Talking about talent - Intermediate
Everyone is good at something. We often ask people about their ability to do something, or talk about people we admire for their natural talent. Here's what you can say.
10 expressions to Use In Speaking And Writing:
- He's very good at maths.
- He's a born footballer.
- She's a great dancer. She's a natural.
- She's head and shoulders above the rest.
- She's a first rate teacher.
- He's in a class of his own.
- He's got a natural talent for sports.
- She can do it in her sleep.
- No-one comes close to him as a painter.
- As a driver, he's one of a kind.
How To Use These Phrases In Your English:
- 1. Notice we say 'good AT' for ability.
- 2. This means you were born to play football.
- 3. Being a natural at something is very positive.
- 4. This image shows she stands out, so is better.
- 5. It's better to be first rate than second or third rate!
- 6. This means no-one is close to his ability.
- 7. This is a version of 3.
- 8. She is so good she can even perform asleep.
- 9. This is a stronger version of 4 and 6.
- 10. This means he is unique, like in 6.