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French: comparative/ superlative

practice translating these comparative w/ noun phrases (there are also regular comparison phrases mixed in) - when using regular comparisons (I am better than, She is more intelligent than, I have as much money as...): aussi becomes si. - followed by a noun, plus... que becomes plus... que, aussi... que becomes autant de.. que, and moins.. que becomes moins de que
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This play is more funny than the other
Cette pièce est plus amusante que l'autre
The actor speaks as clearly as the others
L'acteur parle aussi clairement que les autres
She sees more movies that me
Elle voit plus de films que moi
Anne is the most funny (funniest) of the group
Anne est la plus amusante de la troupe
Jean is the most funny (funniest) of the group
Jean est le plus amusant de la troupe
He plays the most often
Il joue le plus souvent
We dance the least
Nous dansons le moins
more...than
plus...que
more...than
plus de (nom)...que
as..as
aussi...que
less..than
moins...que
less...than
moins de (nom)...que
more
plus
as
aussi
as much as
autant
less
moins
good
bon(ne)
well
bien
better
mieux
the best
le mieux
better
meilleur(e)
the best
le meilleur(e)
bad
mauvais(e)
fem
la
masc
le
I have more books than he does
J'ai plus de livres que lui
She has as much money as I
Elle a autant d'argent que moi
I am more intelligent than he
je suis plus intelligent que lui
she speaks as quickly as her brother
elle parle aussi vite que son frere
she has fewer dresses than I
elle a moins de robes que moi
Jean is a better actor than the others
Jean est meilleur acteur que les autres
He is the best actor of the group
Il est le meilleur acteur de la troupe
He plays better than me
Il joue mieux que moi
He plays the best
Il joue le mieux
Mieux is an _____________
adverb
meilleur is an ___________
adjective
bon is an___________
adjective
bien is an ___________
adverb
I have more CDs than Jean
J'ai plus de CDs que Jean
Anne writes more well than Mary
Anne écrit plus bien que Mary
Anne goes out as often as me
Anne sort aussi souvent que moi
Anne goes out as much as me
Anne sort autant que moi