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Lesson 10 - Descripción de Personas (Describing People)
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Pages in this lesson: Physical Descriptions - ser/estar/tener - Dialogue - Reading - Quiz
This page: Practice with vocabulary for describing people and the verbs ser, estar and tener in this reading lesson about online dating.

online dating

Citas en Línea
(Online Dating)

Reading Lesson

Key Vocabulary

The following is a list of key vocabulary that you will need to know to understand the lesson. Click on the word to hear the pronunciation.



When looking for love through online dating, people read descriptions and look at photos of other people. Read the following descriptions and then see if you can figure out which description goes with each photo.

Me llamo Carmen. Tengo 25 años. Tengo el pelo rubio y los ojos azules. Soy una persona alegre y cariñosa. Busco una persona inteligente y amable.

Mi nombre es Aurora. Tengo 23 años. Tengo el pelo largo y negro y los ojos negros. Soy un poco introvertida. Busco un hombre serio pero cariñoso.

Soy Valeria. Tengo 30 años. Tengo el pelo castaño y ondulado y los ojos cafés. Soy trabajadora y extrovertida. Busco un hombre simpático y honesto.

Woman #1    
Who am I?

Woman #2    
Who am I?

Woman #3    
Who am I?


Soy Carlos. Tengo 27 años. Tengo el pelo rubio y los ojos azules. Soy trabajador y honesto. Busco una mujer inteligente y simpática.

Me llamo Juan. Tengo 28 años. Tengo el pelo negro y lacio. Tengo una barba y un bigote. Soy serio y un poco introvertido. Busco una persona honesta y responsable.

Soy Jorge. Tengo 29 años. Soy calvo y tengo los ojos negros. Soy extrovertido. Busco una mujer que es alegre y simpática.

Man #1    
Who am I?

Man #2    
Who am I?

Man #3    
Who am I?



Write a description of yourself similar to the ones that you read above. Use the physical description words that you learned in this lesson as well as the personality adjectives that you learned in lesson 3.

If you want to type a special character (like an accented letter) in the comments section, you could do one of the following . . .

  • Select and copy the character that you need → á é í ó ú ü ñ ¿ ¡ Á É Í Ó Ú Ü Ñ « »
  • Use special codes on your computer if you have numeric keypad (instructions HERE).
  • Type your sentences into the text box below and use the special character buttons provided. Then select and copy your text and paste it into the comments section.

  Don't forget to paste your text into the comments section below!

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Lesson 10 - Descripción de Personas (Describing People)
Physical Descriptions - ser/estar/tener - Dialogue - Reading - Quiz




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