Match the descriptions (1-6) to the adjectives.
Find two descriptions in the article in Ex. 2.
• shy • moody • confident • nervous
• impatient • sensitive
1 She looks people in the eye and smiles when meeting them for the first time.
2 He looks down at the floor and blushes when speaking to people he doesn’t know well.
3 Sara’s eyes often fill with tears when she watches sad movies.
4 Sam often sits with his arms folded and with a grumpy expression on his face.
5 Mike taps his foot and sighs when he has to wait.
6 As well as biting her nails constantly, Anna often fidgets a lot.
Linking words and phrases
• We can join descriptions of similar personal qualities by using: in addition, also, and, both... and, moreover, as well as etc. She is both kind and helpful. Moreover, she never loses her temper.
• We can join descriptions of contrasting qualities by using: but, oh the other hand, however, nevertheless, in spite of this, although etc. She is independent and knows her own mind. However, she is sometimes very stubborn.