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How to describe a picture

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Anastasia Ciavattella

on 15 May 2017

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How to Describe a Picture
London Tube
What can you see at first sight?

start with general description
In the foreground
over the sky a formation of about nine aircrafts are flying
the waves of an ocean.
Giving details
The planes show the German and war symbols which can be seen
onto the centre of each aircraft
on the tail.
It seems they are going to bomb a target area.
Zooming in
Giving general ideas
The picture is black and white and shows some airplanes flying over the sea. I think it is a historical document of past wars
A formation of
-flying German Heinkel (HE 111 bombers) flies
the waves of the English Channel in 1940.

(Deutsches Bundesarchiv/German Federal Archive)
This picture shows
a group of
soldiers who are looking away in the same direction.
Onto the top
of the picture there is a
large quotation
... by a Prime Minister.
Elicit the feelings
The soldiers who are not facing the viewer are all smiling, looking happy. They are wearing the uniform of pilots: a helmet a large pair of glasses,
on the left
in the middle
are facing the viewer with their necks pointing up.

Describing in details
The swans
on the left
in the middle
are facing the viewer with their necks pointing up.

The swan
on the right
facing left
and is cleaning its left wing with its beak.
Describing in details
Say what's going on
Anastasia Ciavattella 2015
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