Степени cравнения английских прилагательных. Упражнения
Упражнение 1. Напишите сравнительную и превосходную степень для следующих прилагательных:
Упражнение 2. Вставьте подходящее прилагательное в нужной степени.
A train is ___________ than a bus. This text is the ___________ of all. I was ill last week but today I am________ Park Street is _______ than Market Street. This jacket is small for me. Show me a ________ one. What is the __________ thing in life? A crocodile is _________ than a water snake. Helen is the ________ girl in our class.
Упражнение 3. Упражнение Раскройте скобки, поставив предложенное прилагательное в нужной степени.
Jill’s a far________ (intelligent) person than my brother. Kate was the_________ (practical) of the family. Greg felt __________ (bad) yesterday than the day before. This wine is the ____________ (good) I’ve ever tasted. Jack was the________ (tall) of the two. Jack is the__________ (clever) of the three brothers. If you need any ___________ (far) information, please contact our head office. The sinking of Titanic is one of _____________ (famous) shipwreck stories of all time. Please, send the books back without_________ (far) delay. The deposits of oil in Russia are by far the __________ (rich) in the world. Could you come a bit _______ (early) tomorrow? I like this song _________ (well) than the previous one. Which of these two performances did you enjoy ________ (much)? The fire was put out _________ (quickly) than we expected.
Упражнение 4. Вставьте more или less.
People are______ intelligent than monkeys. Summer holidays are ____ splendid than winter holidays. Maths is _____ important than English. Books are ______ interesting than films. Writing in English is_____ difficult than speaking. Parents are_______ helpful than teachers. Reading is_______ useful than watching TV. Food is _____ expensive than clothes.
Упражнение 5. Сравните по образцу. Maths and English. (difficult) Maths is as difficult as English. History and Russian, (difficult) History is not so difficult as Russian.
Weather in autumn and weather in summer. (pleasant) A bike and a motor-bike, (comfortable) A snake and a crocodile, (dangerous) Shoes and coats, (expensive) Holidays and week-ends, (wonderful) Ann and Nell, (beautiful)
Упражнение 6. Прочитайте предложения. Выберите один из предложенных вариантов ответа.
1. Mike found himself а _______ job somewhere out of town. a) safer b) more safe c) more safer d) safest 2. We prefer the Palm Beach though it is _______ from the center. a) the farther b) farthest c) the farthest d) furthest 3. This detailed map is ________ the atlas. a) more useful as b) more useful like c) more useful than d) usefuller as 4. Safari parks are ________ places of all to keep animals. a) better b) the best c) most better d) more better 5. This computer is ________ advanced than the old model. a) farther b) far most c) far d) far more 6. They talked about ____________ developments in agriculture. a) the least b) the latter c) the latest d) the late 7. The situation is_____________ now and there isn't an easy solution. a) less more complicated b) many more complicate c) much more complicated d) farther more complicated 8. People stay indoors during the _________ part of the day. a) most hottest b) more hotter c) most hotter d) hottest
Упражнение 7. Подчеркните правильный вариант использования степени прилагательных old, near, far, late.
Let’s take a later/latest train. Computers are one of the latest/last discoveries of the 20th century. Sorry I’m late — am I the last/latest? That’s a further/farther reason to do it. This poem belongs to his latter /later works. Jane is 2 years older/elder than Jack. Jane is older/elder than Jack by two years. My older/elder brother is 5 years older/elder than me. Where is the nearest/next post office? The teacher told us about the latest/last elections in this country. The nearest/next house to ours is 2 miles away.