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MODULE BIG 50 / JPNJ 2017

DESCRITIVE WRITING

Use a lot of adjectives and adverbs in order to make your description lively!

Describing Describing Describing Events
People Describing Places Objects /
experiences /
thoughts
a) The introduction a) The introduction a) The introduction a) The introduction in

where you state where you give the where you give the which you give name,
general facts about the name and location of name of the object time, place, and
person, saying when, the place or building and/or the reason for reasons for this event
where and how you and/or the reason for choosing it
first met him/her. State choosing it
the reason for choosing
this person.
b) The body (2 b) The body (2 b) The body (2 b) The body (2
paragraphs) in which paragraphs) describes paragraphs) where paragraphs) in which
you describe their the main aspects of the you give an accurate you describe the
physical appearance, place or building in picture of it. Your preparations and the
personal qualities detail – for example, description should actual event in
and/or when you describe a include information separate paragraphs.
hobbies /interests. place you should about size, weight, Use past tenses to
Start a new describe what you can shape, pattern or illustrate those you
paragraph for each see and do there. Start decoration, color, attended some time
topic a new paragraph for origin and material as ago.
each topic well as many special
features.
Start a new
paragraph for each
topic

c) The conclusion in c) The conclusion c) The conclusion c) The conclusion
which you express includes your includes your which includes
your personal attitude comments/feelings and comments/feelings and people’s feelings
towards the person /or a recommendation /or a recommendation comments or final
concerning this object thoughts about the
event.

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ambitious. a good conversationalist. impractical. the site of battle (sight = view. introvert. site = place) Adjectives for places: remote. little/much visited. sparsely populated Describing People: interesting. modest. shy. tourist-ridden. the beach. conceited. arrogant. inaccessible. shrewd energetic. a world famous sight. a good mixer. imposing. world-famous. lively. retiring. likeable. cunning. interesting. the country-side. picturesque. businesslike. unapproachable. the seaside. a snob. self-confident. off the beaten track. anti-social. breath-taking. sociable. awe-inspiring. extrovert. strict. easy-going. a sport. a tourist’s paradise/attraction. a beauty spot. a know-all. brash. isolated. intelligent. a bore. humble. MODULE BIG 50 / JPNJ 2017 Describing Places: Types of places: the country. bustling sleepy. a pest. a tourist spot. memorable. practical. pretty. easily accessible. peaceful. superb. lonely. talented. diffident. overbearing . timid. difficult. a ruined place. beautiful. a historic monument . lazy. pushing. approachable. outdoors. 2 .

atmosphere Special attractions The culture and people in the place Historical details Your personal impression / opinion When describing things you may want to include Physical appearance Origin (where it was made) Use your personal impression / opinion When describing events you may want to include The setting – where and when it happened – PAST TENSE What happened – in chronological order Your impression or opinion about it 3 . place or event. character Attitudes. hobbies. object. profession Your personal impression / opinion When describing places you may want to include Location Physical characteristics. behaviour Interests. Each paragraph must deal with a different aspect! Use a lot of adjectives and adverbs in order to make your description lively! Conclusion What makes this special? (personal impression or opinion) When describing people you may want to include Physical appearance Personality. MODULE BIG 50 / JPNJ 2017 Structure of Your Composition Introduction What are you describing? Body – 2 paragraphs Characteristics of the person.

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a performance. 5 . a rock concert you have been to. 8. Describe a person whom you admire and how she/he has influenced your life. 2. Describe your city to your cousin in Australia and the reasons to be proud of staying in your city. Explain why the celebration was memorable. Describe your birthday party. 4. Describe your last class trip and the advantages of joining in the trip. 5. MODULE BIG 50 / JPNJ 2017 Composition topics 1. 6. Describe a special gift you got for your birthday and why is it so special? 7. Describe a sport event. Describe your vacation with your family and the values learnt. Describe your first day in high school and how you spent time with new friends. 3.

my father is so generous that he wants to share what he possesses with others. My father. MODULE BIG 50 / JPNJ 2017 Now it’s your turn! Choose your topic. cheerful. What he does not tolerate is lie. Yet this help is disinterested. Moreover. which are very nice. He brought me up to sensitive. as well as long nose and small ears. Jack has small blue eyes. He has always told me 6 . My father’s face is round and friendly-looking. I could talk with him about my problems because he is trustworthy and he keeps my secrets. Furthermore. he is slim and has got short grey hair. Moreover. Jack. is of medium height in his early fifties. My father is an incredibly sensitive person. He tends to wear casual clothes like jeans and T-shirt. but he is becoming bald. who helps everyone in need. The Person Who Influenced My life A person who influenced my childhood most was my father. sensible as well as trustworthy person.

