DESCRIBING PHYSICAL STATES AND EMOTIONS

 Physical Descriptions – Body – Picture Dictionary

Age – Physical Description

PEOPLE AND PHYSICAL DESCRIPTIONS

PEOPLE%252520AND%252520PHYSICAL%252520DESCRIPTIONS Age   Physical Description people english through pictures

1 child-children, 2 baby/infant, 3 toddler, 4 boy, 5 girl
6 teenager, 7 adult, 8 man-men, 9 woman-women
10 senior citizen/elderly person
age
11 young, 12 middle-aged, 13 old/elderly
height
14 tall, 15 average height, 16 short
weight
17 heavy, 18 average weight, 19 thin/slim
20 pregnant, 21 physically challenged, 22 vision impaired
23 hearing impaired

Growing up

Age       Stage

0- 1 approximately a baby

1- 2 a toddler

2- 12 approximately a child – this period is your childhood

13-17 approximately a teenager (14 = early teens)

18 + an adult

20-30 in your twenties (24-26 = mid twenties)

30-40 in your thirties (38 = late thirties)

40+ people are middle-aged; in middle age

60 or 65 retirement (= when people stop work; they are retired)

75+ old age (you can also use elderly)

Age
Word/phrase
-> 18 months; before they can walk a baby
2—>10 or 11 a child

children (plural)
13 about 17 a teenager or a young person
young people (plural)
18 –> an adult
about 45–>60 a middle-aged person
65    –> an elderly man or woman (more polite than old)

Other phrases for age

teens (13 -> about 17)
early twenties (20 -> 23)
mid-thirties (34-> 36)
late fifties (57 -> 59)

 

Note: For boys, the period between 14-17 approximately (slightly younger for girls) is called adolescence,

In law you are an adult at the age of 18, but many people think of you as an adult when you leave school.

 

Physical Descriptions – Body – Picture Dictionary
1. blond/ light hair
2. red hair
3. brown/ dark hair
4. black hair

Physical Descriptions – Body – Picture Dictionary
5. long hair
6. shoulder- length hair
7. short hair
8. part
9. bangs

Physical Descriptions – Body – Picture Dictionary
10. braid
11. pony tail
12. curly hair
13. straight hair

Physical Descriptions – Body – Picture Dictionary
14. wavy hair
15. bald
16. stubble

Physical Descriptions – Body – Picture Dictionary
17. mustache
18. beard
19. sideburns
20. goatee

Physical Descriptions – Body – Picture Dictionary
21. short
22. tall
23. slim/ thin
24. heavy

DESCRIBING PHYSICAL STATES AND EMOTIONS


1 tired
2 sleepy
3 exhausted
4 sick/ill
5 hot
6 cold
7 hungry
8 thirsty
9 full
10 happy
11 sad/unhappy
12 miserable
13 excited
14 disappointed
15 upset
16 annoyed


17 angry/mad
18 furious
19 disgusted
20 frustrated
21 surprised
22 shocked
23 lonely
24 homesick
25 nervous
26 worried
27 scared/afraid
28 bored
29 proud
30 embarrassed
31 jealous
32 confused

Parties

brunch: a party where both breakfast and lunch dishes are served

  • Brunches are popular on Sunday mornings.

cocktail party: a large party where drinks and snacks are served and where guests stand up and move around to talk to other guests

  • Cocktail parties are good places to meet new people.

dinner party: a party where a formal evening meal is served

  • She has very elegant dinner parties and always invites interesting people.

engagement party: a party to congratulate a couple on their commitment to marry one another

  • Her sister is having an engagement party for them.

get-together: an informal party

  • Our group of friends has a get-together every month or so.

luncheon: a party where a formal lunch is served

  • Her mother invited all of the wedding party to a luncheon.

open house: a large party where the guests may arrive and leave at any time during the suggested hours

  • We were invited to an open house on New Year’s Day.

party:
a group of people meeting together for the purpose of having fun

  • I’m always ready for a party.

a group of people who do something together

  • The restaurant is reserving a table for a party of six people.

reception: a party to meet, welcome, or say good-bye to someone

  • The company invited me to a reception to meet the new vice president.

shower: a party where the guests bring gifts for a bride-to-be or mother-to-be

  • Our office is planning a shower for our assistant, who is expecting a baby in January.

wedding: a ceremony to celebrate a marriage

  • Were you invited to the wedding?

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