a) Divide the adjectives in three categories: 1) those which describe life in the city; 2) those which describe life in the country; 3) those which can describe life in the city and in the country.
clean, slow, dirty, healthy, friendly, dangerous, modern, big, expensive, noisy, boring, quiet, interesting, busy, beautiful
b) Use the words above to make these sentences true and compare city and country life.
Example: The country is cleaner than the town.
The streets in the city are … than the streets in the country.
The air in the city is … than the air in the country.
The buildings in the city are … than in the country.
Nature in the city is … than nature in the country.
Life in the country is … than it is in the city.
It is … to live in the city than in the country.
People in the country are often … than people in the city.
Compare the three school reports. Remember that “A” is an excellent mark, “B” is a good mark, “C” means satisfactory, “D” means quite satisfactory1 and “E” means not satisfactory.
Example: In English Kate is the best, Linda is worse than Dan (or Dan is better than Linda). Linda is the worst of the three.