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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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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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Adjective Order - Practice 2

Adjective Order - Practice 2

Celia Jenkins
When more than one adjective is used in a sentence, it is important to put them in the right order. Using the acronym O SASh.COM, students can practice putting adjectives in the right order. This ...
9 Views 4,711 Pre-IntIntAdvExam
Adjective Order - Practice 1

Adjective Order - Practice 1

Celia Jenkins
When more than one adjective is used in a sentence, it is important to put them in the right order. Using the acronym O SASh.COM, students can practice putting adjectives in the right order. There ...
6 Views 5,223 Pre-IntIntAdvExam
Adjectives Word Search

Adjectives Word Search

Help students learn to recognize common English adjectives with this Adjectives Word Search. Students can find the adjectives in the word search, and then practice using the adjectives in a senten ...
4 Views 7,767 ElemInt
Feeling Words

Feeling Words

This worksheet contains a list of short sentences that describe different situations, such as losing a favorite teddy bear. Students must select the feeling word that best connects with the scenar ...
6 Views 13,015 ElemPre-Int
Comparative and Superlative Adjectives

Comparative and Superlative Adjectives

S.I.
The table logically shows the differences between comparative and superlatives adjectives and how to form them. It also explains the use of 'more ... than' and 'the most ...'. My students find the ...
4 Views 20,288 ElemPre-IntInt
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Nemo Quartet Cards - Practicing Adjectives

Nemo Quartet Cards - Practicing Adjectives

S.I.
This quartet card game is based on the movie Finding Nemo. The aim of the game is for students to collect four of a kind. I designed the game to practice personality adjectives. The adjective abov ...
1 Views 7,858 BegElem
Match Maker - Personalities

Match Maker - Personalities

S.I.
This is a fun activity which practices adjectives. Students make up a friend and try to match make them with another student's friend. Students complete their own friend's profile first and then m ...
2 Views 8,692 BegElem
My Dream Home

My Dream Home

S.I.
I use this house template to practice furniture vocabulary. Students design their dream home by cutting pictures of furniture they'd like in their house out of catalogues e.g. Argos. They then sti ...
1 Views 8,957 BegElem
Ing or Ed Adjective Suffixes Worksheet

Ing or Ed Adjective Suffixes Worksheet

This is a fun crossword to practice adjective suffixes (-ed and -ing) as in boring/ bored. Students will have to fill in the crossword based on the sentences and the pictures. The worksheet helps ...
11 Views 6,694 Pre-IntIntAdv
Spring Worksheet: Compound Words

Spring Worksheet: Compound Words

A compound word is made up of two words that come together to make one new word. Students are asked to draw a line from each word on the left to to the word on the right so that they form a compou ...
8 Views 8,685 Elem
First Semester YLE Level Exam (Cambride Flyers Level)

First Semester YLE Level Exam (Cambride Flyers Level)

Extensive exercises with comparatives and superlatives. It also contins "some" and "any" with questions, negatives and positives. There is some vocabulary related to autumn and places around town. ...
2 Views 7,904 Exam
Song Worksheet: Masters of War by Bob Dylan

Song Worksheet: Masters of War by Bob Dylan

Blanca
It's based on the song "Masters of War" written by Bob Dylan, with activities to be done while listening to the song. Students will have to organize and complete lyrics as well as look for example ...
2 Views 10,574 Elem
Personality Adjectives

Personality Adjectives

Laura Suárez
This is a matching exercise with personality adjectives useful  for description writing. I have used it with my ESL primary students and they were able to learn about 40 adjectives. It ...
8 Views 18,045 ElemPre-Int
Adjectives Ending in -Ed and -Ing

Adjectives Ending in -Ed and -Ing

Ida Caceres Vidal
Short introduction to explain the meaning and rules of adjectives ending in -ed or -ing. Introduce the rule with the example; then, let students complete the rest and check their answers on the sl ...
9 Views 10,882 Int
Movie Worksheet:World Knowledge Quiz (Comparatives and Superlatives)

Movie Worksheet:World Knowledge Quiz (Comparatives and Superlatives)

English Through Videos
This fun video activity is to practise using comparatives and superlatives. The video contains lots of different clips on topics such as "The World's Deadliest Animals" and " "The Hottest Places o ...
22 Views 13,219 ElemPre-IntInt
Physical Appearance & Personality

Physical Appearance & Personality

mete eker
Here is a worksheet about appearance and personality. It includes 4 different activities. Activity 1: Students are going to try to find the suspects according to clues about physical appearance.&n ...
10 Views 18,085 ElemPre-IntInt
Comparison of Adjectives - Dangerous Animals

Comparison of Adjectives - Dangerous Animals

Kate.Loki
Hello colleagues all over the world! This is basically a gap-fill text about dangerous animals. Usually I give them a little input about the animals before I give them the worksheet. I a ...
11 Views 13,801 Pre-IntInt
Compound Adjectives Quiz

Compound Adjectives Quiz

BusyTeacher Contributor
This worksheet is prepared for intermediate  students who want to practice the use of compound words. It can be used after the subject is presented or given as a quiz to check comprehension. ...
7 Views 6,351 Int
Movie Worksheet: Into the Woods

Movie Worksheet: Into the Woods

This worksheet is created as a final activity to discuss the movie "Into the Woods". It mainly focuses on the movies' characters and some vocabulary. There are no discussion questions. The workshe ...
3 Views 5,648 Pre-IntIntAdv
Preferences

Preferences

Rahel Hoernlimann
The aim of this worksheet is to ask and answer questions about your preferences in different areas of daily life. The pupils should work in pairs and ask questions. One partner has to ask, the oth ...
1 Views 4,606 Elem
Describe Your Mom

Describe Your Mom

Students are asked to describe their moms.  This adjective worksheet designed for kids is effective when it comes to developing a stronger vocabulary. Students seem to learn almost anything ...
3 Views 8,197 ElemPre-Int
Negative Prefixes 3

Negative Prefixes 3

By adding negative prefixes to the beginnings of words, we can change a word's meaning into its opposite. Students are asked to choose the correct opposite of each word. There are 10 opposites inc ...
2 Views 11,665 ElemPre-Int
Negative Prefixes 2

Negative Prefixes 2

By adding negative prefixes to the beginnings of words, we can change a word's meaning into its opposite. Students are asked to choose the correct opposite of each word. There are 10 opposites inc ...
2 Views 6,750 ElemPre-Int
Negative Prefixes 1

Negative Prefixes 1

By adding negative prefixes to the beginnings of words, we can change a word's meaning into its opposite. Students are asked to choose the correct opposite of each word. There are 10 opposites inc ...
3 Views 8,404 ElemPre-Int
Comparative Pairwork

Comparative Pairwork

Rania Foka
The worksheet has been created bearing in mind young students who have been taught the comparative form of adjectives. They will have to work in pairs, get information from each other and then com ...
3 Views 9,283 Elem

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