This year I’ve been helping my my students learn academic vocabulary. One new word has been “interpretation” and its various forms.
I’ve shown students several optical illusions that can be found at this site or at this one. Then, they have short conversations with other students about what they see:
“What is your interpretation of what’s in the picture?”
“It seems to me that there’s a ……”
I’ve placed the link on my Teacher’s Page under ESL Hand-Outs and Lesson Plans.