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Beginning English - Lesson 5 - Family
This page: Write sentences about a family tree and read a paragraph about a family.
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"The Family Tree"
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Family Tree

Write a sentence describing who each person is in relation to Dennis.


1.  Albert 

2.  Mary 

3.  Debra

4.  Keith

5.  Donna

6.  Becky


My name is Dennis and this is my family tree.  My father's name is Steve.  He is an architect and he lives in Texas with my mother Mary.  My mom is a very talented artist.  She paints beautiful pictures.  I have one brother named Albert.  He's a computer engineer. My wife's name is Debra.  She's a nurse at the same hospital where I work.  I work in the lab. My daughter Donna is a doctor in New York.  Donna's husband's name is Keith.  He's a restaurant manager.  They have a little girl named Becky who is three years old.

Read the article above and answer the question below. Select the correct answer.

Who works in a lab in a hospital? 

Who is an artist? 

Who is an architect? 

Who is three years old? 

Who is a restaurant manager? 

Who is a doctor? 

Who is a nurse? 




Write a paragraph about your family. What are their names? Where do they live? What is their job? Follow the example above where Dennis describes his family. You can write on piece of paper or in the comments section below.

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