This is my body

When we describe a person’s appearance, we usually describe a person’s hair, eyes, complexion, weight, height and special features. Let’s see some vocabulary to describe all these characteristics.

Listening Practice

Look at the following picture. What are the names of each part of the body? Click on each part, listen and check the spelling.

Mira la siguiente imagen. ¿Cuáles son los nombres de las partes del cuerpo marcadas? Da clic sobre las diferentes partes del cuerpo, escucha y revisa cómo se escriben.

body

head

hair

eye

nose

ear

mouth

finger

neck

arm

chest

stomach

elbow

knee

hand

toe

leg

foot

What do you look like?

What do you look like? is a question that asks you about your physical appearance. Let’s check some vocabulary about physical appearance.

Vocabulary

Now click on each card to listen how to describe your hair and other physical features.

Ahora haz clic en cada tarjeta para escuchar como puedes describir a tu cabello y otras características físicas.

Length

short corto

medium length mediano

long largo

Style

Straight lacio

wavy ondulado

curly rizado

bald calvo

spiky en pico

Color

Dark oscuro

Blond (AmE) / Fair /BrE) rubio

brown café

grey/gray gris

red rojo

white blanco

Special features

brackets brackets

wrinkles arrugas

Freckles pecas

mole lunar

moustache bigote

beard barba

pimples granos

dimples hoyuelos

pony tale cola de caballo

Listening Practice

Look at the following pictures. Click on each picture to read and listen to the descriptions.

Length

I have long hair

I have medium-length hair

I have short hair

Style

Frizzy hair

Curly hair

Wavy hair

Straight hair

Color

Dark hair

Brown hair

Red hair

Fair hair

Grey hair

White hair