「Show & Tell 」是強化英文描述最好的方法,選一張圖鉅細靡遺地描述它,例如圖中人物的動作、空間的動線、照片傳達的意境,找出自己的英文裡缺了什麼。

 

1. 

He looks sad / he doesn't look happy.

He's frowning. 他在皺眉頭。
He's chuckling. 他在抿嘴笑。
He's squinting. Probably because of the sunlight.
他瞇著眼睛,大概是因為陽光刺眼。

2. 

He's old. / He's foreigner.

I think he's European. He could be Italian or Portuguese.
我想他是歐洲人,可能是義大利人或葡萄牙人。

It looks like he's in his fifties or sixties.
他看起來大概五、六十歲。

3.

He's old but still has hair. 
He has lots of wrinkles. 他有很多皺紋。

He has prominent / deep wrinkles on the forehead and near his eyes.
他額頭和眼周的皺紋很深。

He has thin and dark hair. Some of his hair turned white, though.
他有稀疏、深色的頭髮。有些頭髮已經變白了。

 4.

描述這個人的心情,可以說:He looks confused / embarrassed / lonely.

他看起來有點困惑/困窘/孤單,也可以說:It looks like he's got something on his mind.

他看起來有心事。

按這裏,改變英文,就改變人生

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