Describing people in english - Sample English conversation

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In this lesson, we are going to learn to describe how people look.

Describing a woman

Tracy : Excuse me, are you Ms. Davis?

Shannon : No, I am not Ms. Davis but I know who she is.

Tracy : Great! Can you tell me where to find her?

Shannon : I am not sure where she is in the building now. I do know what she looks like though.

Tracy : Can you describe her, please?

Shannon : She is a tall woman, with dark brown hair and light brown eyes.

Tracy : Do you know what she is wearing?

Shannon : Yes. She is wearing a white dress shirt and black blazer and skirt.

Tracy : Thank you so much.

Shannon : You’re welcome. I hope you find her.

A blind date

Tracy : I have a surprise for you, Bridgette!

Bridgette : What is it?

Tracy : I am sending you on a blind date with my co-worker, Joshua. You two would make a perfect couple.

Bridgette : Thanks but I do not even know what he looks like.

Tracy : He is very handsome. He has a very friendly face.

Bridgette : What do you mean friendly face?

Tracy : He has a bright smile, beautiful blue eyes and smooth skin. He will make you smile. I know you like tall guys as well and he is 6’3.

Bridgette : He sounds very attractive!

A popular figure

Tracy : You know I am very inspired by Nelson Mandela.

Bridgette : Isn't he the former South African president?

Tracy : Yes, he is. He fought a long time for South Africa's independence.

Bridgette : He looks like Obama, doesn't he?

Tracy : Oh no he doesn't! Mandela is old. Obama is young!

Bridgette : But they are both tall and thin and black and they have short hair.

Tracy : But Obama's hair is black, and Mandela has white hair.

Bridgette : Well, they look similar to me.

A football player

Tracy : I love football season! My favorite player is Sean Culver this season.

Bill : Who is that? He plays for Dallas?

Tracy : Yea. He is the running back. He is average height and has brown skin.

Bill : I still don’t know who he is. What else does he look like?

Tracy : He is very muscular, has long hair and wears glasses to press conferences.

Bill : Oh! I know who he is. I do not like him, he helped beat my favorite team, the Patriots.

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