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Description Of People

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Description Of People

  1. 1. Hi! I’m María, your English teacher, the fairy that will take you along
  2. 2. Describing People
  3. 3. What are people like? <ul><li>Sex </li></ul><ul><li>Age </li></ul><ul><li>Face </li></ul><ul><li>Hair </li></ul><ul><li>Other distinguishing features </li></ul><ul><li>General appearance: height and build </li></ul><ul><li>Clothes </li></ul><ul><li>Personality </li></ul>I’m afraid, not too different from chimps Gallery
  4. 4. SEX
  5. 5. Man Woman
  6. 6. Age
  7. 7. <ul><li>Age Categories </li></ul><ul><li>Baby </li></ul><ul><li>Toddler </li></ul><ul><li>Child </li></ul><ul><li>Teenager </li></ul><ul><li>Young person </li></ul><ul><li>Middle-aged person </li></ul><ul><li>Elderly person </li></ul>
  8. 8. 2.1 Age Categories Baby Toddler Child Middled-aged person Elderly person Teenager Young person
  9. 9. <ul><li>Notice the use of the verb to be </li></ul><ul><li>I am 134 years old </li></ul><ul><li>Imprecise ages </li></ul><ul><ul><li>She is in her early /mid /late twenties </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>He is in his forties / You are in your teens </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>She is about sixty </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Some useful tips to talk about people’s age </li></ul>
  10. 10. Face
  11. 12. mouth chin eyebrows eyelashes nose Face description forehead lips lips
  12. 13. 1 3 2 4 5 8 7 6 9 11 10 12 Roundish face Receeding hairline Bald Long neck Double chin portruding teeth Long nose Full lips Pointed chin Large forehead Sideburns Hooked nose
  13. 14. She´s a beautiful young woman in her early twenties. She´s got short, fair hair, blue eyes, thin eyebrows and pale complexion. She´s wearing strange make up in her eyes (Her eyelashes are extended as if they were snakes or insect legs) Describing somebody
  14. 15. Hair
  15. 16. <ul><li>Length </li></ul><ul><li>Long/ Short </li></ul><ul><li>Medium-length </li></ul><ul><li>Shoulder-length </li></ul><ul><li>Colour </li></ul><ul><li>Fair/Dark </li></ul><ul><li>Black/Blond </li></ul><ul><li>Brown/Red/White/Grey (light/medium/dark) </li></ul><ul><li>Highlights </li></ul><ul><li>Style </li></ul><ul><li>A fringe/sideburns </li></ul><ul><li>A side/centre parting </li></ul><ul><li>In a plait/ pony tail </li></ul><ul><li>In pigtails </li></ul><ul><li>Dreadlocks </li></ul><ul><li>Type </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Straight </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wavy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Curly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spiky </li></ul></ul>
  16. 17. What’s their hair like? He´s got short grey hair and a receeding hairline She´s got shoulder length red straight hair with a fringe and centre parting.
  17. 18. She’s got long,blonde straight hair She’s got long,blonde wavy hair What’s her hair like?
  18. 19. What’s their hair like? She´s got shoulder length blonde wavy hair They´ve got a Mohican hair style
  19. 20. What’s their hair like? He´s bold He´s got dreadlocks
  20. 21. What’s their hair like? She´s got long dark curly hair He´s got short dark curly hair and a beard
  21. 22. I love short, dark-haired women....... I love long blonde hair... Binoche Winslet
  22. 23. Kate Juliete
  23. 24. Distinguishing features
  24. 25. He´s wearing tattoos all over his body He´s got an eye patch She´s got a piercing in her lower lip
  25. 26. Image Gallery
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  27. 41. Nose Long/hooked/snub Lips Full/thin Teeth Even/portruding <ul><li>Eyes </li></ul><ul><li>Shape Round/almond/slanting </li></ul><ul><li>Colour </li></ul><ul><li>Blue/green/brown/hazel </li></ul><ul><li>Shape </li></ul><ul><li>Round/long/square/oval </li></ul><ul><li>Complexion </li></ul><ul><li>Tanned/pale/dark/fair </li></ul><ul><li>Wrinkled/fresh/spotty </li></ul><ul><li>Distinguishing features </li></ul><ul><li>A beard/a goatee </li></ul><ul><li>A moustache </li></ul><ul><li>Clean-shaven </li></ul><ul><li>cheekbones </li></ul>

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