SPOKEN ENGLISH: How to talk about family?

The family most important thing for all of us. Parents topic is always related to their children and their activities. Even if you are a single adult you will always speak about your family (parents, brothers, sisters)…


In our family there is always something happening:
-child start school
-sister getting married
-brother found a new job
-parents went to vacation

The family is our security place and space full of care and love. It’s a frequent topic to talk about with your friends, neighbors, and colleagues.
Today we will learn some vocabulary used often in this topic.


Take your cup of coffee and let’s start!


First, we are going to see how to start a conversation, which questions we should ask:

  1. Tell me something about your family?
  2. Do you have a family here?
  3. Do you have a small or big family?
  4. Do you have any relatives?
  5. Do you live with your parents?
  6. Are you close to your cousins?

Family tree:
Immediate family (father, mother, brothers, sisters, wife, husband).

step-mother
step-father
step-sister
step-brother

Extended family:
-Uncle
-Nephew
-Niece
-Grandparents
-Grandmother
-Grandfather
-Grandson
-Granddaughter
-Grandchildren
-Sister-in-law
-Brother-in-law
-Father-in-law
-Mother-in-law

Describe your family:
There are four people in my family: my husband, two sons, and me.


I come from a small family.


I come from a big family.

There are eight in my family:
My brother, me, parents, grandparents, uncle, and aunt.

I have just one sister.


I have two brothers.


I am an only child.


I am the youngest in the family.


I am the oldest in the family.

I have one brother who is three years older than me.


I am the middle child. I have an older sister and younger brother.


My sister lives in London. She is a receptionist.


My sister likes shopping but I prefer saving money.


My brother likes outdoor activities and I enjoy reading books.


My sister lives in Paris, so I don’t see her so often.


I visit my parents once a week.

My mom is one of six children so I have a lot of relatives.


My cousins live in Ireland so we see each other on Skype every week.

I have four kids: two girls and two boys.


We have a newborn son.


We are expecting our third child.

Our eldest son started secondary school.


My toddler just started a nursery.


My boys go to kindergarten.

I am very close to my family. We have lunch every Sunday.


I try to spend as much time as possible with my family.


I don’t see my family often because I live in a different country but we speak often on Viber.

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Homework: describe your family.

SPOKEN ENGLISH:家族について話すには?
私たち全員にとって家族にとって最も重要なこと。親トピックは常に子供たちとその活動に関連しています。あなたが一人の大人であったとしても、あなたはいつもあなたの家族(両親、兄弟、姉妹)について話します…


私たちの家族では常に何かが起こっています:
-子供のスタートスクール
-結婚する姉
-兄弟が新しい仕事を見つけた
-両親が休暇に行った

家族は私たちの安全な場所であり、ケアと愛に満ちた空間です。友人、隣人、同僚と話すことはよくあるトピックです。
今日は、このトピックで頻繁に使用される語彙を学びます。


一杯のコーヒーを持っていきましょう。
最初に、会話を始める方法を見ていきます。質問の内容は次のとおりです。

あなたの家族について何か教えてください。
ここに家族はいますか?
家族は大小ありますか?
親戚はいますか?
あなたはあなたの両親と一緒に住んでいますか?
あなたはあなたのいとこの近くにいますか?

家系図:
近親者(父、母、兄弟、姉妹、妻、夫)。

継母
継父
義姉
腹違いの兄弟

大家族:
-おじさん
-甥
-姪
-祖父母
-祖母
-祖父
-孫
-孫娘
-孫
-義理の姉妹
-義兄弟
-義父
-義理の母

家族について説明してください:
私の家族は4人です。夫と2人の息子、そして私です。


私は小さな家族の出身です。


私は大家族です。

私の家族には8人います。
兄、私、両親、祖父母、叔父、そして叔母。

私には妹が一人しかいない。


私は二人の兄弟がいる。


一人っ子です。


私は家族の末っ子です。


私は家族の中で一番年上です。

私には3歳年上の兄が1人います。


私は真ん中の子供です。私には姉と弟がいます。


私の妹はロンドンに住んでいます。彼女は受付です。


妹は買い物が好きですが、お金を節約する方が好きです。


兄は野外活動が好きで、本を読むのが好きです。


妹はパリに住んでいるので、あまり会いません。


私は週に一度両親を訪ねます。

私の母は6人の子供のうちの1人なので、多くの親戚がいます。


私のいとこはアイルランドに住んでいるので、毎週Skypeでお互いに会っています。

私には4人の子供がいます。2人の女の子と2人の男の子です。


私たちは生まれたばかりの息子がいます。


私たちは3人目の子供を期待しています。

私たちの長男が中等学校を始めました。


私の幼児はちょうど保育園を始めました。


私の男の子は幼稚園に行きます。

私は家族の近くにいます。私たちは毎週日曜日に昼食をとります。


私は家族とできるだけ多くの時間を過ごすようにしています。


私は別の国に住んでいるため、家族とあまり会いませんが、Viberでよく話します。

宿題:家族について説明します。

口语:如何谈论家庭?
家庭对于我们所有人来说都是最重要的事情。父母话题始终与他们的孩子及其活动有关。即使您是一个成年人,您也总是会谈论您的家庭(父母,兄弟,姐妹)…


在我们的家庭中总会发生一些事情:
-儿童入学
-姐姐要结婚了
-兄弟找到了新工作
-父母去度假

家庭是我们充满爱心和关爱的安全场所和空间。与您的朋友,邻居和同事经常谈论这个话题。
今天,我们将学习该主题中经常使用的一些词汇。


喝杯咖啡,开始吧!
首先,我们将看看如何开始对话,我们应该问哪些问题:

告诉我一些关于你的家庭的事吗?
在这有家人吗
你有一个大家庭吗?
你有亲戚吗?
你跟你的父母住在一起吗?
您近亲吗?

家谱:
直系亲属(父亲,母亲,兄弟,姐妹,妻子,丈夫)。

后妈
继父
继妹
继兄弟

大家庭:
-叔叔
-外甥
-侄女
-祖父母
-祖母
-祖父
-孙子
-孙女
-孙子
-嫂子
-长者的意思是铁则
-岳父
-岳母

描述你的家庭:
我家有四个人:我的丈夫,两个儿子和我。


我来自一个小家庭。


我来自一个大家庭。

我家有八个:
我的兄弟,我,父母,祖父母,叔叔和姨妈。

我只有一个姐姐。


我有两个兄弟。


我是独生子。


我是家里最小的。


我是家里最大的。

我有一个比我大三岁的兄弟。


我是中间孩子。我有一个姐姐和一个弟弟。


我姐姐住在伦敦。她是接待员。


我姐姐喜欢购物,但我更喜欢存钱。


我的兄弟喜欢户外活动,我喜欢读书。


我姐姐住在巴黎,所以我很少见她。


我每周拜访我的父母一次。

我妈妈是六个孩子之一,所以我有很多亲戚。


我的堂兄弟住在爱尔兰,所以我们每周在Skype上见面。

我有四个孩子:两个女孩和两个男孩。


我们有一个刚出生的儿子。


我们期待我们的第三个孩子。

我们的长子上了中学。


我的小孩刚刚开始一个托儿所。


我的男孩上幼儿园。

我离家人很近。每个星期天我们都有午餐。


我尽量与家人在一起。


我不经常看到家人,因为我住在另一个国家,但是我们经常在Viber上交流。

作业:描述您的家庭。

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