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3. Good descriptive writing uses precise language. General adjectives, nouns, and passive verbs do not have a place in good descriptive writing. Use specific adjectives and nouns and strong action verbs to give life to the picture you are painting in the reader’s mind.
2. Good descriptive writing often makes use of figurative language such as analogies, similes and metaphors to help paint the picture in the reader’s mind.
Examiner: OK. You each have a picture. You’ve got one minute to look at your picture. Describe all that you can see in the picture and explain what you think is happening.
Here are our top tips for describing a photo or a picture in an exam.
Sense of taste! You don’t want your students to be licking the tops of their desks! However, by writing, “the golden, honey wood glistens as the sunlight streams across it” does have a sense of taste — honey, right?
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