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How to Use Comparatives and Superlatives

Date: Oct 08 2012

Themes: Sports

Grammar: Comparatives and Superlatives


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Golf may not be as physically demanding a sport as, say, basketball or soccer. But it still has its diehard fans. And they aren’t just old men anymore. Well, not all of them.

Younger players like Tiger Woods and Rickie Fowler have made golf popular with a wider, and younger, audience. But it is still an expensive sport to play, with all the equipment you have to buy and rounds you have to pay for, which continues to keep it pretty exclusive. Find out who’s a bigger golf fan, Devan or Jeff.


泰格·伍兹 (Tiger Woods) 和里奇·弗勒 (Rickie Fowler) 等年轻球手使高尔夫球受到了更广泛、更年轻的球类爱好者的欢迎。但打高尔夫球的费用仍然比较昂贵,你不仅必须购买所有装备,而且还要负担每场高尔夫球的费用,这些都是使该项运动的普及率不高的原因。看看德凡和杰夫,谁更爱好打高尔夫球。


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Devan:  My dad’s coming to visit, and he really wants to go to the golf course, but that just seems really boring to me. Can you think of a more boring sport than golf?

Jeff:  Yes. Uh…. I actually used to play golf when I was younger.

Devan:  Yeah? Did you like it?

Jeff:  Junior Golf, it was called. I did like it. But I also hated it. It’s very difficult. And frustrating.

Devan:  Really? Did you ever get a hole-in-one?

Jeff:  No, I didn’t. And I never caddied, either. Or had a caddy. Of course I was 10 years old, so…

Devan:  It just seems like such an old man sport, though.

Jeff:  Yeah, being a younger kid, I never really watched golf on TV. I never got that into it. But I’d say most of the people at the courses anytime I went golfing were definitely older, white men.

Devan:  Does that mean it takes less skill, because older people don’t have as much upper-body strength? Or is it still pretty hard?

Jeff:  It’s hard mentally. It’s definitely physical, but, you know, you have things like golf carts, and caddies carrying your clubs around.

Devan:  Well, I know my dad likes it, so based on his taste in music and everything else, I’m not getting too excited.


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Devan’s thinking about golf, because her dad’s coming to town and wants to play. She discovers that Jeff played golf as a young child. Jeff had mixed feelings about playing golf. He liked it, but he also found it very challenging.

Jeff also felt strange being a child playing golf, because most of the other people playing were old men. Devan and Jeff think that golf might be a good game for older people because, while it’s difficult mentally, it’s not that physically difficult of a sport.

All in all, Devan’s not too excited about a trip to the golf course with her dad.

Have you ever played golf? Do you like it? Do you watch it on TV? What are your favorite sports?



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i do like sports and basket ball is my favourit one. if we talk about golf its an interesting game i think .we have many golf course in our town. some of them are beautifull mini golf courses placed at public parks where new comers also can try to have fun of golf. i like one thing more about golf courses, its clean and grassy grounds with lots of greenry around so refreshing atmosphere. we can play it while chitt chattaing with friends and its a liesurly weekend game i think. i just have enjoyed it at mini golf course near my home and its a fun in evening with lots of lights and music.

11:15 AM Oct 08 2012 |




welll , i don`t like the golf but u know i didn`t try it before may be if i try iy i will like it, alot of things whcish we don`t like it before trying it so i don`t knw about it but if i have chance to try one day i will try and feek you back Cool

10:34 AM Oct 08 2012 |

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Palestinian Territory, Occupied

Actually there are lots kinds of sport , For me I prefer my favourite Game is tennis , I love Roger Federer and some times I watch of Golf Game on Tv , I know some of good Players one of them his name Tiger woods , He’s from U.S.A. , He was dominant on the Golf for a long time But after his treason his wife He was different Player , He has extraordinary skills , Unfortunately I was an player of basketball , But after my injury I couldn’t practice any sort of sports , Only from time to time I can do some exercises , Life with the sport is different specially at the morning when you get up from your sleep , there’s an special tastey before go out from your home .

09:40 AM Oct 08 2012 |

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From time to time i watch golf on Tv and i find it a different sport.

09:13 AM Oct 08 2012 |




i think this sport is not for all. but its bueaty becouse they play in green land,,,,,,,,,,

09:11 AM Oct 08 2012 |




i’ve never played golf n i don’t find it so interesting, maybe i’m wrong…

08:38 AM Oct 08 2012 |



I don’t like golf . This sport is boring and to expensive .

07:19 AM Oct 08 2012 |

Ngubo Sixtus

South Africa

i do like golf

03:07 AM Oct 08 2012 |

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