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Intermediate English
Lesson 3 - People
Vocabulary

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English Vocabulary

Instructions

  1. Print the vocabulary list and the Describing People chart.
  2. Translate the words. (Google Translation - http://translate.google.com/)
    - or -
    Look up the English definition. (Longman Dictionary - http://www.ldoceonline.com/)
  3. Do the exercises below. Click on a word to hear the pronunciation.

 

Describing People in English

This guide in .pdf.     All of the English Guides

to be

to have

Age Body Personality Hair Face
He (She) is . . . He (She) is . . . He (She) is . . . He (She) has . . . He (She) has . . .
a baby  tall intelligent
(smart)
black hair a beard
a toddler  medium-height dumb  brown hair  a mustache
a child  short funny red hair dimples
young  fat
(heavy)
serious blonde hair freckles
a teenager 
13-19 years old
overweight nice gray hair *He wears glasses.
middle-aged medium-build lazy long hair
old  thin hard-working shoulder-length hair  
elderly 
very old
slender talkative medium-length hair  
a senior citizen strong outgoing
(extroverted)
short hair  
20 years old  weak shy straight hair  
in his thirties
30-39 years old
talented wavy hair  
in his early thirties 
30-33 years old
friendly curly hair

in his late thirties
37-39 years old

introverted *He is bald.

in his mid thirties
34-36 years old

   

 

NOTE: To describe hair, we put the color after other adjectives. There is a comma between adjectives.

He has short, black hair.

 

Practice
Match the person with the description.

Click on a person

Then click on the description.

Woman1

Desc3

Man1

Des

Man2

Desc

Girl

Desc

Man3

Desc

 

Writing

Describe people who you know (friends, family, etc.) Write on a paper or on our blog.

 

Other Vocabulary

breakfast
lunch
dinner
smoke
tell
say
witness
robber
robbery
grocery store
sort of
maybe
I'm not sure
wanted poster
can
be careful
dangerous
was
were
Which
group
left
right
up
down
in front
identify
hat
saw
         

Practice
Select the correct word.

1. In the morning we eat cereal for .

2. In the afternoon we eat a sandwich for .

3. In the evening we eat steak and a potato for .

4. The says that he saw a robbery at the grocery store.

5. Be careful. It's very .

6.

    hat

 

7.

     cigarette

 

8.

     Right Arrow

 

9.

     Left Arrow

 

10.

     Up Arrow

 

11.

Flecha

 

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Adverbs of frequency

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