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Back to Back - my sister

Type: Information exchange activity
Level: Beginners

Teacher's notes: This is a back to back dictation for low level students.

  1. Put the students into pairs and ask them to describe a member of their families to each other.
  2. Explain to the students that they are going to find out about someone's sister.
  3. Hand one student partner A and the other student partner B. Tell the students to sit back to back.
  4. Ask the students to complete the texts by reading to one another. Make sure that the students don't look at each others' texts.

PARTNER A

My sister -------------really long, brown hair. She has blue eyes and a ---------- over her eyebrow.

Her ------------ are -------------- big and she has very -------------- legs. She's got ----------------

and --------------. She has quite a chubby face but she's pretty. She is quite -------------- and

heavyset. She ---------- to go out and is ------------------sociable. She never ------------------ at

home on the weekends. She always ---------------friends and goes out with ------------------------.

PARTNER B

My -------------- has really long, brown hair. She has blue eyes and ------ scar over her ---------------

Her feet are really -------------- and she has ----------------- long legs. She's got freckles ---------

dimples. She has quite a chubby ----------------------- but she's ---------------. She is quite tall

and -------------------. She loves to go ---------------- and is very ---------------.

She never stays at home on the weekends. She always meets friends and goes out with them.




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