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Unit 5 - Lesson 25 - Appearances (2)

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Describing people's features

 
eye
nose
mouth
earear
 
eyes - right eye | left eye
nose
left nostril | right nostril
mouth
upper lip | lower lip
ears - right ear | left ear

Appearances

General

beautiful happy
(women only)

handsome happy
(men only)
pretty happy
(girls only)

good looking happy
(men/women/boys)

ugly sad
(men and women)

beautiful

Halle Berry is a very beautiful woman.

handsome

Hugh Jackman is a very handsome man.

pretty

Here is a pretty girl.

handsome

David and Victoria Beckham are a good looking couple.

ugly

Quasimodo is quite ugly.

attractive (men, women, boys or girls)
Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, David Beckham and Victoria Beckham are all attractive people.

 

Hair

blonde
brown
red
black
grey

blonde/fair hair

brown hair red hair black hair
grey hair

 

Eyes

 
eye
eye
eye
eye
 
 

grey eyes

green eyes blue eyes brown eyes  

 

Mouth

anatomy

 

 

Other features

Point your cursor over the named feature, if you're correct the word will appear.

 
moustache
beard
long a chin
cheek a forehead
eye a nostril - nostrils
 
 

moustache

beard

chin forehead nostrils  
             
  eye an eyebrow an eyebrow cheek fringe a fringe long lips cheek teeth  
  eyebrows cheeks fringe lips teeth  

 

We often use the verb to have to find out information about peoples appearances (how they look)

long
brown
"What colour hair does she have?"

She has fair hair.

or

She has blonde hair.

"What colour hair has he got?" He's got brown hair.
"What colour eyes has she got?" She's got blue eyes.
"What colour eyes has he got?" He's got brown eyes.
"Does she have long hair?" "Yes, she does."
"Has he got long hair?" "No, he hasn't. He's got short hair."
"Does she have a round face?" "No, she doesn't. She has a long face."
"Does he have a round face?" "Yes, he does."
"Has she got a large nose?" "No, she hasn't. She's got a small nose."
"Does he have a big nose?" "Yes he does. He has a very big nose."
"Does she have a thin mouth?" "No, she doesn't. She has a full mouth"
"Does he have small ears?" "No, he doesn't. He has large ears."

 

What about me?

me sound  

I'm medium height.

 

I have hazel eyes.

hazel = green + brown

I have medium length, straight, brown hair.

I wear glasses.

= glasses+ all the time

I'm slightly overweight.

 

I have a pale complexion.

 
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a beard a moustache a cheek a cheek

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