Vocabulary list about personalities

Τί χαρακτήρας είσαι; What’s your character?

Positive traits

αισιόδοξος optimistic
θαραλλέος courageous
δυναμικός assertive
δραστήριος active
ταπεινός humble
διακριτικός considerate
ευγενικός polite

Negative traits

απαισιόδοξος pessimist
δειλός coward
νωθρός sluggish/ lazy
αυτάρεσκος smug
αδιάκριτος indiscreet
επιθετικός aggressive
εγωιστής egoist

Activity: Describe your partner’s character using some traits above. Start with the phrase Έχω την γνώμη ότι ο/η …….. είναι meaning I have the opinion that…. You can also use the following adverbs to give emphasis:

πολύ=  very, λίγο= a little, καθόλου= not at all, αρκετά= enough, εξαιρετικά=especially, σχετικά=  relatively

Try to make more complex sentences using the following connecting words: Παρόλο που =Although, Όμως=however, Αντίθετα=By contrast, Αλλά= but

Example: Ο Γιάννης δεν είναι καθόλου νωθρός. Αντίθετα, είναι εξαιρετικά δραστήριος.

John isn’t lazy at all. By contrast, he is especially active.

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