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Vocabulary Lesson # 3:
In this lesson we are going to talk about describing people’s appearance. This will be divided in general, height, weight, face & head and age.
DECRIBIR PERSONAS EN INGLES
Height – Tamaño (Figura 1 a la derecha)
Tall (alto) —— Short (bajo)
medium height (Average height) —— estatura promedio
Look at the figure # 1 –>
How tall is Mary Pimm?
– She’s 1.60 meters tall. She is medium height.
– He’s 1.48 meters tall. He’s very short.
Weight – Peso
Thin/slim —— delgado(a)
Fat / Overweight —— Gordo(a)
Medium weight (average weight)
Figura # 2
Length of hair (Tamano del cabello) – Figura #3
Short —— corto
long —— largo
Wavy —— ondeado
striaght —– lacio
curly —– frizado
Face and head (figura # 4)
Skin color (color de piel)
White /fair —— blanco
Dark / black —— Oscuro / negro
Olive skin —— Piel trigueñ+a
Beard —— barba
moustache —— bigote
Examples (look at the figure):
-Sally has dark skin and black curly hair. (We can also say “Sally is black”)
-Polly has white skin and long straight hair. (We can also say “Polly is white”)
-Billy has a long beard.
– Harry has a mustache.
We can use the verb to have to describe skin color, to say if a person has a beard or mustache and to describe hair.
– Will Smith has dark skin
– My father has a long beard
WHat are they like? (¿Cómo son ellos?) – FIGURA 5
1) Suzanna has white skin long blond hair and is pretty.
2 Jeff is white and has a beard.
3) Caroline has long hair and is very tall.
4) Dick has long brown hair and a mustache.
HOMEWORK / TAREA
* FIGURAS Y EJERCICIOS DE Vocabulary IN USE (Cambridge)