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IELTS Preparation Series 3, Episode 21: Talking About the Family


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Hello, and welcome to Study English, IELTS Preparation. I'm Margot Politis.

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The family is a common topic in IELTS, especially in Part 1 of the Speaking Test.

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Talking about such a familiar topic might seem simple, but doing it well requires thought

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and practice.

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Let's listen to someone talking about their family:

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My mother is a teacher and my father is an architect. I've got 2 brothers and one sister,

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so that's all the immediate family.

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She begins by identifying her mother and father, and then her brothers and sister. What did

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she call all of them together?

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My mother is a teacher and my father is an architect. I've got 2 brothers and one sister,

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so that's all the immediate family.

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The immediate family. Another term for this is nuclear family.

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That's the parents - mother and father - and the siblings - brothers and sisters.

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A male child is called the son of his parents and a female child is called the daughter.

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Mother and father are the formal words. In informal English you say mum and dad, like

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this:

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Me and my mum we immigrated to Australia in 1991 to Perth and then I moved over to Sydney

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to be with my dad, then dad moved back to Thailand, so yeah.

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The family outside of the immediate family is called the extended family.

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The parents of your parents are called grandparents - grandmother and grandfather. The brothers