ESL teaching and learning resources
Quizzes for describing places
Book references for describing places
General English course books (adults)
|Unit 3 City Pages 26 - 27 Where in the world
Five travel-guide extracts. Read and guess the destination. Follow up vocabular work
|Unit 3 City Pages 28 - 29 Negative limiting adverbials
Examples and analysis
Write a short description of a town or city
Anecdote about visiting a city
Unit 3 City Page 30 One big party
Guidebook-style piece on Leicester Square, London.
General English adult course resource packs
10 Over the bridge... Page 10
Students write a description of a picture with gaps.
Partners must fill the gaps and guess the picture
33 A good place to live Page 33
Students describe an ideal place to live and then crticize the place they live now using 'too' , 'not enough' etc.
7a Dream destinations Page 7
(1) Speaking : mill-type activity. Picture cards.
Ss have half of a picture and find their partner who has the other half of a picture.
(2) Writing : write description of picture in pairs.
(3) Pictures and descriptions are then shuffled and re-matched.
7b Landscapes Page 7
Ss write descriptions of pictures; then read out
descriptions and others draw.
|5-8b Descriptions Pages 5 - 8
Ss write descriptions using words taken from two texts. Then compare with original texts.