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The Potpourri Series Volume 1

A Collection of Good Expressions to Inspire Creativity in Essay-Writing for Secondary Level

ISBN: 978-981-11-2923-0

 

Content

A collection of good expressions spanning 100 essay themes.

 

In each essay theme, the following content is presented:

- Novel and creative application of phrases in writing

- Examples of less appealing sentences

- Teacher’s comment

- Vocabulary list

 

Describing Places and Scenes

Theme 1: Description of an ancient castle

Theme 2: Description of a haunted house

Theme 3: Description of a dilapidated house

Theme 4: Description of the countryside

Theme 5: Description of the view from the top of a mountain

Theme 6: Description of gentle waves on the beach

Theme 7: Description of the sun and sky

Theme 8: Description of a river

Theme 9: Description of vegetation

Theme 10: Description of the Taj Mahal, one of the wonders of the world

Theme 11: Description of a football field at dawn

Theme 12: Description of a hot day

Theme 13: Description of a gloomy day

Theme 14: Description of a thunderstorm – (a)

Theme 15: Description of a thunderstorm – (b)

Theme 16: Description of a windy night

Theme 17: Description of the night

Theme 18: Description of a night scene along the street

Theme 19: Description of the aftermath of a forest fire

Theme 20: Description of a scene at the market

Theme 21: Description of a carnival

Theme 22: Description of a piano shop

Theme 23: Description of an oddities store

Theme 24: Description of a bookstore

Theme 25: Description of a pet shop

Theme 26: Description of a school library

Theme 27: Description of a school canteen

Theme 28: Description of a scene at a concert

Theme 29: Description of a hospital ward

Theme 30: Description of a roller coaster

Theme 31: Description of a toilet

Theme 32: Description of a room in an old building

 

Describing People

Theme 1: Description of an overbearing classmate

Theme 2: Description of a graceful ballerina

Theme 3: Description of an outstanding footballer

Theme 4: Description of a well-toned swimmer

Theme 5: Description of an exhausted person

Theme 6: Description of an ill person

Theme 7: Description of a tall and lanky boy

Theme 8: Description of a proficient fishmonger

Theme 9: Description of a disgruntled man

Theme 10: Description of an accomplished singer

Theme 11: Description of a homeless man

Theme 12: Description of a woman facing adversity

Theme 13: Description of an unfathomable woman

Theme 14: Description of an old but spirited lady

Theme 15: Description of an imposing leader

Theme 16: Description of a farmer toiling under the hot sun

Theme 17: Description of a mother whipping up a meal

 

Describing Objects and Animals

Theme 1: Description of an antique box

Theme 2: Description of an expensive pair of shoes

Theme 3: Description of sparkling jewellery

Theme 4: Description of the aroma of curry

Theme 5: Description of a bowl of salad

Theme 6: Description of a flavoursome dish

Theme 7: Description of a weathered fence

Theme 8: Description of an energetic kitten

Theme 9: Description of a tiger in search of prey

 

Depicting Emotions

Theme 1: Depicting anger – (a)

Theme 2: Depicting anger – (b)

Theme 3: Depicting anger – (c)

Theme 4: Depicting anger – (d)

Theme 5: Depicting anger – (e)

Theme 6: Depicting fear – (a)

Theme 7: Depicting fear – (b)

Theme 8: Depicting delight

Theme 9: Depicting sadness

Theme 10: Depicting anticipation – (a)

Theme 11: Depicting anticipation – (b)

Theme 12: Depicting panic and nervousness – (a)

Theme 13: Depicting panic and nervousness – (b)

Theme 14: Depicting panic and nervousness – (c)

Theme 15: Depicting disgust

Theme 16: Depicting surprise

Theme 17: Depicting shame

Theme 18: Depicting guilt and regret – (a)

Theme 19: Depicting guilt and regret – (b)

Theme 20: Depicting guilt and regret – (c)

Theme 21: Depicting pain and discomfort

 

Narrative

Theme 1: Witnessing a fire

Theme 2: Trapped in a fire

Theme 3: Destruction of a precious piece of work

Theme 4: Meeting with an accident

Theme 5: Lost in the jungle

Theme 6: Breaking down of a car

Theme 7: Triumph in a fight

Theme 8: A fight

Theme 9: A sleepless night

Theme 10: A bad dream

Theme 11: A bank robbery

Theme 12: An awkward tension

Theme 13: An explosion

Theme 14: A dreaded visit to the principal’s office

Theme 15: An encounter with a dangerous dog

Theme 16: Negative peer pressure

Theme 17: Tormented by a crowd

Theme 18: Longing for home

Theme 19: Optimism in life

Theme 20: Witnessing the selfish behaviour of commuters

Theme 21: Witnessing a public execution

 

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