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Vocabulary Builder - Age

Vocabulary Builder - Age

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Vocabulary Builder – Age

Hello! In this lesson, we will learn several nouns, verbs and adjectives in English which are used to describe someone's age. We have already learned how to talk about age in a previous lesson.

Remember that nouns are words which refer to a person, place, or thing. Remember that adjectives are words which modify nouns or pronouns.

Adjectives give us more information about a noun or a pronoun. Remember that verbs indicate an action or a state of being. Let us look at the most common words and phrases to tell age in English.

Listen carefully to the pronunciation of each word and watch the shape of my mouth as I speak. Then, say each word while watching your own mouth on the webcam. If you do not have your webcam connected, simply practice repeating the words.

“How old are you?”

I am 26 years old.

to age

to come of age

to be of age

to act one's age

in my  twenties












Great! In this lesson we learned many nouns, verbs, and adjectives which we use to talking about age. Now you can describe age, as well as understand the words and expressions that someone may use to describe age. You may revisit this lesson at any time if you need to remind yourself of any of this material.