In this lesson, your tutor will help you go over this topic: physical appearance. First, go over the following vocabulary and expressions with your tutor. Read the word/expression and definition out loud, and your tutor will go over anything you do not understand. Practice creating a sentence or two to make sure you know how to use the word/expression properly.
|handsome||(adj) usually said about a man with good looks
He’s a handsome man.
|gorgeous||(adj) very beautiful
She’s a gorgeous woman.
|good-looking||(adj) having a pleasing appearance; beautiful or handsome
They are a good-looking couple.
|well-dressed||(adj) wearing nice and fashionable clothes
He’s well-dressed for his job interview.
|poorly dressed||(adv + adj) not wearing nice and good clothes
She was poorly dressed for the bad weather.
|attractive||(adj) having a pleasing appearance
Your new house is attractive.
|unattractive||(adj) not having a pleasing appearance
The picture on the wall is unattractive to me.
|overweight||(adj) fat; too much weight
He’s overweight by 10 kilograms.
|muscular||(adj) having large and strong muscles
He has a muscular body.
|slender||(adj) thin in an attractive way
She is tall and slender.
Use the following questions as a guideline to form an interesting conversation with your tutor. Feel free to diverge from these suggestions if anything interesting comes up.
- What’s the first thing you notice about someone?
- What do you do to improve or maintain your appearance?
- Are clothes important to you? Why?
- Are people judged by how they dress or look?
- How long does it take you to get ready in the morning?
- Does appearance affect a person’s success in life?
- What are some ways people change their appearance?
- Is it better to be physically attractive or intelligent? Why?
- Is it better to be physically attractive or rich? Why?
- Do people spend too much time and money on physical appearance?