Comparative and Superlative Weekends

New Cutting Edge Intermediate Module 3

Compare your weekends and find out who had one which is described by some of the adjectives below. Choose any adjective, decide who it refers to by describing your week and asking questions, then move on to another one.

more routine/ the most routine

shorter/ the shortest

longer/ the longest

cheaper/ the cheapest

quieter/ the quietest

more expensive/ the most expensive

more romantic/ the most romantic

more interesting/ the most interesting

more exciting/ the most exciting

more varied/ the most varied

more unusual/ the most unusual

stranger/ the strangest

more boring/ the most boring

busier/ the busiest

better/ the best

worse/ the worst

spent further away from home/ the furthest away from home

more exhausting/ the most exhausting

more stressful/ the most stressful

more relaxing/ the most relaxing

more productive/ the most productive

healthier/ the healthiest

more dangerous/ the most dangerous

more disastrous/ the most disastrous

more successful/ the most successful

weirder/ the weirdest

more embarrassing/ the most embarrassing

more terrifying/ the most terrifying

From memory or your grammar knowledge, write the comparative and superlative of each adjective below

routine short long cheap

quiet expensive romantic interesting

exciting varied unusual strange

boring busy good bad

far tiring exhausting stressful

relaxing productive healthy dangerous

disastrous successful weird embarrassing

terrifying

What are the rules?

Use the rules to make the comparatives and superlatives of these adjectives:

startling smart casual hideous

flirtatious furious terrible terrific

shabby impatient cowardly pathetic

stunned hostile threatening upset

enthusiastic obvious humorous bright

energetic funny fun polluted

dirty slow paced peaceful rural

urban cosmopolitan

With your partner, use comparatives and superlatives to describe your city

Is the town where you live a good place to spend the weekend? Why/ why not?

How does it compare to other places you know?

How would you recommend a foreign visitor to spend a city break in this town? What should they see and do?

How about someone who had two weeks to explore your country?

What do you think an Australian would suggest for someone who had two weeks to see the whole country?

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PDF version for easy printing: WeekendsComparativeSuperlative

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