Describing a photographUseful Language for the Certificat Intermedi EOI
Questions you may ask about your partner’s pictureSo, what’s in your picture?Where do you think it was taken?When was it taken? [summer, winter, during the day, at night]Do they seem happy/sad/tired?What kind of house/shop/etc. is it?What does he/she look like?
My picture shows… It might have been takenThere is/ are… in summer, in theI can see… countryside of SpainIn the foreground / in the I would say it was taken inbackground a cold day in winterOn the right / on the left It can ‘t/might/must beIn the top left corner of the the Mediterranean coast, aspicture… there are palm trees …The central focus of this Maybe / Perhapspicture is… It reminds me of myThe picture has two main schooldays when I wasparts twelve … It seems that … He seems to be happy /the woman’s husband/in a bad moment
Spotting similarities and differences Ah, then both pictures were taken in the countryside. So this is another similarity, both pictures were taken in thecountryside. So the people in your picture are young whereas in mine, theyare old.Ah, in my picture they are old, this is a difference. My picture was taken in the countryside too. This is a/anothersimilarity.The house in my picture isn’t too big either.