clever) man. 5) Which is … (high) mountain in the world? 6) This is … (sunny) room in the hotel. 7) What is … (late) news? 8) I am … (young) of the three children in our family. 9) This is … (near) post-office to our house. 10) That’s … (funny) story I have ever heard. 11) She is … (rich) woman in the world. 12) The Mississippi is … (long) river in the world. 13) What is … (stupid) thing you have ever done? 14) What do you think is … (happy) time in a person’s life: when you are a child or an adult? 15) What was … (interesting) book you read in childhood? 16) What is … (easy) way for learning a foreign language?
8. Open the brackets and use the right degree of the adjectives:
1) Northern Ireland is far … (small) than Australia. 2) A plane is much … (fast) than a train. 3) Are married women much … (happy) than single women? 4) I believe this flat is as … (comfortable) as that. 5) This exercise is … (easy) than that one. 6) This is a very … (funny) film. 7) His answer at the exam wasn’t as … (good) as his friend’s. 8) This was one of … (bad) experiences in my life. 9) The kangaroo is … (clever) than the cow but the monkey is … (clever). 10) The … (responsible) you are, the … (few) problems you get. 11) German is … (difficult) than Spanish. 12) She has two children. Her … (old) son is twenty-five years old. 13) This building is one of … (old) in the street. 14) The … (large) the house is, the … (difficult) it is to keep it tidy. 15) Have you heard … (late) news? – No, what’s the matter? 16) Was that … (late) bus to London? – No, there is one more in half an hour. 17) Dick is … (old) child in the family. 18) Could you tell me the way to … (near) bus stop, please? – You should walk … (far) along this street and then turn to the left. 19) Is your father much … (old) than your mother? 20) Is it only seven o’clock? I thought it was much … (late).
9. Open the brackets and use the right degree of the adjectives:
1) The new bookshop is much … (near) to my house than the old one. 2) Why were you absent … (late) week? 3) Going by plane is … (short) than by train. 4) Am I speaking loud or shall I speak a bit … (loud)? 5) Yesterday I came home … (late) than usual. 6) This is … (high) building in our town. 7) I think German is … (difficult) than English. 8) She is … (strange) person I have ever met. 9) It was … (bad) time of my life. 10) The weather is much … (good) today than it was yesterday. 11) This test is … (easy) than the last one. 12) It’s … (warm) today than it was yesterday. 13) It was … (beautiful) music I’ve ever heard. 14) Your computer is … (modern) than mine. 15) This flat is too small. We need to get a … (big) one. 16) Going by car is twice as … (long) as going by train. 17) It was by far … (good) time of my life. 18) I think English spelling is by far … (difficult). 19) He is not nearly as … (intelligent) as his sister. 20) Australia is the earth’s … (old) continent.
10. Open the brackets and give the correct form of the comparative constructions: