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GRAMMAR TIP:What Are Adjectives?
In grammar, an adjective is a word whose main syntactic role is to qualify a noun or noun phrase, giving more information about the object signified. Adjectives are one of the traditional eight English parts of speech, though linguists today distinguish adjectives from words such as determiners that were formerly considered to be adjectives. In this paragraph, "traditional" is an adjective, and in the preceding paragraph, "main" and "more" are. Most but not all languages have adjectives. Those that do not typically use words of another part of speech, often verbs, to serve the same semantic function; for example, such a language might have a verb that means "to be big", and would use a construction analogous to "big-being house" to express what English expresses as "big house".
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You have reached the adjectives section of Busy Teacher. This page contains an amazing 724 adjective worksheets and has many subsections you can use to find just what you are looking for. This pre-intermediate worksheet is for practicing adjectives with –ed and –ing endings. It is colorful and well organized with a section you can use during your introduction as well as a nice fill in the blank activity. If the formatting is a little unusual when you download the exercise you may need to take a minute or two to fix it up before printing it out for your students. If you would like to focus on different adjectives in your lesson, consider using one of the other available worksheets instead.
Adjectives are an important part of the English language and are one of the first things students learn. Usually beginners start learning adjectives as vocabulary words in the very first course and should be able to master simple sentences with nouns, subjects, and adjectives in a relatively short amount of time. Adjectives give students the opportunity to describe people, places, and things and thus compose more complex sentences. Luckily there are an endless number of things that students encounter in their daily lives that they can practice describing in class and for homework assignments. You can even adapt the classic game “I Spy” for some fun practice using adjectives.

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–ED and –ING Adjectives

–ED and –ING Adjectives

Teaching these adjectives can be challenging from the start because students can easily get confused about the differences between the –ED and –ING endings. Question the students using ...
6 Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Superlatives Incredible Records Webquest

Superlatives Incredible Records Webquest

A fun webquest for the students as part of a superlatives exercise. Some of the records are weird and wonderful and the students enjoyed them. The list is long so it could work well as a pairwork ...
1 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Comparatives and Superlatives: Theory + Exercises

Comparatives and Superlatives: Theory + Exercises

This is a worksheet to rehearse the theory of comparatives and superlatives. It has grammar rules, a starter, and lots of exercises. The worksheet can be used for a double class (1 hour 30 minutes ...
4 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Movie Worksheet: Monster University

Movie Worksheet: Monster University

Watching movies is a good way to practice several skills. We can firstly discuss the main message of the movie in order to check understanding and also to speak.This worksheet is for children for ...
1 Complete Beginner
Comparatives Board Game

Comparatives Board Game

This is a board game to practice comparisons. There are two types of "squares". In one type, you have two nouns, and the student must choose an adjective to compare them. In the other, you have an ...
5 Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Indian Quiz For Children

Indian Quiz For Children

This worksheet contains a short and fun quiz about the Indian culture, and some name cards that children can fill out in order to create their own Indian personality and tribe. With the first task ...
2 Elementary Pre-Intermediate
Comparisons - Animals

Comparisons - Animals

This worksheet is for practising the comparative form of adjectives and at the same time learn the names of different wild and farm animals. Students are asked to give their opinion and write sent ...
6 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Animal Comparison Crossword

Animal Comparison Crossword

This is for 6th grade ESL students.This crossword is a part of a lesson plan about comparative adjectives. Âuring the lesson I hand out this crossword which  definitions are made of compariso ...
1 Pre-Intermediate
Past Tense Review - Adjectives for Describing Places

Past Tense Review - Adjectives for Describing Places

In this worksheet, you can find several exercises on past tenses and also, you can find vocabulary - adjectives for describing places. The past tenses are: past simple, past continuous and past si ...
3 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Countries Trivia

Countries Trivia

This power point presentation is about countries and their peculiarities. Students will be able to practice comparatives, grab bag information and cultural knowledge. It will also be useful for 5 ...
7 Elementary Pre-Intermediate
Comparatives & Superlatives Grid

