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

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Now tell us about your family. Who do you live with? Do you live in a nuclear family or with an extended family? How many people are there are in your family? Who are they? Where do they live? How do they spend their time? What do they do?

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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

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English for Beginners

(help your friends and family)

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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?

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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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133 Responses to “Family and Relationships – The Family Page”

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  1. madina says:

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  2. madina says:

    i have a small family me my dear husband an tree sons my big son is five years the another is twins 8 monthes i love every person in our famaily

  3. madina says:

    i wish i can a good speaking and a good writing please help me i have alots of problem

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  8. littlerené says:

    A nuclear family is limited to a couple and its children.
    An extended family also consists of grandparents, uncles and aunts, husbands and wives …they are living in the same house.
    Presentment, I’m living with my wife. Our children have found their own family.

  9. Wagner says:

    Hi dudes, i´m living alone now, just leave my nuclear family about 7 or 8 years ago. It´s nice to live alone too, and i´m trying to improve my second lenguage like you all… i´m brazilian, from São Paulo, if you want to talk and get it better or make some friendship, send me a email… it will be a pleasure! tnks!

  10. Fouad almomani says:

    dear
    I’am fouad almomani please your help at my jop E-mail which i whrite it over my comment

    Regard’s
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  11. Fouad almomani says:

    Dear friends

    my name is fouad almomani i’am jordainian i live with anuclear family ,my wife my three son’s my doutger & myself ,i’ll be greatfull if you help me to learn english to be good in english, and i want to exprese my plasure to have this chance to meet you live,so please your reply as soon as possiple.

    Thanks & Regard’s
    Fouad almomani

  12. Akram says:

    Hi To Every One, And i Hope You That You are Doing Better. I Live With Unclear Family, we are Cosist Of 3Brothers My Mam And Dad And 2Sisters… Good Try To Every One

  13. gitu says:

    hai………….

    i live in a nuclear family.There are 4 people in my family.They are my parents,sister and myself.

  14. Jinhoo says:

    Hi everyone, hope you’re doing good with your english!

    I’m happy to talk about my family. That’s an extended one but there are not so many people. I live with my grandmother, my grandparent and my little sister. We get on well and like spending time together. I think it’s really good to have an extended family when everyone can take care of each other, especially of the elder people.

  15. rasha says:

    hello ,
    I ‘m from nuclear family. there are seven people , my parent , two brother ,two sister and me.
    the difference between nuclear family and extended family
    number of people in nuclear is less than extended family.
    nuclear family contain parent and your children. but, extended contain parent,children,grandparent and uncles …..

  16. vuong thang says:

    hi every body!
    i live in a nuclear family. There are four people in my family. I live with my parents and young sister.
    thanks you for useful lesson!

  17. gemy says:

    i think my nuclear family which i directly deal with them in my life,but my extended family which include all people in my family

  18. jamaludin says:

    halo every one i think the nuclear family is one to five of your family
    and the extended family is the large family five to twenty or more

  19. Wedha says:

    Hi friends…
    I’m wedha,I live with Unclear family,There are six people in my family,they are my parents,two sisters,one brother and me.we are live in one home…

  20. Bilal says:

    Hello I’m Hafizal,me and my wife live with my parent in law.My new house still in progress construction.Hopefully by middle of next year I can move into my house.

  21. paqui says:

    my nuclear family are my husband, and my two daughters.

  22. z0z0 says:

    unclear family is very smal family it has smal number of members family whereas extended family is very big family it has alot of members family

  23. mamdouh ahmed says:

    thank you i want to improve my english langues

    please help

  24. geeta says:

    difference between nuclear and extended family is in nuclear family there are mother, father, brothers,and sisters. and in extended family there are so many people like mother, father, grand father mother, uncle, auntie, their children and more.

  25. vichet says:

    Hi! everybody my name’s Vichet, I like to speak english
    but my english is very poor, and I want improve my english more
    hope everybody help me.
    thanks !

  26. Kathiravan says:

    Hai Guys..

    This is Kathiravan. I am living with my parents and two sisters. I love to live nuclear family.

