Peatükk 1.1 (Scene 1)

Family and Relatives

Lead-in

Look at the pictures (A–D). Choose one of them and describe it to your partner. Your partner has to guess your picture. Switch roles.

Start like this: 
In the picture, I see... 

Help

When describing a picture, think about the following:

  • whom you see
  • where the people are
  • what they are doing

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B

C

D

Vocabulary

  • family – pere
  • relative – sugulane
  • parents – vanemad
  • mother – ema
  • father – isa
  • sister – õde
  • brother – vend
  • sibling – õde v vend
  • husband – abikaasa, mees
  • wife – abikaasa, naine
  • child, children – laps, lapsed
  • daughter – tütar
  • son – poeg
  • stepfather – kasuisa
  • stepmother – kasuema
  • stepbrother – kasuvend
  • stepsister – kasuõde
  • half-brother – poolvend
  • half-sister – poolõde
  • twins – kaksikud
  • grandparents – vanavanemad
  • grandmother – vanaema
  • grandfather – vanaisa
  • great-grandparents – vanavanavanemad
  • grandchild, grandchildren – lapselaps, lapselapsed
  • aunt – tädi
  • uncle – onu
  • cousin – onu- v tädipoeg
  • nephew – venna- v õepoeg
  • niece – venna- v õetütar
  1. My mother and father are my 
  2. My brother and sister are my 
  3. My mother is my grandparents’ 
  4. I am my grandparents’ 
  5. My mother’s daughter is my 
  6. My father’s brother is my 
  7. My mother’s sister is my 
  8. My aunt’s son is my 
  9. My brother’s daughter is my 
  10. My sister’s son is my 

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2. cusn

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4. fmil

5. mthe

6. cildrn

7. hsbad

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10. faher

Jackson’s Family

Exercise 1

Look at the family tree. Who are they to Jackson? Match.
  • Jill
  • Geoff
  • Jenny
  • mother
  • cousin
  • sister
  • Gladys
  • Jack
  • George
  • aunt
  • father
  • uncle
  • Jesse
  • Joan
  • Joseph
  • brother
  • grand-mother
  • grandfather
  • listening to music
  • working out
  • reading
  • skateboarding
  • playing the drums
  • playing field hockey
  • taking pictures
  • skiing
  • horse riding
  • swimming

Jesse – 

Jenny – 

Geoff – 

George – 

Jack – 

Gladys – 

Joan – 

Joseph – 

Pairwork 1

Ask your partner about Jackson’s family. Your partner answers in English. Switch roles.

Who is... ?

What does... like to do?

How old is... ?

Pairwork 2

Pick one character from Jackson’s family tree. Your partner has to ask Yes/No questions until they can guess your character. Switch roles. 

 Do you have brown hair?

Now You!

Pairwork 3

Ask your partner questions about his/her relatives. Replace the underlined words. Your partner answers in full sentences. Switch roles.
  1. Do you have a sister? What is her name?
  2. How many uncles do you have?
  3. How old is your grandfather?
  4. Where does your aunt live?
  5. Who is your funniest relative? Why? 
  6. What is your mother like?

Name

Age

Who is he/she to you?

What are his/her hobbies?

How Am I Doing?

I can introduce my family in English.

I can describe someone’s hobbies in English.

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