Comparatives & Superlatives Grid

Empty grid that can be easily used by students to write down the adjectives, comparatives, superlatives and translations. Useful if they have it handly to keep adding new words. You can fill in ju ...
1 All levels
Horoscope Character Traits Conversation Activity

Horoscope Character Traits Conversation Activity

Divide your class into groups according to their star signs. Cut up the table on the worksheet and distribute each row to the correct horoscope group. The students then have to explain if they thi ...
3 Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Superlatives and Comparatives - Egyptian-themed

Superlatives and Comparatives - Egyptian-themed

This powerpoint presentation acts as a way to practice superlatives and comparatives using pictures and adjective prompts. It has an Ancient Egyptians theme as well. My students really enjoyed thi ...
2 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Comparatives and Superlatives (Test and Key)

Comparatives and Superlatives (Test and Key)

This worksheet can be used to test your students on comparative and superlative adjectives. It includes a short reading, a writing section and vocabulary related to animals. I also give you the ke ...
5 Pre-Intermediate Exam Level
Movie Worksheet: The Indian in the Cupboard

Movie Worksheet: The Indian in the Cupboard

Level : Pre-intermediate. Skills : Listening/Speaking/Writing Instruction : the students are divided into a group of 4. The worksheet is given to each student. They will watch 'The Indian ...
2 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Comparatives and Superlatives

Comparatives and Superlatives

Sometimes a student book has few exercises to practice the gramar we are teaching. So, you can use this worksheet to give your students more practice about comparatives and superlatives after expl ...
4 Elementary Pre-Intermediate
Adjectives/Verbs with Prepositions

Adjectives/Verbs with Prepositions

This is a worksheet which gathers some common verbs and adjectives with their matching prepositions.It also has a great use of vocabulary.The worksheet can be handed out anytime as it is only focu ...
2 Upper Intermediate and Advanced Exam Level
Used To & Adjectives

Used To & Adjectives

In this file, you will find activities to work with lifestyles & used to so that students can compare life in the past and life in the present. You can adapt the activity and work with it oral ...
4 Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Comparatives & Superlatives -Tennis Players

Comparatives & Superlatives -Tennis Players

If you are looking for simple activities to practice comparatives & superlatives, you can use this file. You can adapt it to the level of your course. Students will have to compare Nadal, Roge ...
1 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
JC'S Participle Clauses Explained

JC'S Participle Clauses Explained

Participle clauses can be very easy or very difficult. In this power point presentation I try to make it easy. In it, the "mysteries" of participle clauses are explained in a simple and fun way by ...
6 Upper Intermediate and Advanced Exam Level
Song Worksheet: The Best Day by Taylor Swift (Mother's Day)

Song Worksheet: The Best Day by Taylor Swift (Mother's Day)

This worksheet is for an elementary level learner to practice listening and building new vocabulary (bold). It can be used to teach grammar concepts like superlatives or a lesson on Mother's Day. ...
2 Complete Beginner Elementary Pre-Intermediate
Adjectives for Beginner

Adjectives for Beginner

A PPT presentation of some very common adjectives for adults. It was used with a group of retired peole, ages from 70 to 80. It worked well, images are appealing. it can be used independently ...
3 Complete Beginner
Song Worksheet: JC'S Father and Son ( Describing Personality)

Song Worksheet: JC'S Father and Son ( Describing Personality)

A very popular song from the 70's about a father and a son who have problems communicating. This worksheet includes a pre-reading task for prediction, a listening task (inserting the lines in the ...
2 Upper Intermediate and Advanced Exam Level
Persuasion and Dissuasion

Persuasion and Dissuasion

This activity is suitable to intermediate and advanced students in practicing how to persuade and/ or dissuade the other person. It is better done as a role playing activity. This will motivate ...
8 Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced Exam Level
Comparing Landscapes in UK

Comparing Landscapes in UK

This presentation was made on the basis of textbook Project 2 (Unit 5) published by Oxford University Press. It presupposes that ss are familiar with vocabulary describing landscapes. This ppt wil ...
6 Elementary Pre-Intermediate

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