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About my family

From: kellycali@ainrofilac.eg

To: yoko@idkwyl.ptm

Subject: My family

 

Dear Yoko

Let me tell you about my family. I live with my mum, my dad and my big sister. We live in California. My mum’s name is Carmen. She’s Mexican and she speaks English and Spanish. She’s a Spanish teacher. She’s short and slim, she’s got long, brown hair and brown eyes. My dad’s name is David. He’s American. He’s tall and a little fat! He’s got short brown hair and blue eyes. He works in a bank. My sister Shania is 14 and she loves listening to music. She listens to music all the time! She’s got long brown hair and green eyes, like me. I’ve got long hair too. We’ve got a pet dog, Brandy. He’s black and white and very friendly.

Write soon and tell me about your family.

Love

Kelly

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Do you have a big family?

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BrisaRojas 30 October, 2015 - 23:28

I don´t have a big family,but for me is the best. just my mom, dad and brother.We also have two dogs and two rabbits. I love my family.

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paolagalletas 30 October, 2015 - 23:23

Yes,I do because, I have got a big family. They are my parents, brothers, sisters, grandparents, aunts, cousin, etc.

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Diegocoart 30 October, 2015 - 23:18

Yes. My family is very big, because I have a lot of uncles, cousins, a brother all over my country.

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PandajuanCoarTacna 30 October, 2015 - 23:14

I don´t have a big family.just my mon, dad and my short brother. They are very fun. I had one cat but died, that day was sad for me

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JudiJTCoarT 30 October, 2015 - 23:11

I am from Tacna. I do not have a large family, only my dad, my mom and my sister.Also a dog named Charro.I love my family.

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mariamontcoart 30 October, 2015 - 23:11

No,I don't have a big family.just my mum ,my dad, my brother ,my pets ,and me .I love my family.

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RuthHuancaCOART 29 October, 2015 - 23:23

No, I do not have a big family .because only my mom and dad and me, We live in my house . also have a cat that lives with me in my house.And I love you very much.

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greddyno 29 October, 2015 - 23:14

Yes, I do. Because I live with my brother, my mom ,my dad,my cousins, my uncles, my aunts and my grandparents. I love my family.

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Nguyenngoc2013 28 September, 2015 - 11:21

I have very big family, 8 siblings 6 brothers and 2 sisters . My dad died many years ago my mum is wonderfull she take care all member's family very well i love her so much . Now i have a my own family with wife and a baby girl who very cute, humor sometime cry loud .

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funnylearn 27 September, 2015 - 15:36

I'm Vietnamese. My family have 6 peolple : My dad, my mum,two sisters and i have a younger brother. My dad's got short hair and it quite white. he work all the day to earn money for his small family. My mum's got long black hair and she've got some troulble with her heart . My eldest sister was married. she has a small family with a litle girl.Now, I live with my elder sister and we work in the same company .Of course we have to live far from my home town, but we call back to parents every day and we talk about everything in life. my brother is a student . He is a good boy. and he always help my parents a hand when he have free times. I love my family verry much.

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Tina - Coordinator 27 September, 2015 - 17:05

Hi funnylearn,
Thanks for your comments on LearnEnglish Teens. This website is specially for teenagers aged 13-17 years old but it sounds like you could be older than that as you mention in your comment that you work. You are welcome to keep on using LearnEnglish Teens but if you are over 17, please do NOT post any more comments as we must keep this strictly for teenagers to interact with each other. You are welcome to join our LearnEnglish page for adults and post comments there: www.britishcouncil.org/learnenglish.
Best wishes, Tina (LearnEnglish Teen Team)

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phiho 25 September, 2015 - 14:34

I'm a Vietnamese. As a traditional Vietnam family, I have a big family. My family has 6 members including my mum, my dad, my grandmother, my big brother, little sister and me. My mum's name is Lan. She's got short, black hair and brown eyes. She and my dad work in business of medicine. My dad's name is Phong. He's short. He's got black short hair. My little sister's slim. She's quit beautiful. She's got black long hair. My big brother's short like my dad. 20 years before, Vietnam was a poor country. Paying for cost of living of family with 3 little children comes to be a difficult problem, My mum and my dad have worked hard day by day, even my 60-year-old grandmother also had to buy foods to help apart. You know that's a difficult time, but now we grown up and my family's financial problems were improved. Thank life for everything.

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jental 15 September, 2015 - 15:20

My name'sThaer. I have a small family. i live with my father, my mom and my little brother. My family are Joradanian My mother's name is Saheer. She's short and fat, she's got long and black hair and black eyes. My father 's name is Maher. He's tall and slim. My little brother's name is Hassan. He's tall and slim - See

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MargaretHo 8 September, 2015 - 13:24

Hi!
My name's Magaret. I have a small family. i live with my father, my mom and my little brother. My family are Vietnamese
My mother's name is Trang. She's short and fat, she's got long and black hair and black eyes.
My father 's name is Khanh. He's tall and slim.
My little brother's name is Hoa. He's tall and fat.

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nerd05 7 September, 2015 - 10:41

hello , My actual name is Aina.
I live with my parents and my eldest brother. But I do have another brother and sister..
If I make a grammar mistake, please let me know okay =).. I really want speak a fluently
English because it is a second language. MY mother language is Malay

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thuykhung 5 September, 2015 - 13:43

No, I have a small family. My grandfather, dad, mom, brother and me. My grandfather's name Hoa, my dad's name Ba, my mom's name Oanh. They are farmers. My brother'name Hieu and he is a officer. My name Thug, I am a student. I love my family.

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Anwar99 19 August, 2015 - 07:30

Hello. I read paragraph but I don't understand the difference between those sentence
1- I've got long hair too. Could tell ( I have long hair too )
2- We've got a pet dog . or We have a pet dog
3- She's got long brown hair . or She has long hair

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Tina - Coordinator 19 August, 2015 - 14:28

Hi Anwar99
Have got has the same meaning as have and both are used as present tenses.
Have got is used more in British English, especially in speaking and have is more American. We use have more in writing – it's a little more formal!
So, in answer to your question, the sentences you have written in 1) 2) and 3) mean the same :) .
I hope this helps,
Best wishes, Tina (LearnEnglish Teen Team) 

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