Do you know how to DESCRIBE PEOPLE IN SPANISH?
Let’s learn vocabulary related to describing people’s personalities and appearance. Students registered in our Premium Service can get a copy of our pdf sheets, just by leaving a message in the comment. After that practice the vocabulary with the quizzes below.
Remember that to describe people you need to use verb SER (to be), TENER (to have) and LLEVAR (to wear) which is a regular verb ending in -ar, click on the link to learn more about these verbs and their conjugation. You should also learn a little more about adjectives ending and agreement.
You can also study these adjectives in context by listening to podcasts: El amigo de Carmen.
Using SER or ESTAR to describe people
As you probably already know, in Spanish we have two ways to say TO BE. SER is used to describe with general characteristics (soy alto, ere inteligente, es simpátido…), while ESTAR is used to describe mood and state of mind (estoy contento, estás triste, está cansado…). Learn more by watching this video.
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alto, bajo, gordo, delgado, feo, guapo, moreno, simpático, amable, trabajador, vago, tímido, optimista, pesimista, trabajador, callado, egoísta, serio, alegre,