Comparative Adjectives Adverbs - Key

A) Complete the following exercise with comparatives adjectives / adverbs. Use than where necessary.

 1. I was feeling tired last night, so I went to bed earlier than usual.

 2. I'd like to have a more reliable car. The one I've got keeps breaking down.

 3. Unfortunately her illness was more serious than we thought at first.

 4. You look thinner Have you lost weight?

 5. I want a bigger flat. We don't have enough space here.

 6. He doesn't study very hard. He's more interested in having a good time.

 7. Health and happiness are more important than money.

 8. The instructions were very complicated. They could have been      simpler/more simple.

 9. There were a lot of people on the bus. It was more crowded than usual.

10. I like living in the countryside. It's more peaceful than living in a town.

11. You'll find your way around the town more easily if you have a good map.

12. In some parts of the country, prices are higher than in others.

B) Complete the following exercise using comparative adjectives / adverbs.

 1. It's too noisy here. Can we go somewhere quieter?

 2. This engine is very weak. I like it a bit stronger .

 3. The hotel was surprisingly big. I expected it to be smaller .

 4. The hotel was surprisingly cheap. I expected it to be more expensive

 5. The weather is too cold in this country. I'd like to live somewhere warmer.

 6. My job is a bit boring sometimes. I'd like to do something more interesting.

 7. I was surprised how easy it was to learn English. I thought it would be     more difficult.

 8. Your work isn't very good. I'm sure you can do better.

 9. Don't worry. The situation isn't so bad. It could be worse.

10. I was surprised we got here so quickly. I expected the journey to take      longer.

11. You're talking very loudly. Can you speak a bit more quietly.

12. You hardly ever phone me. Why don't you phone me more often?

13. You're standing too near the camera. Can you move a bit farther/further      away?