ESL Grammar

Comparative Adjectives: Not As [Adjective] As

In this ESL grammar exercise, students practice comparing two things using "not as [adjective] as".

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Comparative Adjectives – Not As [Adjective] As

 

You can also say that something is “not as [adjective] as” something else. This is the opposite of “more [adjective].”

 

  • The elephant is bigger than the mouse.
    • The mouse is not as big as the elephant.

 

  • Your test score is better than mine.
    • My test score is not as good as yours.

 

 

Use “not as [adjective] as” to rewrite the following sentences:

 

 

 

1. John is taller than Stu.

 

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2. China is bigger than Taiwan.

 

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3. Randy’s cell phone is newer than mine.

 

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4. I think that history is more interesting than science.

 

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5. Black and white movies are worse than color movies.

 

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6. Apples are healthier than candy.

 

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7. Dogs are noisier than cats.

 

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