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Ex. 61. Change these statements so that they use as ¼as.

Model: The teacher speaks English more fluently than I (do).

I don’t speak English as fluently as the teacher (does).

1. A car costs more than a motorcycle. 2. Cream has more fat than milk. 3. Women live longer than men. 4. The teacher speaks English better than I do. 5. Chicago has more people than Miami. 6. Tokyo is more crowded than Los Angeles. 7. Do you spell better than the other students in the class? 8. Did you go to bed later or earlier than your roommate last night? 9. That horse runs faster than Perfect, restless, unique, dead, active, lonely, serious, complete, helpful, wrong, total, futile, breakable, main, new, principal, right, sound, effective, good. mine. 10. A big house is usually more expensive than a small one. 11. The weather was worse yesterday than it is today. 12. He can throw a ball farther than I can.

Ex. 62. Comparing now and then. Albert is thinking about life today and life 40 years ago. Complete his sentences. Use ¼ than or not as¼ as.

Model: Cars / fast. — Cars are faster than they were.

Children / more things. — Children have got more things than they had. People / not work / hard. — People don’t work as hard as they did.

1. Life / expensive. 2. People / not / friendly. 3. Films / violent. 4. People / live Perfect, restless, unique, dead, active, lonely, serious, complete, helpful, wrong, total, futile, breakable, main, new, principal, right, sound, effective, good. / long. 5. House / good. 6. Families / not big. 7. Children / freedom. 8. People / eat / good food.

Ex. 63. Compare the objects according to the given model.

Model: A lemon - an apple (sour). — A lemon is sourer than an apple.

An apple is not so sour as a lemon.

1. The Black Sea – the White sea (warm). 2. Oil – water (light). 3. Butter – caviar (cheap). 4. Stone – wood (heavy). 5. Carrots – cucumbers (useful). 6. China – Japan (large). 7. Meat – vegetables (expensive). 8. Japanese – Spanish (difficult).

Ex. 64. Write sentences with not as ¼ as and comparative (older / more difficult etc.)

Model: Mexico City / London / expensive / crowded. — Mexico City isn’t as expensive as London but it is Perfect, restless, unique, dead, active, lonely, serious, complete, helpful, wrong, total, futile, breakable, main, new, principal, right, sound, effective, good. more crowded.

1. City life / village life / friendly / exciting. 2. Motorways / country roads / interesting / fast. 3. Travelling by plane / travelling by bus / cheap / comfortable. 4. Egypt / Iceland / green / warm. 5. Bicycles / cars / comfortable / easy to park.

Ex. 65. Fill in the blanks with the correct form of the adjective or adverb in brackets.

1. Your work is ¼ than that of John (good). 2. Clare is ¼ than Mike (old). 3. Mary is ¼ student of your group (bright). 4. Nothing can be ¼ than a swim on a hot day (nice). 5. Yours is ¼ dictation, I’m sorry to say (bad). 6. This book is as &frac Perfect, restless, unique, dead, active, lonely, serious, complete, helpful, wrong, total, futile, breakable, main, new, principal, right, sound, effective, good.14; as the one you are reading (interesting). 7. Who in your family gets up ¼ in the morning (early)? 8. Will you please drive ¼ than this (slowly)? 9. Which is ¼ way to University (near)? 10. July is ¼ and ¼ month of the year (hot, dry). 11. George is ¼ than William. He is ¼ in our family (old). 12. This street is ¼ and ¼ than that one (narrow, quiet). 13. I’m going to get to the party ¼ than you (soon). 14. Which is ¼ room in your flat (large)? 15. There is ¼ snow in the garden than in the street (much). 16. There is Perfect, restless, unique, dead, active, lonely, serious, complete, helpful, wrong, total, futile, breakable, main, new, principal, right, sound, effective, good. ¼ sugar in this sugar-basin than in that one (little).

Ex. 66. Translate into English.

