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If someone feels awkward around others because of how they might look or how they act, they could be described as...

The opposite of someone who is loud:

A friend who is flexible, relaxed, and doesn’t worry too much could be described as:

If someone is handsome we could say he is:


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145 Comments on “7 compound adjectives for describing people in English”


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Definitely you’re good-looking!
I often used “shy” when I described myself, but I think “self-conscious” is closer to me. :)

Monday, July 25th 2011

    I’m happy that you’ve learned a new word.

    Friday, August 12th 2011

      I .LL NEED YOU HELP PELES I WAN LON ENGLISH IS TOO HAD FOR ME I NEED READING END RAIDNIG SPEKNIG GOOD ENGILSH END MY SALL IS 6147474301 OR IF YOU WANT SAND ME LOSN MY ADRS IS PO BOX 248835 COLUBUMS OH 43224 TENKS YOU JON

      Saturday, January 21st 2012

more than excellent (god bless him).*egypt*

Monday, July 25th 2011

thank you jon for this lesson

Monday, July 25th 2011

very good Lesson!
thank you very much!
and I would like to take this opportunity to say something very important to you, directly from BRAZIL:
JESUS LOVES YOU, HE DIED FOR US AND ON THE THIRD DAY HE ROSE AGAIN! HE IS ALIVE HE IS MIGHTY TO SAVE ALL WHO BELIEVE IN HIM AND CALL UPON HIS NAME! JESUS IS THE WAY THE TRUTH AND THE LIFE!! JOHN 14:6

Monday, July 25th 2011

    Hi Tiago, I am very glad to read your comment. Congratulation!

    Tuesday, July 26th 2011

thanks so much mr: jon

Monday, July 25th 2011

Very interesting! Thank you

Monday, July 25th 2011

Thank you, Jon! I know two soft-spoken people :). One of them is a professor, the other one is a doctor. Everyone has to be all ears, talking to them or listening to them :). None of their words is ignored :).

Tuesday, July 26th 2011

    That’s interesting.

    Friday, August 12th 2011

      Hi Jon! It’s a pleasure to read your reply to my comment :). Can’t wait to see your new video lesson.

      Friday, August 12th 2011

thanx so much
btw u r soft-spoken and good-looking

Tuesday, July 26th 2011

Hello! Teacher
You are look easygoing! :))

Tuesday, July 26th 2011

    I once taught in Vietnam. Hmm… easygoing… yes, I would say that I am.

    Friday, August 12th 2011

      Would you like to come to Viet Nam again!
      Teacher! Nice weekend!

      Friday, August 12th 2011

Thank you Jon. You are definitly soft-spoken and easygoing.

With my best wishes

Tuesday, July 26th 2011

Thank you, this lesson was very useful.

Tuesday, July 26th 2011

Your class it’s very interesting. Thank you very much, God Bless you.

Tuesday, July 26th 2011

Thank you Jon, I have got 4 to 4, because you are really a very good teacher. May the Lord JESUS CHRIST bless you and your family!

Tuesday, July 26th 2011

nice lesson new teacher, god bless u.

Tuesday, July 26th 2011

thanks for the lesson, it was good!

Tuesday, July 26th 2011

Dear Jon
Your lession are interested, but I want you to have an exaple of adjective word and write down in white board.
Thank you
Best regard
Poum

Wednesday, July 27th 2011

    Would you like more examples?

    Friday, August 12th 2011

you are good looking and right handed

Wednesday, July 27th 2011

    Thank you. Well… I am definitely right handed.

    Friday, August 12th 2011

Thanks for this lesson very useful keep this up

regards

Wednesday, July 27th 2011

this is the best web site for learning english
thank you so much

Wednesday, July 27th 2011

Hi jon.i hope you r doing well.can you please tell me what we call the action of easing or joints like pulling our fingers which produces sound.i anyone else knows .tell me please.

Wednesday, July 27th 2011

    Hi Abbas,
    I think that you mean “cracking your knuckles.” =)

    Sunday, July 31st 2011

    Jennifer is correct! It’s called “cracking your knuckles”. I cannot crack my knuckles, can you?

    Friday, August 12th 2011

Thanks for teaching. But there are so many words to describe a person, and i seldom use.so how can i keep them in mind?

Wednesday, July 27th 2011

    Try to use them.

