When we describe people we can speak or write about their appearance or personality.
Human physical appearance refers to the outward observable characteristics or look of human beings. There are indefinite variations of looks.
Personality is the particular combination of emotional, attitudinal, and behavioral response pattersn of an individual.
Look a the list below that show the most prominent characteristics to be used when describing people.
|tall, tallish, short, shortish, medium height||frail, stocky, slim, thin, plump, fat, skinny, well-built||young, elderly, middle-aged, teenager, in 20s, 30s, 40s|
|round, oval, square, with scares, wrinkles, freckles, sun-tanned, pale||big round blue eyes, large, small, bright, narrow||bald, straight, curly, spiky, wavy||casual, scruffy, shabby, smart, tidy, messy|
|careful, hard-working, worried, cheerful, broadminded, active, curious, secretive||aggressive, tough, careless, practical, sensible, independent, strong-minded, stupid||dull, boring, imaginative, ambitious, crafty, sensitive, gentle, naive||generous, loyal, self-controlled, moody, trusting, modest, tolerant, friendly||energetic, confident, selfish, shy, stubborn, reliable, clumsy, intelligent|
Describe yourself. Write about your physical appearance and personality. You can use some descriptions in exercise 7 (Family Traits) as a guide. Write about 100-150 words or 10-15 lines. Prepare it in a separate sheet of paper to hand in.