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Describing

See also:
functions:
describing people - appearance
 
functions:
describing pictures
 
functions:
describing places
 
 
 

The following ESL resources are available for Describing:

 
 
 
 

Photocopiable resource books

Intermediate Communication Games book cover 

Intermediate Communication Games

Jill Hadfield   
 
2 - Whatsitsname?  Page 2 
Descibing objects from pictures: A thing for ...ing A thing that does... etc.
 
33 - Archaeologists  Page 33 
Describing everyday objects as a future archaeologist might.
 
 

General English adult course resource packs

Reward Intermediate Resource Pack book cover 

Reward Intermediate Resource Pack

Susan Kay   
 
31a and 31b Describe it  Page 31 
Describing things when you don't know the word.
 
 
Reward Upper-intermediate Resource Pack book cover 

Reward Upper-intermediate Resource Pack

Susan Kay   
 
2b Spot the differences  Page 2 
Describing position, actions etc. of peope in an airport departure lounge.
 
 

Grammar

Comparison with as...as...

Comparison with <i>as</i>...</i>as...</as>: picture
 
Detailed grammar reference notes on comparison with as....
Three pages, illustrated. Includes positive and negative forms, modifiers and common similes.
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Download Comparison with as...as - grammar notes (PDF)
 
 

ESL lesson plans

Reading and vocabulary: workplace discrimination

Reading and vocabulary: workplace discrimination: picture
 
Work clothing vocabulary.
News story in graded English about woman who was sent home for refusing to wear high-heeled shoes.
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Download Dress code (PDF)
 
 

ESL lesson plans

Reading and vocabulary: How Donald Trump got rich: a tale of three Trumps

Reading and vocabulary: How Donald Trump got rich: a tale of three Trumps: picture
 
Three articles in graded English on the Trump family, charting the creation of the Trump fortune.
Pre-reading section on well-known business leaders. (PDF version)
Lead-in on the Trump family. (PDF version)
Jigsaw reading for groups of three on Donald Trump, his father and grandfather.
Grammar follow-up on participle clauses (PDF advanced version)
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Download A Tale of Three Trumps (PDF)
 
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Download A Tale of Three Trumps (Advanced) (PDF)