Category Archives: Vocabulary

Adjectives by categories: Colors, size,shape

Colors – Colores

black (blak) – negro
gray (gréi) – gris
violet (váiolit) – violeta
white (juáit) – blanco
green (gríin) – verde
orange (órendch) – naranja
red (red) – rojo
brown (bráun) – marrón
sky blue (skái blu) – celeste
blue (blu) – azul
yellow (iélou) – amarillo
pink (pink) – rosa
purple (pérpl) – púrpura
beige (béidch) – beige
turquoise (térkuóis) – turquesa

  • Mars is known as “the red planet”.
    Martes es conocido como “el planeta rojo”.
  • John was wearing a blue uniform.
    John estaba vistiendo un uniforme azul.

Size/Measure – Tamaño/Medida

big (big) – grande
large (lardch) – grande
huge (jiúdch) – enorme
small (smol) – pequeño
tiny (táini) – diminuto
heavy (jévi) – pesado
light (láit) – liviano
thick (zik) – grueso
thin (zin) – delgado
wide (uáid) – ancho
high (jái) – elevado
low (lóu) – bajo
(tóol) – alto
short (short) – corto, bajo
long (long) – largo
medium (mídium) – medio
narrow (nérrou) – angosto
deep (díip) – profundo
shallow (shálou) – playo
broad (brod) – ancho

  • There was a huge tree in front of the house.
    Había un enorme árbol en frente de la casa.
  • Viruses are tiny organisms.
    Los virus son organismos diminutos.

Shape – Forma

square (skuér) – cuadrado
round (ráund) – redondo
rectangular (rektánguiular) – rectangular
triangular (traiánguiular) – triangular
oval (óuval) – oval
conical (kónical) – cónico
spherical (sférical) – esférico
cubical (kiúbical) – cúbico
cylindrical (cilíndrical) – cilíndrico
straight (stréit)– recto
curved (kéervd) – curvo
crooked (krúkid) – torcido
broad (bróod) – ancho
narrow (nérrou) -angosto
flat (flat) – plano
steep (stíip) – empinado
hollow (jólou) – hueco
solid (sólid) – sólido

  • I decided to buy the round table.
    Decidí comprar la mesa redonda.
  • The bridge was too narrow for the truck.
    El puente era demasiado angosto para el camión.

How To Make Glazed Carrots

How To Make Glazed Carrots
Glazed Carrots Recipe. An ideal accompaniment for a wide selection of main courses. Try our Glazed Carrots Recipe.

2 to 4
Preparation Time:
10 minutes
Cooking Time:
10 minutes

You Will Need

250 g carrots, peeled
1 tbsp butter
1 tbsp sugar
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Parsley to garnish
75 (2 ½) ml water
1 chopping board.
1 sharp knife.
1 frying pan.
1 spoon

Step 1: Chop the carrots
Cut the carrots in half and then in half again to make thin fingers.

Step 2: Melt the butter and add the carrots
Over a moderate heat, melt the butter in the saucepan and add the carrots.

Stir while cooking to give the carrots an even coating of butter.

Step 3: Season
Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

Step 4: Add the sugar
Sprinkle the sugar over the carrots.

Step 5: Cook until golden and add the water
Stir occasionally until the carrots turn golden, add the water and leave to cook.

Step 6: Check the carrots and add the parsley
When the water has evaporated, the carrots should be done. Here, also add the parsley.

Step 7: Serve
Serve while hot with the main dish of your choice.

Do you like the weat?

  When you’re learning English, it’s important to be able to answer the
common, everyday questions that people ask you. In this section they are asking people a very common question: Do you like the weather?

When talking about the weather we need a lot of different adjectives to
describe it.

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