VIP Class Notes (Li)[S]

Vocabulary

far – verb

farther – adjective

eg. Ed kicked the ball farther than his brother Ted.

father – your dad

deserts: a place with lots of sand (no sea)

wet: with lots of water

eg. The sea is wetter than the desert.

dry: opposite of wet

eg. The driest place on earth.

cheetah: fastest cat in the world

explode: when something is going to go boom

eg. The pipe exploded because of Mr Bean.

Grammar

Comparing things

tall – adjective

A is (comparative word) than B

Li is taller than Eric.

Ice cream is sweeter than tea.

She is happier than him.

He is angrier than her.

The movie I saw last week is worse than the movie I saw last month.

Tall – positive     Taller – comparative     Tallest – superlative

Small                    Smaller                           Smallest

Bad                       Worse                             Worst

Good                     Better                             Best

Where is the tallest building in the world?

Who is the shortest person in your class?

A: Claire is the shortest person in my class.

if adjective is before noun – you use more/most 

eg. exciting /helpful

Reading books is more exciting than studying.

He is the most helpful person I’ve ever known.

Speaking

There is a road worker goes in front of Mr B’s home. The road worker was very loud. Mr B is angry and he want to stop the road worker but there are not listen for the Mr B. They only want to make the road fast. Mr B sees a woman make some coffee to the worker and then they not work now. Mr B has an idea and he make some yummy things for them like sandwiches and watermelon. But, the pipe is broken, and it’s going to explode. Mr B is on the road and he is hurt. Now, the road is broken too, but Mr B doesn’t angry now because he is in the quiet hospital.

Revised: 

There are two road workers working in front of Mr B’s home. The road workers were very loud. Mr B became angry and he wanted to stop the road workers but, they did not listen to Mr B. They only want to build the road fast. Mr B saw a woman make some coffee to give to the workers and then they stopped working. Mr B got an idea from the woman and he made some yummy food for them like sandwiches and watermelon. But, the pipe broke, and it’s going to explode. Mr B was on the road and he got hurt. Now, the road is broken too, but Mr B isn’t angry now because he is in a quiet hospital.