English 3rd ESO


2.- DESCRIBING PEOPLE

AGE
Young                        middle-aged                          elderly                         old                   in his 30s
In his late teens          in his mid-20s                        in his early 40s

BUILD
Fat                             thin                                      slim                           plump              medium-built
Well-built                    broad-shouldered                   overweight                  skinny

HEIGHT
medium height             average height                          below average         1.72 m            tall
short                           tallish                                      shortish

HAIR COLOUR
Black                          brown                                     red                              fair                   blonde
Grey                            white                                     dyed                            a brunette       a blonde
A redhead                   mousey                                  dark

HAIRSTYLE
Long                           short                                       straight                       wavy               curly
Neat                            untidy                                     with plaits                   a fringe            swept back
In a bun                       pony-tail                                  bald                           balding            thinning
Receding

FACE
Thin                           long                                      round                        oval                 square
Heart-shaped              high cheekbones                   high forehead             thin lips           full lips
Long nose                  straight nose                         turned-up nose           broken nose    double chin
A cleft chin                 a pointed chin

EYES
Long eyelashes          thick eyelashes                      bushy eyelashes        blue                 grey
Brown                        thin eyebrows

COMPLEXION
Sunburned                 tanned                                    olive-skinned              pale                 Oriental
Fair-skinned               brown                                     black

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES
Beard                        moustache                             side-burns                  unshaven        a scar
Clean-shaven             a beauty spot                         a mole                       with freckles    with spots
With dimples             with wrinkles                          with lines                    with glasses    made-up

DRESS
Smart                       scruffy                                    well-dressed               casual             elegant
Conservative              fashionable

PERSONALITY
Quiet                           reserved                                thoughtful                     calm                moody
Unsociable                  sophisticated                          lively                           cheerful            amusing
Polite                          reliable                                   talkative                      aggressive        shy     
Friendly                       kind                                       talented                      generous          mean
Competitive                 adventurous                            funny                          serious             confident
Wild                           optimistic                               pessimistic                 outgoing            loyal


1.- COVENT GARDEN

Watch the video and make a list of words that come to your mind. After that, write about ten sentences about what you have seen.