Writing skills practice: Someone I admire – exercises
Look at the description and do the exercises to practise and improve your writing skills.
Match the vocabulary with the correct definition and write a-g next to the number 1-7.
having a positive feeling of pleasure and satisfaction
behaving in a pleasant way to other people
having a lot of belief in yourself
being generous to other people and thinking about other people's feelings
being nervous or uncomfortable with other people
thinking a lot and not joking or laughing very much
doing a lot of work all the time and keeping busy
1. Check your understanding: multiple choice
Circle the best word or phrase to complete these sentences.
Laura currently lives in London / Bristol / Germany .
Laura started dancing when she was 5 / 6 / 19 .
Laura goes to university and studies German / dance / photography .
Laura has won prizes for her photography / dancing / language skills .
Laura's dream is to be a German teacher / professional dancer / professional photographer .
Laura is very busy and hard-working / beautiful and kind / fit and strong .
2. Check your writing: grouping – vocabulary about appearance
Write the words in the correct group. Some words can be added to more than one group.
3. Check your writing: gap fill – completing a description
Complete the description with words from the box.
Someone I admire is my 1_______________...