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

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Photocopiable resource books

Intermediate Communication Games book cover Intermediate Communication Games 
Jill Hadfield   
2 - Whatsitsname?  Page 2 
Descibing objects from pictures: A thing for 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.

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