Focus AE Level 3 Teacher's Book Unit 1

Appearance • Personality I can describe people’s appearance and talk about their personality. 1.1 Vocabulary

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, pants, sandals, a raincoat, a sweater, a jacket, a cardigan, jeans, a hat

SHOW WHAT YOU KNOW 1 With a partner, put the words in the box under an appropriate heading.

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blond caring curly hair hard-working outgoing tall top selfish sneakers 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 … caring, hard-working, outgoing, selsh , curly hair, tall top, sneakers, suit

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.

You never get a second chance to make a first impression.

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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 about clothes • synonyms – appearance and personality

• relationship phrases • compound adjectives • Word in focus – look Grammar: • dynamic and state verbs • Present Perfect Continuous Listening: • a radio show 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

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• Grammar Focus pages 147–148 • 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

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M01_FOCUS_SB_03GLB_AM_4261_U01.indd 12 REFERENCES CULTURE NOTES ››› p. 176 AUDIO SCRIPT ››› p. 186 EXTRA ACTIVITIES • Photocopiable Resource 1 (clothes and accessories – 10 min.), MultiROM

• Students discuss and classify all the personality adjectives from Ex. 1, e.g. Positive: hard-working ; Negative: selfish ; Neutral: outgoing . • Students describe famous people for their partner to guess, e.g. He has straight dark hair, it’s usually long.

and ActiveTeach • Photocopiable Resource 2 (personality adjectives – 10 min.), MultiROM and ActiveTeach • Photocopiable Resource 4 – Test yourself partner work activities, MultiROM and ActiveTeach

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