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#9 - Describing People’s personality (Describir Personalidad)

#9 - Describing People’s personality (Describir Personalidad)

Update: 2020-03-09
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Learn Spanish with Latin ELE. Your Latinamerican Spanish podcast for beginners. In this episode you will learn how to describe people's personality.

Contents:  
For describing somebody's personality, we use the verb "ser" + personality adjective.
Adjectives to describe people (most of them with their opposite): 
Simpático(a) = Nice, Pleasant /Antipático(a) = Obnoxious
Agradable = Likeable / Desagradable =Unpleasant
Alegre = Cheerful  / Triste = Sad
Generoso(a) =  Generous  / Tacaño(a)=  Cheap
Extrovertido(a)=  Extrovert / Introvertido(a) = Introvert
Gruñón(a) =  Grumpy
Trabajador = Hardworking) / Perezoso (a) = Lazy
Amigable = Friendly/ Antipatico = Unfriendly
Responsable=Responsible / Irresponsable = Irresponsible
Puntual = Punctual/ Impuntual = unpunctual
Relajado(a) = Easy-going
Serio(a) = Serious
Detallista = Detail-oriented person.
Modesto (a) = Modest / Egocentrico(a) = Egocentric
Cortés = Polite / Descortés = Impolite
Listo(a) = Smart  / Bobo(a) = Silly
Examples on Episode: 
1) Mi amigo Gabriel es responsable, trabajador y muy detallista.
2) Mi amigo Miguel es simpático y extrovertido, pero también es un poco tacaño

If you don't know the person very well, but want to express your impressions, you can use the verb "parecer"
Example: Adam parece antipático, egocéntrico e impuntual

Dialogue:
Marco: Jessica, ¿cómo estás?
Jessica: Bien, ¿y tú?
Marco: Muy bien, gracias. ¿Cómo está tu hermana?
Jessica: Ella está bien.
Marco: ¿Cómo es ella? No la conozco bien.
Jessica: Ella es simpática, extrovertida y alegre.
Marco: esa es mi impresión.
Jessica: ¿y tu hermano? ¿Cómo es él?
Marco: Mi hermano es un bobo. Es perezoso, antipático y descortés. Creo que es la edad, tiene 15 años.
Homework: 
Describe two of your best friends using the vocabulary of this lesson. Post it on our  Facebook Group "Aprende español - Latin ELE" so we can review it and discuss with other members. You can write "tarea 1" + your text.
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#9 - Describing People’s personality (Describir Personalidad)

#9 - Describing People’s personality (Describir Personalidad)

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