Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Practice 3 – Comparison of adjectives in sentences

Put in the adjective in bold from the first sentence into the second sentence in its correct form. (comparative or superlative)

Example: I have a fast car, but my friend has a _________ car.
Answer : I have a fast car, but my friend has a  faster  car.

1) This is a nice cat. It’s much ___________ than my friend’s cat.

2) He has an interesting hobby, but my sister has the ____________hobby in the world.

3) This book is cheap, but that one is ___________ .

4) My house is small, but her house is even _____________ than mine.

5) Susan is tall, but her sister is __________ than her.

6) Joan is pretty, and she is the __________ girl in the class.

7) The elephant is big . It is _________ than the rhinoceros.

8) This is a difficult exercise. But the exercise with an asterisk (*) is the ___________exercise on the worksheet.

Practice 2 - Adjective or Adverb

Fill in the words in brackets as adjective or adverb as in the example.

Example: Peter works ____________(slow).
Answer: Peter works slowly.

1) It’s a ________________day today. (terrible)

2) She sings the song ____________. (good)

3) He is a ________________ driver. (careful)

4) He ______________reads a book.

5) You can ______________open this tin. (easy)

6) He drives the car ________________(careful).

7) The dog barks _________________. (loud)

8) Max is a _______________ singer. (good)

9) The class is _______________ loud today. (terrible)

10) Sandy is a  _______________ girl. (pretty)

Monday, October 22, 2012

Practice 1 - Countable and Uncountable nouns

Circle the correct answers.
1. She is on leave today so she has ( some , plenty of ) time to clean her room.
2. You can obtain ( many , a lot of ) information through the Internet.
3. We must not make ( any , much ) noise in the library.
4. ( Much , Many ) children die of hunger every year in Africa.
5. Mrs Samantha pours ( a little , a number of ) detergent to the clothes in the washing machine.

6. Samuel has a stomach upset because he has eaten too ( few , little , much , many ).      
7. There was (any , a few ,  a little , a lot of ) mud on the roads after the flood.
8. How ( a lot , some , much , many ) does a kilogram of mango cost?

9. “Is there ( any , a few , some , many )letter for me?” Zi Qing asked her mother.
10. The bus skidded and crashed into a tree. Luckily only ( a few , much , many , a lot of ) passengers were injured.