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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.




Do you have a big family?

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Anwar99 20 August, 2015 - 06:11

Many thanks for reply , As I understand from reply we can use the two forms by the same meaning but use ( have /has got in British English and use the have /has in American English . this right .

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iva10 16 August, 2015 - 09:29

Hi!In my family there are seven members.My father,mother,grandfather,grandmother,brother,sister and me.My mother is a teacher in my school while my dad is a journalist.My little brother never stays still .He's mostly spending his day outside playing.Unlike me ,my sister is very social,friendly,nice,caring and girly.In other words am the opposite of her.I would describe myself as anti-social,sporty and not too much friendly.

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Khvn 3 August, 2015 - 07:15

Hello everyone, My name is Hanh, I was a new member here.

I have a big family. There are six people in my big family, my mum, my dad, my younger sister and two my younger brothers. We live in Viet Nam.
My mum's name is Ha, she is very beautiful. She is tall, and she's got long, brown hair and black eyes.
My dad's name is Quoc, she is tall and thin. My parens are famers.
My sister is Oanh, and two my brothers is Quan and Quyen. They are students.
My family is very funny, and i love it.

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hannaanh 25 August, 2015 - 15:11

Hi Khvn,
You're wrong in ''my dad's name is Quoc, she is tall and thin''
Right is ''my dad's name is Quoc, he is tall and thin''

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ajeje 28 July, 2015 - 05:32

yes, i have a little big family. our family consists of 13 persons including me. 7 brothers & 4 sisters, my mom and my paa, i am on 9th number in my family. My father served in Pakistan Army. he's a very disiplined and stric in home matters. my mom's house wife. my 4 big brothers doing jobs in different fields, 2 sisters got married & remaining 5 siblings get education in school including me.. there's a great hussle & busstle in our home specially Eid days or any celebrating days.

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JoEditor 28 July, 2015 - 10:11

Hi ajeje,
Wow! Thanks for telling us about your big family. It must be fun to have so many brothers and sisters! 
Best wishes, Jo (LearnEnglish Teens Team) 

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FernansLu 20 July, 2015 - 17:04

I live in Colombia in a Big house with my family, In my family are four people. My mom, she is a math teacher, and she is a wonderful person. The second person is my dad, he is strong but have a some fat, even so i love him. I live with my little sister, her personality is so strict but is friendly, we are very united. My big sister is a artist, she draw, she paint, she cook, she sing, and the continues list... I live with my pets, we've got a cat, a dog, a bird, and we are happy. We love Jehovah God.

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KingWolf99 16 July, 2015 - 14:05

I haven't got a big family. My mother's name is Martina. She's got short , black and curly hair and brown eyes. She's tall. My big brother's name is Marcello. He's tall, muscular and good-loocking (girls say that!!!) . He's got black hair brown hair. My big sister's name is Valentina. She's short and thin, but she's very pretty. She's got blond hair, brown eyes and a beautiful smile (her teeth are perfect.) My father's name is Claudio. He's quite tall and he's got grey hair. He's 70 years old, so he's pensioned. He lives in Lecce actually. I live in Bologna with my mum and my sister, but my brother lives in London and he works there!! (he's a warehouse worker).He's 20. My mum is an Italian Teacher and she's 47 and my sister's 19 and she's a pizza maker (it sounds strange, but it's true). Now it's time to describe myself. My name's Adriano, I'm 15 and I've got brown, short hair. My eyes are brown too. I'm quite tall and slim. I like studying languages (especially english and portuguese) and I love animals (we've got two dogs, Sole and Romeo).

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AdielS 12 July, 2015 - 00:21

Hello. My name is Adiel. I live with my mother, my father, my big brother and my sister. We live in Brazil. I want to speak English fluently and I love to study and learning English. My mother language is Portuguese.

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KingWolf99 16 July, 2015 - 13:41

You live in Brazil? So you speak portuguese, isn't it? I'm studying Brazilian Portuguese right now! I still have so much to learn :) (I'm Italian).

