270 FREE Describing Things Worksheets

FREE Describing Things Worksheets

The ability to describe something is an important aspect of English language learning so there are 270 '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 here. 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 don’t forget to check out the warmers for short activities related to this topic.

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Creative Thinking - Name Five Places That...

Creative Thinking - Name Five Places That...

This creative thinking exercise was created by www.primaryleap.co.uk Do your students have their thinking caps on? This activity will improve your student's creative thinking and writing skills. ...
1 Views 3,268 Elem
Idiom Activity and Worksheet

Idiom Activity and Worksheet

L.Spence
•, Describing Things, ,
This activity and worksheet is to be paired with the read aloud Butterflies in my Stomach and other School Hazards. I prepared this for my adult ESL students. Students should read the book as a c ...
1 Views 3,377 All
Who Decides What Art Really Means? Listening & Speaking Activity Part 2

Who Decides What Art Really Means? Listening & Speaking Activity Part 2

Anastasiia
•, Describing Things,
This is the second part of the listening comprehension activity, Who Decides What Art Means? Part of the worksheet focuses on listening and speaking skills. It introduces the vocabulary of art an ...
1 Views 2,256 Pre-IntInt
Where Do Superstitions Come From?

Where Do Superstitions Come From?

Anastasiia
The worksheet focuses on the topic of superstitions and their origins. It is based on the video that illustrated the beliefs and coincidences at heart of the most common superstitions. Tasks incl ...
1 Views 2,546 Pre-IntInt
Talking about Food - Listening Comprehension

Talking about Food - Listening Comprehension

Jeff Genet
A fantastic lesson for explaining vocabulary and expressions to talk about food. This lesson is linked to an animated video to help put things into context. There is a second video that is a voca ...
1 Views 10,106 BegElemPre-IntInt
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10 Clothes Activities - Matching, Analogies, Idioms and More

10 Clothes Activities - Matching, Analogies, Idioms and More

•, Describing Things, ,
This is a worksheet about clothes. There are ten activities: blanks exercises, matching exercises (clothes, gloves), analogies, patterns, idioms, put the words in the appropriate box, choose the ...
1 Views 4,201 ElemInt
Memory Game of Electrical Components

Memory Game of Electrical Components

Juana Barrado
•, , Describing Things,
This is a memory game based on fourteen electronic components and their definitions. Students display the cards upside down on the table. In turns, they turn over two cards at a time with the goa ...
1 Views 14,369 Pre-Int
Parts of a Rabbit Labeling Worksheet

Parts of a Rabbit Labeling Worksheet

•, , , Describing Things
KS1 Science - Identify & name basic body parts. This science worksheet asks children to label the different parts of the rabbit using the words from the word bank. There are also some fun fact ...
1 Views 5,952 Elem
Black Friday

Black Friday

Pocket Passport
A fun, animated lesson to teach your students all about Black Friday. What is it? How did it get its name? What happens? and lots more! This lesson plan is linked to a YouTube video that was made ...
1 Views 19,783 All
Questions about Fall

Questions about Fall

Jeff Genet
A great tool and resource for conversation classes. This professionally illustrated PowerPoint will prompt your students to ask fun, meaningful and topic related questions about the fall. Perfect ...
1 Views 23,060 All
Making Fall Plans

Making Fall Plans

Jeff Genet
An incredibly fun lesson to build vocabulary and expressions to talk about the fall. There is an animated video that is linked to this lesson plan made especially for ESL/EFL learners. A powerful ...
1 Views 4,856 All
I Love Fall

I Love Fall

Pocket Master
An fun, animated, awesome lesson plan for teaching students about fall. The YouTube video that is linked with this lesson was made for ESL learners and is an animated monologue explaining how some ...
1 Views 7,324 All
What is Halloween?

What is Halloween?

Jeff Genet
This fabulously fun Halloween lesson is based off an animated video of a natural conversation. One of the characters in the series is from India and doesn't know much about it. A very powerful res ...
1 Views 25,539 All
Halloween Planning Lesson with Activities

Halloween Planning Lesson with Activities

Jeff Genet
A fantastic lesson plan for teaching useful vocabulary and expressions to talk about Halloween. The lesson plan includes a link to a fun, animated YouTube video. An excellent resource for improvin ...
1 Views 17,754 All
Goofy Basketball

Goofy Basketball

Claudio Ferreira
This is a worksheet based on the video "Goofy Basketball" which encourages young learners to start working with worksheets. Even at the end they can do a little of maths using the vocabulary prov ...
1 Views 10,658 BegElem
Alien Cultures Game - Modified Version

Alien Cultures Game - Modified Version

Lee
A prettified version of @dnisbet's work at: https://busyteacher.org/23947-alien-cultures-game.html This is the intermediate template. Based on Susan Verner's article, https://busyteacher.org/17 ...
2 Views 7,845 Pre-IntIntAdv
Researching Animals - Giraffe

Researching Animals - Giraffe

•, Describing Things, ,
This science worksheet was created for primary aged children and asks students to write a short report about giraffes. They must include the answers to the questions in their report. This will hel ...
1 Views 8,308 Elem
In Fashion Puzzle

In Fashion Puzzle

Sandra Elizabeth Valencia
•Describing Things,
By using puzzles you can introduce or reinforce vocabulary about different topics. This sheet presents adjectives for describing clothing in a fun way. Also, through this type of activity you ca ...
1 Views 6,541 ElemPre-Int
Starry Starry Night

Starry Starry Night

Carmen Anievas
•, , Describing Things
    Listening and gap filling exercise with the famous song about Vincent Van Gogh. Students listen to the song and complete the blanks with the words provided. The teacher may sho ...
1 Views 8,287 Pre-Int
Description of a Pie Chart

Description of a Pie Chart

Zaida Sanuri
•, Describing Things, ,
This worksheet serves as an introduction to how to use English language expressions in describing a pie chart for ESL or EFL students. It includes vocabulary, comprehension and sentence-level writ ...
1 Views 11,018 ElemPre-IntInt
Sellng Odd Items

Sellng Odd Items

Cris
•, , Describing Things,
This worksheet is intended for students to work on improvisation when they need to prepare a pitch or speech to sell an item. It can turn out to be very funny as the items in this activity are un ...
6 Views 13,086 Pre-IntIntAdv
Comparative and Superlative Adjectives

Comparative and Superlative Adjectives

S.I.
The table logically shows the differences between comparative and superlatives adjectives and how to form them. It also explains the use of 'more ... than' and 'the most ...'. My students find the ...
6 Views 34,101 ElemPre-IntInt
Nemo Quartet Cards - Practicing Adjectives

Nemo Quartet Cards - Practicing Adjectives

S.I.
This quartet card game is based on the movie Finding Nemo. The aim of the game is for students to collect four of a kind. I designed the game to practice personality adjectives. The adjective abov ...
3 Views 13,281 BegElem
Movie Worksheet: Describing Pictures, Infographic

Movie Worksheet: Describing Pictures, Infographic

This is an infographic I made for a short video on how to describe pictures in English. It talks about the vocabulary and grammar for a great picture description. I think any level could use it es ...
8 Views 32,228 ElemPre-IntIntAdvExam
The Barber's Pole - High Level Gap Fill

The Barber's Pole - High Level Gap Fill

Celia Jenkins
This worksheet is a reading activity for high level learners with an excellent grasp of the English language. Students must read the paragraphs and fill the gaps using the word key at the bottom o ...
4 Views 15,299 Adv

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