Part 1: Picture description

Part 1: Picture description

Describe these pictures in as much detail as you can

Words which may help you:

  • Landing gear – four engined – wheel(s)
  • wide-body – double-deck – long haul
  • Clouds – cloudy – overcast

Questions to think about:

  • Describe the aircraft
  • What is it doing?
  • What is the weather like?
  • What can you see in the bottom left-hand corner?
  • Have you ever flown in an aircraft like this? What was it like?
  • Do you think aircraft such as this will become more common in the future?

Words which may help you:

  • Evening – morning – dusk – dawn – twilight – dark – hazy – misty
  • Runway – lights – lighting – edge – threshold – building(s)

Questions to think about:

  • Describe the aircraft. Where does it come from? How do you know?
  • What time of day is this?
  • Why are the lights on?
  • Where are the lights?
  • What colours are they?
  • Why are they different colours?
  • What can you see in the background?
  • What can you see on the right-hand side of the photograph, below the landing aircraft’s wing?
  • What can you see in the middle distance, to the left of the aeroplane’s wing tip?

Image: Wikimedia, creative commons