Practice describing people

Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!
Complete the sentences below with words from the exercise before.
1. She is neither short nor tall. She´s height.
2. He´s 75, but his skin is still perfect, with hardly any .
3. I´ve got a on my chin from an accident.
4. My father is completely now, but he used to have thick black hair.
5. You must have put on . Your trousers dont´t fit you anymore.

Replace the adjectives in brackets with others that are a bit more polite or more suitable.
1. He´s a bit (ugly) and he doesn´t wear nice clothes either.
2. Who´s that (fat) woman over there? Isn´t that Petra?
3. I think Brad Pitt´s (beautiful) . Don´t you think?
4. She´s got long, (thin) legs. She looks phantastic in a miniskirt.
5. To me, you´re the most (handsome) girl in the world.
6. Who´s the (old) lady over there?

What are the opposites of the following adjectives?
thin -
beautiful -
curly -
pale -
tall -
Complete the words in the text on the right to describe the man below.


He is and a bit ,
and he´s got long brown hair.
He´s shaved off his ,
so now you can see
his double .
He is healthy
and a friendly .
The clothes he´s wearing
are a bit
but normally he´s quite -dressed.