    Friday, August 12th 2011

Thank you so much teacher, i love this channel

Wednesday, July 27th 2011

That’s my first time here. I really apreciated this lesson, it can help me too much. So, thanks a lot for this pretty good lesson.

Wednesday, July 27th 2011

Thank you so much teacher

Wednesday, July 27th 2011

Hi Jon, It’s a good lesson. Really, It’s my second lesson and I’ve learned many things. So, Thanks for your help!!!

Wednesday, July 27th 2011

Thank you for this lesson.And ,yes ,you are a handsome man.lol

Thursday, July 28th 2011

hey, great job, Mr Jon!! I really enjoyed the last part of you class when you review the words with the matching exercise!!

Thursday, July 28th 2011

thanks very useful lesson thanks a lot
from uzbekistan
qobiljon

Thursday, July 28th 2011

A good lesson Jon,could you diversify your examples if you please .. you can say: my brother is 35 years old, so he is ………., and my friend is very handsome so he is …….., see I use my right hand to write so I am …………

Thursday, July 28th 2011

its fantastic

Sunday, July 31st 2011

I like Jon’s lesson very much.I am looking forward more Jon’s lesson.

Sunday, July 31st 2011

waste of time

Sunday, July 31st 2011

thank you for lessons .
I am from türkiye . our county is beatiful . You should see its.

Monday, August 1st 2011

    I would love to go to Turkey some day. I really like going to markets and feel as though the markets in Turkey would be fantastic.

    Friday, August 12th 2011

plz say me very best grammer book

Tuesday, August 2nd 2011

as usual your way of teaching is sympathetic I learnt a lot from your lesson
thank you

Tuesday, August 2nd 2011

hi sir Jon,,, i miss your lesson…. you got a nice one now…. It’s helpful ….

Wednesday, August 3rd 2011

and useful, especially to the person whose hard to remember faces and names like me….

Wednesday, August 3rd 2011

pls,,,, give us lesson about the use of may and might….

Wednesday, August 3rd 2011

    Have you checked the rest of this website? I am pretty sure that one of the other teachers already posted a video lesson on ‘may’ and ‘might’.

    Friday, August 12th 2011

HI sir jon u done a well job
pleaz describe more about that topic.thankx

Thursday, August 4th 2011

ur way of delivering the lecture is too good
ur body language during the lecture is out standing.

Thursday, August 4th 2011

    Thanks. That’s a very nice compliment.

    Friday, August 12th 2011

i like how you explain it

Thursday, August 4th 2011

Thank you so much^^ you are very funny! May God bless you ^^

Friday, August 5th 2011

thanks for this lesson.
mr.jon.

Sunday, August 7th 2011

nice lesson

Monday, August 8th 2011

    Thanks.

    Friday, August 12th 2011

First of all Thanks for lesson!

It was so easy for my! except one funny thing?

“Easygoing” I thought it mean Easy to die!!!LOL

Sincerely,

Bob:)

Friday, August 12th 2011

    That’s funny. I’m happy you know now.

    Friday, September 2nd 2011

thank you i learned it well :)

Saturday, August 13th 2011

Thx a lot Mr john

I really like yr teachin style !!
Look fun to wacthing yr vid
Well , I come from Thailand , Have u ever gone there before?
THx a lot fantastic teacher :) Great learing eng vid

Sunday, August 14th 2011

    I have. I went there in 2002 and went to Bangkok, one of the islands that I can’t remember the name of and Chang Mai. It was a wonderful trip, amazing people and food and beautiful beaches and countryside.

    Friday, September 2nd 2011

Hi Jon, this lesson was extremely wonderful, I think all of these words are easy-to-use. Thanks again and keep on ths way!

Wednesday, August 17th 2011

hi jon
you are really very funy and have clear explanation,thanks alot

Wednesday, August 17th 2011

Thank you Jon, i like the method of your teaching. We need teacher like you. Thanks alot.

Thursday, August 18th 2011

I like your lessons and I like your method…

Monday, August 22nd 2011

I love these classes, finally I can study in my own pace, whenever I have time, It’s simply awsome. Note: so far I super like Jon and Roni’s classes.

Tuesday, August 23rd 2011

I love it!!!!!

Tuesday, August 23rd 2011

I like your teaching ! thanks

Thursday, August 25th 2011

Thanks for good lessons!

