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  COMPARATIVE & SUPERLATIVE ADJECTIVES Comparative Adjectives We use  comparative   adjectives   to show change or make  comparisons: This car is certainly  better ,   but it's much  more expensive . I'm feeling  happier   now. We need a  bigger  garden. We use  than  when we want to  compare one thing with another : She is two years older  than  me. Narayanghad is much bigger  than  Pokhara. He is a better player  than  Ronaldo. France is a bigger country  than  Britain. When we want to  describe how something or someone changes  we can use two comparatives with “ and ” : The balloon got  bigger and bigger . Everything is getting  more and more expensive . Grandfather is looking  older and older .  We often use “ the ”  with comparative adjectives to  show that one thing depends on another : The faster  you drive,  the more dangerous  it is.   (= When you drive faster, it is more dangerous.) The higher  they climbed,  the colder  it got.   (= When they climbed higher, it g


A World Guide to Good Manners: How not to Behave Badly Abroad Points to Remember: Americans shake their hands firmly, whereas the Japanese do not do so. In America, there is physical contact during greetings, but it is not so in Japan. The Japanese bow as per the degree of respect, but the Americans do not do so. Muslim women should not wear clothes revealing their bodies. People prefer discussing during meals in Britain and the United States. It is necessary to print your business card in the local language while you are going to a country where your language is not widely spoken. The physical distance between the speakers plays a significant role in most South American countries and Mexico. In many Asian cultures, it is acceptable to Smack your lips when you eat. It means that the food is good. In France, you should not sit down in a café until you have shaken hands with everyone you know. In India, Nepal and the Middle East, you must never use the left hand for greeting, eating or d



 Sushila's Determination Vocabulary in Use Find the words from the drama which have the meanings given below. feeling fear and uncertainty = anxiety catching the breath in surprise = gasping thoughtfulness (for the feelings of others) = consideration  lucky = fortunate chart showing the position of the stars at birth, used for fortune-telling = horoscope Reading comprehension Read the drama again and tick the best answer. Sushila’s parents are concerned about her: marriage . Sushila wants to be: a nurse . Sushila seems as she was brought up in an overseas country . According to Sushila, who is lucky? Mrs Ojha At the end, Sushila’s parents decided to: let her join the nursing course . Read the drama again, and answer the following questions. Why don’t Sushila’s parents want to send her to university? Ans: Sushila's parents don't want to send Sushila to a university because they could not afford her fees/because of their poverty. Was her parents’ marriage a love marriage? H


  UNIT 16: CONFIRMING AND DENYING   Jitiya Festival   Vocabulary in use   Read the text above, and find the synonyms of the following words from the text. luck = fortune harmony = good relationships statues = idol renowned = popular poured = flow Reading comprehension Read the text again, and decide whether the following statements are true or false. All women and unmarried girls celebrate Jitiya festival. False It is celebrated all over Nepal. False Married women never go to Maiti to celebrate Jitiya festival. False It is celebrated for three days. True Even the eagle and the jackal are remembered and offered prasad by the devotees of Jitiya. True Jimutavahana is a legendary deity. True Singing and dancing do not play any role during the Jitiya festival. False Read the text again, and answer these questions. Why is Jitiya festival celebrated? Ans: Jitiya festival is celebrated for the good fortune and long life for the husband, children and family members. How long is this festival ce