Comparing: Taller, Longer, and
In this video, we will learn how to
compare two objects by length or height using the words taller, longer, and
shorter. When we’re comparing height, we can
use the words taller and shorter. The giraffe is taller than the
monkey. The monkey is shorter than the
giraffe. When we’re comparing length, we can
use the words longer and shorter. The shark is longer than the
fish. The fish is shorter than the
shark. Let’s practice comparing length and
height using the words taller, longer, and shorter.
Which is longer, a bus or a
In this question, we need to
compare the length of the bus and the car. Which is longer? The pink arrow shows the length of
the bus, and this is the length of the car. The car is shorter than the
bus. So the bus is longer than the
car. The bus is longer.
Who is taller, David or
This is David’s height, and this is
William’s height. David is taller than William. William is shorter than David. Who is taller? The answer is David.
Which is shorter, the girl or the
In this question, we’re being asked
to compare the height of the girl and the tree. The orange lines show the height of
the tree and the height of the girl. The girl is shorter than the
tree. So the tree is taller than the
girl. The girl is shorter.
What have we learned in this
video? We’ve learned that we can compare
length or height using the words taller, shorter, and longer.