In all, my family has six people.
Who are they?
My parents, my brother, my sister.
弟弟younger brother 妹妹 yonger sister
哥哥elder brother 大哥 big brother
姐姐elder sister 大姐 big sister
祖父 grandpa 祖母 grandma
at-grandpa 曾祖母 great-grandma
叔叔、伯伯 uncle 姨、姑 aunt / aunty
侄女、外甥女 niece 侄子、外甥 nephew
岳父 father-in-law 岳母 mother-in-law
继母 step-mother 继父 step-father
女婿 son-in-law 儿媳 daughter-in-law
同母异父或同父异母的兄弟姐妹 half brother / half sister
My dad runs a restaurant and mom is a housewife.
career woman 职业
Do you have brothers or sisters?
I’m the only child. 我是独生子女。
We have a policy called family planning.
Henry‘s wedding will be on the Valentine‘s Day. And I‘ll be the best man.
My cousin was born in China and grew up in Australia. So she is bilingual.
bilingual program 双语节目
My cousin was born in America and grew up in China. She can speak Chinese and English as well.
I’m looking forward to meeting my relatives in the States.
keep in touch
look forward to doing sth.
We are looking forward to going to the States.
We all get along together.
My roommate and I get along together.
After grandpa passed away, grandma came to live with us.
pass away 去世
My grandma is still living.
Lesson Fifty -seven Family and Friends
Please give my regards to your family!
Please give my regards to your boss.
Please give my regards to your colleague.
Please give my regards to your coworkers.
I keep in touch with my Canadian friends regularly.
I keep in touch with my family.
I keep in touch with my schoolmate.
I keep in touch with my alumna.
I keep in touch with my classmate.
I keep in touch with my howetownfellows.
Charlie and Joanna broke up. They found they weren‘t meant for each other.
break up 分手
They get married.
Due to the increasing divorce rate, there are more and more single parent households.
1年纸婚 paper wedding
2年锡婚 tin wedding
15年水晶婚 crystal wedding
20年瓷婚 china wedding
25年银婚 silver wedding
30年珍珠婚 pearl wedding
40年红宝石婚 ruby wedding
45年蓝宝石婚 sapphire wedding
50年金婚 golden wedding
60年钻石婚 diamond wedding
I partied with my colleagues on the weekend. We really enjoyed ourselves!
I got to know some new friends through the Internet. It‘s very exciting!
The buff guy is my friend Jimmy. He is a coach of a fitness club.
buff guy=strong guy
fall in love 坠入爱河