  27. sandhani says:

    Hello Friends, There are five people in My Family It is a Nuclear Family
    My Mom ,My three Brothers & me
    My dad passed away when I was 2 years old
    Thanks for giving This opportunity

  28. muuna says:

    first Allah thank’s
    holl my name is muuna i like speaking english but is very diffucult speanking but i now writting and reading can you help that every one thanks alot

  29. amir says:

    hi all this is a greta site i am amir
    ican speak japanes and english and persian and i am going to improve my japanes and english plz send ur mil

  30. Nano says:

    The nuclear family just has parents and children, the extended family has grandparents, parents, uncles,aunts,…and children ^_^

  31. Alemenshe says:

    Hi Mark and Aron

    Please help me don’t open lesson 4. Thank you for help me before.

  32. hafed says:

    Thank you very much.
    this is very good lessons

  33. Truong_Van_Hung says:

    With my ideas, a nuclear family is only a couple with their children. There are no their grandparents, parents and their brother’s or sister’s family in their house.
    An extended family is a big family. There are many generations in a house, not only a couple with their children but also their grandparents, their parents and maybe their brother’s or sister’s family in a house.

    i’m a automatic production engineer. My english is very bad. So i’m trying to learn English so that I can speak english fluently. I also hope that every people could help me learn English.

    My skype ID is truonghungpy. I’m Vietnamese. I would be very happy to tell you that you can add my skype and give me your ideas how to learn English quickly.

    Thank you very much.

    Reply

  34. Truong_Van_Hung says:

    With my ideas, a nuclear family are only a couple with their children. There are no their grandparents, parents and their brother’s or sister’s family in their house.
    An extended family is a big family. There are many generations in a house, not only a couple with their children but also their grandparents, their parents and maybe their brother’s or sister’s family in a house.

    i’m a automatic production engineer. My english is very bad. So i’m trying to learn English so that I can speak english fluently. I also hope that every people could help me learn English.

    My skype ID is truonghungpy. I’m Vietnamese. I would be very happy to tell you that you can add my skype and give me your ideas how to learn English quickly.

    Thank you very much.

  35. liza says:

    hi everybody my name is liza i like speaking english but is very diffucult speankin but i now writting and readin can u help that every one thanks alot

  36. sylia says:

    hi every one
    as i see i have an extended familly not the nuclear one.in addition to my father,mother,three sisters,and three brothers;i live with my grandmother,three uncles and their children and wives in the same place.well we are not live in one house but they are so closed to us,i guess that it is lovely to have an extended familly rather than being alone.by the way did you notice that our familly contains lot of threes,it is funny;isn’t it!!!

    • rousan ahmad says:

      hi every one
      it’s nice to learn english in this way
      i’m in the college
      and i’m studying civil engineering
      but the problem is in my english it’s so bad
      i want a help to improve my language
      is there any one can guidance me
      thank you

  37. tsegereda says:

    Hi dear members
    i live with my sister and her family (hasband and sons) i gess that mesns extend family sorry about my writting (i’m weak on writting) but i like these lesson

  38. Howard says:

    I live in a Nucleaer.There are six people in my family,
    Ther are my parents?my wife and my two children.

  39. Solongo.Kh says:

    Hello. Nice to meet you. My speak English is not so good. I’m stading now. I need in English. I’m very happy. Good luck. God bless you…

  40. simin says:

    I think Nuclear family is the last generation you born on it and now U live with them..
    Extended family is all Ure family who you live with them it may incloud two last generation..
    I live in nuclear family that include my father and me but its just for now bc we Re in travel and till 3months later we injoy to my brother and my mom..
    We live in vienna now but my brother and mom live in amrica.my mom stay home and spend her time with her grandchild(my sister’s child) that can help to my sister to keep her child..and my brother stay to see which university he want to go for medical and sometimes he work..

  41. fateme says:

    hi i`m iranian and i like to learn english.my english language is`nt good but i`m trying to learn it.can you help me?fateme6644@yahoo.com

  42. Aan Nur says:

    Hi, everyone…I am an accounting teacher from Indonesia. I’d like to meet and share, learn english together with all people over the world. U can add me at biannur@yahoo.com
    Thanks.

