Describing people

Two young people talking

Listen to the conversation and do the exercises to practise and improve your listening skills.


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Aurelia: Who’s that boy over there, Hannah?

Hannah: That? Er, that’s my brother, Jem.

Aurelia: Your brother?

Hannah: Yes, and that’s his girlfriend Lucy. The pretty girl with the long, brown hair.

Aurelia: Oh right. So, you’ve got a brother?

Hannah: No, I’ve got two brothers. Jem and Alex.

Aurelia: Really? ... and ... how old is Alex?

Hannah: Alex and Jem are twins, they’re both 15.

Aurelia: 15, mmm ... and does Alex look like Jem?

Hannah: They’re exactly the same! They’re both tall and thin. They’ve both got short brown hair, green eyes and big ears!

Aurelia: They’re not big, I think they’re cute. And ... has Alex got a girlfriend?


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Submitted by DIGIOTANIMES on Mon, 05/04/2020 - 17:30

I am short, I have short black hair, I have black eyes and I am neither skinny nor fat

Submitted by kusz on Mon, 04/13/2020 - 18:30

Hi, Thank You

Submitted by Aldrinfg98 on Fri, 03/27/2020 - 08:35

I have short black hair, I have brown eyes, I´m short , I think I will do this activity well.

Submitted by _16lx on Tue, 03/24/2020 - 20:24

I'm not tall , and I' m thin , and I've long brown hair and big eyes , my skin is white

Submitted by melnik on Fri, 12/13/2019 - 14:33

Hi! I am tall and thin, too. My eyes are grey-blue and round. I have got straight ,brown hair. I have got bright skin. Well i am an ordinary teenager, YO.

Submitted by MrGaary on Thu, 10/17/2019 - 17:15

Hi. Im tall too! but sadly I don't have green eyes.
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Submitted by letomsneg on Fri, 08/16/2019 - 13:44

Hi! I'm not tall not short. I am not overweight and not thin. I’m just average-looking. I have fair skin and green eyes. I have freckles. I have short ginger hair. When I had long hair, the boys tugged my pigtails. I was a funny girl.

Submitted by chingon2442 on Thu, 10/17/2019 - 17:16

Hi, i have a muscular body. My eyes are brown. i am very motivated to do exercise because i have a goal. I have one brother ,he is short and he has a fit body, his eyes are brown

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Submitted by MohamedS2007 on Mon, 07/01/2019 - 07:50

Hi, I'm a boy with black hair, I am also tall. I try to watch out for those high colories meals to keep myself thin .I am also medium built but I'm trying to be muscular.

Submitted by Jorge on Thu, 10/17/2019 - 16:34

Hi! I´m tall and thin and also I have got long black hair.I´m only child but that could be boring because you don´t have anyone to play. But you get used to be alone

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Submitted by Kaity on Sat, 06/22/2019 - 09:57

Hi! I'm not tall too much. I've got short black hair and brown eyes. I'm average height. My mom says I'm very beautiful when I'm make up a bit.

Submitted by cian007 on Wed, 06/12/2019 - 15:49

im tall boy,i have brown eyes and a black hair, i'm happy to myself

Submitted by Thu on Tue, 06/11/2019 - 07:20

Hello, I'm a little chubby. I'm not tall too much. I've got straight, black hair, it's a little short. I've big eyes, tall nose. I like a little makeup because it makes me look more pretty. Do you guys think I'm pretty? Oh, don't answer because I know you guys will say "Yes". : )
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Submitted by Clara on Sun, 02/10/2019 - 15:46

I am a tall girl,who's thin and I have brown eyes too.I love to be myself - no one else ^-^

Submitted by shhouug on Tue, 01/22/2019 - 15:48

i am a tall girl i am thin i've got brown, big eyes and a long black hair .

Submitted by wanna123 on Wed, 01/02/2019 - 09:57

Some years ago, I was be called 'ugly gir' by my classmate, but now my appearance make some boys like me
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Submitted by khanhlinh92004 on Fri, 07/27/2018 - 08:28

My friends say I look like a little cute bean.

Submitted by UrbaezEdith on Sun, 07/08/2018 - 00:10

I'm a little tall and thin, i have brown eyes and dark brown hair.

Submitted by Sha99 on Sun, 07/01/2018 - 06:42

Aurelia: Has Alex got a girlfriend? Can I use this sentence "Does Alex has a girlfriend? " Please Help if there is any mistake...

Submitted by Sha99 on Mon, 07/02/2018 - 07:49

Thank You Ma'am....

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Submitted by Mughal on Fri, 06/29/2018 - 11:37

I look like who has got short, light brown face, black hair. Aurelia is interested hannah's brother.Whose name is Alex.I think,she wants to be friendship with him.

Submitted by ussayli on Sun, 05/06/2018 - 16:22

I am 14 years old and I have black and short hair. I am taller than my friend but a little bit fatter according to my friend. My ears do not big as Alex and jem :)

Submitted by Grozinho on Sun, 02/25/2018 - 14:56

What do you look like? I'm taller than the girls and boys of my age. I've got short curly brown hair and I've got small brown eyes. I'm a little thin.

Submitted by phuong (not verified) on Sun, 08/30/2015 - 07:04

I'm Vietnamese. I has a medium high with long black hair, a round face and dark eyes. I'm very satisfied with my apearance athough it's not perfect.
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