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Welcome to the section of the site that deals with descriptive words. There are 1,058 worksheets available on this topic and they are all FREE, printable, and easy to use. In order to make your search easier, there are sub-sections you can use to narrow down your results. This worksheet focuses on using There is and There are, prepositions of place, and describing a place. It is recommended for pre-intermediate students. One excellent thing about this worksheet is its appearance; the bright, attractive colors are something students will enjoy and activities are clearly laid out. The variety of exercises also makes this a good choice for learners of any age. You might be at a different point in your course so consider other worksheets for your upcoming lessons.
Descriptive words are so important because they enable students to express how people and objects are distinct from one another and give more details about those that are most important to them. When practicing descriptive words, try to avoid describing students in the class because this may make some students self conscious instead, use celebrities, family members or pets to practice. This is more fun and avoids giving anyone unwanted attention. Questions about the class would be appropriate if for example you want to compare your height with the height of a student. Descriptive words are important vocabulary for students to master and are used not just when the topic is introduced but throughout the course especially when it comes to learning comparative and superlative structures.

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Beauty and Physical Appearance

Beauty and Physical Appearance

This ppt is designed for speaking classes. It includes different questions about beauty and physical appearance. It is designed for intermediate and upper levels. Hope it helps!
4 Views 3,344 IntAdv
Reading Non-Linear Text - How Chocolate Is Made

Reading Non-Linear Text - How Chocolate Is Made

Zaida Sanuri
A reading comprehension/ vocabulary-building worksheet related to flowchart and factory manufacturing process. It is suitable for elementary to pre-intermediate ESL students learning about process ...
10 Views 6,083 ElemPre-Int
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 ...
7 Views 6,284 ElemPre-Int
Body Idioms 4 - Matching and Gap Fill Activity

Body Idioms 4 - Matching and Gap Fill Activity

Celia Jenkins
This worksheet introduces seven common idioms with a body parts theme. Students need to match the idioms to the correct definition, then fill the gaps in short paragraphs where the idioms have bee ...
2 Views 2,886 IntAdv
Movie Worksheet: Slumdog Millionaire (Presentation)

Movie Worksheet: Slumdog Millionaire (Presentation)

Małgorzata
This is a movie worksheet based on Slumdog Millionaire (2008) for B1-C1/2 students. The worksheet is accompanied by a presentation following the quiz show "Who wants to be a Millionaire?" format ...
3 Views 2,580 IntAdvExam
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Movie Worksheet: Slumdog Millionaire

Movie Worksheet: Slumdog Millionaire

Małgorzata
This is a powerpoint presentation accompanying my movie worksheet based on Slumdog Millionaire (2008) for B1-C1/2 students. The presentation follows the quiz show "Who wants to be a millionaire?" ...
2 Views 2,231 IntAdvExam
Movie Worksheet: Motivation

Movie Worksheet: Motivation

Tatiana Buzuverova
This lesson is based on the video about self-motivation. Activities include a great part of speaking: monologue in pairs, discussing interesting and maybe unusual facts open class. There is a list ...
1 Views 2,824 Pre-Int
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 ...
4 Views 6,879 ElemPre-IntInt
Crocodile Poem Riddle

Crocodile Poem Riddle

This is a poem about a crocodile in the form of a riddle. You can practise vocabulary related to animal body parts using the poem. Also, its a good reading practice (intonation, vocabulary pronoun ...
3 Views 2,242 BegElemPre-Int
Riddles - Animal Body Parts

Riddles - Animal Body Parts

The exercise is to revise vocabulary connected with body parts of the animals (paws, claws, peck, wings, etc.). You can either read the riddles to ss to make them guess the animal or ask them to w ...
3 Views 2,684 BegElemPre-Int
Personality and Character Traits

Personality and Character Traits

Mariawesome
This is a worksheet designed mainly for adult learners, however, it can be optimized for teens as well. This Power Point presentation helps go through the vocabulary on personality and charac ...
6 Views 5,109 Pre-IntIntExam
The Alphabet

