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English Vocabulary: Lesson 5-Imagine Your Ideal City - Learn English With Africa

 

 

 

 

Life in the countryside vs. life in the city

USE THE COMPARATIVE ADJECTIVE

MORE +ADJECTIVE

ADJECTIVE + ER

 

peaceful           slow                  crowded             low              stressful           friendly

dangerous           bad            exciting              easy               good                fresh

1) Big cities ___________________ than small villages in the countryside – there are a lot more people living in a smaller space.

2) The air in the countryside __________________ than the air in big cities.

3) The job opportunities in big cities __________________ than the job opportunities in the countryside.

4) The pace of life ________________ in the countryside than in big cities.

5) Getting around in cities _______________ than in the countryside because there is a lot more public transportation.

6) Life in big cities __________________ than life in small towns in the countryside – people have to work harder and have more to worry about.

7) Cities ____________________ than rural villages, because there is a lot more crime and there is a higher risk of road accidents.

8) The traffic ___________________ in cities than in the countryside.

9) The cost of living in the countryside _________________ than the cost of living in cities.

10) People _________________  in the countryside – neighbours talk to each other more and people are more helpful.

11) Life _______________ in cities – there is a lot more entertainment, such as cinemas, shopping malls, and concerts.

12) Life in the countryside ______________ than in cities – you can be much closer to nature and far away from all the noise of the city.

 

  1. B) Now talk to your partner about whether you agree or disagree with each statement, and why.

 

Answers:

 

1) Big cities are more crowded than small villages in the countryside – there are a lot more people living in a smaller space.

2) The air in the countryside is fresher than the air in big cities.

3) The job opportunities in big cities are better than the job opportunities in the countryside.

4) The pace of life is slower in the countryside than in big cities.

5) Getting around in cities is easier than in the countryside because there is a lot more public transportation.

6) Life in big cities is more stressful than life in small towns in the countryside – people have to work harder and have more to worry about.

7) Cities are more dangerous than rural villages, because there is a lot more crime and there is a higher risk of road accidents.

8) The traffic is worse in cities than in the countryside.

9) The cost of living in the countryside is lower than the cost of living in cities.

10) People are friendlier in the countryside – neighbours talk to each other more and people are more helpful.

11) Life is more exciting in cities – there is a lot more entertainment, such as cinemas, shopping malls, and concerts.

12) Life in the countryside is more peaceful than in cities – you can be much closer to nature and far away from all the noise of the city.

 

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