Chapter 2: I’m tall! (p.24-25)


Let’s Draw Faces

This activity focuses on describing personal features. Teachers can either dictate features to the class and have them draw a face, or students may draw their own and describe in Chinese what they’ve drawn. A character only version is available.

Descriptions – Correct the Mistakes

An activity focused on personal descriptions. Students must read a description related to a character and spot the mistake according the character’s picture. An accompanying answer sheet can be found here.

Online resources

  1. BBC lesson describing people, including vocabulary, videos, song and photos

  1. How To Describe Body Shapes In Chinese: including words and structures

  1. Describing people in Chinese: sentences in pinyin and characters and with English translation. Has got good audio clips for each example sentence

  1. comprehensive vocabulary describing people’s appearance