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personality adjectives

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functions: describing people - personality

Worksheets for personality adjectives
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Vocab - personality adjectives (110)
Gapped sentences



Reading passages for personality adjectivesPage top ↑
Sleep position gives personality clue (165)
How six common sleep positions are linked to certain personality types. (600 words) Personality adjectives include: tough, shy, sensitive, easy-going, social, trusting, gullible, open, suspicious, cynical, quiet, reserved, gregarious, brash, nervy, thin-skinned


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General English course books (adults)

Inside Out Student's Book Intermediate book cover Inside Out Student's Book Intermediate 
Susan Kay   Vaughan Jones   
Unit 3 Dating  Page 28 
Practise reading setences with schwas marked.

Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate book cover Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate 
Vaughan Jones   Susan Kay   
Unit 9 Attraction  Page 84 
(1) Adding suffixes to adjectives escribing personality to make other memebers of word family; (2) Matching prefixes with stems (personality adjectives) absent + minded etc.
Unit 3 Money  Page 28 
Read money sayings, underlined schwas, listen and check.

New Cutting Edge Upper Intermediate students' book book cover New Cutting Edge Upper Intermediate students' book 
Peter Moore   Sarah Cunningham   
Module 4 The mind  Page 41   Vocaubulary
Qualities of mind

Speakout Advanced Student's Book book cover Speakout Advanced Student's Book 
Antonia Clare   JJ Wilson   
Unit 1 Origins  Page 12   personality test
Radio programme about the Myers-Briggs Test Indicator

Photocopiable resource books

Advanced Communication Games book cover Advanced Communication Games 
Jill Hadfield   
4 The Gossip Game  Page 4 
Role play with 20 (long) role cards in which neighbours exchange information about each other and end by completing a questionnaire.

Intermediate Communication Games book cover Intermediate Communication Games 
Jill Hadfield   
17 - Office politics  Page 17 
Role play with role cards. Someone in the office is going to be promoted. Give your opinions and try to find out what others think of you.

General English adult course resource packs

Reward Pre-Intermediate Resource Pack  book cover Reward Pre-Intermediate Resource Pack  
Sue Kay   
18 Age matters  Page 18 
categorizing words - activities, personality adjectives etc by age group
Progress check 16 - 20 Star qualities  Pages 16 - 20
Match people with their star signs according to personality descriptions

Graded Reading and Listening