1 In Parts 1 and 3 of the Speaking Module, you may be asked questions that require you to compare things, or to discuss the relative advantages or disadvantages of different things.
a Look at the question below.
- Would you prefer to live in a city or a village? Why?
b Think of three advantages of each type of place. You can use phrases with adjectives (e.g. quieter) or nouns (e.g. fewer cars) or adverbs (e.g. live more comfortably).
c Now think of three disadvantages of each type of place.
|less peaceful||fewer shops|
2 a Listen to a student answering question 1 above and tick the comparative expressions he uses from the list below.
b Look at the words the speaker used to organise his response. What order did he say them in?