Comparative – Free Exercise

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Exercise

Choose the correct form (base adjective, comparative, superlative). Each form is used once.

grand

  1. Martine est que ses parents.comparative (signal word: que)Martina is taller than her parents.
  2. Son frère est presque aussi qu'elle.positive (signal word: aussi)Her brother is almost as tall as her.
  3. Elle est de sa famille.superlative (signal word: de)She is the tallest in her family.

intéressant

  1. Je trouve les romans historiques très .positive (signal word: très)I think historical novels are very interesting.
  2. A mon avis ils sont que les romans d’aventure.comparative (signal word: que)In my opinion, they’re more interesting than adventure novels.
  3. De tous les livres que j’ai lus, ce sont .superlative (signal words: de tous)Of all the books that I’ve read, they are the most interesting.

froid

  1. J’aimerais bien savoir quel est l’endroit de la terre.superlative (signal word: de)I’d like to know what the coldest place on earth is.
  2. Est-ce qu’au Pôle Nord il fait que sur le Mont Everest?comparative (signal word: que)Is it colder at the North Pole than it is on Mount Everest?
  3. Ou est-ce qu’il fait aussi ? positive (signal word: aussi)Or is it just as cold?

Complete the sentences with the correct forms of the adjectives in brackets.

  1. De toutes les filles de sa classe, elle est (petit)  .superlative (signal words: de toutes)|fem. sing. = la plus petiteOf all the girls in her class, she’s the smallest.
  2. Ton shampooing est (bon)   que le mien.comparative (signal word: que)|irregular form: bon–meilleur–le meilleurYour shampoo is better than mine.
  3. Ce livre est (mauvais)   de toute la collection.superlative (signal words: de toute)|irregular form: mauvais–pire–le pireThis book is the worst in the whole collection.
  4. Le pull vert est aussi (cher)   que le pull rouge.positive (signal word: aussi)|masc. sing. = cherThe green jumper is just as expensive as the red one.
  5. Je trouve que les bottes sont (joli)   que les chaussures.comparative (signal word: que)|fem. pl. = plus joliesI think the boots are prettier than the shoes.
  6. Cet hiver les températures sont (chaud)   que l’hiver dernier.comparative (signal word: que)|fem. pl. = plus chaudesThis winter, the temperatures are warmer than last winter.