At the time of appearance and personality questions acerca personalities itself follows a
different grammar although in both cases the word use like.
1) What + be + like
What is Mike like? He's funny and extroverted.
What's Dana like? She's selfish and unpleasant.
What are your friends like? They're kind and generous.
To answer these questions you have to have basic knowledge of adjectives of personality,
some examples :
For questions about the appearance of the people they are taken into account in two ways:
1) What + do + look like
What does Amanda look like?
She's tall and thin.
What does Peter look like?
He's fat and he has blue eyes.
What do your brothers look like?
They are strong and they have black hair.
2) Who + do + look like
Who does your brother look like?
He looks like my father.
Who does Sara look like?
She looks like her grandmother.
Who do your sisters look like?
They look like my mother.
In these examples which asks the physical appearance of people in addition to responding to
personality adjectives you can also meet people with traits such as eye color or hair .
When the question begins with " Who" refers to one who looks physically.
In short , when you want to ask a question of the way of
being and personality of a person established grammar of
the verb "to be" used and when you want to ask the
physical appearance of people established grammar
simple present is used
In conclusion, for questions of personality and physical
appearance similar structures are still used the word "like" .
To answer these questions is very important to have basic
knowledge of adjectives of personality and appearance
which describe people.
Group work “¿Who has the ring?”
This is to guess which partner has the ring and to achieve this, a student must ask questions about the physical
appearance of the same .
First, a student is chosen. This should leave the room so as not to see what happens next . He is given the ring to
another student in the class , which hide it . This should be done in front of the class , as others must see and know who
has the ring . After hiding the ring, the student comes out and tries to guess who has the ring several colleagues asking
questions where the answer is YES or NO.
For example : "Does a boy have a ring? "Does he / she Have blonde hair ? " "Does he / she Have blue eyes ? " " Is he
Pedro ? " / " Is she Mary? " If the student correctly guess who has the ring, will be granted another turn. Conversely , if
the student does not guess , the student who has the ring will be the next player .