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Comparisons – Keys

1    Completa la terza frase usando il comparativo di uguaglianza e gli aggettivi tra parentesi.

 

1 Jane is 1.30 m. Barry is 1.30 m. (tall)

Jane     is as tall as Barry                                                             .

2 My cat isn’t big. Her cat is big. (large)

My cat          isn’t as large as her cat                                                          .

3 I love their second film. I loved their first film. (good)

Their second film        is as good as the first                                           .

4 A few people like basketball. Lots of people like football. (popular)

Basketball          isn’t as popular   as football                                               .

5 Science is boring. Music isn’t boring. (interesting)

Science      isn’t as interesting ad Music                                                            .

 

2 Fai paragoni tra Mark e Sam usando il comparativo di maggioranza o di uguaglianza e gli aggettivi dati.

  Mark Sam
Age 15 12
Height 1.60 m 1.40 m
Weight 48 kg 48 kg
Shirt size M L
School results good Very good

       Sam is younger than Mark                                                         (young)

        Sam is shorter than Mark                                                        (short)

        Sam is as heavy as Mark                                                        (heavy)

    Mark is thinner than Sam                                                            (thin)

     Sam is better than Mark                                                           (good)

3    Usa le parole date per scrivere delle frasi. Usa il superlativo degli aggettivi del riquadro.

small     large     high     wide      old

1 the blue whale is the largest animal in the world

2 San Marino is the smallest republic in the world

3 Bologna University is the oldest university in Europe

4 Mount White is the highest mountain in Europe

5 Niagara falls are the widest waterfalls in America

 

4   Riscrivi le frasi usando not as … as.

1    ’Flu is worse than a cough.

__A cough is not as bad as a flu ________________________

2    Your DVDs are better than mine.

__my dvds are not as good as yours_______________________

3    A train is faster than a bicycle.

______a bicycle is not as fast as a train __________________

4    The Mediterranean diet is healthier than the British diet.

The British diet is not as healthy as the Mediterranean diet

5   Completa le frasi con il superlativo dell’aggettivo fra parentesi.

1   New York is ___the most exciting_______ __________ __________ town in the USA! (exciting)

2   She bought ____the most expensive______ __________ __________ clothes in the shop! (expensive)

3   Nicole has got ___the longest_______ __________ hair in the class. (long)

4   This is __the happiest________ __________ day of my life! (happy)

5   Which is ___the best_______ __________ month to visit Paris? (good)

 

 

6   Completa le frasi con la forma corretta dell’aggettivo fra parentesi.

1   A village is much __quieter________ than a city. (quiet)

2   Which is ___the most important_______ __________ __________ holiday in your country? (important)

3   My shoes were __cheaper________ than yours. (cheap)

4   English is ___more difficult_______ __________ than Spanish. (difficult)

5   He isn’t as ___clever_______ as Tony. (clever)

6   Dinner was OK, but breakfast was ___better_______. (good)

7   The Thames is ___the longest_______ __________ river in England. (long)

 

7  Scrivi il comparativo degli aggettivi.

1 bad   worse                  6 funny. Funnier

2 important     more important       7 excited more excited

3 bored    more bored              8 safe.  Safer

4 long    longer                9 expensive.  More expensive

5 young    younger           10 thin. Thinner

 

8 Scrivi il superlativo degli aggettivi.

1 old            the oldest               6 wide.  The widest

2 bad       the worst                   7 high.  The highest

3 intelligent       the most intelligent          8 quiet.  The quietest

4 hot          hottest                 9 beautiful.  The most beautiful

5 interesting      the most interesting        10 happy.  The happiest

 

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Present perfect training

For the test:

  • study pages 36, 37, 40, 41, 48;
  • study the following verbs: BE, BUY, DRINK, EAT, FALL, FLY, GO, PUT, RIDE, RUN, SEE, SWIM, WIN, WRITE

1 – Make present perfect questions.

1 your father / pay the bill? _______________________

2 Peter / lose his keys? __________________________

3 Susan / come back? ____________________________

4 you / hear about Mary? _________________________

5 everybody / go home? __________________________

6 what / John / tell his teacher? ___________________

7 where / your neighbours / go? ____________________

8 why / you / get lots of presents? __________________

9 what / your mother / cook for dinner? ______________

10 where / Diana / put her bag? ____________________

 

2 Complete the sentences with since or for.

1 My grandparents have lived here ___ 1962.

2 My grandparents have lived here ___ 50 years.

3 We have stayed at our friends’ house ___ a long time.

4 Kate has been away ___ two weeks.

5 We have been friends ___ we were children.

6 Joe and Tina have lived in England ___ 10 years.

7 My brother has worked hard ___ the beginning of February.

8 I haven’t seen Eric ___ yesterday.

9 Our friends haven’t visited us ___ Christmas.

4    Completa le frasi al Past simple o al Present perfect

      con i verbi nel riquadro.

go      try      visit      hear      start      break      miss

1   I _____________ Chinese food, but I don’t like it.

2   Last summer they _____________ to the mountains.

3   She _____________ her arm when she was three years old.

4   You _____________ secondary school two years ago.

5   He _____________ never _____________ an English lesson.

6   _____________ you _____________ your grandparents?