  43. ahmed eissa says:

    Thanks very much

  44. ambarwoko says:

    Hi, I think this is a good manner to improve my english thanks a lot…

  45. madan kumar says:

    Thanks for your english conversion lessons which i have learn a lot and hoping to learn more.

  46. attaiyeh says:

    Hi everybody
    I live in a small family( my son and me). I have another son that live in usa. He is married. My husband and my parents are dead. I have two sisters and one brother, but they live far away from us.sometimes we trip to visit them.
    I work in preschool and my son is university student.

    thank you teacher. It’s a useful lesson.

  47. flordeliz bantilan says:

    after reading a certain text it could takes no longer for me to think the answer since i read first the given item and proceeding or arriving to the solution of the problem which is the answer. if you can get the thought of the given facts then it is easy for the taker to answer the provided questions.

  48. Dian Yuli says:

    Hi….my name is Dian…i newcomer…i apologize if my speaking English not good, i beg you to help me teach the English leanguage.thank’s

  49. aynur says:

    hi,everybody.My name is Aynur,I am from Baku,I live with my daughter,she is 7 years old.I want to make friends with people who live in another countries.I want to exchange with evetything,

  50. zelia says:

    Hi. Thanks.
    I liked to introduce my Dog for you, too. My pet Dog at the moment is lieing down in the floor near me.
    Now, how much my son he has studied all about computer in college.
    Now , how much myself I need to be trained my ears in listen and understand when the people are talking one with other. I’ve got much trouble.
    Lately I am listening many news, films,etc… I would like to listen short story but that I had understood it. It was increasing step by step your vocabulary.
    I write to you at the next time. Bye

  51. wided says:

    hello at all.happy aid
    i m divorced i have 2 children
    we are happy we love our life
    god be with you

  52. alora says:

    Hello Teachers and all members
    I’m living with my nuclear family – my wife and my two doughters. But I know what is life in extended family this is hell on earth. Because is very difficult harmonise more of the two generations.
    This lesson is great, good job, thanks.

  53. Mangesh says:

    Nice Lesson

  54. diamond says:

    Hello Teachers
    Thanks a lot for a good lesson. I live in a nuclear family.
    There are three people in my family. They are my two sons and me.
    My wife passed away many years ago. My children are studying in university.

  55. anthons1 says:

    HELLO!EVERYONE!I’M NEW COMER…I LIVE IN ANOTHER NUCLEAR FAMILY.THERE ARE SIX PEOPLE IN MY FAMILY.MY WIFE,MY DAUGHTERS,MY SON,AND MY SELF.THEY LIVE IN PHILIPPINES.MY WIFE AND ME DID NOT FINISH OUR STUDIES DUE TO FINANCIAL PROBLEMS,SHE’S HOUSEKEEPER.MY FIRST DAUGHTER IS SECOND YEAR HIGH SCHOOL,SECOND,AND THIRD DAUGHTERS ARE IN ELEMENTARY. MY FATHER PASSED AWAY MANY YEARS AGO.AND MY MOTHER IS LIVING WITH MY TWO BROTHERS,MY BROTHERS ARE MARRIED,AND THEY ARE LIVE IN THE PROVINCE OF WESTERN VISAYAS PHILIPPINES.TO TELL YOU FRANKLY WE ARE POOR FAMILY.THATS WHY MY 2 BROTHERS WAS ONLY PRIMARY,AND I TRIED SELF SUPPORTING IN FIRST YEAR COLLEGE BUT I DIDN’T GRADUATE BECAUSE THAT WAS SO DIFFICULT FOR ME..ABOUT THE QUESTION,MY ANSWER IS NUCLEAR FAMILY IS POINTS OUT TO THE FIRST LEVEL OF THE FAMILY, WHILE EXTENDED FAMILY IS THE WHOLE TOTAL OF FAMILY MEMBERS FROM GRANDPARENTS UP TO SIBLINGS..THANK YOU FOR THIS FREE LESSONS THIS IS GREAT!I LIKE IT.IT’S REALLY HELP TO ME TO WRITE AND SPEAK ENGLISH..BUT I WANT MORE LISTENING ENGLISH CONVERSATION.SIR PLEASE SEND ME MORE…ONCE AGAIN THANK YOU VERY MUCH!HAVE A NICE DAY!!!

