Thứ Tư, 2 tháng 12, 2020

 How to describe people in English


Age /eɪdʒ/

  • Young /jʌŋ/





. Old /oʊld/







. middle-aged /ˌmɪdl ˈeɪdʒd/







  • In her/his early 20s (21-23)/mid 20s (24-26)/late 20s (27-29)
  • In her/his early 30s (31-33)/mid 30s (34-36)/late 30s (37-39)
  • teenager /ˈtiːneɪdʒər/ (13-19)




  • adult /əˈdʌlt/





Build /bɪld/

  • fit /fɪt/







  • skinny /ˈskɪni/





  • slim/slender/lean /slɪm/ /ˈslendər/ /liːn/




  • thin /θɪn/









  • well-built /ˌwel ˈbɪlt/




  • muscular /ˈmʌskjələr/




  • fat/plump/obese /fæt/ /plʌmp/ /oʊˈbiːs/




  • overweight /ˌoʊvərˈweɪt/







  • frail /freɪl/



  • chubby /ˈtʃʌbi/



  • stocky /ˈstɑːki/




Height /haɪt/

  • tall /tɔːl/



  • short /ʃɔːrt/




  • medium/average height /ˈmiːdiəm/ /ˈævərɪdʒ haɪt/
  • About... cm tall
  • Dwarf /dwɔːrf/








Face /feɪs/

  • Round /raʊnd/




  • Oval /ˈoʊvl/




  • Long /lɔːŋ/




  • Squared /skwerd/




  • high cheekbones /haɪ ˈtʃiːkboʊn /




  • high forehead /haɪˈfɔːrhed/







Eyebrows/Eyelashes

  • Long




  • Thick




  • brushy




  • thin




Eyes

  • Dark




  • Large




  • Bright



  • Narrow



  • Small



  • Sparkling/twinkling




Nose

  • Long



  • straight




  • broken



  • hooked





  • flat



  • Pointed




Mouth

  • Thin



  • Full



  • Large




Hair

  • dark



  • fair




  • Long # short







  • straight




  • wavy




  • curly




  • bald



  • Spiky



  • Blond hair



  • ginger hair




  • brown hair




  • dyed hair




  • Pony-tail




  • Plaits




  • Shoulder - length




Skin

  • Fair # dark







  • Tanned




  • Rosy




  • Pale




  • Light





Speech

  • Stutter /ˈstʌtər/ = Stammer /ˈstæmər/
  • deep voice /diːp/ /vɔɪs # squeaky /'skwi:ki/
  • Warm voice
  • Sweet voice
  • Soft voice

Structures



1. Subjects + to be (am/is/are)...


Examples:


He’s 20 years old


She’s fit


2. Subjects + have/ has...


Examples:


She has a medium height


He has an oval face

Practice! Practice! Practice


1/ Describe your mother/ father


2/ Describe your brother/ sister


3/ Describe your best friend/ close friend


4/ Describe your boyfriend/ girlfriend/ crush


5/ Describe your husband/ wife...


Example


My mom is 60 years old. She’s middle aged. She’s about 158 cms, so she has a medium height. She weighs 60 kgs and she’s plumb.


She has light skin. She has long, black and wavy hair.


My mom is pretty. She has a long face, a high forehead, thin eyebrows, long eyelashes, big brown eyes, a straight nose, a large mouth, thin lips and small ears.


She has a loud and squeaky voice.


About her personalities, she’s very funny, impatient and kind.


She often wears jean or pants and T shirts or blouses, sandals or sometimes flip flop when she hangs out with her friends, but when she goes to a wedding party, she usually wears a dress, high heels and a hand bag or shoulder bag. About accessories, she wears a necklace, a bracelet, a ring. She does make up and her hair too.


About her hobbies, she likes cooking, traveling and gardening.

Describing people using Questions and Answers

I/ Personalities

  1. honest /ˈɑːnɪst/
  2. talkative
  3. quiet
  4. shy
  5. funny
  6. serious
  7. outgoing
  8. nice
  9. patient
  10. impatient = hot tempered
  11. confident
  12. strict
  13. easy going
  14. kind
  15. friendly

II/ Questions and Answers


1/ what’s she like?


she’s honest and patient


what’s he like?


he's funny and kind


2/ attractiveness


she’s cute/ pretty/ beautiful


he's handsome


3/ height


he’s short


he’s average height = he’s medium height


he’s tall


4/ weight


he’s thin


she’s slim


he’s average weight


he’s muscular


he’s a little heavy


5/ hair length


she has short hair


she has medium hair


she has long hair


6/ hair style


she has straight hair


she has wavy hair


she has curly hair


7/ hair color


she has blond hair


she has brown hair


she has red hair


she has grey hair


8/ others


he is bald


he has a moustache


he has a beard


9/ How old is he/ she?


He's in his early twenties


he’s in his mid twenties


hes’ in his late twenties


she's kind of young


she's kind of old


she’s around 20 years old


she’s around 30 years old


10/ What is he wearing?


he’s wearing a blue t shirt and blue jeans


a blouse


a skirt


a jacket


a sweater


jeans


gloves


a scarf


boots


high heels


a dress


a suit


a jacket


a shirt


a neck tie


a belt


pants


shoes


a t shirt


sunglasses


shorts


flip-flops


a uniform


clothes


sneakers


socks


a hat


glasses


a raincoat


example 1:


a/ What is she like?


she's outgoing


b/ What does she look like?


she’s pretty


she’s average height and slim


she has long straight, brown hair


c/ How old is she?


she’s in her mid-twenties


d/ What is she wearing?


she’s wearing a white blouse and grey skirt


example 2:


a/ What is he like?


He's honest and kind


b/ What does he look like?


He's handsome


He's tall and muscular


He's bald


c/ How old is he?


He's around 30 years old


d/ What is he wearing?


He's wearing a purple sweater, blue jeans and tan shoes.


example 3:


a/ What is she like?


She's shy


b/ What does she look like?


She's cute


She's short and slim


She has long, curly, brown hair


c/ How old is she?


She's kind of young


d/ What is she wearing?


She's wearing a blue school uniform


example 4:


a/ What is he like?


He's funny


b/ What does he look like?


He's cute


He's short and slim


He has short brown hair


c/ How old is he?


He's kind of young


d/ What is he wearing?


He's wearing a red t shirt, blue jeans and sneakers


Rebecca


Jason

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