Most 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.
Appearance, 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
How to describe people; for elementary students (ESL) A slide share with 20 slides, first vocabulary and then descriptions of famous people
English vocabulary for describing peoplehttps://www.speaklanguages.com/english/vocab/describing-people
Here are some English words you can use when describing someone’s appearance or personality, as well as some words for different feelings.
Focus on Form
A pdf handout on has-have and descriptions
Missing Children: Lost in the Crowdhttp://esl-lab.com/lost/lostrd1.htm
When listening to a description of a lost child, what kinds of information would you expect to hear (e.g., the child’s name)?
A1.2.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.htm
Listen 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
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
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