Describing Pictures Verb forms, clothes and situation vocabulary
What is this document? Its a photo Its a photograph Its a photograph of two young children. It’s a photograph of two young children reading a book. A cartoon / a drawing / a painting / an advert
Where in the picture? In the foreground In the background At the bottom At the top On the right On the left In the top left corner
What are they wearing? A tie A white shirt Trousers Shoes Socks A watch He is wearing: A striped t-shirt She is wearing:
What are they doing? They’re reading. They’re writing. They’re studying. They’re taking notes for a research paper. They’re working late in the library. Note: for actions, use the "be + V-ing" form.
Your turn! Its a photograph of two men at a conference. The man on the right is interviewing and filming the man in a grey suit. The man on the left is facing the camera. ln the background there are some tables and chairs.
Your turn! Its a painting of two people in a forest. The forest looks strange and threatening. The man is in the bottom left corner of the picture. He is wearing a red pullover and blue trousers, and carrying a brown bag. Hes holding a branch in his right hand.
Your turn! The scene takes place at night. The people are building a puzzle… a very strange puzzle. On the left there is a man on a ladder holding a piece of the puzzle. The man and woman in the middle are walking into the puzzle!
Your turn! Its a drawing of some birds in a tree. There is a plane dropping hamburgers by parachute. There is just one tree left in the forest, the others have all been cut down. The birds look sad, like they dont want hamburgers. They want more trees!