TP4 YLE Physical description
A1-A2, 11-13 year olds level
To enable students to learn and practice vocabulary to describe a person and ask about appearance in the context of speaking about twins.
To enable students to use the form "he's/she's got...." and "Has she/he got...?" in speaking
Procedure (34-42 minutes)
Show a picture of twins. Ask if anyone knows who these girls are? Actresses? Singers? DId they do something interesting? Elicit a few answers from the class, then SS talk about the answer in pairs for 1 minute, elicit answers- Write "NSITW" on the board - and ask again.
Stick Phrases on the board "He's got a friendly or mean face", with some opposites missed out. Hand out those opposites and ask them to stick them in the right place on the board in pairs. Then ask negative questions: "Do I have long eyes?" No, "Does she have a blue personality?" No.
Explain instructions and hand out paper for them to fill in. ICQs. Read the poem for them to fill in the details. Peer check with their partner. Feedback
Give students a template of the poem - one per pair. Ask them to come up with twins in pairs and write down the opposite adjectives to describe them. Student A writes down one, Student B writes down another.
Pairs come up to the front and read out their poem to the class
Show a picture of Lupita Nyongo. Ask students if T looks like her. Give pictures of other celebrities. Ask students to find their celebrity twin and talk about them: She's got.... and I've got... .Feedback to whole class