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
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
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?
PDF version for easy printing: WeekendsComparativeSuperlative