In the letter from Sarah, we learn that she believes that her friend is__________. unreliable
I feel betrayed by my friend, Hannah. She told others my secret.
Andrew also w
rote a letter to Annie to tell her the quarrel between him and his friend, Matthew and the difference happened to Matthew.
Cheerful and outgoing
Quiet and sad
Adjectives like ?unreliable, cheerful, outgoing, quiet, sad? can
be used to describe people?s
Task 1: Guess
Who was he? Father of Hybrid Rice.
He has devoted his life to
finding ways to grow more and more rice.
active determined energetic
He is Yuan long ping.
Task 2: Let?s have a try Use some adjectives to describe people?s personalities.
The brother from “brother?s happiness” What kind of person is he?
kind/ helpful/ warmhearted smart/ clever /diligent/strongminded
Try to describe their personalities.
Match these adjectives to their
? treating people as his friends ? spending more time in study or work ? deserving trust
2. friendly 3. hardworking
? having or showing that someone has good manners ? always has consideration for others ? providing help or always being willing to help others
4. considerable 5. helpful 6. wellmannered
Fill in the blanks. generous talkative moody timid(胆怯的) determined 1. When you talk to my cousin, Tommy, I am sure your topic will never dry up
because he is quite fond of talking. alktive That is to say my cousin is t_______.
2. He is not mean with his money but willing to share or ready to give others freely. So he is ________. generous 3. It is difficult to get on well with Mr. Smith because his feeling or mood is always changing quickly. So Mr. Smith is _______. moody
4. He is so t____ imid that he quite easily
5. Don?t waste time to persuade him
to give up his plan he has make
the decision firmly. So he is a
d_________ etermined person.
Let?s look at the other examples of how adjectives are used to describe people?s personality.
A: We have a new classmate this term. He is from America. He is not only polite, but also open-minded and humorous, so everyone likes him.
B: Oh, we have a teacher from England, who teaches us spoken English. He is helpful, though sometimes a bit boring.
Adjectives to describe personality
positive adjectives negative adjectives
?unreliable, jealous, moody? are negative, while ?cheerful, outgoing, open-minded? are positive.
Can you divide them into different circles generous impolite helpful dishonest narrow-minded reliable positive negative
warm-hearted stubborn honest boring friendly bad-tempered
Think of more adjectives to describe
The group which come up with the
most words wins.
Positive generous warm-hearted reliable open-minded honest helpful polite friendly
Negative dishonest narrow-minded stubborn bad-tempered unreliable impolite unkind boring
Positive carefree cheerful hard-working kind loyal modest self-confident trustworthy
Negative dull careless annoying conservative cowardly cruel mean two-faced shy naughty
What is synonyms?
Words that have the same or
What is antonyms?
Words that have the opposite
Synonyms strongminded determined
Antonyms hardworking lazy
reliable dependable generous selfish
quiet rude …
Synonyms Antonyms openminded narrowminded
selfish selfless sad happy
passionate enthusiastic modest conceited
Guess the meaning of the following expressions: Giving or ready to give freely: g_______ enerous Providing help or always being willing to help others: h_____ elpful Feeling or mood changing quickly: m____ oody
Easily frightened: t____ imid With one?s mind firmly made up: d__________ eterminded Fond of talking: t_______ alkative Strong-willed or determined:
s_____________ trong-minded Dependable: r______ eliable
Finish the exercise on page 7
keys 1. easy-going
Describe and Guess
One is going to stand in front of the
class and describe the personality of his/her friends, the others are trying to guess him/her out.
I have a good friend. We have been good/best friends since … He/She is very ____,_____,_____ , … So I like him/her very much. We are both very______. But I know he is not perfect, sometimes he is _____. …… Can you guess who is he/she?
Build positive personality
Do you want to be a popular student? Do you want to make true friends?