7   Before the earthquake we  _____________ a loud noise.

5 Fill in just correctly:

  1. They (go) to the cinema.
  2. Kate (meet) her friend.
  3. She (invite) her friends to the party.
  4. They (finish) their English test.
  5. Bill (send) an e-mail to his parents.
  6. I (buy) a new mobile.
  7. Bob (find) a new article
  8. We (read) about New York.

6 Write already or yet in the correct place:

  1. Nick has drunk a cup of tea.
  2. I haven’t swept the floor. It is very dirty.
  3. She has seen this film.
  4. The boys have broken a new vase.
  5. Have they copied the text?
  6. I have sent an SMS to my friend.
  7. Tim hasn’t been at the concert.
  8. She has read an interesting article.
  9. They haven’t invited their neighbours.

 

 KEYS:

Make present perfect questions.

1 your father / pay the bill? _Has your father paid the bill?

2 Peter / lose his keys? Has Peter lost his keys?

3 Susan / come back? Hass Susan come back?

4 you / hear about Mary? _Have you heard about Mary?

5 everybody / go home? Has everybody gone home?

6 what / John / tell his teacher? What has John told his teacher?

7 where / your neighbours / go? Where have your neighbours gone?

8 why / you / get lots of presents? Why have you got lots of presents?

9 what / your mother / cook for dinner? What has your mother cooked for dinner?

10 where / Diana / put her bag? Where has Diana put her bag?

 

2 Complete the sentences with since or for.

1 My grandparents have lived here SINCE 1962.

2 My grandparents have lived here FOR 50 years.

3 We have stayed at our friends’ house FOR a long time.

4 Kate has been away FOR two weeks.

5 We have been friends SINCE we were children.

6 Joe and Tina have lived in England FOR10 years.

7 My brother has worked hard SINCE the beginning of February.

8 I haven’t seen Eric SINCE yesterday.

9 Our friends haven’t visited us SINCE Christmas.

4    Completa le frasi al Past simple o al Present perfect

      con i verbi nel riquadro.

go      try      visit      hear      start      break      miss

1   I HAVE TRIED Chinese food, but I don’t like it.

2   Last summer they _WENT_ to the mountains.

3   She _BROKE_ her arm when she was three years old.

4   You _STARTED secondary school two years ago.

5   He HAS_ never _MISSED_ an English lesson.

6   _HAVE you _VISITED__ your grandparents?

7   Before the earthquake we  HEARD_ a loud noise.

5 Fill in just correctly:

  1. They (go) to the cinema. They have just been…
  2. Kate (meet) her friend. kate has just met…
  3. She (invite) her friends to the party. She has just invited….
  4. They (finish) their English test. They have just finished….
  5. Bill (send) an e-mail to his parents. Bill has just sent ……
  6. I (buy) a new mobile. I have just bought….
  7. Bob (find) a new article Bob has just found…
  8. We (read) about New York. We have just read……..

6 Write already or yet in the correct place:

  1. Nick has ALREADY drunk a cup of tea.
  2. I haven’t swept the floor YET. It is very dirty.
  3. She has ALREADY seen this film.
  4. The boys have ALREADY broken a new vase.
  5. Have they copied the text YET?
  6. I have ALREADY sent an SMS to my friend.
  7. Tim hasn’t been at the concert YET.
  8. She has ALREADY read an interesting article.
  9. They haven’t invited their neighbours YET.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

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Etwinning schedule (classi terze)

Gruppi di lavoro sulla presentazione delle scuole:

  • completare la presentazione in inglese di almeno tre scuole (nome, tipologia, luogo, principali indirizzi o materie)
  • condividere il file con me (daniele.burrini@gmail.com) in modo che possa riunire i file insieme in un’unica presentazione;
  • decidere chi legge la presentazione di ciascuna scuola.

Gruppi di lavoro sul sondaggio:

  • riportare i dati in un foglio Excel (o google sheets);
  • decidere chi illustra a voce la tabella;
  • tradurre le domande e decidere chi le leggerà in videoconferenza;

TUTTI:

  • preparare le risposte alle seguenti domande: What school are you going to attend next year? Why? What subjects are you good at? What are you going to do in the future?
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Etwinning schedule (classi seconde)

week task comic task screenplay
march, 12-18 individuazione personaggi; scrittura della storia; fumetti delle prime due tavole individuazione personaggi; scrittura delle storia; primi dialoghi
march, 19-25 divisione compiti: realizzazione grafica dei personaggi e scrittura di ulteriori dialoghi scrittura della prima parte della sceneggiatura
march, 26-31 storyboard completo (anche in italiano va bene); completamento della sceneggiatura (anche solamente in italiano)
april, 9-15 traduzione dei fumetti; realizzazione dei disegni traduzione sceneggiatura
april, 16-22 scrittura dei fumetti nei disegni divisione parti
april, 23-29 completamento drammatizzazione?