Describing people

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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?

Discussion

What do you look like?

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Comments

Submitted by MeaMea on Wed, 10/26/2022 - 10:05

Hi. well, I have brown hair and brown eyes. And I have two brothers and two sisters.

Submitted by matchalatte on Thu, 10/06/2022 - 12:36

Hi. I'm Matcha. In my country, my height is quite tall for my age, especially since I'm a girl. Many people said that I'm skinny, and it's a fact. I have had a hard time loving myself in the past, but now it's all fine.

Submitted by Terminator800 on Fri, 09/30/2022 - 20:40

Hi!, I am a short and thin girl, i have short dark brown hair, my eyes are dark brown too, large hands, and other things.

Submitted by SK0272ingles on Wed, 08/17/2022 - 01:01

What do you look like? I am fat, and short. My skin color is brown. I has got short black hair and brown eyes.

Submitted by AliEsp on Sat, 08/13/2022 - 16:02

I is average height and slim. I have got long straight blond hair. I have got brown eyes. My skin color is tan.

Submitted by fmchancosic on Wed, 08/10/2022 - 21:16

Hi, I'm Mateo. I'm twenty one years old. I'm tall and thin. I have brown eyes and black hair.
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Submitted by Tina - Coordinator on Thu, 08/11/2022 - 08:40

Hi Mateo,

Thanks for your comments on LearnEnglish Teens. This website is specially for teenagers aged 13-17 years old but you mention that you are older than that. You are welcome to keep on using LearnEnglish Teens but as you are over 17, please do NOT post any more comments as we must keep this strictly for teenagers to interact with each other. 

Best wishes,
Tina (LearnEnglish Teens team)

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Submitted by ahgima099 on Wed, 08/10/2022 - 06:45

I have got short black hair and fair skin .I have black eyes as I am Burmese. I am tall. I want to be slim because I am rather thin.

Submitted by Tami1210 on Wed, 08/10/2022 - 03:46

Hello, my name is Tamara. Physically I am small, my hair is brown wavy and long, my eyes are brown. I consider myself a cheerful, funny, respectful and very demanding girl in every duty or job.

Submitted by SEBASTIAN on Fri, 06/10/2022 - 21:41

hi i'm soliban my hear is brown ,my eyes are brown too and i like eat pinneaples

Submitted by Fadikly on Thu, 06/02/2022 - 17:13

i’m 15. i’ve got brown eyes. i’m short but its okay. i am very jealousy about my friend.

Submitted by Edaa on Wed, 06/01/2022 - 07:48

I have black eyes I'm medium height I'm medium weight

Submitted by Jasmine on Fri, 05/06/2022 - 13:23

I am short and thin. I have got long, black hair, black eyes and round face like a moon.

Submitted by Karina1990 on Sat, 04/30/2022 - 07:53

I'm Karina. I'm short. My height is 158sm. I'm little fat. My weight is 65kg. I've got middle long brown curly hair. I've got brown eyes, a normal nose and ears. My upper lip is thin. I wear glasses.

Submitted by Yeni19 on Thu, 04/14/2022 - 01:24

Hello. I’m a girl, I have 17 years old I’m short, I have brown eyes and brown hair and finally I am a friendly person.
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Submitted by tiagoalen on Sat, 01/08/2022 - 14:26

Hello, I'm tall and thin. Got a short black hair and brown eyes.

Submitted by zoeytruong on Fri, 12/10/2021 - 15:47

Hi, my name is Zoey. I'm 25 years old. Im quite short . I have got curly, black hair and black eyes. I'm quite fat, so i'm fighting to lose the weight.
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Submitted by JoModerator on Mon, 12/13/2021 - 16:47

Hi zoeytruong,
 
Thanks for your comments on LearnEnglish Teens. This website is specially for teenagers aged 13-17 years old. You are welcome to keep on using LearnEnglish Teens but as you are over 17, please do NOT post any more comments as we must keep this strictly for teenagers to interact with each other. 
 
