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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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Submitted by JoModerator on Thu, 11/05/2020 - 09:06

Hi Dwikasinta,

Thanks for your comments on LearnEnglish Teens. This website is specially for teenagers aged 13-17 years old but as you are older than that, I have to ask you please do not post any more comments, as we must keep this strictly for teenagers to interact with each other. Of course you are welcome to keep on using LearnEnglish Teens, without posting comments.

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Hi everyone,my name's Vlada.I live in Ukraine. My family is big. It's mum my dad and two sisters. My mum and mu dad are an accountent. I and my bigger sister study at the school. and my the biggest sister studies in the university.We have got two cats and dog. My cats name are Archi and Lyna. My dog name's Joy. I love my family and my pets

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Hi! My name is Fernanda I'm 15 years old, I live in Mexico with my parents and my siblings, I have two sisters and one brother, my two sisters study at the university and my brother is in high school, also we have a three pets, two dogs and a fish. Well tell me about your family.

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Hello I live in Monterrey with my parents and my younger sister. My dad is average height, but he is broad and very strong, he is dark and has black hair. My mom is a little short in stature, she is white skinned and has curly hair, my younger sister has many moles

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Hi My name is Jennifer, I have 15, I live whit my my dad, mom, big brother and big sister. My dad and mom have their telecommunication company. Their name is Gabriel and Guillermina, they have 45 and 44. My brother has 18 and he studies in nanotecnology. My sister has 25 and she works in a biotecnology company. And that's my family. Thanks.

Submitted by juanpa99 on Fri, 09/11/2020 - 15:43

Hi, my name is Juan I am 15 years old, I live in Monterrey N.L. My family is small only are my mom, my father, and my brother. My father is from Tampico and my mom is here from Monterrey. My brother and I are very tall in my family we are the only so big and very tall. All in my family have brown eyes and black hair.

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Hi my name is Luis,I'm 15 years old,I from Mexico,my family we are 5,my dad work in government with my sister, my mom doesn't work, my brother studying, and I'm a student.

Submitted by A01286176 on Fri, 09/11/2020 - 15:37

Dear Francisco My name is Axel, I`m 15 yeras old, I live in Monterrey,N.L Mexico. I live in a house with my parentes, i have one brother who is 14 years old. When my father was young he studied at the same highschool like me at my mom studied at UANL See you later

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Hi, I live with my mom, dad, grandmother and with my brother, we have a pet, his name its Sparky, its really funny, we love them:)
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Submitted by FreddyMartinez_ on Thu, 09/10/2020 - 04:09

My family is small, we are only 4 members: Mom, dad, my little brother and I. My mother is nurse, my father is architect and my brother and I are student. I study at the university and my brother at school.

Submitted by paolasalas on Fri, 09/11/2020 - 18:31

my family is very small, we are only 4 members: my mom, dad, little sister and I. My parents work the same but in different places, my sister and I are student, my sister is in seventh grade an I'm in high school. in my family we love the weekend because we always buy popcorn and we watch a lot of movies.

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Submitted by adrianamireles on Fri, 09/11/2020 - 18:58

Hi everyone, my family is small, we are my dad, my mom, my little sister and me. My mom is a doctor and my dad is a teacher, my sister and I are student. She goes to school and I go to high school. We have a cat

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Submitted by Azul_Matthew on Fri, 09/04/2020 - 22:43

Hello everyone, my name is Jade and I live with my mother and brother, they are all I have, we live in Mexico City, my mother is 38 years old and my brother is 4 years old, I am 15 years old and this December I will turn 16. a normal coexistence. my mother is a housewife and a local saleswoman, I always help her sell on weekends and I really like it. My mom is medium tall, has curly hair and is pretty My brother is little chubby and has very beautiful black eyes I am tall, my hair is short and I have light brown eyes.

Submitted by Mafalda on Wed, 09/02/2020 - 02:12

Hi everyone. Let me introduce you to my family. My name is María Fernanda but everyone calls me "Mafe" . I'm from Colombia. I have a big family, but today I will introduce you only my near family. There are six of us: My parents and my three siblings. My Dad's name is Rubén. He is Colombian. He works at "El Dorado" airport like a security guard. He is short but strong, he's got short and hair black and his eyebrows are very full. My mom's name is Sonia. She is Colombian too. She is dressmaker and she has her own place. She is very short and she's got short and brown hair. She's got the most beatiful nose that I have ever seen in whole the world. My older brother is Cristian, he is 29 ang he is Systems Engineer. My older sister is Stefan, she is 25 and she studies at University and finally my younger brother is Santiago, he is 13 and he goes at the secundary. Finally we've got a cat, her name is Nila and she is 11 months. We are very close and we support each other. Bye.

