The way to teach adjectives is to have a variety of exercises. These can include:
Students try to match the vocabulary to the pictures. Then they listen to the audio and match the items to the pictures and check that they matched the correct adjectives to the pictures.
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This is an ESL listening/speaking/vocabulary exercise for adjectives for describing the city. This uses a similar format to the exercise above.
This is another listening activity for adjectives worksheet to help students talk about everyday situations and behavior through adjectives.
This is an excellent elementary icebreaker for a lesson about adjectives.
This is an ESL exercise to help familiarize students with basic adjectives. Students match the adjectives to the pictures and write short sentences. This worksheet helps introduce, reinforce or review students’ knowledge of adjectives. And it helps improve their skills.
This is an ESL exercise to help familiarize students with basic adjectives for describing people. Students match the adjectives to the pictures and write short sentences. Pictures engage the attention of students and they also encourage students to use critical thinking skills.
This is similar to Exercise 3 above but includes many exercises for teaching personality adjectives.
This is an ESL speaking and writing lesson for learning adjectives. Each student chooses an adjective and writes five survey questions using his/her adjective. They then walk around the class asking their questions and noting down their answers. Finally, they write a short report from their survey question answers. This is a fun communicative exercise that allows students to mix freely.
This is a fun, creative and communicative ESL speaking activity for adjectives. Each student gets one or more slips of paper, chooses an adjective, draws some kind of picture or cartoon about an adjective (of their choice or assigned by the teacher) and then writes a multiple choice question about the picture. They can write the correct answer on the back of the slip of paper. When all the students are finished the students can walk around quizzing other students or the slips of paper can be handed around.
This is an ESL exercise for learning and using common, everyday adjectives . Students match the the adjectives to the pictures is an enjoyable and fun way to learn adjectives. . First, the students match the words to the pictures. Then they try to short conversations using the words.
This is an ESL exercise for practicing the use of adjectives that might be useful in business English. Students match the adjectives to the pictures and if possible, try to make a sentence explaining why the adjective matches the picture.