Best wishes,
 
Jo (LearnEnglish Teens team)

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Submitted by rainyhappy on Wed, 12/01/2021 - 08:21

I've got short black hair and I wear black glasses. I'm short and thin. I have white skin.

Submitted by Fenic on Sun, 10/03/2021 - 05:24

I am a girl. I have long, dark hair.
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Submitted by Elsa on Tue, 08/24/2021 - 16:01

Hi, I'm thirteen years old and teenage girl. I'm tall and healthy weight for my age. I have a round face, brown eyes, a little droopy nose(not much), full lips. I have got original wavy hair. And my skin isn't very white(I think it's light yellow). I'm a friendly, funny, and ambitious girl. I am always happy and never sad. And also I can make sad people laugh. I always smile and all of my friends love me. They sometimes call me "baby"(haha). But they usually call me "Thun".

Submitted by glelter on Mon, 08/16/2021 - 01:25

i am a boy with green eyes and short blond hair, I am a little overweight, I am tall and I think that it's just this...
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Submitted by FlowerQueen on Thu, 07/22/2021 - 15:33

Hello. I am a girl and sixteen years old. I am not tall, and not small and I am slim. I have got long, dark, straight hair and brown eyes.
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Submitted by fanny on Wed, 07/07/2021 - 23:26

I am a teenager. I am sixteen years old. I am medium and slim. I have medium, wavy, brown hair. My eyes are small and brown. I have long straight lashes. My eyebrows are thick, long and brown. My skin color look like yellow.

Submitted by bear on Wed, 06/16/2021 - 20:16

Hi, i'm sixteen years old, my hair is brown, short and curly. I have brown eyes, i'm not tall but also i'm not very short. I have a twin, but she has a long hair. My ears are normal, I think haha.

Submitted by flaflu on Mon, 06/14/2021 - 04:34

hi, my name is Eryck, i am 15 years old, i am tall, i have short brown hair, my eyes are light brown, my face is oval, my eyes are medium size and i love hugs.
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Submitted by MuradYT on Fri, 06/04/2021 - 09:50

Hello! My name is Murad. I'm 13 years old. I have black hair and brown eyes.

Submitted by GiulianoAnderle on Tue, 05/25/2021 - 10:54

hi, I am fifteen years old, i am a boy, I am white, my hair is brown, I have brown eyes and I am a quiet person.

Submitted by chittaphon on Wed, 05/12/2021 - 22:29

Hi! My name's Caroline. I am a very tall person, with brown hair and short now because I always had long hair, I have dark brown eyes, lots of pimples and blackheads, big ears, a pretty big forehead, long feathers, pretty normal feet, small hands, I am thin, very thin.

Submitted by Blue_Calamar on Wed, 05/12/2021 - 21:23

Hi! I am sixteen, I am short, I am not thin or flat, I am long and brown hair, I am brown eyes.

Submitted by cay_273 on Wed, 05/12/2021 - 20:49

Hi, I’m sixteen years old, and I’m tall and thin. My hair is medium height and brown, my eyes are brown and I have upturned eyes too. My lips are thin and a small mouth. My nose is big. I´m versatile and imaginative, I like watching movies. I love books and reading.

Submitted by Derli on Wed, 05/12/2021 - 18:50

Hello! My name is Derli. I'm fifteen years old. I'm tall person, I am thin, I have black curly hair, dark black eyes, my mouth are of normal size and my thin upper lip.

Submitted by jack22 on Wed, 05/12/2021 - 18:21

I am a tall boy with long dark brown hair, I have dark brown eyes, many pimples and blackheads, normal ears, small forehead, very long feathers, normal feet, large hands and I am thin, very thin.

Submitted by 21000124 on Tue, 05/11/2021 - 18:58

I am fifteen years old, I am thin, I am not short but I am also not very tall. Medium sized brown hair and light brown eyes.

