Appearance Vocabulary – Part 2

English Listening Practice Appearance Vocabulary 2

Welcome to our Daily English Listening Practice with this week’s series:

Appearance Vocabulary

This is the second piece of a 5-part series with listening practice to help you use your new appearance vocabulary from the first time you hear it!

Please listen to the audio files for explanations.

Transcripts unavailable.

Notes from the Audio Files

Scruffy

** informal

  • Lookin’ a bit scruffy
  • I’ve let myself go: I’m not working on my appearance

How to use it:
“I’m pretty sure Tom didn’t even bother to go home last night as he’s still in his office and looking really scruffy.”
“You need a shave dude, you’re looking a little scruffy.”

Disheveled

  • Walk of shame: wearing the same clothes the next day after a long night out

How to use it:
“He walked in looking really disheveled; I think he got into a fight at the bar.”
“After 24 hours of flying they looked understandably disheveled when we picked them up from the airport.”

To Go Grey / To Go Bald

  • Silver fox: a good looking grey-haired person
  • They rocked it: They showed a lot of confidence and embraced a problem
  • Get rid of it: Remove it

How to use it:
“Can you believe Jason’s going bald already? He’s not even 30!”
“He went grey pretty early on, but instead of feeling down he just totally rocked it.”

Puffy Eyes

  • Eye drops: medicated liquid for your eyes
  • Swell up: get bigger
  • That time of the month: time when a woman has her period
  • Bags: wrinkles under your eyes
  • Dark circles: purple spots under your eyes

How to use it:
“Every time I have a long flight, I get dehydrated and my eyes get really puffy.”
“I bought a new face mask which should make my eyes less puffy.”


This is just the beginning! We’ve got a total of 25 listening clips for advanced English students, so continue listening here:

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