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adjectives downloadable worksheets:
Describing Personality
PERSONALITY:1=Ss match the picture with the adjective 2=Ss read the sentences and complete with words from the box 3=Ss match the opposites about personality 4=Match adjectives to the prefixes 5=Ss write if the adjective is positive or negative... Hope you find useful:)
Level: elementary
Age: 12-17
Downloads: 2481

First worksheet in this first set on opposite adjectives (there will be a second one). This is the pictionary. I hope you like it and find it useful. Have a wonderful evening/day. Hugs!
Level: elementary
Age: 9-17
Downloads: 1856

Order of Adjectives
This worksheet explains the order of adjectives and includes two activities on this topic. Answer key is included. I hope you like it.
Level: intermediate
Age: 9-17
Downloads: 1783

Comparison of Adjectives
This worksheet is a follow up to practice comparisons with adjectives. It includes two activities. Answer key is included. I hope you like it.
Level: intermediate
Age: 9-17
Downloads: 1746

Adjective Formation (3rd of the SET) - suffixes "-ed" and "-ing"
I´m glad I´ve managed to upload today! Yesterday the system was too slow! In this worksheet (KEY included), two very important suffixes are presented "-ed" and "-ing", with a very simple rule for each of them. 3 different exercises follow, with increasing level of difficulty. Thank you so much again for your kindness. Have a wonderful evening/ day...
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Downloads: 1702

Adjective Formation (1st of the SET) - Adding Negative Prefixes to give the word the opposite meaning
This is a topic that I don´t like to teach to young students, but I have to do it this schoolyear to my 13-year-old students, so I´m going to be very selective. (KEY included) In this worksheet you have a very simple rule: to form negative adjectives you just add one of these prefixes un-in-il-ir-im-dis- (I left out a- and non-).Simple and easy. Th...
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Downloads: 1420

Second part of a set of 4 worksheets. There are two tasks. In the first one students match the adjectives in the list provided with the right pictures. In the second task they have to fill in the blanks spaces using the correct adjective from the previous list. I hope you like it and find it useful. Have a nice evening/day!
Level: elementary
Age: 11-14
Downloads: 1410

Worksheet to teach/learn the order of adjectives before nouns. It can be used as a classroom poster. I hope you like it and find it useful. Have a nice evening/day. Hugs!
Level: intermediate
Age: 11-17
Downloads: 1408


Gradable and Extreme


A. Match the adjectives. Write the letters a-k.
  Gradable           Extreme
      1.  big                     a. freezing
      2.  small                  b. starving
      3.  hot                     c. delicious
      4.  cold                   d. exhausted
      5.  hungry               e. boiling
      6.  pretty                 f. gorgeous
      7.  tasty                  g. huge
      8.  tired                   h. tiny
      9.  bad                    i. awful
    10.  nice                   j. hideous   
    11.  ugly                   k. awesome
B. Choose the correct adjective to describe the pictures.
     Remember: very/quite + gradable adj.
                           really/absolutely + extreme adj..
          These shoes are very .                           But these are really .
     2)   The actress is quite , but at the party she was absolutely .
         She's very .      She's really .
         This hamburger is very .      But this one is absolutely .
            This burger is quite .       And this one is really .
          This food doesn't look very .      But this cake looks absolutely .
         This restaurant is very .             The Under Sea Crazy Restaurant is really .
         Sweets are quite  for you.        But fried food is really .
         Today it's absolutely .      Today it's quite .
          The weather is very .      The weather is really .
           She's very .     She's absolutely .
C. Write the adjectives under the correct pictures:
     overweight, fit, voluptuous, anorexic, unattractive, obese, handsome, beautiful.
     1)    2)   3)   4)
     5)     6)     7)       8)
D. Choose the correct phrasal verb to complete each sentence.
     1. I think Susan should  smoking once and for all.
     2. Catherine put on 5 kilos between Christmas and New Year, so she  chocolate.
     3. It's our wedding aniversary today and we're going to  tonight.
     4.  your vegetables and I will let you have some cake for dessert.
     5. I won't eat any shellfish, because I'm afraid I might .



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