TP 3
Elemantary level


In this lesson students learn about describing people within a context of a tour group.


Abc Straightforward Elemantary Student's Book Macmillan pp 29
Abc Web based visuals
Abc Recording- track 37

Main Aims

  • To provide Ss with practice of describing people and using adjectives through a reading about a tour group

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide Ss with freer speaking practice.
  • To provide clarification and review of adjectives for describing physical appearances.


Functional language : describing people (8-10 minutes) • To give clear instructions

Write on board: Asking about people: What does ..... look like? How old .... ? What colour hair does .... have? Describing people He's tall She has black hair Point out she's+ adjective , and she has + noun

Listening (6-8 minutes) • To check Ss's understanding through a recording.

Hand out the instruction paper. Ss listen to the recording and note down adjectives and nouns. Then, they form sentence with She is + adjective and she has+ noun

Sentence correction (5-7 minutes)

Ss correct the sentences by adding one word

Description questions (6-8 minutes) • To check Ss's understanding through a fun activity.

Pair work. Student A and B. Student A chooses a person in the class-won't tell B. Student B ask questions. Student A answer the questions(describes someone in the class) When student Bhas guessed the person, they change roles.

Speaking exercise (8-10 minutes) • to provide Ss with freer speaking practice

There are two pictures. One for student A and one for student B.Student A describes his picture to student B. Decide if the pictures are same or different. Model the activity briefly by describing student A's first picture to the class. Then tell Ss to take it in turns to describe their famous people. In feedback find out which pictures of the famous people are the same, and which are different.

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