BackgroundMost teenagers are curious about their own and each other’s looks, which makes the topic easy to relate to. Talking about oneself and the classmates will hopefully help the class bond.
12 ‘What do you look like?’ Song (Describing People) English on Tour – YouTube (1:51)https://youtu.be/qhWV4fzchq4In this song we’ll talk about what people look like. Sing along with and watch the cool ‘What do you look like?’ song.
VocabularyAppearance, Hairstyles, Describing People, Personality Adjectives Picture dictionaries with audio and matching exercises People’s appearances and physical descriptions English vocabulary for people’s appearances and for describing people
describing people.wmv – YouTube (3:33) https://youtu.be/7EtJnhvhHmoA video with pictures and vocabulary about describing people
Describing peoplehttp://www.slideshare.net/EliSchlau/describing-people-10866995How to describe people; for elementary students (ESL) A slide share with 20 slides, first vocabulary and then descriptions of famous people
Adjectives describing appearance and personalityhttp://www.slideshare.net/ljubicaruzinska/adjectives-describing-appearance-and-personalityAPPEARANCE AND PERSONALITY 29 slides with vocabulary, pictures and sentences
English vocabulary for describing peoplehttps://www.speaklanguages.com/english/vocab/describing-peopleHere are some English words you can use when describing someone’s appearance or personality, as well as some words for different feelings.
27.Clothes — What are you wearing today.flv – YouTube (6:43) https://youtu.be/6_3VLIsclQ0 Clothes — What are you wearing today? Aim: To learn to describe what someone is wearing.
Clothes & Personal Accessories – YouTube (7:41) https://youtu.be/C-0msGCGQRYMore clothing vocabulary – Nouns
A1.2. CLOTHES – describing what people are wearing – YouTube (2:43) https://youtu.be/Rq0h_IZlJ-UVideo for beginners and elementary students Also: What to wear A lesson plan from BBC
English Vocabulary 45 – (Describe People – Physical Appearance) – YouTube (1:56) https://youtu.be/wZMzpWJ-j6kPlaylist: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sj3qIa8jZmM&list=PLQtjZzxShSPT_wc3CQj3qsDR3v3fWCdg- FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/snofdshjiofjsdiojfsdjfiosdi W…
Describing people, places and things – YouTube (8:01) https://youtu.be/QDeZGtpSsMUSide by side 1 chapter 5 Describing people, places and things, Adjectives Yes/no questions
Describing People – YouTube (1:14) https://youtu.be/mP44I3o2tY4Created at http://goanimate.com/ A scene with two friends, automated voices
A1.2. Describing People 2 – YouTube (5:12) https://youtu.be/vVeojbg_JgI
Describing a family with longer sentences. AlsoESL Video Quiz (5:10) Several interviews with a quiz for the students
Focus on Form
A pdf handout on has-have and descriptions
Describing people | LearnEnglish Teens | British Council (1:42) http://learnenglishteens.britishcouncil.org/skills/listening-skills-practice/describing-peopleDescribing people Exercises available
Real English ESL Videos & Lessons. Real English is a Registered Trademark of The Marzio School.http://www.real-english.com/reo/10/unit10.htmIntroductions and descriptions. Follow the instructions to listening and exercises
Missing Children: Lost in the Crowdhttp://esl-lab.com/lost/lostrd1.htmWhen listening to a description of a lost child, what kinds of information would you expect to hear (e.g., the child’s name)?
SpeakingA1.2.Describing People The same dialogue in three versions at different levels A1.2. A Blind Date A short funny dialogue to practise
A1.2. Beginner English #09 The Familyhttp://www.elllo.org/english/beginner/B09-JohnSarah-Family-Appearance.htmListen to short audio clips made especially for beginner ESL students Worth printing out and studying as a reading text, too. 3rd person singular grammar and quiz available
Describing People ESL Printable Worksheets and Exerciseshttp://www.englishwsheets.com/describing_people.htmlFour worksheets to download
Describing people – 2 worksheet – Free ESL printable worksheets made by teachershttps://en.islcollective.com/resources/printables/worksheets_doc_docx/describing_people_-_2/to-be-describing/14795to be- have got-has got – ESL worksheets
10 Fun Activities For Adjectives Of Personality | EnglishClubhttps://www.englishclub.com/efl/tefl-articles/adjectives-personality/Stimulating activities to teach and practise the difficult but fascinating topic of words that describe people’s character At least the first few in the list are doable, depending on the group