Physical description in English

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Physical description in English

  1. 1. Describing people in English Ana Arias Castro
  2. 2. Describing people in English ● ● He's an old man. ● He's a young man. She's a young woman. He's a man. ● She's an old woman. ● ● She's a woman. 2
  3. 3. Describing people in English tall of medium height a little bit short ● He's quite / rather fat / plump / chubby ● She's very well-built extremely skinny / thin / slim pretty / beautiful / handsome ugly 3
  4. 4. Describing people in English ● ● He's She's (about) 3, 14, 25, 55, 80 (years old)+ in his /her 20s / 40s / 60s Spanish / English / American / Chinese 4
  5. 5. Describing people in English fair ● He's dark ● She's black (African American) Asian 5
  6. 6. Describing people in English blonde fair ● He's got She's got short straight brown shoulder-length wavy dark long ● curly red hair white grey ● He's bald white 6
  7. 7. Describing people in English ● He's got ● She's got green blue eyes brown 7
  8. 8. Describing people in English ● He's got ● She's got a moustache a beard freckles 8
  9. 9. Describing people in English red blue ● ● He's wearing (a) She's wearing (a) tight/baggy black long /short floral new / old striped checked spotted pyjamas sweater /skirt / top jacket / cardigan coat / raincoat shirt / T-shirt / blouse tie / belt / hat / cap trousers / jeans boots / shoes / sandals tracksuit / suit glasses / underpants bra / leggings / apron9
  10. 10. Describing people in English ● Exercise. Describe some of these images: 10
  11. 11. Describing people in English ● Images from Banco de Imágenes ITE taken by Luana Rischer Ferreira, Manuel Velo, Félix Vallés Calvo and Aurelio López Pérez 11

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