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Adjectives

Whether it's compararatives and superlatives, or you're looking to spice up your students' wordpower, Handouts Online has adjective worksheets for you!

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Title: It's a fifteen-minute walk!
Target Structure: Compound Adjectives
Level: Intermediate
Time: 45 minutes
   

Description:

 

This conversation-based lesson is a great way to help your students learn to use this more advanced phrasing.

This worksheet will move your students from saying: 'I have a brother. He's 15 years old.' to the more advanced: 'I have a 15-year old brother.'

There's a conversation, practice exercises and a role-play to finish with.


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Title: Describing Places
Target Structure: Where...from / What...like
Level: Elementary
Time: 45 minutes
   

Description:

 

Can your elementary-level students talk about where they are from?

This worksheet looks at both 'where are you from' and 'whereabouts in [the UK] are you from?'

It also introduces 'What is [London] like?' and has adjective vocabulary building.

The worksheet rounds off by having students working in pairs, asking and answering questions about where they live.


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Title: What's my character?
Target Structure: Character Adjectives
Level: Pre-Intermediate
Time: 30 + minutes
   

Description:

 

English has a wealth of vocabulary to describe someone's character. The list can be quite daunting for students!

These cards provide a fun way to help your students build their knowledge of these adjectives.

There are sixteen different words (e.g. sympathetic, vain, short-tempered) which students need to match to the descriptions.

There's also a quiz checking your students have learned the new language. This can be used in the lesson, or set as homework.


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Title: Choosing a Vacation
Target Structure: Comparative Adjectives
Level: Elementary
Time: 45 minutes
   

Description:

 

>> This worksheet has been updated in 2009 with additional exercises, US/US versions and a new design. <<

Students need lots of practice of comparative adjectives! The topic in this worksheet is choosing where to go on vacation.

This handout has conversation, grammar practice, and an information-gap exercise. It's great for really getting your students using the target language accurately.

The worksheet is designed for elementary-level students. However, it will also work in lower-intermediate classes.


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Title: Describing People - Vocab Builder
Target Structure: is / has
Level: Elementary
Time: 15 minutes
   

Description:

 

This illustrated vocabulary-building worksheet can be used on its own, or after our handout 'What do you look like?'.

There are thirteen different words and phrases. Some are easy - but others (such as 'middle-aged', and 'average-height') might prove the perfect challenge for elementary-level students.


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