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In this Live English Class we will practice:
– Speaking about family relationships
– Expressing opinions on why family matters
– Exploring the reasons why people value their families
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The article for this class discusses the idea of family values in terms of a tribe:
“Humans are tribal creatures. They always have been and they always will be. This is how we are all wired. The closest connections in your human tribe are your family members, at least in theory.”
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These words include:
Caregiver – A family member who looks after a child or relative.
Blood relative – A person that is related to another by birth.
Firstborn – The eldest child
Triplets – Three siblings born at the same time.
Partner – An accomplice or a romantic companion.
Divorce – The legal process of terminating a marriage.
In-laws – A person that is related to another by marriage.
Grandma – The mother of someone’s mother or father.
Grandpa – The father of someone’s mother or father.
Kinship – A spirit of friendship or togetherness.
Foster child – A child raised by someone who is not their parent.
Newlyweds – Recently married people.
Twins – Two siblings born at the same time.
Clan – A slang word for a family or group.
Folks – A slang word for parents.
Family tree – The organisational structure of a family.
Infant – A very young child.
Household – A house and the people in it.
Half brother – A brother with only one parent in common.
Flesh and blood – An expression to emphasise family links.
Fiancee – A woman that is engaged to be married.
Second cousin – The child of a parent’s first cousin.
Sibling – A brother or sister.
Close-knit – When people are strongly united.
Niece – The daughter of a person’s brother or sister.
Nephew – The son of a person’s brother or sister.
Relative – A person connected by blood or marriage.
Grown-up – Another term for an adult.
Inheritance – Wealth or possessions given to the next generation.