Submitted by rumaysa on Tue, 08/11/2020 - 11:01

Dear Yoko. Let me tell you about my family. Well, my name's Reyna and I am 15. I've got a mother, father, little brother, and sister. So, my little brother is 8 years old and he is very noisy. But my sister is very helpful. And she always helps me to wash the dishes all the time. My mom is a teacher of the English language. She has got long brown hair and brown eyes like me. She is a very beautiful woman. My dad is a journalist and he always knows what he should do. We are a happy family and we will always help in need! Lots of love Reyna!)

Submitted by Lama_jyg on Mon, 08/03/2020 - 15:28

Hi everyone Let me tell you about my family. I live with my dad ,my mum, thee sisters and one brother. We live in big house in Saudi Arabia . My mum is Syrian and she is a teacher. My dad is cabten helicopters. My sister is tall and fat. My brother is study in university in USA.
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Submitted by zagrybast on Mon, 07/27/2020 - 13:05

Hi everyone! I live with my mum, my dad and my brother. We live in Russia. My mom’s short, she’s got short blond hair. She works as a doctor. My dad’s tall and strong, he works as a mechanic. My brother’s tall and little (not little) fat. He study in the college.

Submitted by truongngodang on Sat, 07/04/2020 - 04:42

About my family Dear Michael Buble, Let me tell you about my family. I live with my parents. I am an only child. We live at urban of Ha Noi. My Mother is working at a preschool as a chef and my father is working for a publish company. His work is transport schoolbooks from warehouse to container truck. Because His work is the limbs so He is very strong. This year, He is 56 years old. I am so proud about my parents. And me, I am 24 years old. Actually, I am working for a technology company. I don’t get married yet. In this year, I wanna have a girl friend, I used to like a girl but she rejected me so I was so boring but now, I am ok. I am ready for new relationship. Best regards,

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Submitted by ali2009 on Fri, 06/26/2020 - 12:14

hi guys today each one of you will have a chance to know more about me and my family.We are from moroco and we live at Rabat,we are 4 members me ,my brother,my dad and my mom,maybe some day we will have a chance to have a pet,if my mom agree, my mom work as a teacher, me and my brother study in a medium size school it near to us we are hardworking students we got the best marks in the school, my dad work in the healh ministry , in holidays i love to go to grand parents house.
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Submitted by IANPAUL on Mon, 06/22/2020 - 19:40

My family has a 4 members: Dad, mom, my little brother and my. We live in Mexico, My mom is is of medium height and and is very responsible, She is a nurse. My dad is tall and hard working,his job is systems technician. My brother is younger than me, and right now he is in the process of going to primary school.

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Hello everybody! Let me tell you about my family. I live with my mom, my dad and my big sister. My mom's name is Inna. She's Russian and she works as an administrator in a hospital. She has short, blond hair. she's not tall and she has small brown eyes. By the way she wears glasses and loves to read books My father's name's Max. He's very tall. He is bald with freckles and blue eyes. He works in a police. My big sis's name is Sasha. She's very tall like a dad. She has shoulder length brown hair and brown eyes. She is a 4th year College student. And my name is Jenni. I'm very tall too( like my dad again) I have shoulder length brown hair. And my eyes are brown and green. I have a snub nose. And I don't look like my family at all except for my height/ Thank u Bye)
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Submitted by Racha on Fri, 05/29/2020 - 20:58

I live with my mum , my dad , my 4 sisters and my brother .We live in Algeria , my mum name is fouziya . She is Algerian . She is tall and litlle fat . She is got short brown hair and brown eyes . My dad s name is Djamal . He is Algeria .He is tall and slim . He is got short brown hair and brown eyes . He works a dealer . My brother Mouhamed is 11 and short brown hair and brown eyes . Like me .

Submitted by ICAN on Fri, 05/22/2020 - 14:02

Hi! Let me tell you about my family. I live with my dad and my mum. I don't have a sister and a brother. I am the first child and last child in my family. My mum's Indonesian. She has big eyes, brown eyes, and short hair. The color of her hair is black. She is tall. She is a kind person. My dad's Indonesian too. He has black eyes, short hair, and a slim body. He is a very funny person, in my view. I love them very much. I think I can't live without them. They're always my happiness.

Submitted by KevinGH17 on Thu, 06/04/2020 - 04:08

Hi, my name is Kevin I'm 16 years old and I will talk about my family. I live with my mum, my dad, my big sister and my little brother. We live in Huixquilucan. My mum's name is Estela. She's Mexican. She's short and slim, she's got long black hair and brown eyes. My dad's name is Gerardo. He’s tall and slim. He's got short brown hair and brown eyes. He works in a printing house. My sister Mitzi is 19 and she likes drawing. She's got short brown hair and brown eyes. My brother Gael is 12 and loves playing with the console of videogames. He's got short brown hair and brown eyes. I've got short brown hair too. We've got a pet dog, Luna. She's black and very friendly.

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