To introduce / review and give practice in appearance adjectives and their opposites in the context of a tour group
To review and give Ss time for freer practice using appearance adjectives in their speech
To give Ss opportunity to practice listening for gist and specific details in a real-world situation
Procedure (39-46 minutes)
Put comparisons slide up, see if Ss know how to describe the people using appearance adjectives. Write any such adjectives Ss come up with on the board.
Give instructions. Distribute WS Ss match the adjectives in the box to the pictures and complete the sentences Ss listen to recording 1.43 and check their answers. Repeat recording as needed Peer check Nominate Ss to read each sentence.
Write some appearance adjectives on the WB Instruct Ss to put these adjectives in their proper category. Pass out WS Ss work in groups, copying appearance adjectives from WB to correct category on WS. Nominate Ss for answers
Instructions given, WS passed out. Ss work in groups to fill WS Nominate a strong S for demo. In demo: S says a name T asks a question, "Is he a handsome film star?" S answers yes or no... Ss work in pairs
Ss are put into pairs Picture of the man and woman are put up After a couple minutes, elicit descriptive adjectives and phrases from Ss Ss answer the following questions: Where is Brian? What does the woman talk to him about? Play recording 1.43 - Elicit answers to questions, repeat recording if necessary. Put up slide of four people. Ask Ss to Match the names of the people to the correct slide Play recording Solicit answers