2015 Met Gala Madness! Vocabulary and Adjective Practice

Posted on May 7 2015 - 11:00am by PopESL

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala of 2015 took place on Monday, May 4th.

The event is known for its over the top fashion. It’s one of the most glamorous and biggest bashes of the year, and in true fashion nearly every celebrity rocked a standout ensemble.

There were a few looks that stood out above the rest, especially those that stayed true to the theme, “China: Through the Looking Glass.” Below are some of the head turning and flat-out stunning looks that graced the famous red staircase!

How would you describe these dresses? Outrageous? Risqué? Ugly? Bizarre? Dazzling? There are a whole lotta adjectives we can use to describe these looks.

To review, adjectives are used to describe nouns.

They never have -s at the end, even if the noun is plural.

They are placed before the noun.

They can be at the end of the sentence if they describe the subject.

Beyonce, ESL, English as a second language

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Look at this fierce pic of Queen Bey! Now rewrite each sentence and put the adjective in the correct place. Don't forget capitalization and punctuation.

Beyonce wore a dress. (sheer)
It was a look. (racy)
She showed off her body. (flawless)
Her dress had crystals on it. (colorful)
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And take a look at Miley at the Met Gala. Choose the best adjective to describe her look.

Her dress shows a lot of _____ skin.
She has _____ hair.
Her look is  _____.
J lo, Jennifer Lopez, ESL English as a second language

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Jennifer Lopez also walked the red carpet. Fill in the blank with the noun that the adjective modifies when describing her.

Jennifer Lopez wore a tight red dress.
Her dress had a long train.
Her outfit was very revealing.

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