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Describing Things Worksheets
About Our Describing Things Worksheets
The ability to describe something is an important aspect of English language learning so there are
244 '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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The worksheet is for youmg learners attending a third year of ESL. It aims at facilitating their writing a story by putting in the verbs into the tense and also by using the known vocabulary and i ...
The goals of this worksheet is to encourage learners to be more descriptive in their writings, using new vocabulary in terms of adjectives. They are asked to complete several exercises including f ...
The aim of this worksheet is to encourage learners to use their knowledge of adjectives and to learn new adjectives. They are asked to choose from a selection of adjectives to describe the picture ...
This is a powerpoint I use to practise the FCE speaking parts 2 and 3 with my students. All the students can particpate in the descriptions and discussions in general. It is a whole class exercis ...
This worksheet is a wordsearch where learners have to find simple words denoting objects they own like laptop, ice skates, magazine, wallet, etc. But instead of the text clues you've got the pictu ...
I prepared this reading and drawing worksheet for my 15-16 year-olds class. Many of them have tattoos or are thinking about getting one, so I took advantage of their tastes and made them read some ...
This is a revision worksheet. Students do different activities to revise days of the week, colours and school objects. In the first activity, students find days of the week in a wordsearch. T ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
This is a worksheet revising the basic cooking verbs. The student has to write their translation and then put them in the correct gap to complete the recipe, which is real, so you can prepare it a ...
The game was created for conversation class of English for teachers. It has 36 interesting ice breaking questions and some funny active tasks. Can be used for age 16+ or adjusted according to your ...
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