Adverbs of Place Worksheets, ESL Games and Activities

Adverbs of Place

ESL Adverbs of Place Worksheet - Reading, Writing and Drawing Activity - Elementary (A1-A2) - 30 minutes

In this adverbs of place worksheet, students learn and practice place adverbs through drawing and writing exercises. Give each student a copy of the two-page worksheet. Students begin by unscrambling letters to make 12 adverbs of place. The students then draw lines to match each adverb with its opposite. Next, students read sentences and draw each item in relation to the circle above, using arrows in the pictures to show movement or direction. Afterwards, draw circles on the board and review the appropriate picture for each sentence. Students then move on to read a set of sentences. The students put a tick if the adverb of place in a sentence is right. If a sentence is wrong, they put a cross and correct the place adverb. After that, students read a picture description and underline all the adverbs of place in the text. Finally, students draw a picture of the description in a box using arrows to express any movement. When the students have finished, encourage them to share and discuss their picture with a classmate.
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Adverbs of Place Pictionary

ESL Adverbs of Place Game - Drawing and Speaking Activity - Pre-intermediate (A2) - 30 minutes

In this adverbs of place activity, students play a game of Pictionary where they make sentences about pictures using place adverbs. Divide the students into two teams (A and B). Shuffle each set of cards (character, movement, and adverb) and place them face down in three piles on a desk at the front of the class. A student from Team A comes to the front of the class and picks up a card from each pile to make a sentence. The student then draws a picture illustrating the sentence on the board. This can be done by drawing one complete picture or by drawing each element separately. The first student in either team to identify the character, movement, and adverb of place being drawn, and make the correct sentence wins and scores a point for their team. The adverb card is then removed from the game and the character and movement cards are placed back at the bottom of their corresponding piles. A student from Team B then comes to the front of the class and picks up a card from each pile and so on. The game continues until there are no more adverb cards left. The team with the most points at the end of the game wins. This game can also be played in groups of four with students playing individually.
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Adverbs of Place Practice

ESL Adverbs of Place Worksheet - Reading, Writing and Speaking Activity - Intermediate (B1) - 35 minutes

This free place adverbs worksheet helps students learn and practice adverbs of place, in contrast with related prepositions. Give each student a copy of the two-page worksheet. Students begin by matching situations with expressions containing adverbs of place. Next, students complete sentences containing adverbs of place with appropriate prepositional phrases. Students then read sentences and cross out the object of one preposition in each sentence to change it into an adverb. After that, students answer questions with their own ideas. When the students have finished, they ask and answer the questions with a partner. Finally, students give feedback to the class on some of their answers.
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Adverbs of Place Exercises

ESL Place Adverbs Worksheet - Reading and Writing Activity - Intermediate (B1) - 30 minutes

In this adverbs of place exercises PDF, students learn and practice a variety of place adverbs. Give each student a copy of the two-page worksheet. Students begin by completing a table with the adverbs of place: elsewhere, anywhere, nowhere and everywhere. Next, students underline the correct adverbs of place in a set of sentences. After that, students complete sentences with the place adverbs from Exercise A. Students then complete a dialogue with adverbs of place from a box. Finally, students rewrite sentences based on the dialogue using adverbs of place.
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Interactive Version - In this adverbs of place interactive worksheet, students work through a range of exercises to practice place adverbs.


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