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The ability to describe something is an important aspect of English language learning so there are
225 'describing things' worksheets available
to help students develop this skill. A student that is adept at providing descriptions will have the ability to carry on a conversation even without knowing the precise vocabulary words he or she wants to use. An example of this might be if a student is talking about cleaning out the attic but has forgotten or never learned the word attic. The student can describe a typical attic and explain its location within the house and still be able to clearly convey his or her meaning. A fun group activity that helps students practice this is posted
. On his or her turn, a student must choose a card and try to get group members to say the word on the card without saying the word and three other related words. This is a challenging and fun activity for intermediate students. You should feel free to edit or add cards and even change the rules of the game to suit your class. For more worksheets, browse through this section and dont forget to check out the warmers for short activities related to this topic.
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This is an example of a project that students can create to practice tourist information. Students need to invent a monument of their own creation and explain it to the class. They need to invent ...
This is a simple workshop specially designed for kids. Here they have two activities, the first one is just number the pictures while watching the movie. In the second one they must draw their fav ...
This one-page ppt is an example for student to describe their favourite toy. The learners have to describe their own favourite toy. But before that you should teach young learners the descriptive ...
This ppt is very good for young learners when teaching topic "Toys". A teacher shows the colourful slides of toys, repeats the name of toy and children repeat after the teacher. After that childre ...
It´s an exercise to describe a room for the elementary level. It uses there is, there are and prepositions of place. Vocabulary connected to houses and bedroom. There&ac ...
This presentation invites students to practice vocabulary of geographical features such as 'sea', 'waterfall', 'desert'. It contains mainly pictures which could also be used to get students to des ...
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 ...
In this file, you'll find a vocabulary matching warm-up activity, a quiz that covers the first 44 minutes of the film, and a few discussion questions. You'll also find the key for the proposed act ...
Activity to practise the verb 'have got' and the parts of the body. It can be used for pairwork or group work.There are 4 cards with monsters. One child must describe the monster using the verb ' ...
2 Teams of 2 players (a clue giver and a guesser), a deck of 44 cards, a timer (2mn rounds). Find and Pronounce as many words as possible. Rules: - the clue giver draws a ...
A scavenger hunt is a game where you try to find certain objects or answers to clues. In this scavenger hunt you will use a mobile phone to give clues and hints to another team. This is ...
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This worksheet is aimed at Croatian pupils and their EFL teachers to help them save their time. I find that recommended tests to go with Project are very demanding for my pupils, and I always wast ...
A simple Toys Bingo for kids, you can use the same pictures as counters, and in my opinion bingo is always good and fun for revision or ice-breaker. As a follow up you can ask the students to spea ...
It´s a very easy exercise for beginners. Students have to answer the question "What´s this?" by looking a the pictures. After this, students can play a guessing game to practise the sa ...
These words can be used for playing taboo. Students take turns to explain the word in bold while trying to avoid using the other associated words. The words are chosen at random but are generally ...
This worksheet deals with the topic of dreams. It does not focus on any grammatical aspect in particular. It consists of a fill-in the blanks listening about analyzing dreams that I adapted from h ...
This powerpoint introduces the characters, elements, and concepts of bending powers from the Avatar: the Last Airbender series. This is a great before/after discussion for showing the first two ep ...
This exercise is for ESL beginners. Starting from a comic strip about Valentine's Day, the students must write a short narrative in the present simple tense. You might want to first go over the ...
This worksheet can be used for introducing or revising phrases of pictures description (e.g. in the foreground, in the left upper corner etc.) It consists of the list of these phrases and interest ...
I use this PowerPoint presentation in the lessons dedicated to great inventions made in the past. Students have to guess what a particular thing was used for. The answers are: a) thermometer, a) ...
My ESOL learners LOVE Mr Bean and I enjoy letting them watch it but I can't help feeling guilty as they aren't getting a lot of language input, being that Mr Bean doesn't say much. So, instead I g ...
This worksheet is based on a dialogue I found on Youtube. A man and a woman talk about their photographs. There is a gap-filling exercise in connection with the dialogue and some warm up activitie ...
The Stop game comes from a video I watched about TEFL , from BridgeTEFL. In this game, students use vocabulary they know and verb tenses they know to write a single word (or maybe a half-phrase) i ...
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