Speaking Situations: Talking about Here and Now
1. Look at pictures* and tell what the people in them are doing.
The young man is washing the car.
She's watching television.
2. Look around the room and describe what other people are doing.
Carl's reading his textbook.
Jasmine is looking out the window.
The teacher's writing on the board.
3. "Pantomime" various actions and have your students guess what you are doing.
*For an example of picture description in context, see
Writing: Describing Action in Progress