You can find there magnificent scuba diving havens. The primitive and exotic fauna and flora is something you don’t want to miss. For example. Bohol's tourism assets also include centuries-old churches and towers. Apart from its pristine white-sand beaches and the Chocolate Hills. MODULE BIG 50 / JPNJ 2017 that the worst thing is when we don’t tell the truth. You can also 7 . Jack is the most important person in my life. Welcome to Bohol. If you come from Manila. Philippines! Have you ever been to Bohol? Let me tell you about this place which attracts many tourists. majestic falls and caves and historical landmarks. you can either take a plane or a cruise liner to get there. To sum up. There are many things you can do there to make your holiday enjoyable. Thanks to him as my childhood was so good and pleasant. It is an island located in the south near the province of Cebu. you can take a boat to bring you to one to these islands where you could buy fresh seafood or eat in a floating restaurant.

’ what I saw was a big river and sharp jagged boulders. The owner told me to jump when he said “go”. I got a little nervous. I had to wear a bright yellow helmet to protect my head. He weighed me and measured my height too. three. this is the place for you. I closed my eyes and when I opened them the owner started counting. and hills all over. As soon as he said. the owner came out and asked me my age. Lastly. There I found the perfect thing to do. Bungee Jumping! I had never done it but I had always wanted to. big rocks. MODULE BIG 50 / JPNJ 2017 take a dive or have a swim in the clear blue sea with the amazing shorelines. if you are looking for the perfect vacation to relax and enjoy yourself. Then. he attached a gigantic bungee cord to the end. two. In addition. he strapped on a huge weight to my ankles. Then. On the way up to the bridge.” One. He also gave me some useful advice on not to look down. The Bungee area was up on a bridge surrounded by trees. Afterwards. The Bungee Blast One summer vacation I went to a surfing spot in South Africa. In short. called Seal Beach. I was so scared my knees were about to give up on me. go!” I jumped off and my heart felt like it was 8 . When I got there. It was so tight and I could hardly feel my toes. the local people are very warm and friendly so they will be happy to take you to various interesting places. ‘Looked down. It was time to jump.

The memory of that ... as soon as I got back to the bridge I knew I had done it. Never have I seen / had . alive. experience. have / has exceeded appreciates the efforts my expectations.. This was a once in a .. Then.If I had to describe ______________________ _. made. . . -.. I still characteristics.. He / She enjoys an outstanding reputation. I will Description of Experiences never forget.. fascinating / . As long as I live. exceptional man. Who ever thought I was afraid of heights?! Useful expressions… The Opening Paragraph The Body of the Composition . He / She does his / her 9 such a… job efficiently. He is / was an with me forever. remember.. He / She has made a remains very much strong impact on me. Eventually. .Although years -I appreciate his / her have special passed. MODULE BIG 50 / JPNJ 2017 about to jump out of my chest. my obvious choice would be… The Body of the Composition The Closing Paragraph Description of people . . . . I bounced up once or twice and that’s it. It was an exceptional unforgettable experience. . It was an unforgettable lifetime experience. It was a unique adventure. It was the greatest feeling ever. I opened my eyes and everything was upside-down. It was an unusual amazing / wonderful/ experience. experience . . This memory will stay ....This was the most incredible / . . Everybody . .

incredible spectacular vivid imaginative To describe weather creative Useful Expressions Warm unique Stifling exceptional feelings of elation extraordinary Humid feelings of relief Moist sense of fulfillment Chilly Freezing a great accomplishment To describe food overcome challenges / Tasty obstacles Delicious Extraordinary exceed my expectations Spicy allocate more time to Exotic break the routine 10Scrumptious achieve the goal . MODULE BIG 50 / JPNJ 2017 Popular adjectives To describe view exciting interesting amazing scenery fascinating scenic views magnificent magnificent sights outstanding view breathtaking .

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