Family and Relationships – The Family Page

 

The Nuclear Family

How many people are there in your family?

-There are four people in my family.

– Who are they?

– They are my mother, my father, my brother and me.

Another Nuclear Family

How many people are there in your family?

– There are five people in my family.

– Who are they?

– They are my husband, my son, my daughter and myself.

An Extended Family

How many people are there in your family?

– There are seven people in my family.

– Who are they?

– They are my parents, my wife, my two children, my grandmother and my grandfather.

Another Extended Family

How many people are there in your family?

– There are lots of people in my family. I am not sure how many. There are maybe twenty people.

– Who are they?

– They are my grandparents, my parents, my two brothers and my two sisters, my uncle and his wife and their two children. Then next door is my other uncle and his wife and his wife’s parents and his four children. That makes about twenty people.

 

What is the difference between a nuclear family and an extended family?

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Do you want to talk about your family? Do you want to talk to a live person? Use the English Conversations Student Linkup Service and talk about family and relationships with another English Conversations Student.

Here are some topics to talk about: (click the link to go to the page)

Family and Relationships
Family Vocabulary
Family History
Family Tree
Academic English Task
The Wicked Stepmother
Discussion Topic – Family
Interactive Story – The Family Problem

Click the links for lessons, vocabulary and sound.

English for Beginners

(help your friends and family)

Link to friends page

Do you come from a big family? Do you have a lot of friends? Do they want to learn English? Does anyone want to learn English?

There is a special page for beginners. Do you know somebody who is a beginner? Help your friend to get set up. Tell your friend or family member about the beginner’s page.

Do you have a brother? What is his job?
Do you have a sister? What is her job?

World English Course

There are lots of things you can learn in the World English Course. There is a place where you can talk about work and there is also a place where you can find a job and a place where you can find staff. There is a place where you can have fun and there is a place where you can talk about food or family. There is also a place where you can talk about money or love or philosophy. You can study anything you want anytime you want. You can do it once a week or every day or any time you like. Have fun! Work hard! Tell your friends and family members! Enjoy!

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