unit 7: what does he look like?
in this unit students learn to describe people.
what do you look like? i'm short. and i have curly hair.
what do they look like? they're medium height.and they have short hair.
what does he look like? he's heavy and he wears glasses.
what does she look like? she's thin and she has long hair.
ask students to name some ways of describing people. you can start students off with examples such as tall and short. point out various students in the class and ask students to say if they are tall or short.
continue with examples of students who have long hair and short hair. write the words on the board and ask students to repeat these words. then point at different students' hair and ask the class, long hair or short hair?
in some cultures, it is impolite to point at other people or to touch other people, particularly on the head.
la this activity introduces the key vocabulary.
focus attention on the words. ask students to read the list of words. then say each word and ask students to repeat it.
on the board, make a simple drawing to illustrate each of the words. as you complete each drawing, point to it and ask students what it shows. if they don't know, say the word and ask students to repeat it. for example,draw a stick figure with very long legs and a long body,when you point to the figure, students say tall.
call attention to the picture. point to the letters next to the people in the picture.
say, use the letters to match the people in the picture with one of the numbered words. write each letter next to a numbered word. you can use some letters more than once. point out the sample answer.
check the answers.
1 b this activity provides guided listening and writing practice using the target language.
call attention to the speech bubbles in the picture.read the dialogue, saying blank when you come to a blank line.
say, you will hear a conversation between amy and her friend. fill in the blank lines in their conversation.then look at the picture and find the boy amy is talking about.
play the recording the first time. students only listen.
play the recording a second time. this time, students fill in the blanks in the speech bubbles.
say, who are they talking about?
correct the answers.
1 c this activity provides guided oral practice using the target language.
call attention to the various people in the picture.say, one of these people is your friend.
point out the sample conversation. ask two students to read it to the class. then ask the class to point to the girl in the picture who has long hair and a medium build.