Describing Graphic Illustrations
In Part 2, be prepared to gather and guess about information from a visual and the provide responses to it. The first graphic could be an illustration of
There are 3 questions. The question is spoken so you must listen carefully to the question. It will not appear on the screen. You have 40 seconds
The questions usually involve:
The skills needed are
If you get good practice with each of these skills you should be able to talk about any visual.
However you will be better prepared if you can use a few standard sentence structures:
This is a picture of ……..
2. Use existential “there”
In the picture there is/are……..
3. Use present continuous
The boy is playing……….
4. Use speculative sentences with modal
I think he could/might be ……..
5. Use future sentences to predict what will happen
I think the boy will probably
6. Use opinion phrases + should have PP to express how you feel
I think the boy should have been more careful
7. Giving examples
For example I once fell down and someone helped me so I think……