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Describing People

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teaching speaking Who's Who? Unit 1 Making a Dialogue
about personal interests Read the table and fill in the information about yourself. Functions: Warm-up What can you say
about their character? Describe people
using the words below: Describing personal qualities required for a job Look at these pictures. Describe the personal qualities required for the job you would like to do or any of the following: doctor, astronaut, scientist, sportsman. bright and lively,
brave, determined,
strong-willed,
hard-working,
organised,
energetic,
enthusiastic, kind, quiet, honest
lucky,
popular,
imaginative,
charming,
nice,
sociable,
confident organised, liyal, brave, lucky, strong-willed, understanding, ready to give advice, to do training, to enjoy reading, to be good at maths, to have courage, to make decisions about things, to enjoy playing, to take risks, to have lots of ideas, to think deeply about things, to be the centre of attention, to work in a team, to plan in advance, to love experiments, to observe rules and timetables, to offer advice to people, to be determined See Useful Language Example: An economist is very good at maths. He/She usually plans everithing weeks and weeks in advance and thinks deeply about things. Economists are very good with money. Work in pairs. Ask your friend questions and fill in the table. Ask him/her for explanations and examples. Make notes. Choose three things about you and your friend that could be interesting to others. Give similarities and differences. Similarities - We can also be … - … and I are … but we sometimes … - We are usually … - We are both very …
so we are seldom/ often … - Both … and I are very …, we … Though we both are … ,
she …and I … Differences - Unlike … , who likes …,
I … and I always … - But we … - She is … while I am … and … Tell your friend about your hobby. Follow the plan: 1. What is your hobby?
2. Is it easy to find time to your hobby?
3. What training do you have to do?
4. Why do you like it? What do you enjoy most about it?
5. Can you recommend it to other young people? Why? Useful language:

I like/ enjoy ...
I think it is ...
I do/ play it with ... because ...
It's cheap to ... (play)
It's easy to ... (learn)
I have to ... (travel, take part in ... , keep ... etc.) Think of any person you know well. Describe him/her to your friends and let them guess who the person is. If they fail, let them ask a few more questions to finish off with. What does he/ she do?
What does he/ she look like?
What kind of person do you think?
What kind of person do you think he/ she is?
What is his/ her hobby?
What are you describing this person? Project You are going to make a presentation about a person who lives in your town/ village. Do the following to prepare the presentation; 1. Think of a person you would like to talk about. 2. Prepare the questionaire to get information from this person and other people who know him/ her. Discuss in the group and write down all the questions you want to ask. 3. Get information from different people. Make notes while talking to them. Take photos. 4. Interview the person. His/ her answers are very important for your presentation. Make notes. 5. Make up a plan of your presentation. Plan the responsibilities of each group member. organised, loyal, brave, lucky strong-willed, understanding, ready to give advice, to do training, to be good at maths, to enjoy reading, to have courage, to make decisions about things, to enjoy playing, to take risks, to have lots of ideas, to think deeply about things, to be the centre of attention, to work in a team, to plan in advance, to love experiments, to observe rules and timetables, to offer advice to people, to be determined Describing people
Describing personal qualities required for a job
Making a dialogue about personal interests
Speaking about one's hobbies
Preparing a presentation about a person who lives in your city/ village Speaking about your hobbies Try to guess 1. Choose the person whom people know and who is popular where you leave.
2. Use the questions given before for your questionnaire.
3. Use the plan, the words, phrases and the useful language section of the Unit. Resources 1. Up&Up. Учебник английского языка для 10 класса (базовый уровень). Под редакцией В.Г.Тимофеева.
2.http://www.ljplus.ru/img4/a/k/akva_nuar/globus.jpg
3.http://www.ok-magazine.ru/upload/iblock/a99/a99727215fedc280a662622a97271a4f.jpg
4.http://centerforplainlanguage.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/patient-doctor.jpg
5.http://www.algemeiner.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/scientist.jpg
6.http://www.galactic.name/images/astronaut_buzz_aldrin_on_the_moon.jpg
7.http://i.a.cnn.net/si/2006/magazine/specials/sportsman/2006/12/04/wade.sportsman/p1.wade.sportsman.jpg
8.http://www.writeyourscreenplay.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/dialogue.jpg
10.http://image.shutterstock.com/display_pic_with_logo/565327/98949335/stock-photo-confused-student-holding-many-different-things-for-hobby-and-studying-98949335.jpg
11.http://static4.depositphotos.com/1004605/372/v/950/depositphotos_3721178-Cartoon-character---attention-sign.jpg People:
appearance, character, professional qualities
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