Christmas Scene 1 Language Focus

Even Rob's getting into the Christmas spirit, with some special presents for Stephen and some special Christmas words for viewers.

Watch the video. Then go to Task and do the activities.

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Submitted by luan1239 on Mon, 20/04/2020 - 12:37

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Hello. I am having a lot of trouble with activity 2. Can you help me?
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Submitted by Kirk on Mon, 20/04/2020 - 14:47

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Hello luan1239

We can use 'as' + adjective + 'as' to say that two things are the same. For example, in the first sentence 'My hands are as cold as ice' means the same as the original sentence.

Similarly, we can use 'not as' + adjective + 'as' to say that one thing is less than another. For example, in the second sentence, 'My new shoes are not as comfortable as my old ones' means the same as the original sentence.

Does that help?

All the best

Kirk

The LearnEnglish Team