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COMPARATIFS et SUPERLATIFS - Page 1

(Liens vérifiés le 04/02/2013)

 

Comparatifs :  

Comparatifs de supériorité

Lessons - Interactive exercises - Exercises to print - Lesson plans - Facts -
Interactive games -
Pictures / Posters - Songs -

Proverbs and Idioms
- Cartoons
- Videos

Comparatifs d'égalité

Examples -
Interactive exercises
- Exercises to print - Lesson plans
-
Poems - Interactive games -
Cartoons
- Songs - Proverbs and Idioms -
Comparatives of similar degree in songs

Interactive exercises - Cartoons
Superlatifs :

Resources - Lessons - Listening -
Interactive exercises
- Exercises to print -
Lesson plans
- Webquests -
Proverbs
- Interactive games - Songs
- Cartoons - Jokes
- Videos

Comparatives and Superlatives
Useful sites for using superlatives and comparatives

Comparatifs et Superlatifs :

Presentation - Interactive exercises - Exercises to print - Interactive games -
Lesson plans
- Cartoons
Useful sites for using superlatives and comparatives


 

 

 


COMPARATIFS

Comparatifs de supériorité - Comparatifs d'égalité

Comparatifs et Superlatifs

Sites permettant un travail sur les superlatifs et comparatifs



 

Comparatifs de supériorité :

Lessons
-
Interactive exercises -
Exercises to print - Lesson plans - Facts - Interactive games - Pictures / Posters -
Songs
- Proverbs and Idioms - Cartoons - Videos

Lessons :

 

 

INTERACTIVE exercises :

 

 

  • The Amazing Alien.
    Watch the animation and compare!
    Activity created by: Renée Maufroid

 

 

  • Which is bigger ? - jeu interactif (storyplace)





  • Sentence-Ordering Puzzle -
    "This sentence uses a comparative, but it is mixed-up. Put the words in the correct order." (web2.uvcs.uvic.ca)

  • Le comparatif (ex. 5)
    "Consult the chart and type in the gap boxes the comparative forms of the adjectives.
    " (michel.barbot)
  • Comparatifs - "Complète par l'adjectif entre parenthèses au comparatif de supériorité." (rv.humbert)
  • Comparing - toute une série d'exercices (skyblues67)
  • COMPARATIVES - ex : "1) An aeroplane travels _____ than a train. a) faster b) more fast ... "
    (1-language.com)
  • Comparatives (Matching exercise)
    "What is the comparative form of these adverbs and adjectives?" (better-english)
  • Comparatives 2 (Matching exercise)
    "Match the items on the right with the items on the left."
    (better-english)
  • Comparatives - one syllable words - Choose the correct completion. (english-zone)

 

Exercises TO PRINT :

 

 

 

Lesson plans :

  • Paris and New York
    "This EFL lesson is designed around a short film by Franck Matellini which shows images of Paris and New York.
    In the lessons learn vocabulary related to cities, describe features of both cities and then compare them, and then watch the short film."
    Language level: Pre-intermediate (A2) –Intermediate (B1)
    Time: 60 minutes
    Language: Vocabulary related to cities and comparatives

    (film-english.com)

 

  • London
    "This EFL lesson plan is designed around a short film by Simon Smith who recaptured the shots of London taken by Claude Friese-Greene in 1927.
    Students talk about what they know about London, compare London in 1927 and now, do a dictation and discuss their home towns."

    Language level: Intermediate (B1) – Upper Intermediate (B2)
    Time: 90 minutes
    Topic: London and cities
    Language: Vocabulary to describe towns and comparative forms

    (film-english.com)

 

  • Paris-London train sets rail speed record - a lesson plan
    THE ARTICLE - WARM-UPS - BEFORE READING / LISTENING -
    WHILE READING / LISTENING - LISTENING -
    AFTER READING / LISTENING - STUDENT TRAINS SURVEY -
    DISCUSSION - LANGUAGE - WRITING -
    HOMEWORK - ANSWERS
    (Breaking News English)

 

  • Une image envoyée par Marie Nguyen (Académie Aix-Marseille)
    et exploitée comme "document en anticipation pour ensuite introduire le fait de langue du comparatif.
    On avait ensuite comparé differents modèles de trottinettes électriques, de téléphones portables,
    ou de consoles de jeux. Tout cela, en documents iconographiques au rétroprojecteur."


 

Facts :

  • Wedding invitation
    "KNOT: LOOP THAT IS FASTENED AND LOCKED SO IT IS DIFFICULT TO RELEASE,
    AND THE MORE ITS ENDS ARE PULLED APART THE MORE IT TIES TOGETHER."




