Comparative Adjectives German Exercises

german comparative adjectives exercises

Hello student, today we are going to continue building on your knowledge of the German language by focusing on comparative adjectives. These are words that help us express how two things or people are different from each other.

They are essential for effective communication, especially when you want to compare things or people. As you know, in many languages, including German, we change adjectives to indicate comparison. For instance, saying something is bigger, smaller, faster, slower, etc.

This session will allow you to practice rearranging sentences with comparative adjectives, translate sentences from English to German and also practice vocabulary. Let’s get started!


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1) Put the Sentences in the Correct Order – German Comparative Adjectives


a) ist / schneller / Hase / der / Schildkröte / als / die

Der Hase ist schneller als die Schildkröte.


b) größer / der / Berg / ist / als / Hügel / der


c) ist / mein / als / kleiner / Bruder / ich


d) schöner / ist / der / Frühling / Winter / als


e) ist / klüger / Katze / die / der / Hund / als


f) der / Lehrer / strenger / der / als / Schulleiter / ist


g) als / ist / interessanter / die / Geschichte / von / die / Geschichte / von / Anna / Tom


h) ist / als / Handy / neuer / dein / Handy / mein


i) ist / als / der / Löwe / stärker / Fuchs / der


j) als / billiger / das / Essen / Restaurant / ist / das / Essen / zu / im / Hause


k) ist / ihr / Zimmer / als / mein / Zimmer / sauberer


2) Can you Translate these Sentences?


a) This car is faster than the old one.

Dieses Auto ist schneller als das alte.


b) Your house is bigger than mine.


c) The green apple is tastier than the red one.


d) My dog is more playful than your cat.


e) The mountain is higher than the hill.


f) This book is more interesting than the other one.


g) My job is less stressful than yours.


h) Summer is warmer than spring.


i) He is younger than she is.


j) This dress is more beautiful than that one.


k) Their dog is louder than our dog.


3) Practice your Vocabulary of German Comparative Adjectives


a) Better – Worse

Besser – Schlechter


b) Faster - Slower


c) More beautiful - Less beautiful


d) Bigger - Smaller


e) Stronger - Weaker


f) Richer - Poorer


g) Heavier - Lighter


h) Higher - Lower


i) Older - Younger


j) Longer - Shorter


k) More expensive - Less expensive


4) Practice Your Writing by Translating this Small Text Taking the German Comparative Adjectives into Consideration


John is taller than his brother, and he also runs faster. His brother, on the other hand, is stronger and more intelligent. John's car is older, but it's bigger and more comfortable. His brother's car is newer and more expensive, but smaller and less comfortable.


Cool! You have worked hard on understanding and using comparative adjectives in German. This is a significant step forward in your German language journey, and you should be proud of your achievement.

Remember, the ability to compare objects or situations is an integral part of communication, and you’ve just honed that skill in another language!

Keep practicing these comparative forms, and try to use them in your conversations and writings. You’re doing a fantastic job, and I can’t wait to see what you’ll accomplish next. Until our next lesson, keep up the great work!


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