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Language Point 1: Describing people

To talk about people's appearance or personality you can use:
be + adjective
Verb:
To be
Adjective
I'm slim
He'swell-built
She'smatronly
You'rehandsome
We're extroverted
They'reshy
To talk about physical characteristics you can use:
have got + (adjective) + noun
Verb:
Have got
(Adjective)
+ Noun
I've got hazel eyes
He's gota shaved head
She's gotgorgeous black hair
You've gota five o'clock shadow
We've gotgreen eyes
They've gotlong legs
Some adjectives have a negative connotation (or feeling) and some are more neutral:
NegativeNeutral
fatplump or large
skinnyslim
spinstersingle
To ask about someone's appearance you can use:
do + look like?
Verb:
To do
Look like?
WhatdoIlook like?
doyou
doeshe/she/it
dothey
To ask about someone's personality you can use:
be + like?
Verb:
To be
Like?
WhatamIlike?
areyou
ishe/she/it
arewe
arethey
Vocabulary
A five o'clock shadow: is a kind of beard or moustache (but not a full beard or moustache) that a man gets if he doesn't shave for a day or two

Bald (adj): a person with no hair. A person can have a shaved head if s/he is bald or if s/he has hair but chooses to shave it off

Extroverted (adj): a confident person who enjoys being with other people



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