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2.2 Describing experiences | Vocabulary, Intermediate English

English experiences describe description learn online games exercises

In this topic, you will learn vocabulary about how to describe or talk about experiences.

Experiences form much of our worldview, yet do you have the vocabulary to accurately talk about them? In this topic, learn some vocabulary that will help you describe your experiences.

Learn 12 words to describe experiences.

Use these flashcards to learn the meaning of the terms for this unit. You can also practice the pronunciation by listening to the audio on each card.

Now, practice using the vocabulary with these exercises.

Exercise 1 – Play this word search game to practice the vocabulary.

Exercise 2 – Practice listening with this dictation activity.


Let us review the vocabulary terms to describe experiences.

TermDefinition
essentialextremely important and necessary
fairagreeing with what is thought to be right or acceptable
famousknown or recognized by very many people
grandinvolving or including many people or things
heavyhaving great weight
impressiveto cause (someone) to feel admiration or interest
loudmaking or causing a lot of noise
lownot rising or extending upward a great distance
old-fashionedof the past, no longer used or accepted
politehaving or showing good manners or respect for other people
popularliked or enjoyed by many people
simplenot hard to understand or do

Test your understanding about the vocabulary with the quiz below.