Las Comparaciones
What we know…
• Más Adjective Que
Comparisons of
Differences
• Ryan Gosling es más guapo que Channing
Tatum.
• Menos Adjective Que
• Channing Tatum es menos guapo que Ryan
Gosling.
What we need to know…
• Tan adjective como
• As adjective as
Comparisons of
Equality
• En mi club atlético, levantar pesas es tan
popular como correr.
You can also make it to where things are not
equal. To do this, just add the word NO in front
of the verb.
En el club atlético, levantar pesas no es tan
popular como correr.
• To express “as much as” or “as many as,” you
would use…
Used with NOUNS
• Tanto (-a) noun como – As much noun as
• Pedro tiene tanto dinero como Donald Trump.
• Marta tiene tanta paciencia como Sta. Teresa.
• Tantos (-as) noun como – As many noun as
• Yo tengo tantos perros como Luisa.
• Marta tiene tantas flores como Rosa.
As always, make sure
the tanto agrees in
gender and number
with what is being
compared.
Actividad 10, Página 53
• 1) La canción de Mercedes es __________
(tan / tanta ) buena como la de Enrique.
• 2) Elena no es _____ (tanta / tan) deportista
como Angélica.
• 3) La voz de Catalina es ______ (tan / tanto)
bonita como la voz de Victoria.
• 4) En la banda no hay _____ (tantos / tan)
músicos como en la orquesta.
Additional Comparisons
• Mayor que – older than
– Yo soy mayor que ustedes.
• Menor que – younger than
– Pedro es menor que Roberto.
• Mejor que – better than
– Chocolate es mejor que caramel.
• Peor que – worse than
– Caramel es peor que chocolate.
Práctica
1)
2)
3)
4)
I am more artistic than you.
Juan has more dogs than Pedro.
Math is worse than Social Studies.
The Joker is not as smart as Batman. (the
names stay the same)
5) Mrs. Stewart is older than the students.
6) I have as much homework as you.
7) Luis has as many books as Marta.
8) We run as fast as they do. (the “do” is
inferred)
9) Spanish is as easy as English.
10) Pedro and Luisa have as many classes as
Alejandro.
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Las Comparaciones