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Unit 9 - Lesson 43 - English Families #1 Introducing your family

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To Have
Possesive Adjectives

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An English family says 'Hello!'

Mr and Mrs Bell are married.
This is Mary Bell. mother
Mrs Bell:
"Hello I'm Mary Bell, George's wife. George is my husband."
This is George Bell. father
Mr Bell:
"Hello I'm George Bell, Mary's husband. Mary is my wife."
parentparent
Mr and Mrs Bell:

"We have two children; Carol and Robert. We are their parents."

This is Carol.
sister
Carol:
"Hello! I'm Carol Bell."
This is Robert. brother
Carol:

"This is Robert. He's my big brother. I'm his sister."

Robert:
"Hello! I'm Robert Bell. I'm her brother. She's my little sister."
daughterson
Carol and Robert :

"Here are our parents. We're their children."

You have already met Mary. parent
Carol and Robert:

"This is our mother."

Mrs Bell:
"I'm Robert and Carol's mother. Carol is my daughter and Robert is my son."
You have already met George. parent
Carol and Robert:

"This is our father."

Mr Bell:
"I'm Robert and Carol's father. Carol is my daughter and Robert is my son."

!Note - We sometimes call our sisters and brothers siblings. They can be little or big brothers or sisters . A little brother or sister is younger a big brother or sister is older.

For example: I have two siblings, they are my big sisters, I don't have any little sisters, I am the youngest. I don't have any brothers either.

Pronunciation

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wife parent mother father children daughter son brother sister
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This is a song that illustrates families.

Do you have any brothers or sisters (siblings)? What are they like?

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