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Welcome to the section of the site that deals with descriptive words. There are 1,043 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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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 1,744 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 1,571 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 ...
1 Views 1,620 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 ...
3 Views 1,890 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 1,933 Pre-IntInt
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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 2,661 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 2,795 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 ...
5 Views 1,295 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 1,261 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 4,522 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 ...
5 Views 6,805 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 ...
8 Views 4,215 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 ...
7 Views 5,008 BegElemPre-Int
Appearance and Personality Activities (with Pronunciation)

Appearance and Personality Activities (with Pronunciation)

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 ...
8 Views 3,052 BegElemPre-Int
Face Vocabulary

Face Vocabulary

Face words for your students to practise and revise. Students should match the words and the pictures with different crayons or just write the number next to the picture. Ask them to identify the ...
1 Views 4,791 BegElem
Movie Worksheet: Famous People- Van Gogh

Movie Worksheet: Famous People- Van Gogh

Irina
This worksheet is designed for elementary and pre-intermadiate level learners. It can be used for improving listening skills and practising there is/are and prepositions of place. It can help your ...
9 Views 9,717 ElemPre-Int
Movie Worksheet: Daily Routine Description - Star Wars Stormtrooper

Movie Worksheet: Daily Routine Description - Star Wars Stormtrooper

English Through Videos
This fun video activity is to practise using the present simple tense when describing daily routines. The video shows the daily routine of a Stormtrooper. While watching the video, learners must d ...
7 Views 6,450 BegElemPre-IntInt
Movie Worksheet: Mermaiding. How to Swim Like a Mermaid

Movie Worksheet: Mermaiding. How to Swim Like a Mermaid

Adele
Mermaiding is trendy! Putting on a fish tail and swimming like a mermaid looks fun. You can talk about it with your students, show them the video (youtube link) and then have your students narra ...
1 Views 2,979 Pre-IntIntAdv
Movie Worksheet: Inside Out

Movie Worksheet: Inside Out

This worksheet is created for young learners. Here they must describe what the characters are wearing and color the pictures. After coloring they can describe their appearance and personalities to ...
2 Views 5,341 BegElem
What Are They Wearing? (for Spanish ESL)

What Are They Wearing? (for Spanish ESL)

Rachel Tattersall
This worksheet uses present progressive and clothing vocabulary. The communicative purpose is to describe what other people are wearing if students lose a friend or family member in an English spe ...
2 Views 3,665 Beg
Gruffalo

Gruffalo

miriam
The story telling about gruffalo. You can teach your kids parts of the body, adjectives, apperance. Alaso you can act it out later.
1 Views 1,720 Elem
Things We Have in Our Rooms (Vocabulary)

Things We Have in Our Rooms (Vocabulary)

Pía Salinas
This is a worksheet for teaching or revising bedroom related vocabulary. Suitable for elementary students who are asked to read the words given. You are able to practise vocabulary with your stude ...
1 Views 3,773 Beg
Who Is the Spy (Talking Game)

Who Is the Spy (Talking Game)

This is a popular spoken game in China from a game show that adapts very well for English lessons. It is good for an end of lesson filler, or possibly something more substantial. Students are give ...
1 Views 3,731 ElemPre-IntIntAdv
10 Things

10 Things

This is an activity that can be used for any level, as you can adjust it to be more or less complex according to your students' abilities. The phrases should be cut up into cards (preferably lamin ...
11 Views 13,968 All
Movie Worksheet: How Jay Park Is Changing Attitudes to Korean Beauty (Culture)

Movie Worksheet: How Jay Park Is Changing Attitudes to Korean Beauty (Culture)

This is a worksheet for a discussion lesson for adults based on a Youtube video (link and transcript included). It is designed for Korean students to talk about appearance in their culture, specif ...
1 Views 3,525 Pre-IntIntAdv

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