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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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ESL Pals - How to Describe People

ESL Pals - How to Describe People

ESL Pals
    This ESL lesson plan about describing people starts with a fun warm-up vocabulary game that teaches words related to a person's physical appearance. It includes how to describe ...
1 Views 4,634 ElemPre-IntInt
How to Describe People

How to Describe People

ESL Pals
    This ESL lesson plan teaches ways to describe people and their physical attributes. It starts with a fun warm-up vocabulary game. It consists of seven exercises focussing on desc ...
1 Views 6,270 ElemPre-IntInt
Fill in the blanks activity – Dogs

Fill in the blanks activity – Dogs

  Use this time-saving cloze activity worksheet to help your students become better readers. Children read through the passages and use the words from the word bank to fill in the blank sp ...
1 Views 4,477 BegElem
Guess Who Tutorial

Guess Who Tutorial

    This is a well-known board game in its online version (link available on the worksheet). It's good for memorizing vocabulary and learning about appearance and clothing, and pract ...
1 Views 5,066 ElemPre-Int
Steve Jobs History

Steve Jobs History

Jeff Genet
  This conversation-based lesson talks about Steve Jobs, Apple, technology, business, phones, and more. This video-based lesson includes vocabulary matching, famous quotes by Steve Jobs fo ...
1 Views 5,086 All
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Around the House

Around the House

Jeff Genet
  A speaking-based lesson for beginners to talk about rooms and things around the home. It includes visual aids for brainstorming and identifying rooms and common household items. Identify ...
1 Views 6,842 BegElemPre-Int
Describing the Appearance with Characters from Hogwarts

Describing the Appearance with Characters from Hogwarts

  This worksheet helps practice the grammar and vocabulary involved in describing people's appearances. Students use template phrases to describe their favorite characters from Hogwarts. I ...
1 Views 3,780 ElemPre-Int
That's All Folks...

That's All Folks...

  This worksheet is a revision lesson for Pre-Intermediate level 12-14-year-olds of personality adjectives, past simple vs past continuous and used to, in the context of popular cartoons. ...
2 Views 5,158 Pre-Int
BUILDING STABILITY Gapfill-Answers

BUILDING STABILITY Gapfill-Answers

Eva MULLAGHY
  This comprehension worksheet is particularly suited to Engineer or Architect students. It is a challenging listening exercise as some of the engineers speak rapidly. The gap-fill focuses ...
1 Views 3,487 IntAdv
New Year's Traditions

New Year's Traditions

Jeff Genet
  This lesson teaches English through culture. It is linked to a YouTube video that speaks about New Year's traditions around the world. Perfect for vocabulary building, it provides visual ...
1 Views 5,642 All
Gravity Falls Video Activities

Gravity Falls Video Activities

DIANA CASTRO
  Students watch Episode 1, Season 1 of "Gravity Falls" until Part 4. It's about 20 minutes. This video activity is suitable for A1, A2 students. It includes comprehension and vocabulary a ...
1 Views 8,356 Elem
Relationship Map – Frankenstein

Relationship Map – Frankenstein

Digital Theatre Plus
  This relationship map will help deepen your students’ understanding of how the characters are linked in the novel Frankenstein by Mary Shelly.
1 Views 7,399 IntAdvExam
Thanksgiving Plans

Thanksgiving Plans

Jeff Genet
  A super fun lesson plan with a link to an animated video to introduce vocabulary and expressions to talk about Thanksgiving. Perfect for vocabulary building and contextualizing language, ...
1 Views 5,250 All
My Hero Academia Season 1 Episode 1

My Hero Academia Season 1 Episode 1

Gurnoor
  This worksheet is based on the first episode of this popular Anime series. It has a variety of exercises such as a pre-watching activity, true or false, matching words to images, general ...
1 Views 3,963 Pre-Int
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 14,080 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 5,977 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 4,595 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 6,405 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 5,762 IntAdvExam
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 7,888 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 12,134 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 4,770 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 4,729 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 2,982 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 3,540 Elem

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