Presentación del tema: "Comparing Equal Quantities. Look at these examples of comparing equal quantities: I have as much money as you, They have as many horses as us, and I run."— Transcripción de la presentación:
Look at these examples of comparing equal quantities: I have as much money as you, They have as many horses as us, and I run as fast as you. Comparing equal quantities uses two structures in Spanish. Study these structures: tanto/tanta/tantos/tantas + (noun) + como + (person or noun) Tengo tanto dinero como tú. I have as much money as you. Corro tan rápido como tú. I run as fast as you. tan + (adjective/adverb) + como + (person or noun)
Lets do some examples. Write an equal comparison using the given clues. The answer will appear after 10 seconds. Él tiene Roberto. (as much patience [paciencia] as) Tú eres yo. (as crazy [loco] as) Tiene ellos. (as much importance importancia] as) Somos ellos. (as boring [aburrido] as) tan loco como tanta importancia como tanta paciencia como tan aburridos como
Lets do some practice. Complete these sentences with an equal comparison, according to the given clues. Tú eres_______ Julia. (as pretty [bonita] as) tan bonita como! Thats right… its tantos libros como! Eva lee _________ Teresa. (as many books [libros] as)
Heres some more practice. Nosotros tenemos _______ tú. (as many shoes [zapatos] as) tantos zapatos como! Thats right… its tan bien como! Uds. cantan ________ los alumnos. (as good [bien] as)
Nosotros tenemos _______ Uds. (as many dogs [perros] as) tantos perros como! Thats right… its tantas cartas como! Teresa y Juan escriben _______ tú. (as many letters [cartas] as)
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