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Unit 2


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Unit 2

  1. 1. UNIT 2 <ul><li>Language focus: </li></ul><ul><li>Describing people </li></ul>
  2. 2. Unit 2 Vocabulary: adjectives describing physical appearance Example: TALL He is tall
  3. 3. Unit 2 Helen: What does Michal look like? Tim: Well, he's tall and well built. He's got brown eyes and a shaved head. Helen: Is he handsome? Tim: Of course he is! He's my cousin. Helen: And what's he like? Is he like you too? Tim: No, he's quite shy really. Helen: Oh look! Is that him? Tim: Yeah! Michal! Michal! He's crying. I wonder what's wrong.
  4. 4. Unit 2 Describing people: To talk about people's appearance or personality you can use: be + adjective Verb:To be Adjective I'm slim He's well-built She's matronly You're handsome We're extroverted They're shy
  5. 5. Unit 2 Describing people: To talk about physical characteristics you can use: have got + (adjective) + noun Verb:Have got (Adjective) + Noun I've got hazel eyes He's got a shaved head She's got gorgeous black hair You've got a five o'clock shadow We've got green eyes They've got long legs
  6. 6. Unit 2 Some adjectives have a negative connotation (or feeling) and some are more neutral: Negative Neutral Fat plump or large Skinny slim Spinster single
  7. 7. Unit 2 To ask about someone's appearance you can use: do + look like? What do I look like? What do you look like? What does he/she/it look like? What do we /you/ they look like?
  8. 8. Unit 2 To ask about someone's personality you can use: be + look like? What am I like? What are you like? What is he/she/it like? What are we /you/ they like?
  9. 9. Unit 2 Guess who
  10. 10. Unit 2 He is middle-aged. He is tall, slim and elegant. He is bald and looks friendly. Who is it?
  11. 11. Unit 2 Is it a man? Yes, it is. Is he tall? No, he isn’t. Has he got a moustache? Yes, he has. Is it Angus? Yes, it is