Let's practice together how to describe pictures

 

 

In PART 2 you have to: Talk about a colour photo.

some useful tips HERE

SOME USEFUL LANGUAGE

 

HOW TO:

GIVE A GENERAL INTRODUCTION

· This picture shows ….

· In this picture I can see

· This is a picture of …..

 

TALK ABOUT PLACES

· They’re driving in the country/in a city/in 

 the mountains

· She’s sitting inside/outside a cafè

· I can see a street market/old building/square/

street/restaurant/beach ….

 

DESCRIBE PEOPLE’S AGE

· He’s about 50 years old.

· They’re in their twenties

· She’s a teenager/a young child/a middleaged woman

 

DESCRIBE PEOPLE’S CLOTHES

· She’s wearing a pair of shorts and a red Tshirt

· They’re wearing quite casual/smart clothes

· He’s wearing a uniform

 

DESCRIBE PEOPLE’S ACTIONS

· He’s sitting at a desk 

· She’s standing in a queue

· They’re having a meal

· Some people are sunbathing and others are 

 swimming in the sea

 

DESCRIBE PEOPLE’S ROLES IN A PICTURE

· He’s probably a shop assistant and she’s a 

 customer

· This person on the left seems to be a

tourist guide – he’s pointing to a building

· The man serving the drinks is a waiter

 

DESCRIBE PEOPLE’S FEELINGS IN A PICTURE

· You can tell they are enjoying themselves 

because they are smiling

· He seems a bit frightened. Maybe this is 

 the first time he’s tried this

· She looks very interested in this activity –

 she’s concentrating very hard

 

PARAPHRASE (use these phrases to describe words you don’t know)

· It’s something you fry food in (frying pan)

· It’s a kind of container for flowers (a vase)

· It’s a cupboard for keeping clothes in 

(a wardrobe)

 

MAKE GUESSES 

· It might be summer because some people 

are wearing sunglasses

· It’s probably in the country, because …

· This picture could be in Northern Europe

because of the buildings

 

DESCRIBE POSITION

· In the middle of the picture there is a group

 of people, probably tourists because …

· In the background there is a church …

· There’s a bookshelf next to/near/behind/

 in front of the door

 

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Phrases

 

Fecha: 11/5/2021 | Creado por: Patricia Noemi
Categoria: MAY JUNE