Asking for details and drawing game

Question formation/ Directions/ Describing places/ Family vocabulary

Ask about something that you can draw as your partner describes it to you such as one of the things below with a question like “Can you tell me about…?”,“Can you describe…?” or “What is… like?” then ask more questions to be able to draw in as much detail as possible.  

Possible topics

  • Your job
  • Your workplace/ Where you (usually) study
  • Your bedroom
  • Your home
  • Your local area/ The area near your home
  • Your journey here today
  • Your (daily) commute/ Your journey to school/ college/ work
  • Your (morning/ evening) routine
  • Your possessions
  • Your father/ mother
  • Your (paternal/ maternal) grandmother/ grandfather
  • Your (oldest/ older/ middle/ younger/ youngest/ baby) brother/ sister
  • Your (oldest/ middle/ youngest) son/ daughter
  • Your husband/ wife/ partner/ boyfriend/ girlfriend
  • Your (best/ oldest/ closest) friend

Suggested extra questions

Question word aux verb subject main verb /adj object ending  
How

How long

How many

How many times

How many…

How much

How much…

How often

How old

How far

What

What colour

What time

What kind of…

What…

When

Where

Which

Which…

Who

Whose

Whose…

are

is

do

does

did

were

was

have

has

 

you

your…

he

she

it

they

there

the…

look like (…)

wear …

live …

do (…)

use…

go (to…)

travel (to/ by…)

live…

have…

eat…

drink…

tall

long (…)

short (…)

brown (…)

… hair

… eyes

a tie

a suit

a skirt

(ed)

(ing)

?

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PDF version for easy saving and printing: asking for details and drawing game New 29 March 2018