2-4. I’m better than you

Warm-up

Repeat after the tutor. 

  • I am wiser than you.
  • My girlfriend is cooler than you.
  • He is taller than Michael Jordan.
  • This car is faster than lightening.
  • This formula is more complicated than that.
  • My job is more difficult than yours.
  • I am not fatter than Jake.
  • Are you heavier than this horse?
  • I she more selfish than you?
  • Am I chubbier than my girlfriend?
  • I am stronger.
  • I am more beautiful.
  • I am cuter than you.
  • I am weaker than him.
  • I am smarter than them.

Notes

Here are some grammar tips. 

Vocabulary

Go over the following vocabulary and expressions with your tutor. Use the illustration above if needed.

Vocabulary/ Expressions

Expression Definition
dynamic (ad) always active or changing
e.g. a dynamic city
formula (n) a plan or method for doing, making, or achieving something
e.g. His investment strategy is based on a simple formula.
complicate (v) to make (something) more difficult or less simple
e.g. Changing jobs now would complicate her life.
selfish (v) having or showing concern only for yourself and not for the needs or feelings of other people
e.g. She’s interested only in her own selfish concerns.
chubby (v) somewhat fat
e.g. He was always chubby as a child.
Abide by (phrasal verb) To respect or obey a decision, a law or a rule
Account for (phrasal verb) To explain, give a reason
Act on (phrasal verb) to use (something, such as a feeling or suggestion) as a reason or basis for doing something
Act out (phrasal verb) to behave badly especially because you are feeling painful emotions (such as fear or anger)
Act up (phrasal verb) to behave badly : to act in a way that is not polite or acceptable

Exercise

Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. I / stronger / am / .
    2. me / she / than / is / skinnier / .
    3. difficult / his / more / job / is / yours / than / .
    4. than / car / is / mine / slower / this / ?
    5. are / lazier / they / than / you / ?
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. I am beautifuler.
    2. I am more cute than you.
    3. He is the heavier than me.
    4. This bag is more expensive than me.
    5. Are you taller of your sister?
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. question1
    2. question2
    3. question3
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph.
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today.
    2. What talents do you have?
    3. What four things are most important in your life?

Wrap-up

Go over any new expressions or vocabulary that you learned today.

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