Appearance • Personality I can describe people’s appearance and talk about their personality. 1.1 Vocabulary SHOW WHAT YOU KNOW 1 In pairs, put the words in the box under an appropriate heading. blond caring curly hair hard-working outgoing tall top trainers selfish suit Personality Appearance Clothes blond 2 Add more words to each list. Which words can you use to describe your partner? Julia is tall with dark hair. She’s hard-working and she usually wears … 3 Read the text about Facebook profile photos. Match photos 1–4 with descriptions A–F. There are two extra descriptions that you do not need. caring, hard-working, outgoing, selsh , curly hair, tall top, trainers, suit
Exercise 2 Personality: shy, understanding, sarcastic, spontaneous, boring, introverted, extroverted, carefree, nervous, thoughtful Appearance: short, (of) medium height, slim, (of) medium build, pretty, handsome, attractive Clothes: a T-shirt, a dress, a skirt, hiking boots, sandals, an anorak, a jumper, a jacket, a cardigan, jeans, a hat
You never get a second chance to make a first impression.
ANDREW GRANT, B. 1968 A BRITISH WRITER
U N I T L A N G U A G E A N D S K I L L S Vocabulary: • Show what you know – personality, appearance, clothes • clothes and accessories • verb phrases to do with clothes • synonyms – appearance and personality • relationship phrases • compound adjectives • Word in focus – look Grammar: • dynamic and state verbs • Present Perfect Continuous Listening: • a radio programme about friendship Reading: • an article about genes Speaking: • talking about a photo Writing: • describing a person F O C U S E X T R A • Grammar Focus pages 115–116 • WORD STORE booklet pages 2–3 • Workbook pages 8–19 or MyEnglishLab • MP3s – www.english.com/focus
4 CD • 1.13 MP3 • 13 Listen to four Facebook users describing their profile photos. Which photo in Exercise 3 does each person describe? • Angie • Tim • Becky • Jon
M01_FOCUS_SB_03GLB_8099_U01.indd 12 REFERENCES CULTURE NOTES ››› p. 142 AUDIO SCRIPT ››› p. 152 EXTRA ACTIVITIES • Photocopiable resource 1 (clothes and accessories – 10 mins) p. 173, 186
• Photocopiable resource 2 (personality adjectives – 10 mins) p. 173, 187 • Photocopiable resource 4 (Test yourself pairwork activities), p. 174, 189 • Students discuss and classify all the personality adjectives from Ex. 1, e.g. Positive: hard-working ; Negative:
selfish ; Neutral: shy . • Students describe famous people for their partner to guess, e.g. He’s got straight dark hair; it’s usually long. He’s tall and he’s got brown eyes. He doesn’t usually wear designer clothes; he prefers casual ones. He’s funny and outgoing.
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