  56. shafiqah ali says:

    I wish to meet you in the future and speak with you face to face

    untill to make sure if I speak well or not.

    thank you.

    in arabic ma- al sallamah

  57. shafiqah ali says:

    thankful for you

    who follow you ,he will be get the develobment in his life and in his language

    now I am marriage and I live with my small fimly , I have two duaghters and my husband

    I have extended family but they live far away from us ,whene we have time to visite them we go there quickly

  58. nang says:

    Hello Teachers.
    Thank you alot for your leason,Thank thank you alot.

    The different between a nuclear family and an extended family.
    -A nuclear family were a small family.
    -An extended family were a big family.

    My family: In my family has 5 people, There are my parents my two brother and a sister.

  59. zion says:

    hello and thanks a lot

  60. phuong says:

    H,I am living with my nuclear family. There are parents,two elder sister , brother , younger sister and me. We are happy.This lesson is great. thanks a lot!

  61. thu hien says:

    hi! i think that a nuclear family is only include a husband, a wife and their children whereas a extended one has more member, they are a husband, a wife, their children, their parents, their grandparents, even their other relatives their uncle, their causent…
    and now i’m living with my parents and a yournger brother. so it clearly is a nuclear family! we are all happy! i and my brother are both students. so our major time is to study. my father is a police. therefore he is always busy with his work. and my mom is a nurse, she often goes to work in the morning and goes home at 7.00 pm. at that time my all family will eat dinner with eachother! ^^
    this lesson is very nice! thanks alot!

  62. Vianney HarAkandi says:

    Thanks for the lesson. I knew the defference in french. I shall never make a mistake on it. I live in a nuclear family: me, my wife and my three sons.

  63. ray says:

    hi dear,
    I live in nuclear family, mu husband my sons my grandchildren , I want to say that I am learning a lot with this lessons i hope that continue send me lessons. thaks very much

  64. ahobalapathy says:

    good

  65. ahobalapathy says:

    this is a good & informative lesson

  66. Ilahi Baksh says:

    The family lesson is very nice

  67. mohamed osman adam says:

    i live with my nuclear family, they are nine 2 brothers and four sisters my nephew and my dad and my mother, we live together in Mogadishu-somali we are happy and we live very hard sitution because there is war in somalia.

  68. mohamed osman adam says:

    Hi,
    i live with my nuclear family, they are nine 2 brothers and four sister my nephew and my dad and my mother we live together in Mogadishu-somali we are happy and ilive very hard sitution because there is war in somalia.

  69. Amitis says:

    Hi Dear Aaron and Mark,
    I have a suggestion.Is it probably possible to correct our comments?For example, When one of the members leaves a comment or a reply, he or she dosen’t know the comment is right or no.How can we realize our problems in the comment?Could you probably leave a comment after our comment?Hope to hear from you at your earliest convenience.
    Thanks for your lessons
    Amitis

    • Mark White says:

      Hi Amitis

      I have mixed feelings about this. It is good to be corrected but it is also important to relax and express yourself.

      I feel the “comments” is a place for people to just relax and express themselves and often other people correct them or they realize the correct way to say it by seeing how other people comment.

      All of the comments I have seen so far have been comprehensible. I have been able to understand them. Not a lot of correction is needed.

      If you particularly want your comment corrected you can make a note and maybe someone will help you.

      I can help sometimes but I am trying to spend most of my time preparing new material now.

      cheers Mark

    • Aaron says:

      Hi Amtis…

      I agree with Mark. Correction takes a lot of time I don’t have. One thing you can try is to get on a discussion forum where people, including native speakers, are discussing a topic of interest. Then you can pay close attention to the language patterns they are using and try to use the same ones yourself in response to their post. Furthermore, you should do a lot of reading. Read books and magazine articles everyday. You will naturally internalize the linguistic structures and patterns your mind is absorbing, so that when you go to write, the “correct” patterns will naturally surface. And finally, like Mark says, communication is more important than “correct”. If you can get your meaning across, that is most important. And you are clearly doing a very good job of that…

      Good luck with your language learning!

