Feelings- Miming & Drawing Game

Level: Beginner

Topic: General

Grammar Topic: Vocabulary

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Feelings- Miming & Drawing Game
Instructions for teachers
One student chooses a card and mimes and/ or draws (without speaking) until their 
partner(s) guess at least one word on that card. Then others do the same.

happy/ cheerful//

delighted/ overjoyed

sad/ upset

cold// freezing/ frozen

hot// baking/ boiling

hungry// starving

tired/ sleepy//

exhausted/ shattered

angry/ cross// furious

afraid/ frightened/

scared// terrified

surprised// stunned/

astonished

bored

full// stuffed

excited

nervous/ stressed/

worried

ill/ sick

embarrassed/ shy

disgusted

disappointed//

devastated

confused// mystified

tipsy/ drunk// plastered/

wasted/ wrecked/ blotto

thirsty// parched

energetic/ restless//

hyper/ hyperactive

proud

amused

impatient

unfit

irritated/ annoyed

brave/ courageous/

unafraid

dizzy

itchy

distracted

calm/ relaxed//blissed

out

impressed

moved

grateful

apologetic

lonely

comfortable

uncomfortable

in love

relieved

focused

interested// fascinated

Written by Alex Case for UsingEnglish.com © 2018

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Gradable and extreme feelings words presentation
Without looking above, put another slash (/) between the gradable and extreme adjectives 
below. Some have only one kind of word and so don’t need another slash. 
happy/ cheerful/ delighted/ overjoyed

sad/ upset

cold/ freezing/ frozen

hot/ baking/ boiling

hungry/ starving

tired/ sleepy/ exhausted/ shattered

angry/ cross/ furious

afraid/ frightened/ scared/ terrified

surprised/ stunned/ astonished

full/ stuffed

nervous/ stressed/ worried

ill/ sick

embarrassed/ shy

disappointed/ devastated

confused/ mystified

tipsy/ drunk/ plastered/ wasted/ wrecked/ blotto

thirsty/ parched

energetic/ restless/ hyper/ hyperactive

irritated/ annoyed

brave/ courageous/ unafraid

calm/ relaxed/ blissed out

interested/ fascinated
Check with the cards.

Written by Alex Case for UsingEnglish.com © 2018

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Gradable and extreme feelings practice
Firstly without any help, try to think of one or more extreme versions of the feelings below. 
happy/ cheerful
cold
hot
hungry
tired/ sleepy
angry/ cross
afraid/ frightened/ scared
surprised
full
disappointed
confused
tipsy/ drunk
thirsty
energetic/ restless
calm/ relaxed
interested

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Use the mixed answers below to help with the task above. Some words above match 
more than one word below. 
astonished
baking
blissed out
blotto
boiling
delighted
devastated
exhausted
fascinated
freezing
frozen
furious
hyper
hyperactive
mystified
overjoyed
parched
plastered
shattered
starving
stuffed
stunned
terrified
wasted
wrecked

Written by Alex Case for UsingEnglish.com © 2018

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Use the mixed answers arranged line by line to starting checking and/ or help finish the 
task above.

baking/ boiling
blissed out
delighted/ overjoyed
devastated
exhausted/ shattered
fascinated
freezing/ frozen
furious
hyper/ hyperactive
mystified
parched
plastered/ wasted/ wrecked/ blotto
starving
stuffed
stunned/ astonished
terrified

Written by Alex Case for UsingEnglish.com © 2018

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