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Eve Ana Timothy Tom

 

1 John is Jill’s ………. . 6 Barry is Eve’s ………. .

2 Timothy is Jill’s ………. . 7 Susan is Timothy’s ………. .

3 Eve and Ana are Timothy’s …… . 8 As Paul died in 2000, Jill is a . .

4 Eve is Sheila’s ………. . 9 Tom is Mary’s ……….. .

5 Albert Dodds is Tom’s …. . 10 The only two people who are not related are …... and …... .

 

1.3 Fill the gaps with the correct word.

1 Did you say his ………. name was Boris?

2 He looks like his mother but definitely takes ……. his father in character.

3 There is an increasing number of single-………. families in Britain.

4 Most of my ………. at work are married, and I don’t see them socially.

5 I’ve known him for years; he’s an ………. friend.

6 They’re not married any longer, but she still sees her ……….-husband.

 

1.4 Answer these questions about yourself.

1 What’s your first name / surname?

2 Are you an only child?

3 Are you part of a very close family?

4 Do you look like your father or mother?

5 In character, who do you take after?

6 Do you know any twins?

7 Who is your best friend?

 

1.5 Match the words to the definitions.

1 ex-wife / ex-husband   2 late wife / late husband   3 second wife / second husband   4 stepmother / stepfather   5 stepsister / stepbrother   6 half-sister / half-brother a) someone that is married to one of your parents, but isn’t your parent b) someone who has the same mother, or the same father, as you, but not both parents c) someone that you were married to in the past who is now dead d) the child of someone that is married to one of your parents e) someone that you were married to in the past but are now divorced from f) someone that you marry when you have already been married to someone else before

1.6A FAMILY TREE.Look at the following family tree and then fill in the missing words in the sentences below. Look at the example first.

Brian Jones

m. Pamela Smith


David Jones Pat Jones Charles Jones

m. Rita Grey m. Jonathan Banks m. Bronwen Price

Patsy Jones Helen Jones Guy Jones Mary Jones

 

Samantha Banks

 

1 Brian is David’s……father…… 2 Patsy and Samantha are ……. 3 Charles is Pat’s……………….. 4 Bronwen is Guy’s …………….. 5 Pamela is Helen’s ……………. 6 Rita is David’s ………………... 7 Jonathan is Patsy’s ………….. 8 Charles is Jonathan’s ………... 9 Pamela is Bronwen’s ………… 10 Rita is Mary’s …………………. 11 Jonathan is Pat’s …………………… 12 Guy and Mary are Brian’s ………….. 13 Brian is Bronwen’s ………………….. 14 Patsy is Helen’s ……………….……. 15 Jonathan is Brian’s …………………. 16 Guy is David’s ………………………. 17 Guy is Bronwen’s …………………… 18 Pat and Jonathan areSamantha’s … 19 Mary is Rita’s ………………………… 20 Rita is Brian’s ………………………...

 

1.7 Draw your own family tree. Are there any relationships you cannot describe in English?

1.8Look at the passage. Two texts are mixed up. Separate the description of the two families and underline the description of family A.



Jenny is thirty-two years old and has got a job in a post office in a small village. Peter is thirty nine years old and he is an architect in London He is married to Elizabeth and they’ve got four children: three sons and a daughter. She’s divorced and has got an eight-year-old daughter Cilia, and a three-year-old son, Jamie. She’s got a small house with a big garden in the village. They live in a big house near London. She’s got a lot îf friends in the village. Elizabeth looks after the children and has a part-time job in a school near her home. Jenny’s mother, Kate, lives in the same village. Peter’s parents, Fiona and Michael, live in the country and come to stay with the family in the holidays. They have a comfortable life and they are a happy family. She helps Jenny with the children when she’s at work.

 

1.9 Remember the use of prepositions.

1 The Prime Minister of UK lives at 10 Downing Street in London.

2 “Where do you live, Oleg?” – “In Republic Street”.

3 I live in a small flat on the fifth floor.

● Now put in the correct preposition (at, in or on).

1 Ilive …… 14 St Andrew’s Place, Dundee.

2 My father lives …… a small house …… North London.

3 My girlfriend’s flat is …… the seventh floor.

4 Do you live …… a house or a flat?

 

5 “Where’s the toilet, please?” – “…… the second floor.”

6 “Is there a doctor near here?” – “Yes, …… 37 High Street.”

7 I lived …… America from 1976 to 1978.

8 She lives …… Pentonville Road.

9 He lives …… 53 Pushkin Street.

10 “Where do you work?” – “ …… Paris”.

11 My office is …… the tenth floor.

12 My grandmother lives ...... an old house ...... a village.

13 “Where do you live?” – “...... 140 New Street”.

14 I work ...... the seventh floor.


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