Showing posts with label adjectives. Show all posts
Showing posts with label adjectives. Show all posts

Saturday, 22 February 2014

Describing things and learning antonyms

Do you know what antonyms are? Antonyms are words that have opposite meanings. Here's a fun game to learn adjectives and their opposites. Just make pairs of antonyms and get to the next level. Watch out! The game gets more and more difficult.

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Sunday, 17 March 2013

Billionaire Quiz. Superlatives

Do you know the game show "Do you want to be a millionaire?" Here's something similar to help you practise superlatives. It's just a game, you won't become rich but you will improve your English. Try to win one billion dollars by answering all ten questions correctly. You have three lifelines to help you: Text a Friend, 50 - 50 and Audience Assistance. How much money can you win?

  Billionaire Quiz

Saturday, 16 March 2013

Bouncing Balls. Comparatives

Hello! Are comparative structures easy in English? They are easier than you think. Click on the link below and try the bouncing balls game for some practice. Read the instructions and choose the option that best completes each sentence. I hope you will enjoy it.

  Comparatives Game

Sunday, 20 January 2013

Emotions. Flashcards

Here we are to learn words about emotions. Use the arrow keys to study the flashcards, click on the loudspeaker to listen to their pronunciation. After that, move on to the matching, spelling and listening games and exercises. It will be fun. And you, how are you feeling?

Saturday, 8 December 2012

Describing clothes: Opposites

In the game below, you will find adjectives to describe clothes. You have to find the opposites. Click on the cards and remember their position. Put your memory to the test. Enjoy the game! It will help you learn a lot of adjectives and you will have fun.

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Saturday, 17 November 2012

What's your flavour?

Hey! How do you like food? Hot or cold? Salty or sweet? How do you order food? Do you know the exact words? These adjectives will help you describe food and drinks. Click on the right and left arrows to see the flashcards, then, click on the link below them and start the spelling and listening exercises. Next, don't miss the final challenge: memory games and a typing challenge. Good luck and have a good meal!

Saturday, 3 November 2012

Adjectives of Personality

What's your personality? Are you active or calm? Cheerful or sad? Realistic or optimistic? Here are some personality adjectives. Study the flashcards, click on the button below to have access to the exercises and games and enjoy yourself. By the way, don't forget to click on the loudspeaker to listen to the pronunciation of the words. Don't be lazy and try different rounds.


We are going to revise some adjectives to describe people, things or food. Study the flashcards and click on the button below to have access to the spelling and listening exercises. Then you can move on to the matching game and the final typing challenge. Then, think about contexts to use these adjectives. Here we go!

Friday, 2 November 2012

Feelings and Emotions

How do you feel when your team wins a match? How are you feeling right now? Today, we are going to learn adjectives to express feelings and emotions. Study the flashcards below and click on the different buttons to have access to the activities and games. How do the people in the pictures feel? Don't forget to do the matching games. They will help you a lot.

Saturday, 24 March 2012


In the exercises below, you will find some common adjectives of the English language. In the first activity, unscramble the letters to get an adjective. Just click on the letters and drag them to their position. Then, click on the check button and go on until you have done all the adjectives. Your time limit is ten minutes. Can you get a good score? In the second activity, click on an adjective and then, on its opposite. If your answer is wrong and you want to unselect the adjective, click on it again. Here we go!

Saturday, 17 March 2012

Space Attackers Game

This is a game to practise comparatives and superlatives and it's called Outer Space Attackers. You must answer 10 questions about grammar with vocabulary in context. Remember to revise spelling rules first before you put them into practise. To play this videogame, use the left and right arrows on the keyboard to move your ship. Hit the space bar to fire at the aliens. Be careful, they are trying to destroy your ship! Can you become the best player? Come on! I want you to say that those attackers aren't better than you. They can't beat you.

Comparatives and Superlatives Game by Pilar


Today we are going to learn and revise some adjectives, words to describe people or things. To do so, we are going to use a series of flashcards. In each flashcard, you will see an English adjective, its definition, its Spanish translation and a picture to illustrate it. Click on the arrows to see all of the adjectives. Then you can do a lot of activites such as practise spelling, test your memory, match pictures to their definitions and play the Space Race Game. You can do all of these activities by simply clicking on the link below, which will lead you to the main flashcard site.


Friday, 16 March 2012

Fill in the gaps and play

Play the manic miner game to practise the use of comparatives and superlatives in context. Choose the right answer to complete the gaps in each sentence. Decide if it must be a comparative with than, a comparative of equality, a superlative, etcetera. After you answer three questions, don't forget to get the key so that you can get into the toilet and get to the next level. Beware of your enemies and avoid false answers because they will make you lose your energy. Good luck!

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Some extra exercises about comparatives and superlatives will be helpful. In this one, you just have to unscramble the words by dragging each letter to its correct position. There's a time limit, so try to be the smartest and quickest. Do you best and good luck!

Thursday, 15 March 2012

Spelling Rules for Comparatives and Superlatives

Adjectives ending in -L double the L before taking -er and -estcrueller, cruellest.
One-syllable adjectives ending in letter -E take only -r in the comparative and -st in the superlative, such as in nicer-nicest.
Two-syllable adjectives ending in -Y turn the Y into I and then take -er or -est such as in happier-happiest. Adjectives ending in a stressed vowel between two consonants double the final consonant and then take -er or -est: thinner,thinnest. Watch out! There is an exception: old, older, oldest.
One more thing, letters Y, W and X are never doubled.
Now drag the adjectives to the right dustbin.

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Wednesday, 14 March 2012

Comparatives and Superlatives Grammar 2

Adjectives of more than two syllables form the comparative with more and the superlative with most. For example: useful - more useful, most useful.
Normally, two-syllable adjectives ending in letter -Y have both options. In other words, you can say "Cindy is more friendly than Tom" or "Cindy is friendlier than Tom".
Some adjectives such as narrow, stupid, gentle, clever and some others take both options too. That is, you can say "She is the cleverest student" or "She is the most clever student".
To sum up, you can use -er and -est or more and most to form the comparative and the superlative, but only in these cases.

Unscramble these words

Do you know the rules? Do you know how to spell comparatives and superlatives correctly? In the exercise below, you will find scrambled comparative and superlative adjectives. Put the letters in the right order. You can see the capital letter of each word to make it easier. If you can't unjumble all of them, you can check the solutions on the second page.

Scramble Comparatives Superlatives

Shoot the right comparatives and superlatives

What about taking on a more difficult challenge? How about mixing comparatives and superlatives in the next game? Rules are easy to understand and assimilate. Let's put them into practice. The Earth is being attacked, you can save it if you answer questions correctly. At the bottom of the screen, you will see an adjective, then shoot the right capsule. You must move your mouse quickly to make it on time and to get to the next level. Each stage of the game is more difficult. Are you the quickest, most skillful and most hard-working player?

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Friday, 9 March 2012

Comparatives Jeopardy

This simple Jeopardy Game is useful to revise simple rules of short adjectives comparatives. You can play on your own or in several teams. Click on the quantities of the five categories and check if you know how to spell the correct answers. If you don't know, the game itself will tell you.

Jeopardy Game for Comparatives 1

Jeopardy Game for Comparatives 2

Saturday, 21 January 2012

Match the adjectives

When two or more words have the same or nearly the same meaning in a language, we say they are synonyms. Can you match the adjectives of exercise to make pairs of synonyms?