How to Describe Personality in English

How to Describe Personality in English

How to Describe Personality in English

Adjectives to Describe Personality

ambitiousambicioso
annoyingpesado
bad-temperedmalhumorado
bravevaliente
carefreedespreocupado
carelessdescuidado, poco cuidadoso
conservativeconservador
cowardcobarde
crazy, nutsloco, chiflado
cruelcruel
charmingencantador
cheerfulalegre, jovial;
boring aburrido
friendlyamigable, simpático, agradable
generousgeneroso
hard-workingtrabajador
honesthonesto
kindamable
laid-backtranquilo, relajado
lazyperezoso, vago
loyalfiel
meantacaño
modestmodesto
moodyde humor cambiante
naiveingenuo, inocentón
naughty (children)malo, travieso (niños)
open-minded: 
narrow-minded:
de actitud abierta, sin prejuicios
de mentalidad cerrada, intolerante;
politecortés, educado
proudorgulloso
reliablefiable, confiable
self-confidentseguro de sí mismo
selfishegoísta
sensiblesensato, prudente;
sensitivesensible
shy – introvertedtímido, vergonzoso – introvertido
strictestricto, severo, riguroso
stubbornterco, testarudo, tozudo
talkativeconversador, hablador
trustworthydigno de confianza
weirdraro, extraño

What’s she Like?

When we ask ‘What is she like?’, we are asking about her personality

  1. He is shy, he never talks to anybody
  2. She is talkative,  she never stops talking
  3. I consider myself lazy, I don’t like to work hard
  4. He is always kind with new students
  5. My dad is optimistic, he thinks everything is going to be alright
  6. We are very bright students
  7. They are very funny, they always make my friends laugh.
  8. She is quiet, She never says much
  9. He is  a very honest man, he will tell you the truth
  10. She is jealous, she doesn’t want others to win.

Worksheet

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Comparative and Superlative Exercises

The  following links will take you to online exercises  so you can practice  wth your students  if you have internet accesss and a video beam


People’s Physical Worksheet

Worksheet #1 : Comparatives and Superlatives

Worksheet #2 : Personality Traits Classification

Worksheet #3 : Personality Traits Exercise

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