By using the Most common personality adjectives you are able to describe the personality of a person you know.
Most common personality adjectives (from the Document)…
The character traits described by the personality adjectives under ‘Section a’ below are considered to be “good” or positive by most English speakers. The list under ‘Section b’ is for some negative personality traits. This is generally true but remember that words are often used subjectively. For example, “determined” is shown here as a positive personality adjective, while “stubborn” has got a negative connotation (the literal meaning of both is very similar). Use them in your everyday speech/writing…… Make 2-3 sentences of ‘your own’ on each and relate them with a person you know to Learn and remember them… have fun!
a) Adjectives that Describe people Positively
adaptable, adventurous, affectionate, agreeable, ambitious, amicable, amusing, brave, bright, broad-minded, calm, careful, charming, conservationist, compassionate, considerate, courageous, courteous, creative, decisive, determined, diligent, diplomatic, dynamic, easygoing,
emotional, energetic, enthusiastic, extroverted, fair-minded, faithful, fearless, forceful, frank, friendly, funny, generous, gentle, good, hard-working, helpful, humorous, imaginative, impartial, independent, intellectual, intelligent, kind, loving, loyal, modest, neat, nice, optimistic, passionate, patient, persistent, philosophical, polite, powerful, practical, pro-active, quick-witted, quiet, rational, reliable, reserved, resourceful, romantic, self-confident, self-disciplined, sensible, sensitive, shy, sincere, sociable, straightforward, sympathetic, thoughtful, tidy, tough, unassuming, understanding, Tactful, versatile, warmhearted, willing, witty
b) Describe people negatively (Please take care in using them; even with the people you don’t like… they can be your best friends too!)
aggressive, arrogant, boring, bossy, careless, changeable, compulsive, cruel, cunning, detached, dishonest, dogmatic, domineering, flirtatious, foolish, fussy, greedy, harsh, impatient, impolite, inconsistent, indecisive, inflexible, interfering, intolerant, introverted, irresponsible, jealous, lazy, mterialistic, mean, miserly, moody, narrow-minded, nasty, naughty, nervous, obsessive, over-emotional, pessimistic, possessive, rude, ruthless, sarcastic, secretive, selfish, short tempered, silly, stubborn, stupid, superficial, Superstitious, Tactless, timid, touchy, thoughtless, unkind, unpredictable, unreliable, untidyuntrustworthy
T.r.i.c.k.s and Tips to Learn them, remember them and use them in describing a person and comparing two or more people:
1. Try to understand 5 per day and relate them with a person you know…. you may even relate them with an Animal e.g. ‘clever like a fox’
2. Think of 5 that you associate yourself strongly with and write down some examples of when you used that personality trait
3. Play the alligation game of assigning a ‘negative word’ to a fellow student… it’s just a game to take it lighlt and explain how and in what situations you are not that
4. Compare popular characters from the films or political parties on the personality that they display
5. Enjoy using them and associating good personality words to people in yous family, friends and colleagues. You will see a change in their behavior as well!
Thanks to Google, we have a nice and ‘easy to describe’ Picture/Logo on India’s republic day. Transformation of their own LOGO to include the popular theme of the Day is a wonderful demonstration of creativity!… How much do you agree with me? and How many times do we get this pleasant surprise from Google?
Have a Good day and all the best for your Practice of English as a Language…
T.r.i.c.k.s NOIDA Center wishes you a Happy Republic Day!
These are the ‘2 words we are going to Learn today’ – with that some common expressions and more words like mindset, moody etc…So, please ‘prepare your mind’ and get into ‘the right mood’ to learn: how to confidently use these words and expressions in your everyday conversations.
I am sure you have heard:
Regular announcements in the Delhi Metro: “Please Mind the Gap”,
“Mind your Language” the video episodes we swatch to get some fun from British Humor as it happens in Mr. Brown’s English class
All I want is some “Peace of Mind”
Some more usages picked from the Media (thanks to http://www.vocabulary.com):
A large part of me realized early on that it was my mind playing tricks. (BBC Oct 25, 2013)
Aspiring Minds research has been featured in The Economist and Wall Street Journal among other media. (Scientific American Oct 24, 2013)
But wealthy Singaporeans don’t mind spending several hundred thousand dollars on a luxury car. (BBC Oct 24, 2013)
But Dr Addyman thinks that studying babies’ laughter can be just as effective at helping us pinpoint developments in the way their minds are expanding. (BBC Oct 19, 2013)
Please keep in mind that you still have to click open this link to see all the meanings
Words that come from it: Mindset, Mindful, Mindfulness, Mindfully, Mindless, Mindlessly, Mindlessness, broad-minded, narrow-minded…
Are you feeling good or bad, cheerful or irritable right now? This is your mood.
Mood refers to how you feel at the present time and this keeps changing depending on how moody you are. If you want to ask your boss for a raise, wait until he or she is in a good mood. Don’t ask, though, if he or she is “in a bad mood” – that means the person is irritable or already irritated. If you are in the mood for something like ice cream or spicy food, you would like to have it now. Mood can also describe the attitude of a group of people or the feeling of a film, novel or piece of music.
I am sure you have heard: “What’s your mood today?”; “I was not in a mood to go to the office so made a excuse”; “Let’s get into the mood and try something new.”
Some more usages picked from the Media (thanks to http://www.vocabulary.com).
Studies have linked repeated concussions with a chronic disease with symptoms including memory loss and mood swings. (BBC Oct 26, 2013)
They are already in militant mood, with strikes planned next week over pay. (BBC Oct 25, 2013)
Expressive writing is known to help assuage psychological trauma and improve mood. (Scientific American Oct 19, 2013)
Words that come from it: Moody, Moodiness, Moodily
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Like we did words of feelings in the BASIC course, We will do usage of different Mood words in the Intermediate/Get Selected/Go Global programs. I will write about that in another post.