Everyday English for ESL kids

Describing People


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Learn English through pictures, sounds and sentence examples! In this lesson you will learn some expressions for describing people.


Ways to describe people

We often talk about what people look like, what they are wearing, or what they are like.

In English, there are many ways to describe people. Here are some examples.

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What does he look like?

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He's got big blue eyes.

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What is she like?

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She is happy and cute.


Adjectives

To describe a person, we often use adjectives. They are describing words. Big, blue, and cute are all examples of adjectives.

When we use more than one adjective, we have to put them in the right order. Here are some examples.

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I have got big ears.

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I have got big blue eyes.

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I'm wearing a big, gold crown.

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I'm wearing a big, cone-shaped, purple hat.

Practise your English!

Look at the pictures below and try to describe our friends. For example, Bobo has long ears. He is wearing blue jeans.

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Can you find me? I am wearing yellow shoes, blue jeans and a yellow hat.

Click on the boy's name for the answer.

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Big Eagle

Wrong!

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Bill Gun

Wrong!

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Yellow Deer

Wrong!

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Tom Star

Right!