girl washing up in the kitchen

Read about the children's homes, then do the exercise and write a comment to practise writing in English.


  • Do the preparation activity to help you with words from the text.
  • Read the text, then play the game.
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  • Read the discussion question and write a comment!
Reading text

girl and mum

Our flat

I live with my mum. We live in a flat. There's a balcony with lots of flowers. In our flat there are two bedrooms, a bathroom, a big living room and a small kitchen. I love our flat!

family in garden

My house

I live in a house with my mum, dad and two sisters. We've got a living room, a kitchen, two bathrooms, four bedrooms and a garden. I've got a big bedroom! My sisters and I play football in the garden.  

Top tips

  1. Write about the people you live with. I live with …
  2. Say if you live in a house or a flat. I live in a ….
  3. Use there's if there's just one. There's a balcony.
  4. Use there are if there are two or more. There are two bedrooms.
  5. You can also use we've got or I've got. I've got a big bedroom.


Do you live in a house or a flat? What rooms are there? Tell us about your home!

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