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HH 9 July, 2015 - 04:19

Hi all, I am a secondary student in Vietnam. I have got a big family, I think. I live in a beautiful house with my grandparents, my parents and my little sister. Normally, in Vietnam, old people don't live in a same house with their sons or daughters, but my grandparents do. They love me so much. They are very kind and tolerant. When I was a three-year-old child, my parents went home very late, so my grandparents stayed at home, looked after me and cooked dinner. They even ironed clothes. My parents are busy people. Mom is a chief finance officer at Total company. She is short, with black hair and black eyes, but she looks very beautiful. Dad is the general manager of his own company. He is tall, and thin. He's got black hair and black eyes. My little sister is very fat and kute. You will like her, I think. We used to have a Pet dog but he died 7 years ago. I was very sad because I love him so much.

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julia11 8 July, 2015 - 09:32

My family is big enough to tell (I think) . My grandma has 7 children and my dad was last. My dad married and have 2 kids, my little brother and me

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dila_latifa 30 June, 2015 - 17:55

hi guys. i'm dila. I was a new member here.
I live with my father, mother,my sister and little brother. i come from indonesia :)
happy to have friends like you all :)

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Jonathan - Coor... 1 July, 2015 - 05:08

Hi dila_latifa and welcome to LearnEnglish Teens. We're glad you joined :) Keep on writing comments and you can reply to other users' comments too. Best wishes,

Jonathan (LearnEnglish Teens Team) 

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arash 5 June, 2015 - 07:23

hi dear friends i have a big family . we are 10 altogether, my father , my mom and 8 siblings . my father is retiree from the ministry of education , he is very disciplined but not strict in that sense. my mom is housewife , she is always kind and tender , i am second child in my family, my brother is the oldest , he works in the army , about myself , teaching in the university (electronic engineering ) and the other brothers are study at school. also about my sisters , one of them married and the other sisters live with us(my parents and my siblings ). we have a good relationship together but i am compatible with my older brother

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Tina - Coordinator 5 June, 2015 - 15:42

Dear arash,
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Mikyaleee 3 June, 2015 - 16:04

i have a very big family.... my grandma and grandpa have 12 childern. My mom is the second. Then my mom merried with my father and got 5 childern. I'm the last.

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lucasrico123 3 June, 2015 - 02:26

Hi! My family has 5 members. I live with My two Brothers, with my parents and me.I Love my family.
I live in Brazil, in Brasilia ( the capital of Brazil). I´m learning english and I like this language.

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HongHanhLe 28 May, 2015 - 09:58

Hi friends :) I'm a new remember of British Council. My family has 7 members: my parents, three my brothers, me and my young sister. My parents just only small business but they can provide for children a life surfficiently. My young sister is shorter 1 year and I really love her. She's not tall and a litlle fat, dark hair and she wear glasses. My brothers are youth, can worry for life them and I love them very much. Now I'm not live with my family and the future can not with them, so I wish my family always happy, funny and love me like I love them. I miss my family very much.

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RedYellowTomorrow 27 May, 2015 - 05:12

Hello, My name is RedYellowTomorrow. My family consists seven members. Their name are Red, Black, White, Yellow, Green, Blue and Brown. The Artist always use us to paint their pictures and like things that. I feel happy because help them create a lot of beautiful pictures, sell to people in around the world.

Thank you for feedback!

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Margula 8 May, 2015 - 16:36

No, I live with my sister and parents. In the other part of our house live my granny and uncle.

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hadia 2 April, 2015 - 09:38

We are six family members(including me) : my father , my mother, my elder sister and my two brothers! my father is a professor i a university , my mother is a housewife, my sister studies in a medical university and wants to be cardiologist, my elder brother is also studying in a university .... me and my younger brother study in school!
We are a very happy family! :)

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Androi 26 January, 2015 - 16:24

I live with my mom, my step father and my little sister and my pet dog
My mom is working as a secretary.

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