    Tie the knot - Meaning : Get married.
    + Origin

    (phrases.org.uk)

 

  • Cat owners are 'cleverer'
    "Cats have long been thought to be cleverer than dogs - and now it seems the same is true of their owners...
    The combined cat and dog population of Britain is more than 20.8 million..
    People with cats are more likely to have university degrees than those with dogs, according to a scientific survey of pet ownership...
    The study... also found that cat owners were more likely to be older and female. "

    (telegraph.co.uk)

 

INTERACTIVE games :

 

 

 

Pictures / Posters :

 

 

Songs :

  • Jump sung by Madonna (YouTube)
    - the LYRICS (sing365.com)
    "The more that I wait, the more time that I waste...
    I'll work and I'll fight, Till I find a place of my own...
    And life's gonna drop you down like the limbs of a tree
    It sways and it swings and it bends until it makes you see"


  • Baby Takes by Green River :
    The more I die, the more you live
    Baby takes so much to give
    The more you heal, the more I ache
    Baby gives so much to take
    The more you touch, the less I feel...
    Down inside and dry as a bone
    Baby's upstairs all alone
    Outside and wet like a fish "
    (lyricsdownload.com)
  • City Of Blinding Lights by U2 :
    "The more you see the less you know
    The less you find out as you go
    I knew
    much more then than I do now"
  • For A Few Dollars More by Smokie
    "The more she takes the harder they fall."
    "So she'll cry just a little for a few dollars more.
    She'll lie just a little like she's done it before.
    She'll take it, she'll fake it for a few dollars more..."
  • Genius in France by Weird Al Malkovic :
    "I'm not the brightest crayon in the box
    Everyone says I'm dumber than a bag of rocks...
    I may not be the sharpest hunk of cheese...
    A few peas short of a casserole...
    I'm not the brightest bulb..
    I'm dumber than a box of hair...
    I'm a taco short of a combo plate "
  • Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger by Daft Punk :
    "Work It Harder Make It Better
    Do It Faster, Makes Us stronger
    More Than Ever Hour After
    Our Work Is Never Over"
    avec une VIDEO (skyminds.net)
  • 'Jealousy' by Steven Seagal (lyrics on the CD : Songs from the Crystal Cave)
    "The more you eat
    The hungrier you will be
    A hungry ghost
    The more you feed
    The more you need
    The deeper the greed"
  • Kiss From A Rose by Seal :
    "Ooh, the more I get of you,
    Stranger it feels, yeah"
  • Let's do it by Ray Sander - Listen to it! (elllo.org)
  • Love Of The Common People by Paul Young :
    "Now you'd better go home where it's warm...
    the closer the knit the tighter the fit "
    (lyrics007.com)
  • More Than I Can Say by Leo Sayer :
    "I love you more than I can say
    I'll love you twice as much tomorrow...
    I love you more than words can say"
  • No No Never - Texas Lightning :
    "My love is stronger now than you'll ever know...
    My love is wider than the ocean can be
    and it s deeper than the deep blue sea
    My love goes higher than a mountain can rise...
    My love gets tougher when the going gets rough
    and believe me, I've got more than enough...
    My love shines brighter than a twinkling star"
  • Noble Art by Iam :
    "Yo, the bigger they are, the harder they fall"
  • Open Book by The Rakes :
    "You are not an open book
    I can't do nothing 'bout that
    But I'm worried, I'm overdrawn...
    The longer you are far from me
    The more I drift away"

    - with the video (YouTube)

 

  • Perfect love by All-4-one :
    "The more I see you the more I love you
    The more I think of you the more I want to be with you
    "
  • Terrifying by The Rolling Stones :
    "I'm faithful as a swan
    I'm darker than a bat
    I'm friendly as a bear
    And tougher than a rat..."
  • The Other Side Of This Life written by David Byrne :
    "Lookin' in the mirror
    Peekin' 'round the corner
    Where the grass is always greener"
    - Proverb : 'The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence'

    (sing365.com)
  • Worn Out Words by Satanic Surfers :
    "Choose between the lesser of two evils..."
    (lyricsdownload.com)
  • Yummy by Ohio Express :
    "you're sweeter, sweeter than sugar...

 

Proverbs and Idioms :

  • Worn Out Words by Satanic Surfers :
    "Choose between the lesser of two evils..."
    (lyricsdownload.com)
  • Be yourself by The Fugees :
    "Be yourself, easy as A-B-C"
  • The bigger they are, the harder they fall.
  • The Other Side Of This Life written by David Byrne :
    "Lookin' in the mirror
    Peekin' 'round the corner
    Where the grass is always greener"
    - Proverb : 'The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence'

    (sing365.com)
  • The more one knows, the less one believes.

