DESCRIBING FESTIVALS Guidelines to describe a festival:
Name of the festival When is it held? Where is it held? Why is it held? Preparations Costumes The day´s events. Evening activities Events for the children (if any) Other details
USEFUL TIPS: Use a good variety of adjectives to make your descriptions more vivid You will need the Present Simple to describe activities. Remember that the passive is often used to describe preparations and celebrations, too. You can use the following expressions: • The festival is held / celebrated... • The festival takes place... • The festival is organised by... • It commemorates / celebrates... • Preparations begin... • The streets are decorated / linen with... • The streets are crowded with... • People come from ....to see all the events • They wear... • The dress up in... • They take part in...
Published on May 20, 2014