Answer these questions about yourself on a piece of paper.
How old are you?
What do you look like?
What kind of clothes do you usually wear? Why?
What kind of job do you do? Do you like it?
What are your favorite hobbies? Why do you like them?
Where do you live?
Do you like living there? Why or why not?
Now that you have the information about yourself ready, fill in the gaps in to complete this descriptive paragraph about yourself.
I am _________ years old, I _________________ (your looks). I wear ________________ because ______________. I am a ______________. I like / don't like my job because _____________________. I enjoy ______________. I often _____________ (describe how often you practise your hobby). I also like ________________ (write about another hobby) because ________________. I live in ____________. People in ____________ are ________________ . I enjoy / don't enjoy living in ______________ because ____________.
I am 35 years old, I am tall and thin. I usually wear comfortable clothes because I work at home . I am a computer engineer. I like my job because there is always something new going on. In my free time, I enjoy playing chess. I often play chess online with my father. I also like going to the gym because I need to do some exercise. I live in Inca. People in Inca are quite friendly. I enjoy living there because flats are cheap and I can buy fresh food at the market every Thursday.
Tips for Writing a Personal Description about Yourself
Use 'come from' for the city or country where you were born. Use 'live' for the city where you currently live.
Use the present simpletense to explain what you do every day.
Use 'have' or 'have got' to speak about your children, pets, etc.
Use 'a' the first time you mention something. For example, I live in a house. Then use 'the' after the first time you write about it. For example, I live in a house. The house is in Seattle.
Remember to use he, his, him for boys and men and she, her, her for girls and women. Use 'our' when speaking about the whole family.
Use 'like + verb ending in -ing' when speaking about hobbies.