 

Cartoons : (Si le lien est inaccessible, enregistrer l'image pour obtenir la taille initiale.)

 

WWF : Terrifying
(creativecriminals.com)

 

 

Cartoon: Cameron's
Eurosceptic Babies

"This cartoon by Dave Brown from 
The Independent
 combines
two UK news stories:
the launch of the Give a Child a Home campaign, which calls on more members
of the public to come forward as adopters
and foster parents,
and David Cameron's ongoing battle
with Eurosceptic Conservative MPs
..."

+ COMMENTARY + LINKS
+ LANGUAGE

(englishblog.com)

The sooner... the better

 

More or less ?
(photos1.blogger.com)

 

Thin thighs
(glasbergen)

 

 

Videos :

 

  • Your Life As A Dog
    "Here's what your life would be like if you were a dog.
    For starters, you would eat twice as much and have 5x better vision at night."

    (YouTube)
    Students could compare with other animals...

 

 

 

 

Comparatifs d'égalité :

Examples - Interactive exercises - Exercises to print - Lesson plans - Poems - Interactive games - Cartoons - Songs - Proverbs and Idioms -
Comparatifs d'égalité dans les chansons

See Lessons

Examples :

 

 

INTERACTIVE exercises :

  • As silly as a goose. - "Learn a few more expressions." - Activities created by Renée Maufroid
    Matching / Flashcards (Java / non-Java) / Concentration / Word Search




  • Similes with as... as - exercise (British Council)
  • As ... as - Matching exercise - ex : "As ______ as a sheet." (better-english)
  • Idioms - Matching quiz : "as ... as a bee" (a4esl)

 

Exercises TO PRINT :

  • Animal Similes
    "Students fill in the blanks with animals that are commonly used in similes such as bee, bat, mouse as in 'busy as a bee', 'blind as a bat', or 'quiet as a mouse'."

    (bogglesworldesl.com)

  • Similes
    "Write some sentences comparing a monster with things."
    ex : "The monster had teeth like........knives / pearls."
    (Primary Resources)

 

  • Similes -
    "Similes are used to illustrate a point or elicit an emotion by comparing two objects or actions equally."
    - a lesson plan and exercises to print
    (iteslj)

 

Lesson plans :

 

 

Poems :

  • My monster - Write a poem! - interactive activity (lancsngfl.ac.uk)

 

  • Predictable - a poem - A Fun Way to Teach Similes (poetryteachers.com) :
    "Poor as a church mouse.
    strong as an ox,
    cute as a button,
    smart as a fox..."

 

INTERACTIVE games :

  • Crossword: Similes with 'As'
    "Click here to download a PDF version, and here for an online version that should work on smartphones and tablets."

    + Related articles
    (englishblog.com)

 

Cartoons :

"Coffee should be black as hell,
strong as death and
as sweet as love."
Turkish proverb

(cofei.com)

Cool as a cucumber
(tvnewslies.org)


 

Stereotypes
The perfect European should be...
(webs.schule.at)


 

THE PERFECT EUROPEAN
SHOULD BE
...
(nucl.phys.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp)

 

 

Songs :

 

  • I. Prologue (who Looks Gargoyle Alike) by Divina Enema :
    "None so blind as those who won't see."
  • Terrifying Love :
    "I'm faithful as a swan
    I'm darker than a bat
    I'm friendly as a bear
    And tougher than a rat..."

 

Proverbs and Idioms :

  • I. Prologue (who Looks Gargoyle Alike) by Divina Enema :
    "None so blind as those who won't see."

 

  • Be (as) cool as a cucumber (No link)

 

 

Comparatifs d'égalité dans les chansons

 

COMPARATIFS D'INFERIORITE : Interactive exercises - Cartoons - See Lessons

 

INTERACTIVE exercises :

  • Tutoriel Powerpoint / Impress : Greenpeace et l'environnement
    "Ce diaporama s'insère dans le travail sur l'Unité 2 de 'Move Up' 3ème LV1, Nathan, sur le thème de l'environnement...
    Ce vocabulaire est travaillé avec les expressions suivantes :
    - 'There is/are less and less/fewer and fewer ...
    - It's time to stop/start + Ving'...
    Dans la 2ème partie l'association Greenpeace est présentée et le vocabulaire précédent est retravaillé avec l'expression 'Greenpeace campaigns to' ...
    Pour terminer cette séquence les élèves doivent créer une "leaflet" publicitaire pour Greenpeace..."

    (Dominique Le Ray - domisweb.free.fr)

 

Cartoons :