Chapter 10
The comparative

Same degree comparative

When 2 things or persons are equivalent, use "aussi ... que". It means "as ... as".

aussi adjective que
aussi grand que
aussi petit que
aussi important que

Note: que becomes qu' when the following letter is a vowel.

Examples

  • Jean est aussi grand que Sébastien. Audio. Press to listen!
    Jean is as tall as Sébastien is.
  • Isabelle est aussi curieuse qu'Aurélie.
    Isabelle is as curious as Aurélie is.
autant de noun que
autant de chance que
autant d' amour que

Note: de becomes d' when the following letter is a vowel.

Example

  • Roger est aussi chanceux que Thomas = Roger a autant de chance que Thomas.
    Roger is as lucky as Thomas = Roger has as much luck as Thomas has.
Chapter 10
The comparative