How do you talk about your family in English or refer to family members? This English lesson lists some common Family Words for English Language Learners.
Family Words in English
Words and phrases below are used when talking about family and relationships.
- Nuclear family
- Grow up
- Foster family
Here are members of the family vocabulary with examples.
My brother and I differ in many ways.
I share a bedroom with my sister.
He adores his wife and children.
She introduced him as her future husband.
The house belonged to my cousin.
He entrusted his nephew with the task.
He has a pretty niece.
Their son will start college in September.
Jack carried his grandson up the stairs.
Her granddaughter lives abroad.
My daughter-in-law is a lawyer.
Her grandfather taught her to conjure.
She inherited a fortune from her grandmother.
His father is a staff sergeant in the army.
Her mother was a brilliant scientist.
I don’t have much contact with my uncle.
My aunt always remembers my birthday.