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Describing photos (comparing, contrasting and speculating) You are going to practise language for; Describing photosComparing and contrasting photos (discussing similarities and differences)Speculating on what might be happeningReacting to photos (giving opinions) Discuss Look at the presentation.

Describing photos (comparing, contrasting and speculating)

Follow the instructions and talk about some of the photos Write The language used here for comparing and contrasting / speculating is also useful for writing discussion / argument essays. Plan: Introduction - describe the situation / topic to be discussedCompare / contrast ideas (for and against / advantages and disadvantages)Speculate on solutions to problems raised by the questionConclusion - give an opinion Which pairs or groups of photos in the presentation could be used to demonstrate ideas for argument writing topics about education, technology, food, family, work, leisure, health, advertising etc? More Practice on May / Might / Could / Must / Can't. DESCRIBING PEOPLE (B1) ESL BLOGGERS: Pre-Intermediate. Megan is the main female character in the book "Two Lives", by Helen Naylor.

ESL BLOGGERS: Pre-Intermediate

She was a sixteen-year-old girl, a pretty teenager who fell in love for the first time with her childhood friend , Huw. However, perhaps their love wasn't meant to be, because all sorts of difficulties seemed to stand in their way. Are you the sort of person who thinks love can conquer all ? Do you think their young love could be strong enough to survive time and distance? I encourage you to read "Two Lives" and find the answers to these questions and much more.

If you feel like reading what other students have written about this strong woman called Megan, her life in Tredonald, a little mining village, and her yearning for her long lost love Huw, click here and read, but you'd better finish the book first, as you may find spoilers. Megan sent a letter to a man she loved very much, although not enough to make her forget the love of her youth.

Dear Paul, You’ll know I left Tredonald to live my second chance with Huw. Fashion Victims? So, once again , here we are , working with items of clothing and talking about fashion!

Fashion Victims?

Though I cannot consider myself a shopaholic , I wouldn’t be completely honest with you if I didn’t tell you that, once a week, I leave husband and kids at home and I……. burn plastic!!!! Well, I reckon I deserve a treat or two from time to time,don’t you think so? Now this is the activity I’m going to do with my fourth-year students (Pre-intermediate).I hope you find it useful!

The main activity will be displaying a video of a catwalk where students will have to be the commentators , describing what the models on the catwalk are wearing. A video such as this one … or maybe the one below it… to add more variety. A firefighter. This description has been sent by Irene Miguez Garcia , a student from 2ºNB In the picture I can see a few children.

A firefighter

They are very young, I think they are between 5 and 10 . Some of them are naked, without any clothes or shoes, without anything, and the rest are wearing old, small ,ragged clothes, for example, the little child who is in the background is wearing a dirty white shirt, and the boy who is on the left is wearing black shorts and a dirty white shirt too. The couple of children who are on the right are wearing something similar to pyjamas. They both look sad, nervous, scared.. The picture was made during the Vietnam war, between 1958 and 1975.It was one of the worst wars in the world. Describing pictures in english pdf. Describing pictures in english pdf. Pirate.pdf. Backs to the Board: Picture Description. Oh My goodness!

Backs to the Board: Picture Description

This first week has been hectic in the high school and by Friday it had taken its toll on me ; I was worn out and I sort of needed to unwind . Can you think of a better way than going to the concert the great Gloria Gaynor gave in Oviedo and dancing to the rhythm of her hit I Will Survive? (fits like a glove , it was just what I needed ! Enjoy! And now, to more down to earth issues. The aim is for students to use the vocabulary studied for Physical Description. Preparation: Pictures of well-known people: celebrities, politicians,singers… Procedure: Divide students into pairs . Some rules for the game: students must start by giving a physical description of the person and only then can they move on to give more information about this person.

This is my choice of pictures Picture Description on PhotoPeach. Picture Description. Once again I thank my students for kindly contributing to this blog.

Picture Description

These two examples of Picture Description have been sent by Noelia and Carmen from the Intermediate Level. Thank you girls! Well done! FOOD by Carmen Gayol These pictures are clearly both connected with the topic of food. Describing.pdf. Picture Description: Elementary Level. I want to share a few pics that I am planning to use in today’s elementary classes to practise Picture Description.I published this activity last year and it worked so well that I guess I’ll be forever using it.

Picture Description: Elementary Level

So here it is again! For this activity the students are sitting in pairs, one student facing the board and the other with his back to the board. Using the OHP ,a picture of people performing something is displayed . Picture description. SPEAKING:PICTURE DESCRIPTION.