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Comparatives and Superlatives

Date: Nov 12 2010

Themes: Family

Grammar: Comparatives and Superlatives


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Wouldn’t it be cool to have a twin? You could play tricks on your friends and teachers by swapping places with your twin. You and your twin could wear matching outfits, ride a two-person bicycle, date other twins…The possibilities for fun seem almost endless.

There is just something fascinating about twins, especially if they are identical. Typically, twins have an incredibly close bond, since they share so many of the same experiences, starting before they’re even born. Some twins are even said to have a psychic connection.

Dale and Jeff have both known twins. Find out what kind of a bond they shared.



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Dale:  Hey Jeff, do you know any twins at all?

Jeff:  Yeah, a couple good friends of mine from way back are twins. They’re not identical. They’re fraternal twins.

Dale:  Did they have that twin connection back in the day? They say that most twins can actually kind of communicate with each other by using their mind.

Jeff:  I don’t know about that. They’re both weird, but that could just be from coming from the same parents.

Dale:  Do they have a bond that’s kind of different from all the other siblings that you’ve seen?

Jeff:  I guess, I mean they shared the same experiences growing up at the same time. They’re pretty different actually, I don’t know, compared to other twins, like identical twins.

Dale:  Do you know any identical twins at all?

Jeff:  I do actually, yeah.

Dale:  And what do you think about them?

Jeff:  They definitely have a closer bond. They’re sisters, so maybe that’s a factor, too. But…

Dale:  Would you like to have a twin? Would you want to be a twin?

Jeff:  Well, it’d be nice to have somebody to share the same emotions with, maybe kind of as a form of support.

Dale:  Someone who looks just like you.

Jeff:  We could play some tricks on people.


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Both Jeff and Dale have known people who were twins. Jeff had good friends growing up who were fraternal, or non-identical, twins. He also knows some identical twin sisters. He says that the identical sisters were closer than the fraternal twin brothers, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that identical twins are always closer than fraternal twins.

Dale is curious about twins that share an intense bond. Some twins are even said to have a psychic connection. They not only look alike, they can also read each other’s thoughts and finish each other’s sentences.

Do you know any twins? Do they share an extra-close bond? Would you like to have a twin yourself?



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ilda sweet

ilda sweet


I would love so much to have a twin. When i was a child ,my dream was to had a twin sister  like me … 

10:36 AM Nov 12 2010 |




hehe,a fantastic dialog

10:02 AM Nov 12 2010 |




For someone it'll come in sight strange but for me it's better to have elder brother or sister than a twin yourself because of the experience that you can get from your b or s and they are good defenders as well as advisers)     

08:43 AM Nov 12 2010 |




i'm twin. !!!!!


07:26 AM Nov 12 2010 |




My boyfriend has a twin. It was very weird when i got to know that they looked the same and it was very funny when my boyfriend introduced his brother. My boyfriend came into my room and then came into again. I couldn't  believe my eyes. I think it is very good when you have twin. There is always somebody who can help you and you never feel yourself lonely. They share everything to each other except their girlfriends :)

07:19 AM Nov 12 2010 |



Saudi Arabia

i like  the idea  of twins  when  i start to  know and hear it 

but now  i think

not that much i like

i mean that everyone  should have his  her own charctor

i would not like  if there  twin to me 

maybe  they also will not like  

06:14 AM Nov 12 2010 |

sunny gz

sunny gz


if i has a twin sister ,i will love she~

06:05 AM Nov 12 2010 |

sunny gz

sunny gz


if i has a twin sister ,i will love she~

06:05 AM Nov 12 2010 |

charming princess

Saudi Arabia

it is awesome to be the first one to post a comment ! When I was a kid , i wished i had a twin !

07:48 PM Nov 11 2010 |

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