Lesson 3: Describing people in French

Applying their vocabulary knowledge from the previous lesson, pupils write descriptions of other pupils’ drawings

Learning Objectives

  • Able to create a sentence using word cards to describe hair and eye colour

  • Remembering that, in French, adjectives following the noun

  • Understanding that if the noun is plural the adjective also becomes plural

Teacher Video: Describing people in French

Presentation: Key Vocabulary and Pronunciation - Describing people in French

Open in presentation mode and click on the dots to hear the sound recordings in French


Activity: Word cards
Activity: Faces template
Created by:
Simone Haughey,  
Languages specialist
Previously a generalist Primary teacher for 12 years, Simone now specialises in Languages. She is MFL Consultant and Languages Teacher at Robin Hood Primary. Her work with Mandarin Chinese led to the IoE Confucius Institute for Schools awarding her school with Confucius…
Find out more
video-icon icon-checked
I have completed this lesson