English Vocabulary Words – Slip, Lean, Pleat – ESL

The girl has slipped off her sandals.

The man has leaned back in the chair.

The skirt is pleated.

A) The girl has her sandals on.
B) The girl is skipping.
C) The girl has slipped off her sandals. (a)

A) The man has leaned back in the chair. (a)
B) The man has leaned forward in the chair.
C) The man has his legs crossed.

A) The skirt is pleated. (a)
B) The skirt is folded in half.
C) The skirt is hung in a hanger.

Does the girl have her sandals on? No. She has slipped off her sandals.
Has the girl put her sandals on? No. She has slipped off her sandals.

Has the man leaned back in the chair? Yes.
Has the man leaned forward in the chair? No. He has leaned back in the chair.

Is the skirt pleated? Yes.

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English Vocabulary Words – Pull, Tuck, Poke – ESL

She has her hair pulled back into a ponytail.

The man in a white shirt has tucked some books under his arm.

The horse is poking its head through the window.

A) She is riding a pony.
B) She has her hair pulled to the side into ponytails.
C) She has her hair pulled back into a ponytail. (a)

A) The man in a white shirt is reading a book.
B) The man in a white shirt has tucked some books under his arm. (a)
C) The man in a white shirt is tucking in his shirt.

A) The horse is hiding in the shed.
B) The horse is looking to its right.
C) The horse is poking its head through the window. (a)

Does she have her hair pulled back into a ponytail? Yes.
Does she have her hair pulled to the side into ponytails? No. She has her hair pulled back into a ponytail.

Has the man in a white shirt tucked some books under his arm? Yes.
What has the man in a white shirt tucked under his arm? He has tucked some books under his arm.

Is the horse poking its head through the window? Yes.
Is the horse hiding in the shed? No. It is poking its head through the window.

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English Vocabulary Words – ESL Lesson – Litter, Dust, Top

The street gutter has been littered.

A person is dusting off a computer fan.

The cupcake is topped with a raspberry.

A) The street gutter has been cleaned.
B) The street gutter has been littered. (a)
C) The street gutter is being cleaned.

A) A person is cleaning a kitchen fan.
B) A ceiling fan is rotating.
C) A person is dusting off a computer fan. (a)

A) The cupcake is topped with a raspberry. (a)
B) Raspberries are placed around the cupcake.
C) On the top of the cupcake is a cherry.

Has the street gutter been cleaned? No. It has been littered.
What has happened to the street gutter? It has been littered.

Is the person dusting off a computer fan? Yes.
What is the person doing? The person is dusting off a computer fan.

Is the cupcake topped with a cherry? No. It is topped with a raspberry.
What is the cupcake topped with? It is topped with a raspberry.

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English Vocabulary Words – Muddy, Peek, Scour

A person is wearing muddy shoes.

The boy is peeking out through the blind.

The girl is scouring the floor.

A) A person is wearing clean shoes.
B) A person is wearing muddy shoes. (a)
C) A person is stamping the mud from the shoes.

A) The boy is peeking out through the blind. (a)
B) The boy is pulling up the blind.
C) The window is open.

A) The girl is brooming the floor.
B) The girl is scouring the floor. (a)
C) The girl is scrubbing a wall.

Is the person wearing muddy shoes? Yes.
Is the person wearing clean shoes? No. The person is wearing muddy shoes.

Is the boy peeking out through the blind? Yes.
What is the boy doing? He is peeking out through the blind.

Is the girl brooming the floor? No. She is scouring the floor.
What is the girl doing? She is scouring the floor.

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ESL Vocabulary – Ajar, Marshal, Muddy

The door is ajar.

The man in a red cap is marshaling runners.

The car has been muddied.

A) A man is opening the door.
B) The door is ajar. (a)
C) The door has been shut.

A) The man in a red cap is marshaling runners. (a)
B) The man in a red cap is running.
C) The man in a red cap is practicing martial arts.

A) The car has been cleaned.
B) The car is covered with dust.
C) The car has been muddied. (a)

Is the door ajar? Yes.
Is the door open completely? No. It is ajar.

Is the man in a red cap running? No. He is marshaling runners.
What is the man in a red cap doing? He is marshaling runners.

Has the car been muddied? Yes.
What has happened to the car? It has been muddied.

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ESL Vocabulary – Gnaw, Buckle, Ajar

The woman has gnawed on her bottom lip.

The child has buckled the seatbelt.

The gate is ajar.

A) The woman has gnawed on her bottom lip. (a)
B) The woman is licking her lips.
C) The woman has dropped her jaw.

A) The child has buckled the seatbelt. (a)
B) The child is unbuckling the seatbelt.
C) The child is knuckling her thigh.

A) The gate is open all the way.
B) The gate is closed.
C) The gate is ajar. (a)

Has the woman gnawed on her bottom lip? Yes.
What has the woman done? She has gnawed on her bottom lip.

Has the child buckled the seatbelt? Yes.
What has the child buckled? The child has buckled the seatbelt.

Is the gate ajar? Yes.
Is the gate closed? No. It is ajar.

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ESL Vocabulary – Water, Buckle, Bolt

The eye has watered.

A bag is buckled.

The metal plates are bolted.

A) The eye has watered. (a)
B) The eye is dry.
C) The woman is applying eye drops.

A) A man is buckling a seatbelt.
B) A man is unbuckling a bag.
C) A bag is buckled. (a)

A) A man is bolting in the field.
B) The metal plates are bolted. (a)
C) The metal plates are riveted.

Has the eye watered? Yes.
What has happened to the eye? It has watered.

Is the bag buckled? Yes.
Is the bag unbuckled? No. It is buckled.

Are the metal plates bolted? Yes.
Are the metal plates riveted? No. They are bolted.

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