Now that you have studied how to make comparative and superlative adjectives, you need the opportunity to practice using this grammar for a real-life activity, such as comparison shopping for a car or house.
Decide which of the two objects you are interested in researching: a vehicle (car or truck) or house.
If you wish to compare vehicles, go to Part A and follow the instructions there.
If you wish to compare houses, go to Part B and follow the instructions there.
A. Comparing Vehicles:
Which of the cars has the most attractive shape and color? the ugliest?
Which of the cars has the nicest features?
Write down any other opinions about the cars that you may have (for example, the most practical/convenient/spacious/economical/luxurious or the safest/strongest …..)
B. Comparing Houses:
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Type in the city you
wish to look in and click in the State/Province box to choose the state, or
you can type in a zip code. Then, click in the Minimum Price and
Maximum Price boxes to choose the lowest and highest prices that you want to pay
for the house. Next, click in the Beds and Baths boxes to choose how many
bedrooms and how many bathrooms you want the house to have. Finally, click
6. Which 1 of the 3 houses would you like to buy? Write a 5-6 sentence paragraph to explain why (for example: I'd like to buy House A. House B is cheaper than House A, but House A is the most spacious and has the best features. It is closer to my child's school than the others and ….etc.).
7. When the instructor asks you, tell another student/group of students/the class which house you will buy and why.