      • Dhanaporn says:

        I think that for the first time communication is important and in the next step when I have the channel to practice, it will be improve automatic if I’m try.

      • Amitis says:

        Hi Dear Aaron,
        Thanks for your advice.I’ll try my best.
        Good luck and kiss your beautiful daughter behalf me,(who is in your hug).
        Amitis

      • Amitis says:

        Amitis
        September 9, 2010 at 8:32 pm
        Hi Dear Aaron,
        Thanks for your advice.I’ll try my best.
        Good luck and kiss your beautiful daughter behalf me,(who is in your hug).
        Amitis

  70. Hi everybody.There are six people in my happy family, my wife,four children and myself. This lesson is great, I would like to continue. Thanks for all

  71. Amitis says:

    Hi dear members,
    I live with my family included :my husband and a 6-year-old son.(nuclear family and very happy) but I prefered to live in an extended family.What a pitty,It is impossible because my grandparents died when I was a teenager.Living with elder people has lots of advantages.
    Hope the best wishes for everybody.
    Thanks to read
    Amitis

  72. fernando espinosa says:

    hi boys thanks a lot I tried to understand your second lesson it was so well
    may be i know now it is difficult but i hope your point of view above my answers
    I would like to continue this. Good luck to everybody

  73. jose lopez says:

    Thanks a lot for this exercise ….

    • safa says:

      Hell-Nice to meet u ilove ENGLISH I WANT TO SPEAK ENGLISH AS A NATIVE SPEAKER SO I WANT TO Connect with English Teacher on Chat for conversation to improve English Language-please ……..

  74. Rute says:

    Hi everybody. I leve in a nuclear family in Bauru city S.P.. I, my husband ( that died in 3th August) my daugther Patrícia, my son Gustavo. I have more two sons and they are married and lived in other city. I´m retired. I was a dentisty. I spend my time now studing English, I have very difficulty in listening, but speack, writing and read is easyer for me. I loved this lessons and the issue.Thank a lot.

    • Amitis says:

      Hi Dear Rute,
      Accept my condolence.I am a woman,38 years old living with my husband and a 6-year-old son.When I wanted to start studying English, I had lots of problems with listening but now I can listen and understand B.B.C Channel at least 40% of it.Hope you can brush up your listening as well.
      Amitis

    • nunzio says:

      Hi. Im nunzio and I want to write you because I’m a dentist too.
      I live in Milano ( italy) and I’m still working.
      I live with my girlfriend and my son.
      I’d like to share some experiences with you especially about our common job.
      My msn is …agosto07@hotmail.it

      I hope to hear soon from you.

      Nunzio

  75. samir says:

    It is very important and so interesting . Thak you so much

  76. silvia Diaz Mata says:

    I live alone I have two daughteres one of them live in Mexico City but she lives really far away from me And the other one lives in Miami then I used to work as a kindergarden teache but now iam retired Thanks god I dont have to work, I like to read And the mosst important thing for me is to learn to speak English really well, that has been my most important goal. I like English so much I can read whatever but to speak, and to hear its very dificult. Thank youo for the lessons, and its incredible that they are free.

  77. Susana says:

    a nuclear family refers to one or two adults and chldren. An extended family gives you the idea of some relatives included, as grandparents, uncles, etc.
    My family it’s me and my daughter. it would be good to remember that nowadays there are families with one of the members: mother or father. Susana

  78. Tom says:

    Hello to everyone! I live in nuclear family. I have two children. I am divorced and my parents passed away many years ago. I have brother and sister who are elder than I am. Nuclear family contains only members of our immediate family like parents, children and our siblings. Great regards to all of the site. Tom.

