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Grammar for The Cook (Chapter 4)

1. Look at this sentence from The Cook (Chapter 4):

‘This is the best school food I’ve ever tasted!’

2. This could be said another way: ‘The food is really good. In fact, it is the best (food that) I have ever tasted.’

Notice that the verb ‘taste’ is in past participle form (=tasted)

3. Look at these examples and choose the correct one

i. The hotel is really good. In fact, it’s the best I’ve ever (stay/stayed) in.

ii. The service on this flight is really good. In fact, it’s the best I’ve ever (have/had).

iii. The movie is really bad. In fact, it’s the worst I’ve ever (seen/saw).

4. Now complete these sentences

i. The bed is really good. In fact, it’s the most comfortable….

ii. The water in this swimming pool is really cold. In fact, it’s the coldest…

iii. The food is disgusting. In fact, it’s the worst…

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