Part 1: Picture description

Part 1: Picture description

Describe these pictures in as much detail as you can

Words which may help you:

  • Night time – at night – (in the) dark
  • Emergency slide(s) – emergency vehicle(s) – fire engine / fire truck – headlights – floodlight
  • Nose gear – grass – fence

Image: Tom Jacobson, Wikimedia, creative commons

Questions to think about:

  • Describe the aircraft
  • What do you think has happened?
  • What condition does the aircraft appear to be in?
  • What can you see on the right hand side of the photograph?
  • Describe the vehicle to the right of the aircraft’s tail
  • What people can you see?
  • What can you see in the foreground?
  • Where was the photograph taken?

Words which may help you:

  • Runway excursion – damage – badly damaged – broken
  • Vehicles – crane – lift(ing)
  • high visibility jacket – cones – military – uniform
  • Wet – overcast – puddles

Questions to think about:

  • Describe the aircraft
  • What position is it in?
  • What do you think has happened?
  • What is the weather like?
  • Describe the people slightly to the right of the aircraft
  • Who do you think they are?
  • Describe the people on the far right of the photograph
  • Who do you think they are?
  • What is the vehicle to the right of the aircraft?
  • Describe it
  • What is it doing?

Words which may help you:

  • Emergency slides – (to) ditch – (to) float – blurry / blurred

Image: Greg L, Wikimedia, creative commons

Questions to think about:

  • This is a photograph of a famous incident. Explain what happened (or, if you don’t know, what you think has happened)
  • Describe the aircraft
  • What condition does it appear to be in?
  • What is the weather like?
  • What people can you see?
  • Where are they?
  • What are they doing?
  • What do you notice about the quality of the image? Why do you think this is the case?