English Grammar Height And Weight
Learn English Height And Weight Grammar

Grammar Level 3- Lesson Twenty

In this grammar lesson, you learn about Height And Weight in English and how to use it in your English conversation and writing. Just follow examples and write them down a few times to learn them very well. After finishing this lesson, you should work on its quiz.

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Height and Weight


To learn the height of a thing or things:
How tall is it? How tall are they?
What’s the height? How high are they?
How many stories is it? (for one building)
To learn the height of a person:
How tall are you? How tall are they?
What’s your height?

Height is usually not as sensitive a topic as weight. It’s okay to ask about a person’s height but not a person’s weight.

Q: What’s your height?

A: I’m 5 feet, 4 inches tall.

Q: How tall are you?

A: I’m 5 feet, 11 inches tall.


A: I’m 5′ 11″

Q: What’s his height?

A: He’s six one. (It’s possible to eliminate the use of “feet” or “inches” completely.

Q: How tall is she?

A: She doesn’t know. She has to measure herself.

Q: How tall is that apartment building?

A: It’s three stories tall.

Q: How tall are these stones?

A: They’re about 15 feet high.

Q: How tall are those skyscrapers?

A: They’re over 40 stories tall.


To learn the weight of a thing or things:
How much does this weigh? How much do these weigh?
What does this weigh? What do these weigh?
How heavy is this? How heavy are these?
To learn the weight of a person:
How much do you weigh?
How much does he/she weigh? How much do they weigh?
What’s your weight? What’s their weight?

Don’t say:

How much pounds?

What weight is it?

It’s possible to ask, “How much do I weigh?” or “What’s my weight?” But in most situations it isn’t necessary unless you are repeating another person’s question. The examples below might help:


Q: How much do I weigh?

A: I don’t know. Why don’t you weigh yourself?


Q: How much do you weigh?

A: I weigh 191 pounds.


Q: What does he weigh?

A: He weighs about 175 pounds.


Q: How much does she weigh?

A: She doesn’t know. She has to weigh herself.


Q: How heavy is this?

A: It’s about 10 pounds.


Q: How heavy are these stones?

A: They’re very heavy.


Q: How much do these apples weigh?

A: They’re almost four pounds.


Quiz for Height And Weight

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