ENGLISH 8: UNIT 2: WRITING SKILL PRACTICE

WRITING SKILL PRACTICE

I. Use the words given and other words, complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentence. Do not change the word given. (Use 2-5 words in total).

  1. Mr.Quynh is the happiest person in the village.

than         No one in the village ……………………………………………………………….…………. Mr.Quynh.

  1. Life in the countryside isn’t as stressful as life in the city.

more         Life in the city …………………………………………………………………… life in the countryside.

  1. This is the largest kite I’ve ever seen.

large          I’ve never …………………………………………………………………………..………………… this.

  1. Phong was a quicker walker than his friends.

quickly         Phong …………………………………………………………………………………………… his friends.

  1. Houses in the city are much more expensive than those in the coutryside.

much            Houses in the coutryside ……………………………………………………… those in the city.

 

II. Use the following suggestions to write passages about city and coutry life with comparative forms of adjectives.

-Cities / big / life / exciting /. / Public transport / good /. / But / life / stresstful /. /People / busy / run / one place / other//.

-Life / coutry / may / boring / but / people / close / nature / and / air / clean//. /People / have / relaxed / lifestyle //. /But / there / nothing bad / have / nothing / do / all day//.

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