Exercise 22. Analyse the use of comparative and superla- tive forms: 1. These foreign students speak very quickly which makes it
harder to understand.
2. The course on contracts would be more useful to me than
one on family law.
3. Speaking English is more difﬁcult for the students than un-
derstanding what people say.
4. Some ideas are less practical than others.
5. Our ﬂat is smaller and cheaper than yours.
6. My new ofﬁce is quieter than the old one.
7. They stayed in the worst hotel on the island.
8. Alan is the youngest student in our group.
9. China has the highest amount of foreign domestic invest-
ment (FDI) in the world.
10. Economic conditions have made decisions about where to
invest more difﬁcult.
11. We have visited one of the best police departments.
12. He is the cleverest lawyer I know.
13. I bought the latest issue of today’s paper and read about
these most terrible crimes.
14. Professor Green is the most outstanding lecturer I have
15. Her illness turned out to be more serious than we had ex-
16. The Supreme Court sits as the court of trial to consider the most serious cases.
17. What is the highest judicial organ in Great Britain?
Exercise 23. Give the comparative and superlative degrees of the following adjectives and adverbs: serious, bad, happy, young, small, easy, late, beautiful, difﬁcult,
wonderful, popular, interesting, good, many, little, essential, great,
careful, warm, favourable, expensive, complete, deep, old, consider-
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ate, virtuous, stupid, cheap, big, fast, hot, civilized, strong, present-
able, bitter, near, conspicuous, complicated, helpful, challenging,
theoretical, up-to-date, boring.