The Family (Part 2)

 

Practice the sentences

Listen to the dialogue and choose the matching statement.
Do you have a big family?en
There are five people in my family.en
 
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    • Her family consists of five people.en
       
    • He has a big family.en
       
    • His family has five people.en
       
 
 
Do you like your siblings?en
Not really. I'm very different from my siblings.en
 
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    • Her siblings are very different.en
       
    • He doesn't really like his siblings.en
       
    • He really likes his siblings.en
       
 
 
You look exactly like your brother.en
Big ears and blue eyes run in the family.en
 
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    • She looks like her brother.en
       
    • He doesn't look like him.en
       
    • She has small ears and brown eyes.en
       
 
 
 
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Practice the phrases

Build the sentence by clicking on the words.
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Learn the dialog

Listen to the dialogue while reading the text.
Tell me about your family.en
I have a pretty big family. Two brothers and one sister and many cousins. How about you?en
Mine is small. I'm an only child, and only my mother has a sister, my aunt Dana. What do your siblings do?en
My one brother Jacob works as an accountant, my other brother Alex is a teacher, and my sister Dana works in finance.en
I didn't know your sister worked in finance. Where does she live?en
She just moved away to Italy with her husband and my niece.en
She has a child already? How old is she?en
She is my older sister and quite a bit older than me. She turned 32 this year.en
I always wanted a big sister... Do you guys look alike?en
Not really, my siblings all have dark hair and blue eyes. They take after my dad. I look like my mom with her blonde hair and green eyes.en
I look like my mom too. Do you want to see a picture?en
Sure, I would love to.en
 

Practice the dialog

Complete the dialogue.
 
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I have a pretty family. Two brothers and one sister and many cousins. How about you?
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Mine is . I'm an only child, and only my mother has a sister, my aunt Dana. What do your siblings do?
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My one brother Jacob works an accountant, my other brother Alex is a teacher, and my sister Dana works in finance.
 
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I didn't know your sister worked in finance. Where does she ?
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She just moved away to Italy with her husband and my .
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She has a already? How old is she?
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She is my sister and quite a bit older than me. She turned 32 this year.
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I always wanted a big sister… Do you guys alike?
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    and blue eyes. They take after my dad. I look like my mom with her blonde hair and green eyes.
     
 
 
Not really, my siblings all have dark and blue eyes. They take after my dad. I look like my mom with her blonde hair and green eyes.
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I look like my too. Do you want to see a picture?
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Sure, I would to.
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Practice Listening

Listen to the dialogue and continue with the correct response.
 
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    • I see my doctor every day.en
       
    • That's a lot. I rarely see mine. en
       
    • I see my coworkers at work every day.en
       
 
 
 
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    • Would you like siblings?en
       
    • I should clean the house.en
       
    • I go to work early in the morning.en
       
 
 
 
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    • They go fishing every weekend.en
       
    • They just moved back to town.en
       
    • We love to go to church.en
       
 
 
 
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Speak the dialogue

Speak your answers to the dialogue (when it's your turn). Record your answers to the dialogue (when it's your turn). Then replay your recording and compare each recorded part to the original.
David
Tell me about your family.en
You
I have a pretty big family. Two brothers and one sister and many cousins. How about you? en
Mine is small. I'm an only child, and only my mother has a sister, my aunt Dana. What do your siblings do?en
My one brother Jacob works as an accountant, my other brother Alex is a teacher, and my sister Dana works in finance. en
I didn't know your sister worked in finance. Where does she live?en
She just moved away to Italy with her husband and my niece. en
She has a child already? How old is she?en
She is my older sister and quite a bit older than me. She turned 32 this year. en
I always wanted a big sister... Do you guys look alike?en
Not really, my siblings all have dark hair and blue eyes. They take after my dad. I look like my mom with her blonde hair and green eyes. en
I look like my mom too. Do you want to see a picture?en
Sure, I would love to. en
Speak your answers to the dialogue (when it's your turn). Record your answers to the dialogue (when it's your turn). Then replay your recording and compare each recorded part to the original.
You
Tell me about your family. en
Sarah
I have a pretty big family. Two brothers and one sister and many cousins. How about you?en
Mine is small. I'm an only child, and only my mother has a sister, my aunt Dana. What do your siblings do? en
My one brother Jacob works as an accountant, my other brother Alex is a teacher, and my sister Dana works in finance.en
I didn't know your sister worked in finance. Where does she live? en
She just moved away to Italy with her husband and my niece.en
She has a child already? How old is she? en
She is my older sister and quite a bit older than me. She turned 32 this year.en
I always wanted a big sister... Do you guys look alike? en
Not really, my siblings all have dark hair and blue eyes. They take after my dad. I look like my mom with her blonde hair and green eyes.en
I look like my mom too. Do you want to see a picture? en
Sure, I would love to.en
 
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