  79. eli says:

    hi
    thank u for this useful lesson.
    now lets me tell u about my family.

    i live in nuclear family and i live with my parents and my sister.there are 3 people in my familly.may dad , may mom and my sister(she is younger than me).i live in my parents home.my father is retired and usually listen to radio and also goes out with his friend.my mom is a teacher and my sister is university student.also there is another person in my life that i love him.his name is pooria and we are going to marry soon so we are going to make a new life.

  80. rose says:

    i live alone!

  81. Soumitra says:

    Excellent.

  82. zelia says:

    I leave in a nuclear family in a town called Pirapozinho,at the state de São Paulo(BR). My nuclear family has 3 people. They are: My husband(ADIRSO), my son(AILTON) and myself(ZÉLIA). ah! I”was forgetting of the my pet dog(KING).My husband is retired,and me too. My son is a college student. and my pet dog is a old dog.
    I spend my time studying English, helping my family at the day by day. my husband protect us in other things and my son is a student.
    I hope my GOD always bless my family.
    Thandks.

  83. I live with my wife and my daugther in law. I have a daugther that live with her mother. I love my family. My parentes live far of me.

  84. jose a vargas says:

    I live in a nuclear family with my wife and three children,I think this is most important cell of society.

  85. rosemary says:

    Thanks for the lesson.

  86. Howaida says:

    Great lesson!I live in a nuclear family: my husband and me and two sons.

  87. Graciela says:

    Hi! Congratulations nice lesson!

    I live in a nuclear family: my husband and me, because our 3 daughters are out from home. Life goes on and we can´t avoid it! We live in a pretty city BUCARAMANGA COLOMBIA!

    good luck!

  88. Elfadil says:

    Nuclear family is First level of people close to us , For example I live with nuclear family which include my father ,mother , brother and sister

  89. Maria says:

    Thanks for this lesson

  90. Maria says:

    I live with my husband and my son.
    Yes, I live in a nuclear family.
    me, my husband and my son.
    They live in my home in Mérida, Venezuela.

    My husband is bussinesman. My son is System Engineer. I have a daugther but she doesn´t live with me

  91. wael says:

    Thank you so much for this lesson

  92. Fotedy says:

    I have an extended family. It include my wife and two of his sisters, my two young sisters, and our two children. We live in the same house. i’m the only person who work then provide the bread. But by God all the thinks are going well!

  93. Dhanaporn says:

    It so good for the lesson and I try to speak.

  94. Ernane Trindade says:

    Repetion is very important. Students must repeat at least 4 (four) times each phrase and in loud voice. It is good to have somebody to practice conversation. I am needing people to chat with me mainly women. My email address is triner@terra.com.br

  95. Hassani says:

    I am really happy to write you about interactive stories training course, just i started with lesson 1 it is very good and understandable for me. here it started Eid day i means holidays for 5 days after that i am going to be your student and will learn and learn more about English.

    Thanks indeed
    Hassani from Afghanistan

  96. sanjay says:

    i want to joint all of family members and share my happylife to all my skype id is sanjubaba1974

  97. Danuta says:

    I was expected to write about my family. Once I had a nuclear family: my husband and my two daughters. Now my “children” have left home and are looking to set up their new families :)) So I feel a bit alone but know this is a law of life :))
    Let it be! Nevertheless life is beautiful…
    Danuta

    • Anissa says:

      Yes Danuta

      Nice to meet you Danuta. I am 26 years old and i am still bachelor and as my adoptive mother died I have neither nuclear family nor extended one so be happy and thank GOD for having a nuclear family even if your daugters left. this is life. good luck.

      • Danuta says:

        Hi Anissa,

        I grew up without father, as he suddenly died when when I was 8. So my first family was not full, but I was lucky to have a wonderful, warm and loving mum who tried to do her best and was my first whole world. Anissa, you are so young, the life is still before you, so I’m sure one day you will have your nuclear family, and then, an extended one! I wish you this from all my heart. I wish you also every kind of success, as happiness has not only one face ( = family), but also many other! :))
        Danuta

        • Dhanaporn says:

          Dear Danuta

          Oh You are same as me,my father was died when I start to learn in the first year of university.In this time I have one sister and two young brother and mother,my mother worked very hard to do the best for family.Now her daughter and her son are university graduated and have a good work.

