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Welcome to the section of the site that deals with descriptive words. There are 1,070 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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Sesame Street listening/watching practise A2

Sesame Street listening/watching practise A2

Valentina Danho
  This simple worksheet is for students who are about 11– 22 years old at CEFR level A2 to practise watching and listening, using an episode of Sesame street on YouTube. Q1 could als ...
1 Views 117 Elem
Intermediate English Course: Present Tense Video Clip Descriptions

Intermediate English Course: Present Tense Video Clip Descriptions

J.T. Taylor
  This implicit course consists of 30 third-person objective short video clips in the present tense, focusing on the third-person singular. The descriptions are in sentence puzzles with mi ...
1 Views 107 Pre-IntIntAdv
BOOK ILLUSTRATION – FOCUS ON COLOR

BOOK ILLUSTRATION – FOCUS ON COLOR

Anastasiia
  This worksheet helps students to develop listening comprehension. It includes vocabulary focus, listening for details, gap-filling and comprehension check assignments based on the short ...
1 Views 182 IntAdv
Extension Questions for A Doll's House

Extension Questions for A Doll's House

Digital Theatre Plus
  Deepen your students knowledge and understanding on Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House. These extension questions have been curriculum mapped against QCR and AQA, to ensure you an ...
1 Views 349 IntAdvExam
ESL Activity Sheet For Children – Label The Snowman

ESL Activity Sheet For Children – Label The Snowman

Ellie @ Osito ESL
  This ESL Activity Sheet for small children can be used to talk about body parts and clothing and to teach/revise vocabulary. Children can label and color in the sheet (reading and w ...
1 Views 582 BegElem
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Who decides what art really means?

Who decides what art really means?

Anastasiia
  This worksheet helps to develop students’ listening skills and personal impressions. It introduces the vocabulary of art and art criticism. The assignment contains tasks such as li ...
1 Views 463 Pre-IntInt
A Doll's House – Quiz Questions

A Doll's House – Quiz Questions

Digital Theatre Plus
  Test your students’ knowledge of Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House. These questions have been curriculum mapped against QCR and AQA, to ensure you and your students meet th ...
1 Views 676 IntAdvExam
Describing Appearances PPT

Describing Appearances PPT

Jeff Genet
  This is a powerful visual aid to teach your students vocabulary and expressions to describe appearance. Use this Power Point to pre-teach vocabulary, as a warm up for lessons or as the c ...
1 Views 840 ElemPre-IntInt
Head Idioms

Head Idioms

  This grammar guide contains 14 pages of idioms and expressions connected with the human head.  It includes definitions, example sentences, a few pictures and is in alphabetical orde ...
1 Views 780 IntAdv
Vincent By Tim Burton Movie Worksheet

Vincent By Tim Burton Movie Worksheet

Brenda Carolina
  This lesson is based on the short movie Vincent by Tim Burton. It helps with vocabulary and comprehension and includes pre- and while-watching activities. Students match the words to the ...
1 Views 2,058 ElemPre-Int
Adjectives PPT

Adjectives PPT

Jeff Genet
  This PowerPoint visual aid teaches students vocabulary and expressions to describe appearance. Use it to pre-teach vocabulary, as a warm-up exercise or as the core of your lesson by havi ...
1 Views 2,627 ElemPre-IntInt
Painting Overview PPT

Painting Overview PPT

Larisa
  This presentation contains works by famous artists and useful vocabulary such as styles, genres, materials and verbs for describing paintings. It gives useful clichés and can be u ...
1 Views 861 Pre-Int
Collocations

Collocations

Laura Bindean
    This sheet focuses on adjective, noun, participle collocations used in speaking and informal language. These collocations can be used to describe things, the weather or talk abou ...
1 Views 1,400 Adv
Power Point Song – Blackbird By Paul McCartney

Power Point Song – Blackbird By Paul McCartney

  There are a variety of methods to teach students English by using songs, from listening comprehension to grammar rules. This short worksheet includes three defined activities involving a ...
1 Views 1,641 Pre-IntIntAdv
Verbs: Rob or Steal?

Verbs: Rob or Steal?

Fatima Perez
  This worksheet explains the difference between these confusing words, which students usually get wrong. There are clear examples of the two verbs and also the difference between the rela ...
1 Views 2,544 ElemPre-IntInt
Storytelling about Bullying

Storytelling about Bullying

Pocket Passport
    This storytelling activity has visual aids that can be used to pre-teach vocabulary (depending on student level). It contains illustrations and text boxes that can be cut out and ...
1 Views 2,650 All
Virtual Classroom: Compare & Contrast – Choices Guide

Virtual Classroom: Compare & Contrast – Choices Guide

Digital Theatre Plus
  This resource includes is a list of questions and tasks to guide students as they compare and contrast multiple versions of the same scene/speech available on Digital Theatre+. There are ...
1 Views 2,956 IntAdvExam
Learning about Clothes & Colour

Learning about Clothes & Colour

Helen
  Suitable all ages and complete adult beginners, this resource helps improve the vocabulary. It includes describing different colours and clothing, has proper nouns, revision activities a ...
1 Views 2,985 BegElem
7 Curious facts your appearance can tell about you

7 Curious facts your appearance can tell about you

Anastasiia
  The worksheet focuses on the vocabulary to describe appearance. The video introduces vocabulary to describe major facial features and connects them to traits of character. It can be used ...
1 Views 2,337 Pre-IntInt
Guess the Holiday: Saint Patrick's Day

Guess the Holiday: Saint Patrick's Day

Dyone
  Students have to guess the holiday from the description in this worksheet as the neither the name Patrick or the date March 17th are mentioned. It's written with EFL B1/B2 levels in mind ...
1 Views 2,026 Pre-IntInt
Describing Appearance

Describing Appearance

Jeff Genet
  This lesson uses observation and colorful illustrations to promote the importance of vocabulary by describing the appearance. Students read or listen to the passages, look at the picture ...
1 Views 5,060 BegElemPre-IntIntAdv
Virtual Classroom: Drama Universal Questions

Virtual Classroom: Drama Universal Questions

Digital Theatre Plus
  This resource includes a list of questions and tasks to guide your study of any play. Non-specific, it can be used with a wide variety of plays, tailored to specific works and used in th ...
1 Views 2,302 IntAdvExam
Talking about you

Talking about you

Sławomir Szostak
  Use the 18 questions on this easy worksheet as an activity to get your students talking. Students can work in pairs or work with students one on one. The questions are targeted at A1 or ...
1 Views 6,038 ElemPre-IntInt
Idioms – Amazing things to have (body parts)

Idioms – Amazing things to have (body parts)

Barbora
  This collection of 10 idioms describes a body part, e.g. a green thumb, and shows the amazing things you can have. Suitable for self-study, there are three exercises: guess the meaning, ...
1 Views 3,625 Pre-IntInt
Speed Dating Monsters - Halloween Game

Speed Dating Monsters - Halloween Game

Paloma Valencia Castro
This game is perfect for Halloween. It consists on a speed-dating session with monsters. Each students will have a card to write information about themselves. This information will be randomly ch ...
1 Views 12,648 All

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