How do people feel during / after this celebration / event?
What final thoughts / comments can you make?
A descriptive article describing an event
Para 1: name, time, place, the reason for it
Para 2: preparations (before the day)
Para 3: the actual event
Para 4: people’s feelings, final comments on the event
The festival takes place all over Britain.
attracts people from
clean their houses
throw out unwanted things
decorate their houses
bake special cakes
prepare traditional food
- have party
- sing songs
- eat a special meal
- visit friends and neighbours
- exchange gifts
- enter the competitions
- watch street parades
- march in the parade
- wear colourful costumes
people feel happy
people look forward to a good year
- people feel proud of their culture
It is a great celebration and one of the most colourful and entertaining events in the country.
We use descriptive adjectives to make description more vivid, interesting and lively.
crowded, huge, delicious, exciting,
age-old, important, amazing,
traditional, special, great, funny,
colourful, entertaining, strong,
magnificent, festive, national,
stunning, annual, spectacular,
When the festival begins, the city becomes one big, celebratory street party! Happy people in funny-looking, colourful outfits or traditional costumes spend the days and nights exploding smoke bombs and firecrackers and dancing to loud music. There are also very beautiful fireworks display every