The Alphabet

I have designed this worksheet for my starter students. Have your students write the words. It is good for reviewing these topics: classroom, family, clothes and body parts. It's suitable for a sp ...
3 Views 3,642 BegElem
At the Veterinarian's Office

At the Veterinarian's Office

Tatiana
This text is taken from http://www.petmd.com/, this page contains thousands of articles that are useful for pet owners and as I believe, veterinary technicians that learn English as a second l ...
2 Views 2,898 IntAdv
Dog Breeds

Dog Breeds

Tatiana
I used this worksheet with adult students that study veterinary medicine. 1)  You divide your group into 3 groups ( text a,b,c). 2) Each student gets a table, which he needs to complete ...
3 Views 3,609 IntAdv
A Hot Drink (Coffee)- Supported Listening Activity

A Hot Drink (Coffee)- Supported Listening Activity

Iva
This worksheet is to be used with listening the audio "A hot drink" on this webpage: http://trinitypro.org/for-teachers/extra-listening-classroom/. You will also find a PDF with answers on th ...
2 Views 2,516 Pre-IntInt
Body Idioms 3 - Matching and Gap Fill Activity

Body Idioms 3 - Matching and Gap Fill Activity

Celia Jenkins
This worksheet introduces six common idioms with a body parts theme. Students need to match the idioms to the correct definition, then fill the gaps in short paragraphs and dialogues where the idi ...
4 Views 3,544 IntAdv
Numbers and Units: Listening Exercise about Airports

Numbers and Units: Listening Exercise about Airports

Trini
A lower intermediate level listening exercise (use with http://trinitypro.org/for-teachers/targeted-listening/) about an airport. Students are asked to listen for specific numbers and units - gaps ...
2 Views 3,196 Pre-IntInt
All about Me- Family, Parts of Body

All about Me- Family, Parts of Body

laura
This is a small English test  made to check students' understanding of simple concepts such as family, parts of body and their functions. 
1 Views 4,648 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 ...
2 Views 4,402 ElemPre-Int
Body Idioms 2 - Matching and Gap Fill Activity

Body Idioms 2 - Matching and Gap Fill Activity

Celia Jenkins
This worksheet introduces eight common idioms with a body parts theme. Students need to match the idioms to the correct definition, then fill the gaps in short paragraphs and dialogues where the i ...
6 Views 2,301 IntAdv
Body Idioms 1 - Matching and Gap Fill Activities

Body Idioms 1 - Matching and Gap Fill Activities

Celia Jenkins
This worksheet introduces eight common idioms with a body parts theme. Students need to match the idioms to the correct definition, then fill the gaps in short paragraphs and dialogues where the i ...
2 Views 2,206 IntAdv
Which Famous Building Am I?

Which Famous Building Am I?

This worksheet is all about famous buildings. Buckingham Palace and the Eiffel Tower are two of the buildings described in this resource. Students read the facts about each building and decide whi ...
4 Views 5,387 Elem
Describing Appearance

Describing Appearance

Lerlechka
These flashcards can be used to teach students  appearance vocabulary. They can help students remember the words or these flashcards can be used as speaking cards. The worksheet is useful for ...
6 Views 10,751 BegElemPre-IntInt
Appearance and Personality Presentation

Appearance and Personality Presentation

Sait Mete EKER
This presentation includes: adjectives about  physical  appearance (with images) and personality adjectives (with definitions). It is suitable for nearly all levels. I hop ...
9 Views 6,042 BegElemPre-Int
Appearance and Personality Activities 2

Appearance and Personality Activities 2

Sait Mete EKER
Here is a presentation for appearance and personality activities. It includes five different activities. Activity 1: Students are going to try to find the suspects according to clues about physic ...
10 Views 7,009 BegElemPre-Int

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