Physical appearance: how to describe someone in Italian

Physical appearance: how to describe someone in Italian

How can you describe someone in Italian? What are the expressions used to make a physical description of a person?


Describing a person in Italian is one of the easiest things to do. All you need are three expressions:


È → third person singular of the verb essere

Ha i capelli → to describe someone’s hair

Ha gli occhi → to describe someone’s eyes


After that, the only thing you will need are the right adjectives in order to make a good description.


So, this video lesson will show you how to better use these expressions and make a good physical description of a person in Italian.


Press play and don’t forget to play the game after watching the video lesson.







Here you have a game to make you practice the content of this video lesson.


The rule is simple:


Click on each box to open it and then try and describe the person that you will see in the box.



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Gloria Spagnoli
Gloria Spagnoli
I help beginners of Italian take their first steps, speak from day one and learn Italian at their pace and by having fun.