Final task

Final task

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DESCRIBING PEOPLE

  1. Match the adjectives below to their opposite

Tall Ugly

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Young Big

Fat Small

Beautiful Short

Strong Thin

Generous Old

  1. Match the adjectives in A below to the adjectives in B

Example: middle-aged is closest in meaning to old/young

A B A

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Elderly short

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Chubby tall slim

Muscular weak of medium height

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Well-built generous attractive

Petite thin gorgeous

beautiful plain

big

mean

ugly

old

small


Which of the words above have a negative, critical meaning?

Which of the words in A can be can be used to describe the people

below?

a. a man b. a woman

c. a person over 50 d. a person over 70

e. a bodybuilder f. a supermodel

g. you

  1. Put the adverbs in order from the weakest to the strongest.

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Really

Fairly

Not very

Very

Extremely

Absolutely

Quite

 
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  1. Match the parts of the face with the list of adjectives that can be used to describe them.

Ears Nose Eyes Lips

Big snub pointed

Thin full sexy

Big bright blue

Big cauliflower sticky-out

5. The teacher will give the students a text with a brief description of a character from Great Expectations.

They have to describe a character and his/her story following the model given by the teacher. They will work in small groups, each student will look for specific information about the character. Then, they will decide how they are going to present their work together. The class will vote on the most interesting description

The description has to be brief, 150 words approximately. Then the teacher will collect them and add to a book of characters of Mystery and Imagination created with the work of everybody.

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