1. Label the parts of the home (1-13) with the words below.
bathroom basement bedroom dining room garage
garden hall kitchen living room loft study toilet
1 loft 2 bedroom 3 bathroom 4 study 5 toilet
6 garage 7 kitchen 8 dining room 9 living room
10 utility room 11 hall 12 basement 13 garden
2. Match a-z in the picture with the words (1-26) below.
6 c arpet
7 c hest of drawers
8 c lock
9 c ooker
26 washing machine
1 f 2 d 3 s 4 I 5 l 6 w 7 c 8 t 9 r 10 n
11 x 12 j 13 q 14 u 15 k 16 y 17 b 18 a
19 p 20 h 21 m 22 v 23 z 24 g 25 e 26 o
3. Listen to a dialogue about an apartment. In which order do they visit these rooms? Number them from 1 to 6.
1 kitchen 2 utility room 3 dining room
4 living room 5 bathroom 6 bedroom
4. Listen again and complete the sentences from the dialogue. Use words from exercise 2.
1 The ________. looks really modern.
2 The ________. are electric too.
3 That ________. is enormous!
4 The ________. on the wall is beautiful.
5 The ________. looks very comfortable.
6 The ________. are an unusual colour.
7 That ________. is very attractive.
1 cooker 2 blinds 3 sink 4 mirror 5 sofa
6 curtains 7 light
Agent So, let’s start here. And as you can see, everything in this room is quite new.
Customer Yes. The cooker looks really modern. Is it electric?
A Yes, it is. Everything is electric, actually.
C You mean, like the fridge?
A Well, of course. But look. The blinds are electric too.
C That’s great! Er ___ is there a washing machine?
A Not in this room. But open this door, and ___
C Oh, that’s really nice.
A It’s not a big room, but it’s got everything you need. There are a few cupboards, there’s a washing machine ___
C That sink is enormous!
A Yes. It’s perfect for washing clothes. Shall we see the other rooms now?
C Yes, please.
A So, this is the next room. It’s got a table and chairs.
C The mirror on the wall is beautiful.
A Yes. It makes the room look larger.
C I can imagine having dinner in here with some friends.
A Yes, it’s perfect, isn’t it? And when you want to relax before or after dinner, you can bring your guests through to this other room ___
C Oh, yes. Very nice. The sofa looks very comfortable. Er ___ the curtains are an unusual colour.
A Yes. You’ll probably want to change those. Anyway, let’s go upstairs. Follow me ___
C Oh, yes. I love this. Very modern. That light is very attractive.
A Yes. And the bath and the shower are nice too.
C Yes. Very nice. And what’s through this door?
A Yes, it is. After you ___
C Oh, this is a good size. It’s a big bed! And is there a wardrobe?
A Yes, there is. The wardrobe is behind the door.
C Oh, yes. I didn’t see it.
A So, what do you think?
C I love it. When can I move in?
1. Circle the item that is not usually in the room.
a bed b chest of drawers
c cooker d curtains
a bath b desk
c mirror d toilet
a bin b clock
c sofa d dishwasher
4 LIVING ROOM
a carpet b hi-fi
c shelves d wardrobe
a blinds b chair
c lamp d shower
6 UTILITY ROOM
a bookcase b cupboards
c sink d washing machine
1 c 2 b 3 c 4 d 5 d 6 a
2. Match the definitions with the parts of a house below.
basement dining room garage garden hall loft utility room
1 a room where people eat ________.
2 the room in a house that is near the front door ________.
3 a room in a part of a building that is under the ground ________.
4 a part of a house where you keep your car ________.
5 the room under the roof of a house ________.
6 a piece of land by your house where you can grow flowers, fruit and vegetables ________.
7 a room where people often keep their washing machine ________.
1 dining room 2 hall 3 basement 4 garage 5 loft
6 garden 7 utility room
3. Complete the sentences with the words below.
basic daily free next-door sandy tropical
1 One of best friends is ________. neighbour.
2 The shop in the villages sells ________. supplies, but you have to go into the town to find a supermarket.
3 The south of Spain is famous for its ________. beaches.
4 Curaҫao is a ________. island in the Caribbean.
5 _____. life in Antarctica is hard because of the extreme cold.
6 What do you enjoy doing in your ________. time?
1 next-door 2 basic 3 sandy 4 tropical 5 daily 6 free
4. Match the sentences (1-6) with the phrases (a-f).
1 You can easily get three cars in their garage.
2 You can’t stand up in the loft.
3 That room has a lot of windows.
4 Our living room is warm and comfortable.
5 There are a lot of clothes on the floor of your room.
6 You can’t see anything in the basement.
a It’s cosy.
b It’s uncomfortable.
c It’s dark.
d It’s large.
e It’s untidy.
f It’s bright.
1 d 2 b 3 f 4 a 5 e 6 c