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English Grammar Step by Step: • Contents
• Introduction
• Notes
• Unit 1:  Negative and interrogative sentences
• Unit 2:  Short answers
• Unit 3:  Question tags
• Unit 4:  Questions and exclamations
• Unit 5:  So, neither, nor, either
• Unit 6:  Be, used to, would, be/get/become used to, dare, have, get, become, grow, go, turn, fall and feel
• Unit 7:  Verb tenses: forms
• Unit 8:  Irregular verbs
• Unit 9:  Verb tenses: uses
• Unit 10:  Personal pronouns, possessives and reflexive pronouns
• Unit 11: The genitive case
• Unit 12: Singular and plural nouns
• Unit 13: Gender
• Unit 14: A, an, some, any, no, not, none, each, every and the; compounds of some, any, no and every
• Unit 15: Neither, not...either, none, not...any, both and all
• Unit 16: A few, few, a lot, lots, a little, little, many, much, no and plenty
• Unit 17: Enough, too, so and such
• Unit 18: Comparative and superlative sentences
• Unit 19: The adjective order
• Unit 20: Relative clauses
• Unit 21: Do and make
• Unit 22: Modal verbs
• Unit 23: Infinitives, gerunds and present participles
• Unit 24: Conditional sentences
• Unit 25: Passive sentences
• Unit 26: Reported speech
• Unit 27: Purpose
• Unit 28: Word order
• Unit 29: Inversion
• Unit 30: Connectors
• Unit 31: Prepositions
• Unit 32: Phrasal verbs


Intermediate English Grammar:
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• Unit 9:  Irregular verbs


English Grammar for Beginners:
• Contents
• Unit 1:  A, an, some any and the
• Unit 2:  Some, any + body/one, + thing, + where
• Unit 3:  Personal pronouns and possessives
• Unit 4:  Reflexive pronouns, the reciprocal pronoun "each other" and object pronouns
• Unit 5:  List of irregular verbs


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Comparative and Superlative Sentences


Level: Intermediate



1. John is 18 years old. Mary, 19. Jennifer, 21.

Jennifer is the eldest of the three.
Jennifer is the oldest of the three.
Jennifer is the older of the three.
Jennifer is the elder of the three.
Mary is older than Jennifer.




2. I can't walk any ... . The pain in my leg is ... now.
OK! Let's go ... . We have ... survival if we keep walking.


further, worse, more slowly, more chances in
further, worst, more slowly, more chances of
farther, worse, slower, more chances of
further, worse, slower, more chances in
farther, worse, more slower, more chances at




3. They keep telling a lot of lies, which make me believe them less.

I don't believe them most because they tell fewest lies.
I don't believe them more because they tell fewer lies.
I believe them less because they tell fewer lies.
The most lies they tell, the least I will believe them.
The more lies they tell, the less I will believe them.




4. He has four sons and two daughters, and his ... son is ... than you are, but his ... daughter is ... .

oldest, oldest, oldest, younger
eldest, older, eldest, younger
elder, older, elder, younger
eldest, older, elder, younger
eldest, elder, elder, younger




5. As time goes by, the situation is getting ... difficult. There are fewer ... resources and ... money.

more and more, fewer, less
more, less, less
more and more, less, fewer
the most, less, fewer
the most, lesser, lesser




6. We do not offer them ... he does. However, our prices are ..., and our products are ... . As a matter of fact, the quality of his products leaves a lot to be desired, but ours is excellent.

as much alternatives as, far cheaper, far better
so many alternatives as, much cheaper, much better
as many alternatives as, much cheaper, much worse
so many alternatives as, most cheaper, most better
so alternatives as, much cheaper, much better




7. The ... saw him steal the money has told me that he is one of ... man in the town. He is ... I am.

same woman as, the richer, the same age that
same woman as, the richest, the same age than
same woman that, the richest, the same age that
same woman that, the richest, the same age as
same woman as, the richest, the same age as




8. I prefer fried eggs to caviar. They are ... and ... . Besides, it is ... to get eggs ... caviar. Eggs are sold everywhere, and affordable.

more expensive, more delicious, easier, than
a lot cheaper, less delicious, more difficult, than
a lot cheaper, more delicious, easier, than
cheaper, more delicious, rarer, than
cheaper, less tasty, easiest, in




9. The party was a roaring success: ... people kept coming, and everybody enjoyed it. However, Peter said that he would have preferred ... people because it was too crowded. He added that apart from that, it had been ... one ever. I hope that next year it will be ... this one.

more and more, more and more, the worst, worse than
more, more and more, the best, as good as
more, more, the best, as good as
more and more, fewer, the best, as good as
more and more, more and more, the best, as good as




10. I was ... . Night had fallen, and I was completely lost in the middle of nowhere. It was getting ..., and I could not see a thing. The noises of the night had never frightened me, but, to tell you the truth, that was ... my life.

more afraid than never, colder and colder, the longest night in
more afraid than ever, colder and colder, the longest night of
the most afraid of ever, colder, the longest night in
more afraid than never, colder, the shortest night in
more afraid than ever, colder and colder, longer than


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