Describing faces- ESL adult and kid conversation classes

Describing faces- ESL adult and kid conversation classes
Describing faces- ESL adult and kid conversation classes
Describing faces- ESL adult and kid conversation classesplay
Describing faces- ESL adult and kid conversation classes
Describing faces- ESL adult and kid conversation classes
Describing faces- ESL adult and kid conversation classes
Describing faces- ESL adult and kid conversation classes
Describing faces- ESL adult and kid conversation classes
Describing faces- ESL adult and kid conversation classes
Describing faces- ESL adult and kid conversation classes
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This presentation contains a 59 slide PowerPoint lesson in editable PPT format with 2 work papers that accompany the lesson.

Face description is a fascinating thing. Every time I watch a program where a witness is asked by a detective to describe a person that they’ve seen at a crime scene, I marvel at their ability to do it so accurately. I’m not even sure I’d be able to describe my neighbors face to someone, let alone a face I’ve seen for a split second under duress. Facial features are important, as they form our first impression about people, and determine who we imagine them to be (mostly we get it terribly wrong).

This lesson includes:

- Describing mug shots to a ‘police composite artist’.

- What science has to say about prominent features in our faces

- Putting faces to a list of profession. (The list includes black and white photos of some very famous and infamous people in far and recent history, that give off all the wrong impressions about the people they portray )

…watch your students giggle, as they keep getting it very…very… wrong.


This lesson is part of a four-lesson series which includes:

- Describing things

- Describing feelings

- Describing places

These lessons can be purchased together as a money saving bundle called:

learning to describe

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Charity – pros and cons

printed Newspapers, have you seen one lately?

Censorship, what's the big deal?

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This download is appropriate for high school for students in Life skills classes, young students of ESL and adult ESL cultural and conversational classes.

Keywords: ESL, ELL, Vocabulary, Discussion, Language Skills, Communication, conversation, quiz, Describing, debate class, cultural lessons, video, adaptable, activity, emergency, researches, faces, police composite artist’, mug shots , location, culture, concept, success, Face description

NOTE: When I use an outside source for my lessons, you’ll find the link to the original source (for further reference ) Under the slide, in the note section.

PLEASE: My lessons are proof-read by me, (but more importantly, by more serious and intelligent critics) However, it’s been our experience that there’s always something that we miss… if you find a mistake or feel that there is room for improvements, please let me know in the "Ask a Question" section (rather than rate the entire document badly), I promise to fix it immediately and you’ll have my deepest gratitude.




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The products in this shop are all produces by a dyslexic teacher (hence the name).

I’m painfully aware of what seems to be very poor judgment of career choice on my part, and to be honest, a large part of this choice was to stick it to Mrs. Jacobson that said that there’s no place for the likes of me with my “pretend excuses” for misspelling every third word, in any educational institute that respects itself, so naturally I had to become a teacher.

For more than 25 years I’ve been teaching ESL adult classes and cross culture business classes, and much like other challenged individuals who go through life with one hand tied behind their backs, I try to make up for what I lack in the grammar department with hours of research, high quality graphics, humour, passion and love for what I do.

The fact that I can actually do this job is first and foremost a testimony of open mindedness (or desperation brought on by the long economic recession) of the schools that hired me over the years despite my very evident drawback, by the parents that kindly tolerated some grammar mishaps and most of all by my beautiful students who have learned to “always double check their teacher” and have come up with the sweetest, most heart-warming and diplomatic ways of pointing out my errors (putting to great use their newly acquired conditional capacity: “I’m not sure, but, I think I might have spotted…”)

Over the years, I've personally contributed to the economic success of countless computer ‘correcting program’ available on the market (you're welcome Grammarly) and on top of that my lessons are proof read by wonderful, kind (and slightly horrified) TPT teachers, BUT there are always some errors that slip by us (mostly because I keep messing with the lessons after they've been proofread).

If you feel offended by the existence of errors in what is supposed to be a teaching tool,

or if you, much like Mrs. Jacobson, think the dyslexia is just an excuse not to try harder,


For all you tree hugging, relaxed, open-minded individuals, that can see beyond the possible grammar errors (maybe even use it as a teaching opportunity ”An extra point for the first student who can spot the obvious grammar error that I always tell you never to make”, plus, you know that wonderful, warm, superior feeling you get when you catch a colleague’s error - well these moments are included with the product – no extra charge), who are looking for challenging, original material for your conversation classes -

THIS PRODUCT IS DEFINITELY FOR YOU! All my lessons are in an editable PPT format and you get a free product if you send me the errors to correct.

I hope this product delivers everything you hoped for and more.


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