2-7. She is as funny as me

Warm-up

Repeat after the tutor. 

  • He is as fast as a tiger.
  • She is as funny as the comedian.
  • My wife is as wise as your wife.
  • I am not as cool as your brother.
  • You are not as selfish as my friend.
  • We are not as rich as Mark.
  • Is your cat as gentle as my cat?
  • Is he as handsome as me?
  • Is this building as tall as your building?
  • Is this movie as scary as the novel?
  • I am as smart as you.
  • I am as tall as him.
  • She is as cool as me.
  • They are as pretty as me.
  • You are as cute as your sister.

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
celebrity (n) a person who is famous
e.g. That celebrity is not as popular as most. 
brave (adj) feeling or showing no fear : not afraid
e.g. You looked as brave as a superhero. 
feather (n) any one of the light growths that make up the outer covering of the body of a bird
e.g. The feathers on this bird are as soft as a blanket.
back to back (idiom) with backs opposite or against each other
e.g. We need to stand back to back
gentle (adj) having or showing a kind and quiet nature : not harsh or violent
e.g. The dog is as gentle as a cat. 
behind someone’s back (phrasal verb) without someone’s knowledge : in secret
e.g. You shouldn’t gossip about people behind their back.
junk food (n) food that is not good for your health because it contains high amounts of fat or sugar
e.g. eating too many junk foods
sport (n) a contest or game in which people do certain physical activities according to a specific set of rules and compete against each other

 e.g. Is that sport as fun as baseball? 
painting (n) a picture that is painted : a picture made by putting paint on a canvas, board, etc.
e.g. The painting is not as beautiful as the original. 
convince (v) to cause (someone) to believe that something is true
e.g. He convinced me that the story was true.

Exercise

Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. as / she / cool / is / me / as / .
    2. fast / car / is / as / this / yours / as /.
    3. 1,2,3 / English / as / as / easy / is / .
    4. you / as / your / as / brother / positive / are / ?
    5. is / as / Florida / Busan / hot / as / ?
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. I am the smart as you.
    2. I am as tall as he.
    3. My shoes are as expensive as you.
    4. You are as beauty as your mother.
    5. Is this cell phone as smaller as yours?
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. Is playing sports as fun as reading a book? 
    2. Is drinking tea as delicious as coffee? 
    3. Are you as funny as your friends? 
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph.
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today.
    2. Describe, in detail, a team sport that interest you.
    3. Write a paragraph convincing your best friend to try your favorite brand of junk food.

Wrap-up

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

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