About Our Describing Things Worksheets
The ability to describe something is an important aspect of English language learning so there are
238 '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.
read more... ...less
Top Articles in This Category
A Word Search:
Create awesome-looking custom word searches in seconds!
A Word Scramble:
Instantly create custom word/sentence scrambles for your class!
A Double Puzzle:
Generate double puzzles your students will love - hours of fun!
ESL Essentials for Busy Teachers
Describing Things Worksheets
Recommended worksheets in Describing Things:
Recently added worksheets in Describing Things:
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 ...
Teaching material : YouTube. Objectives: to stimulate students to practice listening and speaking from some amusing VDO like Yahoo or YouTube. Instructions : 1) The teacher provides the worksheet ...
Teaching material : YouTube. Objectives: to stimulate students to practice reading and speaking from a lovely current news like Yahoo or YouTube. Instructions : 1) The teacher provides the wo ...
This is a Powerpoint presentation which is appropriate for teaching our five senses (hearing, taste, sight, touch, smell). It is suitable for young learners. It contains some examples and pictures ...
The worksheet worked well in my beginners EAL class. I showed the video of Mr. Beans making sandwich and asked my students to place the things in order like sequencing. The visuals also helps ...
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 ...
Got a great worksheet on Describing Things? Tell us about it and become a BusyTeacher contributor!
Submit a Worksheet