ESL Vocabulary for Containers

Containers

The following page has learning games and example sentences using the following 17 words from the "containers" category: Studying container vocabulary is useful for describing various forms of storage and packaging.

Memory Game

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  • Your mission is to pair pictures with their correct titles in as few a clicks as possible.
  • Click on a card to turn it. Next, try to find its partner by clicking on a second card. (If you fail to find a match with your second click, both cards will turn again.)
  • This is a memory game as well as a vocabulary-learning game.
  • Click on your first card to start. Good luck!
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Example Sentences

tin

tin icon

a metal container often used for storing and packaging food items

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bag

bag icon

a flexible container made of fabric, paper, or plastic, typically used for carrying items

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bar

bar icon

a solid, often rectangular block of a substance, such as soap or chocolate

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bowl

bowl icon

a rounded, usually shallow dish used for holding and serving food

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box

box icon

a rectangular container with sides and a lid, often used for storage or packaging

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can

can icon

a cylindrical container, often made of metal or aluminum, used for storing liquids or food

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carton

carton icon

a box or container made of cardboard or paperboard, often used for packaging goods

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cup

cup icon

a small, typically handleless container used for drinking or holding liquids

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glass

glass icon

a transparent or translucent container often used for drinking, serving, or holding beverages

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jar

jar icon

a cylindrical or glass container with a lid, often used for preserving or storing food

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jug

jug icon

a large container, typically with a handle and a spout, used for pouring liquids

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loaf

loaf icon

a thick, usually rectangular-shaped piece of bread or other baked goods

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mug

mug icon

a sturdy, often cylindrical cup with a handle, used for hot beverages like coffee or tea

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packet

packet icon

a small, sealed envelope or bag used for packaging items like sugar, seasoning, or seeds

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piece

piece icon

a single unit or portion of something, often used for describing food items or objects

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pot

pot icon

a round, deep container, often with a lid and handles, used for cooking or storing food

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slice

slice icon

a thin, flat piece or portion of something, often used for describing food or objects

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