Comparatives

Questions about comparing things.

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  1. Are you more intelligent than when you were younger?
  2. Would you agree that expensive restaurants serve tastier food?
  3. Is your English a lot better than it was a year ago?
  4. Do you feel healthier when the weather is warmer?
  5. Would you prefer to live in a hotter country than you do now?
  6. Do you wish you were 10 years younger than you are now?
  7. Is studying online better than studying in the classroom?
  8. Are you happier now than when you were a child?
  9. Is television today worse than it was 20 years ago?
  10. Can you run as fast as you did 10 years ago?
  11. Is learning English as difficult as learning Russian?
  12. Is watching a film as interesting as reading a book?
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How to use the comparatives ESL discussion questions

It is recommended that you download the comparatives ESL discussion questions in PDF format using one of the links above. The best way to encourage classroom interaction is to download and print the comparatives discussion questions in the 'pairs' or 'threes' PDF format and then divide the questions by cutting along the dotted lines. This allows students to take turns asking and answering the comparatives discussion questions in groups of two or three.

It is advisable to prepare students for using these discussion questions by first introducing them to the topic of comparatives in an interesting and engaging way. An anecdote, quiz question or a related image or video could all be used to achieve this. Depending on the level, it may also be necessary to pre-teach any challenging vocabulary related to comparatives contained in the discussion questions.

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