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Answers: Comparatives

Comparative Homework

 First, the tapescript and answers to the second part of the audio:

  • Tapescript:
    Paul, Jamie and Mike are much taller than Steve. Steve’s hair is longer and curlier than theirs.
    Tatiana’s and Lucy’s hair is curlier than the other two girls. Joanne and Sarah’s hair is straighter.
    Paul is nearly as tall as Jamie and Mike, but he’s older and fatter.
    Lucy is as young as Tatiana, but Tatiana is a bit shorter than Lucy.
    Mike is as tall as Jamie, but Jamie is slimmer than Mike, and Mike is bigger and stronger.
    Sarah is blonder than Joanne and she isn’t as slim.

Answers:

  • 1. Sarah 2. Joanne 3. Mike 4. Paul 5. Steve 6. Jamie 7. Tatiana 8. Lucy

 

And now, the answers to the writing…

 

                                      Weight           Lifespan              Speed

Black Bear                 250kg                25 years                40 km/h

Polar Bear                  450kg                18 years                40 km/h

Panda Bear                 110kg               20 years                 32 km/h

 

1.  The Black Bear is HEAVIER THAN the Panda Bear but it ISN’T AS HEAVY AS the Polar Bear.

2. The Panda Bear lives LONGER THAN the Polar Bear but it doesn’t live AS LONG AS THE BLACK BEAR

3. The Polar Bear is FASTER THAN THE PANDA BEAR and IT’S AS FAST AS THE BLACK BEAR

 

Maths               English                     Art

Mandy            8                         6                            5

Jessie              7                         7                            7

Jamie              6                        7                            9

 

4. Jessie is …………………BETTER THAN Jamie at Maths but she ISN’T AS GOOD AS Mandy.

5. Jessie is WORSE THAN  Jamie at Art but she ISN’T AS BAD AS Mandy.

6.  Jessie is BETTER THAN Mandy at English and he IS AS GOOD AS Jamie.

7.  Jessie is MORE CREATIVE than Mandy but she ISN’T AS CREATIVE AS Jamie.

8. Jessie is IS MORE CONSISTENT than Mandy or Jamie in these three subjects.

 

 

 

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