How can we describe people in Italian? In this lesson, we cover more than thirty adjectives that can be used to describe the face, the eyes, the nose, the mouth, the hair, the height, and the age of people.

Two Main Takeaways

  • When we describe people in Italian we need to make sure that the adjective we use agrees in gender and number with the noun it refers to.
  • Common Italian adjectives to describe the face are: “ovale”, “quadrata”, and “rotonda”.

Three Action Steps

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  • Download this episode’s printable guide. You can find it here.
  • Take the instant-score quiz below to test your understanding of the lesson.

Links Mentioned and Other Resources

  • CLICK HERE to listen to episode #72: Italian Family Vocabulary.
  • CLICK HERE to listen to episode #59: How to Write an Email in Italian.
  • CLICK HERE to get the Italian Verb Blueprint, a guide for conjugating all regular Italian verbs.

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