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I’m nowhere near as tidy as my sister!


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Students review the use of comparatives forms and phrases and discuss cleaning and household chores as well as related vocabulary. Students also modify comparisons to show the degree of difference (big differences, small differences, or no difference).

Comparative phrases reviewed in this Handout
as … as, a great deal … than, far … than, not quite as … as, considerably … than, not nearly as … as, slightly … than, almost as … as.

Intermediate: B1Upper-Intermediate: B2Advanced: C1
4 student pagesTeaching notes
Teaching time 120 mins
Language functions
Comparing and contrastingDescribing actions
Language forms
AdjectivesAdverbsArticles and quantifiers
DiscussionQuestions and answersReadingWriting

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