a family

Read about families, then do the exercise and write a comment to practise writing in English.


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Reading text

big family

Loretta's family

I've got a big family. I've got a mum, a dad, three sisters, one brother, four aunts, three uncles and ten cousins!


William's family

There are five people in my family. I live with my parents, my big sister and my little brother. My sister is twelve years old. My brother is six. I have lots of fun with my brother and sister.

small family

Julie's family

I haven't got any brothers and sisters. I'm an only child. My dad is a taxi driver. He's clever and funny. My mum is very nice. She's a teacher. I love my family!

Top tips

You can write …

  1. I've got … to talk about your family
  2. I haven't got any brothers and sisters or I'm an only child if you have no brothers or sisters
  3. I live with … to talk about the people in your house or flat
  4. I've got a big brother if your brother is older than you and I've got a little sister if your sister is younger than you
  5. she's a … or she is a … to say your mum's job or he's a … or he is a … to say your dad's job
  6. a sentence with adjectives to describe people: My dad is clever and funny


Worksheet180.94 KB


Who are the people in your family? Tell us about your family!

Average: 5 (5 votes)

Submitted by StarrySapphire900 on Thu, 08/02/2024 - 20:35


i have a dad a mom and a brother yay

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