Dec 16, 2016

UNIT 107 • Superlatives — the longest / the most enjoyable etc.

20 cards
, 34 answers
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  • Complete the sentences. Use a superlative (‘~est’ or ‘most …’) + a preposition.
    • It’s a very nice room.
      It’s the hotel.

      • It’s a very cheap restaurant.
        It’s in the town.

        • It was a very happy day.
          It was my life.

          • She’s a very intelligent student.
            She the class.

            • It’s a very valuable painting.
              It the gallery.

              • Spring is a very busy time for me.
                It the year.

              • Complete the sentences. Use ‘one of’ + a superlative + a preposition.
                • It’s a very nice room.
                  It’s the hotel.

                  • He’s a very rich man.
                    He’s the world.

                    • It’s a very old castle.
                      It Britain.

                      • She’s a very good player.
                        She the team.

                        • It was a very bad experience.
                          It my life.

                          • He’s a very dangerous criminal.
                            He the country.

                          • Complete the sentences. Use a superlative (‘~est’ or ‘most …’) or a comparative (‘~er’ or ‘more …’).
                            • We stayed at hotel in the town. (cheap)
                              Our hotel was than all the others in the town. (cheap)
                              The United States is very large but Canada is (large)
                              What’s river in the world? (long)
                              He was a bit depressed yesterday but he looks today. (happy)
                              It was an awful day. It was day of my life. (bad)
                              What is sport in your country? (popular)
                              Everest is mountain in the world. It is than any other mountain. (high)
                              We had a great holiday. It was one of the holidays we’ve ever had. (enjoyable)
                              I prefer this chair to the other one. It’s (comfortable)
                              What’s way of getting from here to the station? (quick)
                              Mr and Mrs Brown have got three daughters. is 14 years old. (old)
                              or
                              Mr and Mrs Brown have got three daughters. is 14 years old. (old)

                            • What do you say in these situations? Use a superlative + ‘… ever …’. Use the words given in brackets (in the correct form).
                              • You’ve just been to the cinema. The film was extremely boring.
                                You tell your friend:
                                That’s
                                boring / film / see

                                • Your friend has just told you a joke, which you think is very funny.
                                  You say:
                                  That’s
                                  funny / joke / hear

                                  • You’re drinking coffee with a friend. It’s really good coffee.
                                    You say:
                                    This
                                    good / coffee / taste

                                    • You are talking to a friend about Mary. Mary is very patient.
                                      You tell your friend about her:
                                      She
                                      patient / person / meet

                                      • You have just run ten kilometres. You’ve never run further than this.
                                        You say to your friend:
                                        That’s
                                        or
                                        That’s
                                        far / run

                                        • You decided to give up your job. Now you think this was a bad mistake.
                                          You say to your friend:
                                          It was
                                          bad / mistake / make

                                          • Your friend meets a lot of people, some of them famous.
                                            You ask your friend:
                                            Who
                                            famous / person / meet?

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