Unit 13: Language Focus The 22nd Sea Games

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Tóm tắt bài

1. Pronunciation

Linking (Nối từ trong phát âm)

2. Grammar

Double Comparison (So sánh kép)

1. So sánh tăng tiến (càng ngày càng): comparative + and + comparative

Dạng so sánh tăng tiến được dùng để diễn tả sự việc tăng dần hoặc giảm dần một cách liên tục.

  • …er and …er và more and more được dùng để diễn tả sự tăng dần.
    • Ex: Betty is younger and younger./ Her story was more and more attractive.
  • Less and less được dùng để diễn tả sự giảm dần.
    • Ex: He became less and less interested in politics.

2. Sự so sánh đồng tiến (càng….càng)the + comparative, the + comparative

  • Ex: The older I get, the happier I am./ The more dangerous it is, the more I like it.
  • More có thể dùng với danh từ.
    • The more electricity you use, the higher your bill will be.
  • Dạng ngắn của cấu trúc này được dùng trong thành ngữ The more the merrier (càng đông càng vui) và trong cấu trúc The + comparative + the better

Unit 13 Language Focus Exercise 1

Match a half-sentene from box A with a suitable half-sentence from box B.

(Ghép nửa câu ở cột A với nửa câu thích hợp ở cột B.)

A B
  1.  Finding a job is becoming.
  2. Travelling is becoming
  3. As I waited for my interview, I became
  4. That hole in your pullover is getting
  5. As the conversation went on he became
  6. The suitcase seemed to get
  7. Her English is improving; it’s setting
  • a. more and more nervous
  • b. bigger and bigger
  • c.  more and more difficult
  • d. more and more talkative
  • e. more and more expensive
  • f. better and better
  • g. heavier and heavier as I carried it upstairs

Guide to answer

  • (1-c) Finding a job is becoming more and more difficult.
  • (2-e) Travelling is becoming more and more expensive.
  • (3-a) As I waited for my interview, I became more and more nervous.
  • (4-b) That hole in your pullover is getting bigger and bigger.
  • (5-d) As the conversation went on he became more and more talkative.
  • (6-g) The suitcase seemed to get heavier and heavier as I carried it upstairs.
  • (7-f) Her English is improving; it’s setting better and better.

Unti 13 Language Focus ​Exercise 2

Complete each of the following sentences, using the structure comparative + and + cotnparative  with the words in brackets. (Hoàn thành những câu sau, dùng cấu trúc “comparative. + and + comparative” với từ trong ngoặc.)

  1. His visit to New York seemed to get………because he was very busy at work. (short)
  2. Eating and travelling in this city is setting……………. (expensive)
  3. As the day went on, the weather got………………… (bad)
  4. We had to stop the discussion because the question was becoming ………(complicated)
  5. Your English is OK now. your pronunciation has got………………….(good)
  6. Little John is becoming………………….(active)
  7. As it was setting dark, it was becoming……………to see everything in the house without electricity, (difficult)
  8. I feel happy as my birthday is coming……………. (close)

Guide to answer

  1. His visit to New York seemed to get shorter and shorter because he was very busy at work.
  2. Eating and travelling in this city is setting more and more expensive.
  3. As the day went on, the weather got worse and worse.
  4. We had to stop the discussion because the question was becoming more and more complicated.
  5. Your English is OK now. your pronunciation has got better and better. 
  6. Little John is becoming more and more active. 
  7. As it was setting dark, it was becoming more and more difficult to see everything in the house without electricity.
  8. I feel happy as my birthday is coming closer and closer.

Unit 13 Language Focus Exercise 3

Complete each of the following sentences, using the structure: “the + comparative, thecomparative . Choose a suitable half-senlcnce from the box.

(Hoàn thành mỗi câu sau, dùng cấu trúc: “the + compararive, the + comparative Chọn nửa câu thích hợp trong khung.)

 the faster you will learn                the more I liked him

the more impatient he became      the better I feel

the sooner we will arrive               the more you want

the higher your bill will be             the better the service

 

  1. The warmer the weather……………………………
  2. The more you practise your English………………….
  3. The longer he waited…………………………
  4. The more electricity you use………………………..
  5. The more expensive the hotel………………………
  6. The more I got to know him……………………………
  7. The more you have……………………………..

Guide to answer

  1. The warmer the weather, the better I feel.
  2. The more you practise your English, n span>the faster you will learn.
  3. The longer he waited, the more impatient he became.
  4. The more electricity you use, the higher your bill will be.
  5. The more expensive the hotel, the better the service. 
  6. The more I got to know him, the more I liked him.
  7. The more you have,  the more you want.​

Bài tập minh họa

Complete the sentences using the correct form of the adjectives or adverbs in brackets

1. Mary is (pretty) ________________ as her sister

2. A new house is (expensive) ________________ than an old one

3. His job is (important) ________________ than mine

4. Of the foour ties, I like the red one (well) ________________

5. Nobody is (happy) ________________ than Miss Snow

6. Today English is the (international) ________________ of language

7. John is much (strong) ________________ than I thought

8. Benches are (comfortable) ________________ than arm-chairs

9. Bill is (good) ________________ than you thought

10. Mr. Bush is the (delightful) ________________ person I have ever know

11. Bill is (lazy) ________________ and (lazy) ________________

12. It becomes (hard) ________________ and (hard) ________________ to find a job

13. As the conversation went on, he became (talkative) ________________

14. As I waited for my interview, I became (nervous) ________________

15. Is the book (interesting) ________________ than the one you read last week?

Key 

1. Mary is as pretty as her sister.

2. A new house is more expensive than an old one.

3. His job is more important than mine.

4. Of the four ties, I like the red one best.

5. Nobody is happier than Miss Snow.

6. Today English is the most international of language.

7. John is much stronger than I thought.

8. Benches are more comfortable than arm-chairs.

9. Bill is better than you thought.

10. Mr. Bush is the most delightful person I have ever know.

11. Bill is lazier and lazier.

12. It becomes harder and harder to find a job

13. As the conversation went on, he became more and more talkative.

14. As I waited for my interview, I became more and more nervous.

15. Is the book more interesting than the one you read last week?

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