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
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
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
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
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