Describe people in Spanish -DESCRIBIR PERSONAS- vocabulary A1


Vocabulary about describe people in SpanishLet’s learn vocabulary related to describing people personality and appearance. First, if you want a copy of the pdf sheet, just leave us a message in the comments and we will send it to you.  after that practice the vocabulary with the quizzes below.  

Remember that to describe people you need to use ver 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 this verbs and their conjugation. You should also learn a little more about how adjectives work in Spanish.

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 watching these video.

Describing people appearance in Spanish, practice with quizzes

Before start working with the activities, remember you can contact your tutor with any question you have. Don’t you have a Spanish personal tutor yet?


alto, bajo, gordo, delgado, feo, guapo, moreno, simpático, amable, trabajador, vago, tímido, optimista, pesimista, trabajador, callado, egoísta, serio, alegre,

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4 comentarios sobre “Describe people in Spanish -DESCRIBIR PERSONAS- vocabulary A1

    • el octubre 22, 2017 a las 10:37 am

      Mil gracias, Lidia. Si tienes sugerencias para futuros trabajos serán muy bienvenidos.

  • el junio 16, 2019 a las 9:21 pm

    Hi, can I please have a copy of the pdf? Thanks!

    • el junio 18, 2019 a las 1:25 pm

      Por supuesto (of course). Te la envio (I send it to you) ahora mismo (right now) por email.


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