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946 FREE Describing People and Things Worksheets

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The Body Parts

The Body Parts

This worksheet contains an activity in which the students are asked to look at the picture and write the body parts; cheek, neck, finger, foot, stomach, toe, and knee. It is appropriate for elemen ...
3 Elementary
A Creature

A Creature

Mahnaz Fallah Mazlumi
This is a PDF file containing four clip arts in which the learners of English as a second language are asked to look and write the name of each of the creatures for each definitions. There is also ...
3 Complete Beginner
Movie Worksheet: One Man's Loss (Proverbs)

Movie Worksheet: One Man's Loss (Proverbs)

Sarah
A worksheet to accompany the short film One Man's Loss  Adapted from the idea on DesignerLessons. Focuses on listening/ watching for gist and detail, descriptions of people, informal conversa ...
3 IntermediateUpper Intermediate and Advanced
Describing Countries

Describing Countries

ewa
Student a is describing his/her postcard until student b is able to recognise the country. Or student A is talking about stereotypes of a given country and the rest has to guess which country it i ...
3 All levels
My Body

My Body

This worksheet contains an activity in which the students are asked to look at the picture and write the body parts, eye, nose, mouth, hand, stomach, elbow, knee, foot, and toe. It is appropriate ...
6 Elementary
Body Parts/ The Monster

Body Parts/ The Monster

This is a worksheet for practicing body parts and questions with third person singular; verb to have. It contains 2 activities. It is appropriate for elementary levels, particularly kids and you m ...
4 Elementary
Body- The Monster

Body- The Monster

This is a worksheet for practicing body parts. It contains two activities. First, the students are asked to write short answers, "Yes, it does." or "No, it doesn't." Then, they are asked to count ...
4 Elementary
Animated Characters Description Flashcards

Animated Characters Description Flashcards

Lacrimosa
The file contains a set of 12 flashcards featuring pictures of contemporary disney/pixar animated characters such as Shrek, Elsa, Snow White, Gru etc. They can be used for vocabulary practice (des ...
6 Complete BeginnerElementaryPre-Intermediate
Anatomy of an Advertisement

Anatomy of an Advertisement

Romaenglish
This worksheet teaches students how to use descriptive and persuasive language to make a compelling advertisement. This was originally designed for Chinese University students and so the examples ...
6 Pre-IntermediateIntermediateUpper Intermediate and Advanced
Movie Worksheet: British Animals You Won't Find in America - Anglophenia Ep 27

Movie Worksheet: British Animals You Won't Find in America - Anglophenia Ep 27

There are some adorable British creatures that are never seen in the States outside of zoos and exotic pet owners. (Note: some of these animals can be found in other countries, but not natively in ...
2 ElementaryPre-IntermediateIntermediateUpper Intermediate and AdvancedExam Level
Describing People

Describing People

This power point presentation provides the necessary vocabulary to describe people. It includes physical features and clothes vocabulary. It is presented in a clear and organized way, so your stud ...
10 Pre-IntermediateIntermediate
Volcano Game: Body Parts

Volcano Game: Body Parts

Before the class, draw 3 or 4 volcanoes on the other side of three or four index cards and write scores on the others. Place the cards on the board, so the students can see the pictures. Divide th ...
8 Elementary
Doing or to Do? (Infinitives & Gerunds)

Doing or to Do? (Infinitives & Gerunds)

This worksheet is to help learners identify after what verbs we use infinitives and gerunds. It starts of with a dicatagloss, done in teams or individually, about personalities types. After the st ...
7 Pre-IntermediateIntermediateUpper Intermediate and Advanced
Personality Types / Strenghts and Weaknesses

Personality Types / Strenghts and Weaknesses

It is a classic worksheet for students to think about adjectives and then classify them. Students will be able to revise what they have learnt. This worksheet presents basic personality adjectives ...
8 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
The Story of the Hummingbird PPT

The Story of the Hummingbird PPT

This is a Powerpoint presentation that illustrates the beautiful tale of the hummingbird and the fire. You can use it with students of all ages to discuss the importance of small gestures and of d ...
6 All levels
Toys

Toys

Flashcards Toys. I designed these flashcards to teach 11-year-old kids. You may practice- what is this? and This is a ... . I decided to share with you this worksheet, because it's really hard for ...
3 Complete BeginnerElementary
Movie Worksheet: Ratatouille

Movie Worksheet: Ratatouille

This worksheet is about the movie Ratatouille, here the students have 3 different types of activities. It is useful to talk about food, characters and personalities after watching the movie. It is ...
2 Complete BeginnerElementary
Idioms - Parts of the Body

Idioms - Parts of the Body

A worksheet to introduce idioms connected with parts of the body in a fun way. There is a dialogue for speaking and/or reading practice, a substitution exercise, a matching exercise, and a discove ...
10 Pre-IntermediateIntermediateUpper Intermediate and Advanced
Bike Vocabulary

Bike Vocabulary

BusyTeacher Contributor
An information sheet giving vocabulary about bikes (nouns, verbs, adjectives) plus a short fill in the blank exercise. Can be useful when showing videos about bikes to give students the vocab ...
4 Intermediate
Movie Worksheet: Body Parts

Movie Worksheet: Body Parts

mohadese fazeli
It's about body parts with a video that is good for elementary levels. hope you find it useful. Thanks. 
8 All levels
House of Cards Personalities

House of Cards Personalities

Based on the TV hit show House of Cards. As a lead in the students answer the questions. This is followed by students discussing the characters and the adjectives to describe them and wh ...
6 Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Movie Worksheet: The Spanish Apartment (L'auberge Espagnole)

Movie Worksheet: The Spanish Apartment (L'auberge Espagnole)

This is a worksheet about the film "The Spanish Apartment". I showed it to my students who were going on Erasmus. It's a nice film to discuss the importance of different cultures, tolerance and se ...
2 ElementaryPre-IntermediateIntermediate
Dora's Body

Dora's Body

A very simple worksheet for primary school. Before using the worksheet you can show a video with the parts of the body and then use the worksheet as a complement. Students write the parts of the b ...
7 Complete Beginner
Body Bingo

Body Bingo

Alina and Martin Galaxy
Teach children general body parts while having fun playing bingo. 15 different Bingo cards, 24 body parts. Works like standard Bingo, only the cover cards have appropriate names of the body parts. ...
8 Complete BeginnerElementary
Talk about Your Favourite Toy

Talk about Your Favourite Toy

Rania Foka
This illustrated worksheet is for young learners in their second year. It facilitates them to speak about their favourite toys through pictures and then say which is their favourite one. If their ...
2 Elementary

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Welcome to the section of the site that deals with descriptive words. There are 946 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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