Sunday, August 28th 2011

I’m from Brazil, Rio de Janeiro. I’ve learnt so much. Tks. You should visit us.

Wednesday, August 31st 2011

    I have…although that was a longtime ago. I lived in Recife and visited Rio, and Sao Paulo. The people were so nice and the weather, beaches, etc were amazing as well.

    Friday, September 2nd 2011

Your lessons are very good.

Wednesday, August 31st 2011

I hope to meet you

Friday, September 2nd 2011

Thanks alot,you are so good and flexible.I always watch you decause you are good teacher

Friday, September 9th 2011

you are good teacher

Friday, September 9th 2011

Nice Lesson!
What is the opposite of “easygoing”?

See ya!

Saturday, September 10th 2011

thanks for this useful lesson. With your help day after day I´m learning new words and phrases. :))))))))

Tuesday, September 20th 2011

Thank you for the lesson Jon but it has brought to me a little doubt. Cuold you tell me the difference between right-handed and right-hander or they have the same meaning. Thanks again

Saturday, October 1st 2011

HI There ,my name is yoel and I am from Cuba .I was watching your class and now i can use this adjetctive in my English classes.Thank you so much for your interesting class .Take care yourself.

Tuesday, October 4th 2011

Thanks so much, Jon.Your lessons are interesting. I love the way you teach.

Wednesday, October 5th 2011

thanks for this lesson it is very useful

Thursday, October 20th 2011

thank you jon

Thursday, October 20th 2011

thank you my best teacher i learning veery well.

Wednesday, October 26th 2011

HI. JON THANK YOU VERY MUCH ABOUT THIS LESSON IT IS VERY USEFUL .JJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJON CAN YOU HELP ME TO SPEAK ENGLISH GOOD OR AS A NATIVE SPEAKER . PLEEEEEASE WRITE TO ME TEACHER I WILL WAITE YOUR LETTER . GOOD BYE

Thursday, October 27th 2011

plz send me your e-mail plz

Wednesday, November 9th 2011

For sure , a great and funny teacher like you, Jon, can be described as good looking.

Muito obrigado pelas aulas! Sucesso!

Thursday, November 10th 2011

Thanks for your effort it was sooooo clear .

Saturday, November 12th 2011

Piece of cake .Thanks Jon

Sunday, November 13th 2011

Thank u sooo much. I like your way in teaching.You are good looking peson.

Friday, November 18th 2011

I only want to say THANK YOU!
If one day you’ll need italian lessons I’ll be happy to return! :D

Tuesday, November 22nd 2011

really good lesson, thanks alot.

Saturday, November 26th 2011

Nice lesson.Irena from, Czech rep.

Wednesday, November 30th 2011

Fantastic, thank you teacher. From Barcelona España

Tuesday, December 6th 2011

your way to teach english is quite funny and useful
thanls

Friday, December 9th 2011

Thank you, very helpful lesson Mr. handsome ;)

Friday, December 9th 2011

Good lesson, please teach more pronunciation it is hard for many of us.

Sunday, December 11th 2011

YES JON WE WANT TO SEE YOU IN TURKEY…I AM FROM TURKEY AND I WANT TO SPEAK ANYONE WHOSE NATIVE LANGUAGE IS ENGLISH TO IMPROVE MY SPEAKING..IF YOU COULD COME I REALLY WANT TO SEE YOU MUCH:) TAKE CARE ..WE NEED YOU AND YOUR LOVELY LESSONS:)

Monday, December 12th 2011

i think that am
easygoing

Monday, December 19th 2011

Thanks a lot Jon!!
Your English lessons are really amazing.
God bess you for ever.

Tuesday, December 20th 2011

Thanks a lot Jon!!
Your English lessons are really amazing.
God bless you for ever.

Tuesday, December 20th 2011

yr help might b rewarded.satisfied!

Wednesday, December 28th 2011

wow tnx jon ……..my english teacher was pleased about my examples//…

Thursday, January 5th 2012

Jon, :))) just a little question, about good looking :)))
good looking = handsome (for men) and beautiful (for women) , but could i call both of them good looking??? Thanks if you find time to reply, i wish in future we are students will have online lessons. Thanks!

