37 English Words for Describing a Person’s Appearance Vocabulary Builder Course In this lesson you’re going to expand your vocabulary with 37 words to describe a person’s appearance. Let’s begin with the word beautiful – in English, this word is mostly used for women. We use the word handsome for men. To describe beautiful women, we also have the words pretty, lovely, gorgeous, and stunning – “stunning” means extremely beautiful, like a woman who is so beautiful that she attracts a lot of attention! Another expression to describe a woman like this is to say that “She turns heads” – implying that when she walks down the street, people turn their heads to focus their attention on her. The words attractive, good-looking, cute, and hot can be used for both men and women. The opposite of beautiful or handsome is ugly – but that’s a strong word, so most people express this idea using the negative form of one of the positive words, for example: “She’s not very attractive” or “He’s not so good-looking.” English Words for “Fat” English Words for “Thin”
Family members - English Vocabulary Immediate Family When you have children, you are a parent. If you are a male parent, you are a father. If you are female parent, you are a mother. If one of your children is a boy, he is your son. If one of your children is a girl, she is your daughter. When a couple gets married, the man is the husband, and the woman is his wife. A brother and sister both have the same parents. One collective word to describe brothers and sisters is siblings. Different Generations Relatives and Extended Family grandparents: the parents of your parents grandfather: the father of your father/mother grandmother: the mother of your father/mother grandchildren: the children of your children grandson: the son of one of your children granddaughter:the daughter of one of your children great grandfather: the father of your grandfather/grandmother great grandmother: the mother of your grandfather/grandmother The In-Laws The Family Mix Nowadays in many countries a person can get married more than once. Next Activity
English Adjectives for Describing Physical Appearance - Vocabulary for Talking About How People Look attractive - a person who is very good looking. (men and women). Attractive is a word you might use to describe someone who is very nice to look at, but who is not stunningly beautiful or strikingly handsome. Example sentence: - "Princess Diana was a very attractive woman." bald - As soon as possible. A.S.A.P. is an informal expression that is used to indicate when things need to be done really quickly. Example sentence: - "Could you finish that report for me today, please? beautiful - abbreviation for the English preposition 'before'. Online chat abbreviation for the English word 'before', a word we often use to talk about things that happened earlier than other events. We also use the word 'before' to talk about things we expect to happen sooner than other future events that are likely. blonde - textspeak for the expression 'bye for now'. 'Bye for now' is a slang expression that we use when we are saying goodbye to people we expect to see or speak to again in the near future. short - you.
English body Parts leg and head area talking about them What will I learn from the lesson body parts leg and head area? During this English lesson you will learn how to talk about head and leg parts. The lesson shows several examples of how to talk about problems you might have with these parts and how to ask questions. Talking about the leg area I went running at weekend and now my legs are sore.Your legs can get very sore when you first go skiing.I hate it when I get cramps playing football.I usually only get cramps on my calf muscle.I banged my toe against the dining table.These shoes hurt my feet so muchI got a bruise on my thigh after my falling down the stairs. I banged my knee against the the kitchen door and it hurts.I got a scar on my knee when I was little after having an operation.After twisting your knee is really painful and you will need to rest it a long time. I broke my ankle playing football.My ankle was swollen after I sprained it walking on an uneven footpath.I always buy shoes that support my ankles. Questions about face parts
How to Describe a Person | Using Descriptive Words In The Prince and the Pauper, Mark Twain paints a word picture of King Henry VIII using descriptive language: Before him, at a little distance, reclined a very large and very fat man, with a wide, pulpy face, and a stern expression. His large head was very grey; and his whiskers, which he wore only around his face, like a frame, were grey also. His clothing was of rich stuff, but old, and slightly frayed in places. One of his swollen legs had a pillow under it, and was wrapped in bandages. And in The Bronze Bow [aff. link], Elizabeth George Speare describes a young Roman soldier: When he straightened again, the Roman was pulling off his helmet, revealing crisp fair hair. Using Descriptive Writing Tools Can your high schoolers describe a person using vivid vocabulary like the above examples? Can they describe their subject in detail without turning it into a narrative or story? Use the following tips as teaching tools in one of two ways: How to Describe a Person Face Shape Skin and Complexion
Bedroom English Vocabulary - Vocabulario Inglés El dormitorio A bedside table, a night table, and a nightstand are all different names for a small table that is next to a bed. This table normally has a lamp and an alarm clock on it. It is called an alarm clock because the clock makes a loud sound in the morning to wake you up. Sometimes the clock is called a clock radio, because it plays music from the radio instead of making a loud noise. Also a box of tissues is often set on a nightstand. Sometimes people use their bedrooms for other things. The bed is the most important piece of furniture in a bedroom. The pillow is where you put your head when you sleep. A dust ruffle, sometimes called a bed skirt, is a piece of fabric that hangs off the side of the bed, so that you cannot see what is underneath the mattress and box spring. There are many different sizes for beds. A canopy bed is a fancy bed with four large posts (one at each corner of the bed) holding a piece of fabric high above the bed. Kids like to sleep in bunk beds. What next?
