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Level 7 (CEFR B1)

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  1. Lesson 1 | Is he the One?
    7 Temas
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    3 Cuestionarios
  2. Lesson 2 | I Love Shepherd's Pie
    7 Temas
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    2 Cuestionarios
  3. Lesson 3 | What are you going to do?
    7 Temas
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    6 Cuestionarios
  4. Lesson 4 | You have been working too much
    7 Temas
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    4 Cuestionarios
  5. Lesson 5 | Eating Out
    5 Temas
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    2 Cuestionarios
  6. Lesson 6 | Job search
    7 Temas
  7. Lesson 7 | Consumer society
    7 Temas
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    6 Cuestionarios
  8. Lesson 8 | ARTICLES
    7 Temas
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    4 Cuestionarios
  9. Lesson 9 | Obligations, suggestions, and prohibitions
    7 Temas
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    3 Cuestionarios
  10. Lesson 10 | Money
    5 Temas
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    4 Cuestionarios
  11. Lesson 11 | Ability and Possibility
    7 Temas
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    3 Cuestionarios
  12. Lesson 12 | EVERYONE WAS BORED!
    7 Temas
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    5 Cuestionarios
  13. Lesson 13 | Old Me, New Me
    7 Temas
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    4 Cuestionarios
  14. Lesson 14 | He had rehearsed it all…
    7 Temas
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    4 Cuestionarios
  15. Lesson 15 | Let’s Get Sporty!
    6 Temas
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    5 Cuestionarios
  16. Lesson 16 | Narrative - A family trip
    5 Temas
Lección 7, Tema 3
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Lesson 7 – Step 3 – Superlatives and Comparatives

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Goal

It is time to deepen our knowledge of comparatives and superlatives.

You can watch the video or go straight to the written explanation. You decide! Once you’ve finished, you can move to step 4.


General Notions

  1. We use comparative adjectives to compare two people, places or things. You can check out the rules in level 5 lesson 6 step 4
  • We can use less to mean the opposite of more.
  1. We use superlative adjectives to compare a person, a thing, or a place with all the others in a group.
  • We can use the least to mean the opposite of the most.
  1. We use comparative and superlative adverbs to compare two actions or an action with all the others in a group.
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I am faster than you.My friend is the fastest in our class.I run faster than you, but you swim faster than I do.
London is more expensive than Edinburgh.Paris is one of the most expensive cities in the world.Sarah dressed more expensively than Martha.
Edinburgh is less expensive than London.Rice is one of the least expensive products in the supermarket.Carmen dressed less expensively than Martha, but she looked better.

As …as 

  • We can also use as+ adjective +as to make comparisons:
    • This house is as big as mine.
  • We can also use as+ adverb +as to make comparisons for actions:
    • This phone works as slowly as mine.

Conclusion

Ready? Terrific! Let’s move on to step 4 to practise what you’ve learnt in this step.