Friday, January 6th 2012

hi.i am from azerbaijan. i think you are goodlooking. but sory,for this lecture i dont like your explanation.u are in difficulty to explain any words

Sunday, February 12th 2012

hI jON. i´m ENGLISH STUDENT. BUT I THINK THAT I BE ABLE TO LERN MORE HERE, THAN MAY SCHOOL. tHANKS. hAVE YOU EVER BEEN IN MEXICO??

Monday, April 2nd 2012

Thanks

Monday, April 9th 2012

hello,this is fantastic lesson.well, I like using adjectives for describing something,even people,but almost I use good words,such as sociable,outgoing,confident,and what’s on. Great job.thanks a lot. you are a very good teacher.I think you are outgoing,aren’t you? :)

Sunday, April 15th 2012

Thanks a lot for the lesson.I found it clear and very interesting.Tomorrow I am going to share it with my students
Marite

Tuesday, April 24th 2012

I have problem in writing self-concious. Thanks for new words :)

Thursday, May 3rd 2012

thank youu teacher

Monday, May 7th 2012

awesome! it is really a big help for me!

Tuesday, May 8th 2012

thank you jon for this lesson

Thursday, May 10th 2012

thnks

Sunday, June 24th 2012

All teach fine, but you speak most clear, thanks for it!

Thursday, June 28th 2012

Hi Jon, i just wanted to know how do you call the people that can write with both hands?

Friday, June 29th 2012

thanks for this nice video
I want to ask a question:
what is the difference between “easy going” and “over easy” ?????

Monday, July 9th 2012

Thnx
lance down bridge (the bridge without any sport of pillars)

Saturday, July 14th 2012

DEAR TEACHER… I HAVE AN ADJECTIVE FOR YOU… YOU ARE MIND-BLOWING……!!! :) HAVE YOU BEEN TO INDIA BEFORE? :)

Monday, September 24th 2012

Thank you very much m.r (Jon) ^_^

Monday, October 1st 2012

thank you very much for thus great lesson jon…very interesting..bt am ugly pa

Sunday, October 14th 2012

thanks Jon I love your videos, you are owesome

Sunday, November 4th 2012

Fortunately for us, Mr Jon, you are easy going, easy to understand and visibly passionate ! Thank you very mutch ! And, by the way : you are not a soft spoken man and that is great for your lessons ! ;-))

Friday, November 9th 2012

Thanks,Jon

Friday, November 16th 2012

Thanks Jonas. The lesson war god!

Sunday, January 6th 2013

thank’s Jonas but i want improve my speaking skills for that i need to speak to someone

Sunday, January 20th 2013

I’m from Cambodia.I can learn so much from your teaching and I thanks also for clearly explanation.

Monday, January 21st 2013

I’m from KSA and i want to improve my vocabulary and speaking skills , can you give me some book name or advise

Tuesday, February 5th 2013

Thank you for your good teaching skills

Tuesday, February 5th 2013

thinks I learned a new words

Saturday, February 9th 2013

4/4

Friday, February 15th 2013

hi jon you re teaching very good with excellent example and be certain that you are handsome
i am a student from iran and now a day i study passages 1 .
good wishes for you jon
bye

Wednesday, February 20th 2013

I have 4/4 Jon yeah!

Thursday, February 21st 2013

very helpful lessons teacher Jon!.. regards from Paraguay!… :)

Friday, February 22nd 2013

Yeahhhh 100 %. Thanks.

Sunday, September 22nd 2013

dear Jon
that was an interesting point of view in teaching , we(us) ,your students.although you seem to be flexible&easy going,you were too tired or a little bit consuming beverage.I apollogize if realized wrong,indiscriminate suggestion………..sincerely yours

Tuesday, January 14th 2014

it was fantastic lesson mr jon ,you know what ? you are good-looking and of course right-handed ,and you are well behaved

Saturday, January 25th 2014

Thanks jon, i have learned a lot of new words.
You are the deep of manliness.

Sunday, March 23rd 2014

thanks john :) I enjoyed this lesson.And also you seem easygoing

Thursday, April 24th 2014

4/4 Great!

Thursday, July 3rd 2014

You are Superb!

Thursday, July 10th 2014

Thanks Jon , I finished all your lessons in this website many thanks for that mate and good luck with teaching process .

Wednesday, July 16th 2014
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