Present Simple- Third Person Guessing Game

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Topic: General

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Guess the person- third person -s practice game

Choose one of the people below but don’t say who you are thinking of. Describe them 
using expressions like those on the next page until your partners guess who you are 
talking about.

A bus driver

A classmate (= a student in the same class)

A friend

A neighbour

A nurse

A police officer

A shop assistant

A singer that I like

A sportsman that I like

A waiter/ waitress

An actor that I like

An artist that I like

My (maths/ geography/ science/ Japanese/ PE/ history/ music/ English/… ) teacher

My aunt

My brother’s friend/ My sister’s friend

My cousin

My doctor

My father

My friend’s brother/ sister

My friend’s father

My friend’s mother

My grandfather

My grandmother

My host father

My host mother

My mother

My older brother/ sister

My uncle

My younger brother/ sister

Do the same with someone who isn’t in the list above.

Choose another person (in the list or someone else) and this time say who they are. Your 
partners will try to make true sentences about that person. 

Written by Alex Case for UsingEnglish.com © 2014

Suggested questions

He
She

is
isn’t
doesn’t
can
can’t
likes
doesn’t like

dance
do
get
get up
go
go to
have
listen to
live
play
read
sing
swim
talk to
watch
wear
work

-s
-ing

lunch
a shower
school
television
baseball
karaoke
breakfast
dinner
bed
science
magazines
comics
housework
the radio
homework
the washing up
cards
computer games
board games
English
Geography
sports
History
Maths
Japanese
music
… hair
… eyes

now
at… (o’clock)
at half…
at… past…
at… to…
in London
in Hong Kong
in Sydney
in the USA
in the morning
in the afternoon
in the evening
at night

He
She

is

tall – medium-height – short
fat – medium-build – slim
good-looking/ handsome/ beautiful
… years old

His
Her

name
birthday

is

Written by Alex Case for UsingEnglish.com © 2014