In this lesson students will learn to understand, produce, and use comparative adjectives.
They will learn the use of –er with short adjectives, –ier with 2-syllable adjectives that end in –y, and more/most with longer adjectives.
Timetable fit and presumed student knowledge:
Students are already familiar with most of the bare adjectives being used in this lesson.
Materials / Resources:
– Picture sets of opposites: fast – slow // dirty – clean // dangerous – safe // noisy – quiet // expensive – cheap // big – small [SOURCE: Google images*]
– Pictures: one each of the city (downtown Santiago) and the country (Chilean countryside) [SOURCE: Google images*]
– Handout I, controlled practice [original]
– Pictures, freer practice [SOURCE: Google images*]
– Bonus handout I [original]
– Bonus handout II [original]
*Note: Because I do not own the copyright to the images used in this lesson, I do not provide them here.