Week 13: Present Continuous; how to use "look", "like", "look like"; talking about people

Here are the lessons for Week 13:

English grammar: Present Continuous tense

English speaking: how to use look, be like, look like

English vocabulary: talking about people

There are two multiple choice exercises: one on the grammar page, and another exercise on the vocabulary page. There are also speaking and pronunciation exercises on the speaking page.

Lesson objectives

– Learn how to form and use the Present Continuous tense
– Give simple comparisons to describe people using like, look like
– Understand the differences between look, be like, look like; in affirmative and question forms
– Use basic terms to describe physical and personality characteristics

Related posts

For more phrases to talk about physical characteristics, see our page on describing people.

For more words and phrases to describe personality, see our page on words that describe behaviour.

Previous lessons

The lessons for Week 11:

Grammar: have, have got 's
English vocabulary: Parts of the body
English speaking: Medical problems

The lessons for Week 12:

English grammar: giving instructions
English vocabulary: Money
Writing an enquiry

Next lessons

The lessons for week 14 are on compound question words (such as "how much" or "how long"), adverbs of frequency, ways to get to know people (and agreeing and disagreeing); writing an "about page".

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