Find Your Dream Dress By Cynthia Nellis Updated December 04, 2014. 1. Decide on Formality: Usually the event invitation will clue you into the formality of the event, whether it's casual or black tie. But sometimes even that will cause confusion (short dress or long?) In general, the later in the day the event (after 6 p.m.), the dressier. While some fabrics are year-round -- silk, brocade, organza, jersey -- fabrics like velvet and gold spangles are best reserved for winter holidays. Dress Code Definitions: Black Tie, etc. 2. The most important feature of your new dress is how well it flatters you. Remember that darker colors and simple cuts (a sheath, an A-line) are the most flattering. Show off your best feature. Not sure what your best asset is? continue reading below our video Play Video Dresses for Every Body Type 3. You could just wear a little black dress (classy, flattering and slenderizing), but why not explore some of the other dressy options? 7 Style Secrets from the Red Carpet 4. Dress Glossary 5. 6.
Spelling body parts exercise learning English How to complete the exercise on spelling body parts To complete the exercises use the image to help you spell the correct body part word spelling body part exercise Print the work sheet onto some paper To print the lesson right click on a white space and select print or copy and past the categories onto a word document and the print. Unable to print If you are unable to print the work sheet, then write the questions onto some blank paper. Lessons that are related to the exercise To view any of the lessons below click on link. Fruit and Vegetables pictures learning English Accept and refuse food politely learning English Dictionary and how to use dictionaries Click on the following link for the Online English dictionary - English lesson Easy Pace Learning Forum
The weather today is very cold -- reading exercise The weather today is very cold. It's just a few degrees above zero right now, and it's probably going to snow. The sky is gray and cloudy. Yesterday's weather was like today's. It was cold and cloudy, and then it snowed in the afternoon. In the evening, it got really, really cold. The winter in Minnesota is long and hard. On days when it snows, the sky is dark and gray, but on days when the temperature goes below zero, it's very sunny and the sky is clear and blue. Now you try it. How much do you remember from the reading? 1A: What color is the sky? (Answers: 1. gray; 2. the same; 3. five; 4. melts) back return to the Blue Level
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100+ Useful Expressions, Dialogs and Phrasal Verbs for SHOPPING! Whether you love shopping, or just shop when you need to, you can practice your English at the same time! Shopping is a great way to communicate with lots of different people, and it really helps to boost your confidence in speaking English! You might hesitate or make mistakes to begin with, if you’re a bit nervous, but that’s completely normal. You may even find it hard to understand what the shop assistant is saying to you, if you don’t understand all the words! If you familiarise yourself with the phrases and vocabulary in this blog, then you’ll know what you should expect to hear from the people you talk to on your shopping spree. The more you do it, the easier it will get, and the more natural it will feel! People: Shopping: Ways to Pay: Where to Buy: Questions: - Can you recommend a good toy shop/store? Responses: - What time are you open until? Clerk’s / Assistant’s Questions: - Can / May I help you? Customer’s Questions: - Excuse me, do you work here? Clerk’s / Assistant’s Responses:
Shopping for Clothes This is a very common conversation for when someone goes shopping. Vocabulary are you just looking? = do you want to look alone? to have a sale = a store will have many things at a discount (The store is having a sale.) to be on sale = one or more items at a discount (This shirt is on sale.) hanger = holds the clothes (a picture of it is on the left) rack = a metal (or other kind) bar that holds clothes. fitting room = the place where you try on clothes max out a credit card = (this is slang) It means you have reached your limit. how would you like to pay? how does it fit? I'll take it = I'll buy it who should I make the check out to? tax = the extra money a store charges. I.D. = identification (card) Store Clerk: Hi. Marianne: I'm not sure. Store Clerk: Everything on these two racks over here is on sale. Marianne: Thanks. Store Clerk: I think so. Marianne: Sure. ...a little later... Store Clerk: How did it fit? Marianne: Not too bad. Store Clerk: Great. Store Clerk: Angie's. Store Clerk: Thanks.
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