- Speak and read
Look at the doodles on this page.
Take a piece of paper and draw your own doodle.
Show your doodle to a partner . Ask what your partner thinks it means.
Do you agree why or why not?
- Read the text and complete the sentence.
The goal of the text is to…
- Give practical information (example: train time or opening times
- Explain how something works or what something means.
- Tell people an opinion about something.
What do your doodles say about you?
We doodle when we’re bored with doing something or when we’re waiting. Doodles can be shapes and patterns or objects. Some people believe your doodles (like handwriting or dreams) say something about your personality and feelings. So what do your doodles mean?
Find out here…
Size and color
- Big doodles show you’re confident. Small doodles show you’re shy or want a quiet life.
- Dark colors mean you’re serious, but bright colors you’re feeling cheerful.
Shapes and patterns
- Triangles and squares or boxes mean you’re organized and good at planning. Emotional people often draw circles and round shapes, while competitive people draw chess boards and other “game” shapes.
- Stars and arrows mean you’re ambitious and you work hard.
- If you draw the same pattern many times, you’re patient and good at concentrating.
- A nice face shows you’re cheerful and open person, but ugly face means you’re scared of trusting people. A funny face means you like attention.
- Kind, friendly people often draw flowers. Hearts mean you’re in love-or want to be in love. Houses mean you want to be safe.
- All kinds of transportation mean you want to travel or get away from a problem. Butterflies and birds show you like being free and aren’t interested in doing difficult tasks
- Finally, if you doodle your name, it shows you think about yourself a lot. The name of somebody else means you’re think of that person.
- React Work in pairs. What do you think? Tell your partner.
- Do you agree with the explanation for your doodle from Exercise 1?
- Do doodles and handwriting really say something about people? Why or