          • Danuta says:

            Hi Dhanaporn,

            Nice to meet you here. So we have a lot in common, and our mothers have been rewarded for their hard work. The saddest things in life turn very often into the brightest ones! 🙂
            Good luck for you, Dhanaporn
            Danuta

      • Naira says:

        Hi Danuta
        I am Naira, now I live in Malaysia-too far from my motherland. Before my nuclear famaly was my parents, two sisters and brother. then I got merried and now my nuclear famaly is my husband, my son and daughter. But I am missing my parent’s famaly very much and it is too difficult for me to live so far from them. so even your daughters have their new famalies, I believe that they are stiill need you very much, and want you always be next to them

  98. shaban says:

    hello and thanks

  99. Danuta says:

    I’m grateful for sending me your great lessons. I’ve been a retired teacher since June and these lessons give some “fresh air” to my life. I specially like the listening part of each lesson, as this is what I’ve lacked all my life. Listening and the melody and rhythm od the English language….Many thanks for this:)))
    Greetings from Poland to the authors and all the users of the page.
    Danuta

    • Tom says:

      Hello Danuta! I am from Poland as well. Can we practice English togethe? Oh… I can see now that you are a retired teacher of English so you don’t need any practice, do you? However, if you would be eager to help me in my English I will be happy to talk to you as soon as posible. I am 52 years old and my name is Tom. My skype ID is abcdeficek. Hope to hear from you soon. My email is caxito1@wp.pl Great regards, Tom.

      • Danuta says:

        Hi Tom,

        Nice to meet you! Is English your hobby or do you need it for other reasons?
        You can write to me at dana.m@interia.pl, so we could possibly exchange more details about ourselves.
        Best greetings
        Danuta

        • Tan Dung says:

          Dear All

          I am new comer and it’s so great to make friend with all of you to exchange language. I really want to improve my English because of my business & I am open-minded person so that I wanna to use English fluently with full skills (Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing). Hope that you all & we together make us to be better in the future :). Very nice to meet you all

          This is my Skype ID, you can reach me & chat together at the time I am available tandung-hcm. I am Vietnamese person, very happy to contact with you all.

          Cheers,
          Tan Dung

          • Anh Thu says:

            Dear All,

            Have a good day.I am new comer, too. I used to be good at English. Now my skills in E is terrible. I hope our forum will make us better together. Let’s say E for everything, everywhere, every time. You’re welcome to my skype ID thu.accountanthn for chatting 🙂
            Good luck to all.

          • Tom says:

            Hello everybody,

            Whoever is interested to exchange english with me, pls do contact me freely anytime. I’m very interested to learn english from everyone. Especially, I would like to say thanks to my teacher AJ. You gave me a lot of knowledge.
            Nyu

      • Tom says:

        Hi Tom,

        I’m from Myanmar. I’m interested to pracetice English together with you. I’m sure that your english is better than me but anyway, I can learn from you by chatting and emailing. My email address is nyukind@gmail.com and my skype ID is februaryzaw.
        Best regards,
        Nyu

    • Aaron says:

      Thanks, Danuta.

  100. Kaveh says:

    I live with my wife and my daughter.
    Yes, I live in a nuclear family.
    3.
    me, my wife and my daughter.
    They live in my home in Karaj.

    My wife is teacher and 3 quarter per year she goes to the school. My daughter is still a little child. She is usually at home with her nurse.

  101. lamia says:

    Thank you for this lesson

  102. suhel samad says:

    It’s too good we wanna be like that teach English. Because we want to speak English as well ,, thanks again fro great lesson. Thanks AJ.

  103. Kaveh says:

    A nuclear family points out to the first level of people around us, but an extended family is a bigger one inclulding other family members. As an exapmle, me, my wife and my daughter combine a nuclear family, if I add my parents, my brother and my sister, we will have an extended family.

  104. kayally says:

    wow that was Great ,, that lesson very nice and very useful for all of us because we want to speak English as well ,, thanks again fro great lesson

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