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Family Lesson for ESL Students

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A family is group of people that are related to each other by birth, marriage, or adoption. Some family members look alike, while others look completely different. Immediate family members include close relatives like parents, children, and siblings. Extended family members include grandparents, uncles, aunts, and cousins. This lesson reviews basic vocabulary words that ESL students can use to describe and discuss families. (3 pages)

New Parents and Toddler

What kind of family is this?

  • It is a small family.

  • These new parents have one child.

  • Their child is a boy.

  • He is their son.


Extended Family

What kind of family is this?

  • It is a large extended family.

  • An extended family includes grandparents, parents, children, siblings, grandchildren, aunts, uncles, and cousins.


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