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ESL forum > Ask for help > say / express / affirm / state / insinuate / declare / mention / remark ... looking for alternatives for "to say"    

say / express / affirm / state / insinuate / declare / mention / remark ... looking for alternatives for "to say"



elderberrywine
Germany

say / express / affirm / state / insinuate / declare / mention / remark ... looking for alternatives for "to say"
 
Has anybody got a worksheet or a site on alternatives to the verb "say" (for advanced students)?
 
I made a collection of verbs  (including communicate / specify / divulge / disclose / ...) but not a worksheet or sentences that distinguish the words

10 Oct 2015      



ascincoquinas
Portugal

Hello Elderberrywine!
 
 
hope this helps.
 
ascincoquinas 

10 Oct 2015     



elderberrywine
Germany

thank you, ascincoquinas. This is too basic, I am talking about advanced students who analyze political speeches and need this sort of verb all the time.

11 Oct 2015     



valodra
France

Hello,

Maybe you could find useful stuff here ???

 
Val 

11 Oct 2015     



Tapioca
United Kingdom

You need to be looking at websites offering advice on creative writing.



Graphic above is from: Dialogue Tags: 100 Ways to Say “Said”
http://blog.writeathome.com/index.php/2012/09/dialogue-tags-100-ways-to-say-said/

Synonyms for Said - Writing Fix worksheet:
writingfix.com/PDFs/Writing_Tools/said_synonyms.pdf

99 Other Ways to Say “He Said” worksheet
https://kohner.wikispaces.com/file/view/saysaid.pdf

Here´s a couple of worksheets for younger learners but may be useful:
2nd grade, 3rd grade Reading, Writing Worksheets: Writing practice: alternatives to "said" | GreatKids
http://www.greatschools.org/gk/worksheets/writing-practice-alternatives-to-said/

Alternatives for SAID by languageisheartosay - UK Teaching Resources - TES
https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/alternatives-for-said-6194683

Here are some extensive lists that you can use to supplement your worksheets:

Over 200 words to use instead of said
http://www.spwickstrom.com/said/

Make Your Writing More Interesting with 37 Alternatives for He Said and She Said - Content Notes
http://yourcontentnotes.com/2011/07/said-alternatives/

Over 200 words to use instead of said
http://www.spwickstrom.com/said/
 
Search for: creative writing alternatives to said worksheet pdf
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11 Oct 2015