Family Vocabulary Exercises
1. Word practice
Find a photograph of you with your family. Label yourself as "me" and then label the other people in relationship to you (eg "mother", "sister", "brother" etc). You can do this with a marker pen or graphics program.
2. Reading Practice
Read the following birth announcement. Then answer the questions below it. (Answers at bottom of page.)
- What is Christopher's mother's name?
- Who are Christopher's siblings?
- How is Kathy McDonald related to the newborn?
- Who will be coming to see Chris soon ?
- Who is Kathy in relation to Kerry?
3. Writing Practice
a) Make your own birth announcement. You don't have to include all of your family members. Make sure to mention some of your extended relatives. Which family members were present at the time of your birth?
b) Create your own family tree in English. Add the names of your family members in the correct spots. Label each family member with their relationship to you (for example: mother, sister etc).