1. Роман — найвищий хлопчик у класі. 2. Моя квартира менш зручна. 3. Взимку дні коротші, ніж влітку. 4. Який день найкоротший у році? 5. Ваша дочка старша моєї. 6. Це питання найважливіше. 7. Ви бачите найвищий будинок у Києві. 8. Це — найцікавіша книжка, яку я прочитав. 9. Ганна — найкраща студентка нашої групи. 10. Чому ви так запізнились! — Краще пізніше, ніж ніколи. 11. Вибачте, я не зміг прийти раніше. 12. Сьогодні погода тепліша, ніж вчора. 13. Петро сказав, що це найкращий телевізор. 14. Я вважаю, що це один з найкращих номерів у готелі. 15. Її робота набагато цікавіша Perfect, restless, unique, dead, active, lonely, serious, complete, helpful, wrong, total, futile, breakable, main, new, principal, right, sound, effective, good., ніж та, що вона мала два роки тому. 16. Студенти попросили лектора говорити повільніше, щоб вони могли конспектувати. 17. Хоча ця сукня краща за ту, я не візьму її – мені не подобається колір. 18. Хто найдужчий у вашій групі? — Андрій.

Ex. 67. Write sentences with the ¼ the. Choose a half-sentence from box A to go with a half-sentence from box B.

Model: The earlier we leave, the sooner we’ll arrive.

A: the earlier we leave B: the faster you learn
the longer he waited the more I got to know him the more you practice your English the longer the Perfect, restless, unique, dead, active, lonely, serious, complete, helpful, wrong, total, futile, breakable, main, new, principal, right, sound, effective, good. telephone call the more goods you sell the more you have to pay the sooner we’ll arrive the more profit you’ll make the more impatient he became the more I liked him

Ex. 68. Select the correct form in the brackets in the following sentences.

1. Of the four dresses I like the red one (better / best). 2. My cat is the (prettier / prettiest) of the two. 3. Your assignment is different (from / than) mine. 4. The colder the weather gets, (sicker / the sicker) I feel. 5. A mink coat costs (twice more than / twice as much as) a sable coat. 6. This Perfect, restless, unique, dead, active, lonely, serious, complete, helpful, wrong, total, futile, breakable, main, new, principal, right, sound, effective, good. summary is (the better / the best) of the pair. 7. The museum is the (farther / farthest) away of the three buildings. 8. (The sooner / sooner) you take your medicine, the better you will feel. 9. Of the two landscapes that you have shown me, this one is (the more / the most) picturesque. 10. My house is (the same / as) high as his. 11. That child behaves (the most / most) carelessly of all. 12. This book costs twice (as much as / more than) the other one. 13. She takes (the same / such) courses as her husband. 14. The more he slept, (the more / the most) irritable he became. 15. Jerome has Perfect, restless, unique, dead, active, lonely, serious, complete, helpful, wrong, total, futile, breakable, main, new, principal, right, sound, effective, good. half (as many / more) records now as I had last year. 16. The more you have, (the more / more) you want.



Ex. 69. Correct the mistakes where necessary.

Model: He got up more early than she did. — He got up earlier than she did.

1. I am the same tall as my brother. 2. New York City is the larger city in the U. S. 3. That man is smarter that his wife. 4. The youngest student in the class has more better grades than you. 5. A big city has crime more than a small town. 6. I have three sons. My oldest son is married Perfect, restless, unique, dead, active, lonely, serious, complete, helpful, wrong, total, futile, breakable, main, new, principal, right, sound, effective, good.. 7. I visited many American cities, and I think that San Francisco is the more beautiful city in the U.S. 8. New York is one of largest cities in the world. 9. My uncle is the most intelligent person in my family. 10. She better speaks English than I do. 11. Texas is one of the biggest state in the U.S. 12. He more carefully drives than his wife.13. Paul is one of the youngest students in his class. 14. She is richer than her best friend, but her friend is happier than. 15. My computer is moderner than yours. 16. Jack is more good player Perfect, restless, unique, dead, active, lonely, serious, complete, helpful, wrong, total, futile, breakable, main, new, principal, right, sound, effective, good. than me. 17. It’s a bit hotter today. 18. Is it more interesting as his last book? 19. He paid less than you for the ticket. 20. My mother is the same age like my father. 21. Ann’s headache is badder today. 22. She lives much more far away now. 23. He put the new books on the tall books shelf. 24. I’m too tire to go to a late movie. 25. A truck driver often gets sleepy and has to rest at a truck stop. 26. She has two wonderful children and a great husband.


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