VOCABULARY TO TALK ABOUT PERSONAL                 RELATIONSHIPS       FAMILY                        NON-FAMILY   RELATIONS...
GrandchildrenGreatgrandchildrenStepfatherStepmother             COLLOCATIONS WITHStepbrother                 ‘FAMILY’Steps...
My soulmateMy better halfBachelorSpinsterOld maidBacheloretteMrMrsMissMsMarital status = estadocivil
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Vocabulary unit 1

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Vocabulay about family

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Vocabulary unit 1

  1. 1. VOCABULARY TO TALK ABOUT PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS FAMILY NON-FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS RELATIONSHIPSRelatives / relations Landlord TenantParentsFather Penpal / penfriendMother Buddy – dudeChildren FriendOffspring (fml) – Close friendoffspring Best friend Lifelong friendOnly childSon Partner ----in business, in life, inDaughter an activity (class, bridge,Brother tennis…), in internationalSister relationsSibling (fml) – Siblings AllyAuntUncle AcquaintanceMy aunt on my father’s Neighbourside = my paternal auntMy aunt on my Colleague / Workmate/mother’s side = my Classmate /Flatmate /maternal aunt Roommate(first) cousin HousekeeperSecond cousin ButlerGrandparentsGreatgrandparents guestGreat- Host – hostessgreatgrandparents… shrink
  2. 2. GrandchildrenGreatgrandchildrenStepfatherStepmother COLLOCATIONS WITHStepbrother ‘FAMILY’Stepsister… ADJECTIVESHalf-brother Nuclear familyHalf-sister Large family Extended familyGodfather Adoptive familyGodmother A close-knit familyGodson A one-parent familyGoddaughter VERBSTwinsTriplets Belong to a family… Be part of the family Come from a familyFoster-son Marry into a familyFoster-daughter This runs in the familyFoster-family NOUNS Family background Family history Family tiesBoyfriend Family + member / life /Date business / commitments /Fiancé--- fiancée feud / heirloom / motto /Bridegroom -– bride planning / shieldBest manHusband --- wifeSuitorLoverMistress
  3. 3. My soulmateMy better halfBachelorSpinsterOld maidBacheloretteMrMrsMissMsMarital status = estadocivil

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