Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Episode 27 – Vocabulary – Cities & Houses

Welcome back to another episode, everyone!  You know, teaching British English, as an American teacher, is unbelievably confusing.  Blocks of flats would mean “projects” in America.  Cottages are regular homes but they come from fairy tales (the ones we see in the books).  It’s a lot of weird things, so here are some pictures and vocabulary.

Bungalow

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Cottage

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Detached House

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Flat/blocks of flats

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Semi-detached house

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Terraced house

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Adjectives describing cities

Busy, clean, crowded, dirty, historic, lively, modern, noisy, quiet

Make sentences using the above words.

Additional vocabulary: city center, factory, inner city, outskirts, port, skyscraper, square, suburbs

 

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