This lesson plan for teachers of older teenagers and adults at level B2 explores the theme of portraits and drawing. Students will do a running dictation and then take part in a group discussion.



This lesson is about portraits and drawing. Students do a running dictation in pairs, listen to and respond to a partner’s instructions to draw a face together, and then take part in a group discussion.


Portraits and how to draw


Intermediate B2


60 minutes


  • To help students talk about well-known portraits
  • To develop students’ speaking and listening skills
  • To expand students’ vocabulary


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By Sally Trowbridge

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Language level
Language Level: 
Upper intermediate: B2

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