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Worksheet-2 - Descriptive adjectives for places

Here is a list of useful adjectives to describe places, buildings or rooms. In speaking or writing, such as writing an English composition/essay, these words will help you to say exactly what you want to say, and to add depth to your content. Please do the worksheet at the end of the list to use these words in sentences, and add them to your repertoire of English vocabulary.

Words to describe places/buildings/rooms

| spacious | colourful | noisy | crowded | congested | friendly | big | small | neat | tidy | well-furnished | sprawling | quiet | tranquil | beautiful | tall | must-see | exciting | homely | old-fashioned | wild | orderly | chaotic | modern | enjoyable | far | lovely | comfortable | fun-filled | colossal | giant | ancient | new | cosmopolitan | busy | bustling | expensive | fascinating | lively | contemporary | polluted | huge | boring | beautiful | charming | green | classical | noisy | costly | compact |

Worksheet

Fill in the blanks with the words given in the list above. Please note that some questions may have more than one answer.

1. My house is very .................... and .................... It can accommodate nearly 100 guests.

2. My children love to play in this park. It is .................... and .................... Here, we are far from the troubles of the city.

3. My brother’s room is .................... , but he has made it look large by painting the walls white.

4. I don’t want to book this hotel for our family trip. It is too ....................

5. The .................... statue in the centre of the town is a tourist attraction. If you climb to the top of the statue, you can see the whole city.

6. Why is this place so .................... today? There is so much of noise and confusion.

7. Our new house is .................... and .................... I really like it.

8. Our school is getting really .................... We may have to build a few more classrooms soon.

9. I would like to furnish my apartment in a .................... Style.

10. The street in front of our house is .................... and .................... day and night. We have no peace living here.

Answers

1. My house is very big/huge and spacious. It can accommodate nearly 100 guests.

2. My children love to play in this park. It is a quiet and green place. Here, we are far from the troubles of the city.

3. My brother’s room is small/tiny, but he has made it look large by painting the walls white.

4. I don’t want to book this hotel for our family trip. It is too expensive/costly.

5. The giant/colossal statue in the centre of the town is a tourist attraction. If you climb to the top of the statue, you can see the whole city.

6. Why is this place so chaotic today? There is so much of noise and confusion.

7. Our new house is well-furnished and comfortable. I really like it.

8. Our school is getting really crowded/congested. We may have to build a few more classrooms soon.

9. I would like to furnish my apartment in a contemporary/modern/classical Style.

10. The street in front of our house is bustling and noisy, day and night. We have no peace living here.

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