Describe people in French

This online audio lesson will teach you how to describe people in French. With these French adjectives on hand you'll be able to talk about a person’s appearance in French and the kind of person they are as well. This will really spice up your French conversation skills!

Describe people in French

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Nik a les cheveux courts.
Nik has short hair.
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Lisa a les cheveux longs.
Lisa has long hair.
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Elle a les cheveux mi-longs.
She has medium-length hair.
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Il a les cheveux raides.
He has straight hair.
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Elle a les cheveux ondulés.
She has wavy hair.
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Tina a les cheveux bouclés.
Tina has curly hair.
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Maria a les cheveux couleur noisette.
Maria has brown hair.
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Peter a les cheveux noirs.
Peter has black hair.
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Oli est blonde.
Oli has blond hair.
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Rosi est rousse.
Rosi has red hair.

What about eye and skin color?

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Il a les yeux marron.
He has brown eyes.
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Elle a les yeux verts.
She has green eyes.
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Il a les yeux bleus.
He has blue eyes.
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Elle est mate de peau.
She is dark-skinned.
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Il a le teint clair.
He is fair-skinned.

What about other features, like height and weight?

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Elle est petite.
She is short.
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Il est grand.
He is tall.
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Elle est mince.
She is thin.
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Il est gros.
He is fat.
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Il est maigre.
He is skinny.

What about other abilities and features?

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Elle est rapide.
She is fast.
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Il est lent.
He is slow.
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Elle est forte.
She is strong.
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Elle est faible.
She is weak.
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Elle est jolie.
She is pretty.
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Il est beau.
He is handsome.
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Il est mignon.
He is good-looking.
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Elle est laide.
She is ugly.

What about personality?

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Elle est amicale.
She is friendly.
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Il est gentil.
He is nice.
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Elle est calme.
She is quiet.
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Elle est timide.
She is shy.
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Il a de l‘humour.
He is humorous.
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Elle est intelligente.
She is intelligent.
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Il est patient.
He is patient.
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Elle est paresseuse.
She is lazy.
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Il est mal élevé.
He is bad-mannered.
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Il est sérieux.
He is serious.
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Il est agréable.
He is kind.
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Elle travaille dur.
She is hard-working.
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Il est sophistiqué.
He is sophisticated.
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Elle est courageuse.
She is brave.
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Il est marrant.
He is funny.
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Elle est pauvre.
She is poor.
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Elle est riche.
She is rich.

That’s it for today’s lesson. With all these descriptions you should be able to describe just about anyone!

À bientôt!
Marie-Claire Rivière and the Rocket French Team

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