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Comparative and Superlative (and ‘key’ word transformation)

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Common mistakes when doing the ‘key’ word transformation activity. If you do the following, you won’t get a full mark but a partial one:

    1. 5 words is the maximum: so if your sentence is ok but you wrote 6 words, you won’t get a full mark (2) but just 1 mark (=partially correct answers). Very important!: let me remind you that contractions are 2 words, so if you write “haven’t”= have+not, 2 words.
    2. The sentence can be grammatically correct but you didn’t use the ‘key’ word, smart alec…
    3. You gave two possible sentences…again, smart-ass [;)], if you’re up for giving two possible asnwers, both must be correct.
    4. You changed the ‘key’ word. Remember! You can’t modify it.
    5. You misspelled the word.
    6. You changed the tense of the original sentence.
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                Written by ElenaBen

                March 3, 2008 at 10:59 am