Adjectives describing places

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Adjectives describing places

  1. 1. Type of place • CAPITAL CITY • CATHEDRAL CITY/TOWN • UNIVERSITY CITY/TOWN • PORT • COASTAL TOWN • INDUSTRIAL TOWN • COSMOPOLITAN CITY • HISTORIC CITY • SEASIDE TOWN • AGRICULTURAL TOWN • SUBURB • COUNTRY VILLAGE • MOUNTAIN VILLAGE • FISHING VILLAGE • TOURISTY AREA
  2. 2. LOCATION AND GEOGRAPHICAL POSITION • IN THE NORTH / SOUTH / EAST / WEST OF… • IN THE CENTRE OF • ON THE COAST • BY THE SEA • ON THE RIVER (NAME) • ON / NEAR LAKE (NAME) • IN A VALLEY • AT THE MOUTH OF THE RIVER (NAME) • ON A PLAIN • IN THE MOUNTAINS • NEAR A FOREST / DESERT
  3. 3. SURROUNDING AREA • RURAL • URBAN • FLAT • HILLY • MOUNTAINOUS • FERTILE • DRY
  4. 4. BUILDINGS OR PLACES OF INTEREST • CHURCH • CATHEDRAL • MONUMENT • PALACE • SQUARE • MUSEUM • OPERA HOUSE • THEATRE • TOWN HALL • PARLIAMENT BUILDINGS • NATIONAL ART GALLERY • UNIVERSITY • OLD CITY / QUARTER • PORT • MARKET • STADIUM
  5. 5. ADJECTIVES TO DESCRIBE PLACES • ALIVE • AMAZING • BEAUTIFUL • BRIGHT • CALM • COLOURFUL • CREEPY • CROWDED • DESERTED • DIFFERENT • DRY • ENCHANTED • FRESH • HOT • INCREDIBLE • INTERESTING • MAGNIFICENT • MODERN • FAIRYTALE- LIKE • MYSTICAL • ANCIENT • MAJESTIC • IMPRESSIVE • SPACIOUS • DAZZLING • EVOCATIVE
  6. 6. ADJECTIVES • STORMY • STRANGE • TERRIFIC • UGLY • UNIQUE • UNUSUAL • WARM • WILD • WINDY • TRANQUIL • PEACEFUL • TRADITIONAL • TROPICAL • HARMONIOUS • FRESH • SENSATIONAL • ROMANTIC • MAGICAL
  7. 7. 1) Which adjectives could you use to describe the following pictures? 2) Now describe them. Answer the questions and use the language below to help you. • What can you see in the photo? • What are the people / animals doing? • What is the place like? • Would you like to go there? Why? / Why not? DESCRIBING PHOTOS - The photo shows … - There is / are … - On the left / right you can see … - In the foreground / background … DESCRIBING PLACES - This place is … - It’s a good place for + verb –ing …
  8. 8. SOUTH AFRICASOUTH AFRICA
  9. 9. GREAT BARRIER REEF, AUSTRALIA GREAT BARRIER REEF, AUSTRALIA
  10. 10. MANHATTAN, USAMANHATTAN, USA
  11. 11. BOLZANO, ITALIABOLZANO, ITALIA
  12. 12. HERMANUS, SOUTH AFRICAHERMANUS, SOUTH AFRICA
  13. 13. MANHATTAN, USAMANHATTAN, USA
  14. 14. TALLINN, ESTONIATALLINN, ESTONIA
  15. 15. TASMANIA, AUSTRALIATASMANIA, AUSTRALIA
  16. 16. NAMIBIANAMIBIA
  17. 17. TOKYO, JAPANTOKYO, JAPAN

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