ORDER OF ADJECTIVES - eoi english class

ORDER OF ADJECTIVES - eoi english class

ORDER OF ADJECTIVES WHEN WE DESCRIBE SOMEONE: FOLLOW THIS ORDER: 1. 2. 3. 4. HEIGHT (short / tall ) BUILD (overweight / fat / slim / thin ) AGE (young / middle-age / old )

HAIR: lenght + style + colour (eg. short curly dark) 5. FACE (round / oval / square ) 6. COMPLEXION (sun tunned / pale ) 7. EYES: size + shape + colour (e.g. small round blue) 8. EXTRA FEATURES (beard / tato / moustache ) 9. CLOTHES (casual / smart / neat )

1. HEIGHT tall (very tall / quite tall / not very tall) average height short (very short / quite short / not very short) He is very tall. He is quite tall.

He is not very tall. 2. BUILD overweight / fat / chubby well built skinny / thin / slim / fit She is (very / quite / not very) - fat. - overweight. - chubby.

She is (very / quite / not very) - skinny. - thin. -slim. -muscular. -fit. 3. AGE old middle-aged

young He is - a baby. - a child. - a teenager. - a young man / woman. - young. - an adult. - middle-aged. - old. - in his twenties.

- about 20 years old. - twentyish. - twenty something. Other expressions: -To be in your teens. -To be in your early- / mid- / late-thirties. 4. HAIR: LENGHT + STYLE + COLOUR LENGTH She has - long hair. - short hair.

- medium lenght hair. - shoulder length hair. COLOUR She has - black hair. - fair hair. (bond/blonde) - dark hair. - red hair. - gray hair. - going gray hair. - light brown hair. - white hair.

STYLE She has - curly hair. - straight hair. - wavy hair. He is bald Examples: He hasshort straight dark hair. She has long curly fair hair.

5. FACE Examples: He has - an oblong face. - a rectangle face. - a round face. - a square face. - an inverted triangle face. - a heart face. - a diamond face. - a triangle face. - an oval face.

He has freckles. wrinkles. pimples. 6. COMPLEXION He has - a sun tanned complexion. - a pale complexion. - a fair complexion. - a dark complexion. - a black complexion.

He has - dark skin. / He is AfricanAmerican. - fair skin / light skin. - light-brown skin. / He is Asian. - (sun) tanned skin. - pale skin. 7. EYES: SIZE He has - big / large eyes. - small eyes.

SIZE + SHAPE + COLOUR SHAPE He has - round eyes. - almond-shape eyes. COLOUR He has - brown eyes. - black eyes. - blue eyes. - light-blue

eyes. - green eyes. EXAMPLES: He has - big round brown eyes. - small almond-shape green 8. EXTRAFEATURES He has - a beard. - a goatee. - a moustache.

- a tatoo. He wears -glasses. 9. DRESS He is wearing - a smart (shirt) = an formal (shirt) = an expensive (shirt). - a neat (shirt) = a clean (shirt). - a new (shirt) He is wearing - a casual (shirt) = an informal (shirt). - a dirty (shirt) = an untidy (shirt).

- an old (shirt) = a worn out (shirt). Now its your turn!! Make a full description of the images that youll see here Are you ready?? THE END

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