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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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Extension Questions – Macbeth

Extension Questions – Macbeth

Digital Theatre Plus
  Test your students’ knowledge of Shakespeare’s Macbeth. These questions will help deepen and expand your students’ understanding of the text. They can be used for homew ...
1 Views 3,635 IntAdvExam
Describing famous people's hair

Describing famous people's hair

Blanca Aragón
  Students usually have difficulty with the order of adjectives used in a sentence. In this case, they can focus their attention on one topic, such as hair, to practice the correct word or ...
1 Views 2,621 Elem
Circulatory System Vocabulary Quiz

Circulatory System Vocabulary Quiz

  This fun circulatory system activity asks students to draw a line to match the vocabulary word to the definition. This worksheet can be used to reinforce learning when teaching the topic ...
2 Views 2,313 Elem
APPEARANCE: 7 Curious Facts Your Appearance Says about You

APPEARANCE: 7 Curious Facts Your Appearance Says about You

Anastasiia
  The video-based worksheet deals with the topics of appearance and its possible influence on character. Students work on the vocabulary units that describe the facial structure, namely no ...
1 Views 2,268 Pre-IntInt
Extension Questions – An Inspector Calls

Extension Questions – An Inspector Calls

Digital Theatre Plus
  Test and expand your students’ knowledge on An Inspector Calls. Students can discuss the characters including the theme of gender. These questions have been curriculum mapped again ...
1 Views 3,325 IntAdvExam
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Extension Questions – Frankenstein

Extension Questions – Frankenstein

Digital Theatre Plus
    Test your students’ knowledge of the novel Frankenstein. The questions have been written to deepen and expand their understanding and to encourage discussion of key issues ...
1 Views 5,515 IntAdvExam
Present Simple reading – Describing People

Present Simple reading – Describing People

Kamila
    This worksheet was created for  Elementary level adult students. They read the descriptions and match them with the photos on page 2.  The sheet can be used to revise t ...
1 Views 3,362 BegElemPre-IntInt
Study Guide – Language: Romeo and Juliet

Study Guide – Language: Romeo and Juliet

Digital Theatre Plus
    This Digital Theatre+ Study Guide explores the language used in William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet from a literary, contextual, and dramatic perspective. It includes exa ...
1 Views 2,381 IntAdvExam
Describing Appearance

Describing Appearance

Anastasiia
  The worksheet helps students to explore the connection between appearance and personality. The activities are based on a video that demonstrates what facial features can tell us about pe ...
1 Views 2,124 Pre-IntInt
Study Guide – Characters: Romeo and Juliet

Study Guide – Characters: Romeo and Juliet

Digital Theatre Plus
  This Digital Theatre+ Study Guide examines Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet from a literary and contextual, as well as a dramatic perspective, to provide thorough access to key ...
1 Views 1,494 IntAdvExam
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 1,772 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 1,499 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 1,979 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 1,334 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 2,077 BegElem
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 1,564 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 1,740 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 3,183 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 1,731 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 3,035 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 3,957 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 1,584 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 2,309 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 2,656 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 3,045 ElemPre-IntInt

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