Family words in English

English Vocabulary 6 January 2010 | 1 Comment

Learning the names of different relatives is useful in English. You can practice this by making your own family tree and then telling yourself or a friend (if you have one 😉 ) the relationships between the people in your family.

Here are some useful words to learn:
father
mother
sister
brother
cousin
aunt
uncle
grandmother
grandfather
grandchild
niece
nephew
God-mother
God-father
God-daughter
God-son

Below is a diagram of a pretend family tree. See if you can answer the questions about the family tree.1. Who is Peter’s Wife?
2. Matthew is Brian’s _______.
3. Doug is Samatha’s _______.
4. Who is Brian’s Grandfather?
5. Who is Matthew’s sister?

Answers…

1. Pauline
2. Uncle
3. Husband
4. Peter
5. Samantha

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