is a personal pronoun (Yo)
There are more
personal pronouns: You ,
Hello! I am
My name is Andrew.
I am twenty-five years
old. I am tall and thin.
I have got brown eyes and dark hair.
I have got a brother and a sister. My
father is an engineer and my mother is a teacher.
In English you use the verb "Be"
(ser/estar) to talk about you:
thirteen years old
(Tengo trece años)
short and thin (Soy bajo y delgado)
very friendly (Soy muy simpático)
presentation on the present simple of "BE"
Do you remember the numbers?
9. Nine 10. Ten
19. Nineteen 20. Twenty
Thousand 1000000. A
Check it out! :
You also use the verb
(tener) to talk about you:
brown eyes (Tengo los ojos
black hair (Tengo el pelo negro)
a brother and a sister (Tengo un
hermano y una hermana)
on the present simple of "have got"
Describing other people-.
Read about Andrew's
My sister's name
twenty years old.
blonde and she has got
very funny and intelligent.
My brother's name
seventeen years old.
tall. He has got
black and short hair.
a student in Professional School.
Pay attention to these examples from
name is Laura
name is Paul
This construction is
called the "Saxon Genitive "
and it also expresses possesion
Let's look at some useful vocabulary
Parts of the Body
Useful adjectives and their opposites:
Revision of body parts
Let's look at some useful vocabulary. When you describe people you can
talk about their physical appearance or their character. Here are some
adjectives and you can use to describe a person
Practice 1: Can you find
What is your star sign?
This is a very interesting exercise. Check the description of your star sign.
1. First: Look for the following information:
Your color, like numbers and stone
Your compatible signs (it's good to know!)
Your career suggestions (the jobs you can be good at)
Read the description on the right and write down: adjectives and phrases describing you
2. Second: Take notes of this information in a word document entitled "Starsigns" for future use.
Can you describe yourself?
Now think about yourself. You can use the
following questions to get ideas:
Is your hair long or short?
What colour is your hair?
What colour are your eyes?
Have you got a large or small mouth?
Are you strong?
Are you fat or thin?
for a key pal:
You can also look for friends in the
internet to improve your English and write emails to them. When you
write emails to people abroad they are called
keypals Now prepare an introduction of
yourself. We will post it in the internet later. Start deciding what to
say about you:
Place of birth
Your physical description
Where you live: describe the
city, town, neighborhood
Now write a short
description of yourself using the information in this unit
use this description in your first message to a keypal very soon.