Submitted by Bernardopica007 on Wed, 05/12/2021 - 18:30

Hi. I am fifteen years, I am white, tall and thin. My hair is long, wavy and brown, My eyes are also green. I'm an introvert, but I'm not ashamed to talk to people. My hobbies are developing games and watching movies.

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Submitted by mfduda on Tue, 05/11/2021 - 17:45

Hiii, I´m fifteen years old, I´m white, short and thin. My hair is short and brown, my eyes are brown too. My lips have a normal size, my hands are short and my nose is large. I´m extroverted, I love talk with other people. I like books and games too. I have a little dog, her name is Pipoca.

Submitted by PedroBenfatoQuadros on Tue, 05/11/2021 - 13:13

'm young. i have brown hair and brown eyes. I am tall and so-so fat. I try to maintain a good mood. I like to play video games and leave the house to have fun.

Submitted by LucasSilva on Sun, 05/09/2021 - 22:24

My name is Lucas. I'm not thin or fat, my eyes are dark brown, my nose is small and my ears are also. I have small and black hair. I am very shy and not usually talk to others. I very like listening to music, play video game and watching series.

Submitted by Gabii123 on Sat, 05/08/2021 - 16:09

Hi! My name's Gabriela, i'm fifteen years old, i have green and round eyes, short brown hair and i'm tall. I'm a reserved person and i have a good- tempered.

Submitted by Gabii123 on Sat, 05/08/2021 - 00:21

Hi! My name's Gabriela, i'm fifteen year old, i have green and round eyes, short brown hair and i'm tall. I'm a reserved person, i have a good-tempered.

Submitted by LuanVaz on Thu, 05/06/2021 - 22:36

Hello, I'm a boy, I'm fifteen years old, my eyes are brown and my hair is short and brown. I'm tall. I would be what you call a funny kid I love studying, reading and playing video games. I have a sister, she is younger than me. :)

Submitted by gabi27122005liberato on Thu, 05/06/2021 - 21:46

Hiii, i´m 15 years old, medium height, green eyes and long, brown hair. The shape of my face is round and i have almond eyes

Submitted by V4NT3H0P3 on Tue, 05/04/2021 - 03:10

I am a girl of average height, big brown eyes, curly brown hair. i have long legs.

Submitted by Oliveira22 on Tue, 05/04/2021 - 02:04

Hello, I'm 15 years old, I'm a boy, I consider myself tall and thin, my hair is short, straight and black, my eyes are dark brown, I have close set eyes, triangular ears, button nose, oval face and round lips. I'm friendly, funny, hard-working, energetic, humble, thoughful, easygoing, sincere, reliable, neat, adventurous, honest and happy. But sometimes I'm impacient, bad-tempered, careless, reserved, worried and lazy.

Submitted by gus_skt on Tue, 05/04/2021 - 02:03

I am a short boy for my age, I am not thin or fat, I have brown eyes and hair. I have some friends who play video games and basketball with me. In my free time I go to the gym, skate, play sports and spend time with my friends. :)

Submitted by Blaufff on Tue, 05/04/2021 - 01:53

Hello, I’m Blaufff. Well my hair is brown, I am tall and big, I have green eyes, I am white and I am a man

Submitted by RogerinDoLiberato on Tue, 05/04/2021 - 01:42

Hello! I am fifteen years old, I am white, my hair is brown, short and straight and I have brown eyes, I am tall, and a little fat, my lips are big. I'm an introvert, but depending I like talk if persons.

Submitted by 311097 on Mon, 05/03/2021 - 23:59

I am fifteen years old, long blond hair, brown eyes, I have fair skin, I'm slim and I'm not too tall.

Submitted by g1810 on Mon, 05/03/2021 - 21:10

I am a boy. I'm 15 years old. I have a medium height and I am thin. I have blue eyes and short blond hair. And I am a calm and polite person.

Submitted by g1810 on Mon, 05/03/2021 - 17:23

I am a boy. I'm 15 years old. I have a medium height and I am thin. I have blue eyes and short blond hair. And I am a quiet person.
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