Suffixes for Describing People- Subject Questions Quiz

A LESSON PLAN FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHERS

Level: Intermediate
Topic: General
Grammar Topic: Prefixes & Suffixes
Type: Lesson Plans
Submitted by:
Published: 11th May 2020

Below is a preview of the 'Suffixes for Describing People- Subject Questions Quiz' lesson plan and is automatically generated from the PDF file. While it will look close to the original, there may be formatting differences. It's provided to allow you to view the content of the lesson plan before you download the file.

      Page: /

Lesson Plan Text

Suffixes for Describing People- Subject Questions Quiz

Work together to answer these questions, using the big list below to help if you need to. 
 What kind of cook cooks bread?
 Which sportsman plays soccer?
 Who comes to an event such as a presentation?
 Who helps someone such as a manager or shopper? 
 Whose job is hitting drums etc in a classical orchestra?
 Who do you call if your lights and power aren’t working?

Match the questions to these answers:
 An assistant does.
 An attendee does.
 A baker does.
 An electrician. 
 A footballer does. 
 A percussionist’s is.

Together analyse the structure of the questions and answers above.

How are the other questions and answers different from “Who do you call if your lights and
power aren’t working?”

In which kind of question is the question word (= Wh… word) the subject of the question?

Make similar questions to test your partner on other words from above, giving them 
different options to choose from if they aren’t sure.

Ask about any words which you don’t understand, making similar questions to get that 
word once you understand. 

Written by Alex Case for UsingEnglish.com © 2020

p. 1

abductee
actor
addressee
adoptee
appointee
assistant
attendant/ attendee
awardee
baker
banker
builder
care worker
civilian
defendant
deportee
detainee
director
electrician
employee/ employer
exhibitor
farmer
footballer
gardener
grandee
guardian
guitarist
honouree
interpreter
interviewee/ interviewer
Londoner
magician
musician
New Yorker
novelist
nutritionist
payee
percussionist
photographer
presenter
receptionist
researcher
returnee
sailor
Tokyoite
tourist
trustee
violinist

Written by Alex Case for UsingEnglish.com © 2020

p. 2

Nouns for describing people word formation
Add suffixes to the words below to make nouns for people. You don’t need to change the 
root words there. 
 act
 address
 appoint
 assist
 attend x 2
 award
 bank
 build
 care work
 civil
 defend
 deport
 detain
 direct
 electric
 employ x 2
 exhibit
 farm
 football
 garden
 grand
 guard
 guitar
 honour
 interpret
 interview x 2
 London
 magic
 music
 New York
 novel
 nutrition
 pay
 percussion
 photograph
 present
 reception
 research
 return
 sail
 Tokyo
 tour
 trust

Written by Alex Case for UsingEnglish.com © 2020

p. 3

 violin

Written by Alex Case for UsingEnglish.com © 2020

p. 4

Terms of Use

Lesson plans & worksheets can be used by teachers without any fee in the classroom; however, please ensure you keep all copyright information and references to UsingEnglish.com in place.

You will need Adobe Reader to view these files.

Get Adobe Reader