Description Of My House Essay

Description of My Room Essay

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The place where I feel the most comfortable, and show my personality, is my bedroom. This is the place where I can really be myself and do what I want; it’s the place I come home to, and wake up every day. My room makes me feel comfortable because it is my own space. My house is always crazy, with my dog barking, and my siblings running around making noise, my room is the only place in the house where I can come and relax without caring about everything else, the only place that I can go to clear my mind.

My room has many characteristics of which I share; it has many pictures that I have taken, about my friends or other interesting things that I have found. It is the only place that I can make my own, I can be creative and decorate…show more content…

Another reason that my room makes me feel comfortable is that I love to dance, but I am embarrassed to do it in front of other people, so whenever I am in my room I can turn the radio and put on some of my favorite music and dance my best. My room gives me the confidence that I don’t have in other places, it helps me to have trust in myself, I can do the most ridiculous thing but my room won’t say anything, it will never judge me. My room is the only place where I will try new things and if I feel confident I will try them outside of it. I will give it my best and that is how my room helps me, by doing something there first I believe more in myself.

It is the place where I can concentrate and think about everything that is going on around me, not only around my city or state, but all over the world. I get the chance to relax and think in what I want to do with my life, the kind of future I want to achieve. My room is the place where I can go and do my homework without getting distracted, where I can write down my feelings and open my mind to new ideas. Many times I have gone to my room and just write about things that are going around in the world that will affect me sooner or later, like global warming. I will think about everything I have heard, and my room makes me feel comfortable like there is nothing that can stop me from making a comment and saying what is on my mind.

The way I act in my bedroom, and the way I act outside are

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Describing my house - Monolog(ue) to practice object descriptions in the present tenses


This podcast episode is dedicated to my Elementary students where I work (public language education, course 2010-11), for their brilliant work this year.

In this episode you will learn about how to put together a well-built monologue on a topic, and how to use place and time language items, among many other things!

This episode shows you how you can describe your house, paying attention to:
1. textual structure: introduction – body – ending, and
2. language range (riqueza): using different language items, like... prepositional phrases (on the left), prepositions, verbs "there be" and "have", verb "be", phrases like "you can find", "you can see", "too" and "also", Saxon Genitive and possessive adjectives & pronouns, colors, numbers, vocabulary for houses and relationships, and so on! Some students this year expanded their language range in this monologue by including language items that they had studied in previous learning moments, like: saying what people living in their house do (occupations), talking about their habits or routines, to include frequency adverbs or time expressions, mentioning their likes and dislikes (like + -ing forms), or including expressions like "I love it", using connectors like "so..."

0. Introduce your activity:

I’m going to speak about my house
I’m going to tell you about my house
I’m going to describe my house

1. Start with an introduction, some general ideas.

I live in a flat, with my partner and a friend from Canada. My flat is on the second floor.

2. Body: Then describe your house using the spatial approach:

When you go in, you can find a hall. On the right, there is a kitchen. Opposite the entrance door, there is a sitting room and on the left there is a corridor to the bedrooms and the bathroom.

The kitchen is small, but it’s OK for us. In the kitchen, there is a window. Its curtains are yellow. There is a cooker (UK) / a stove (US) and a washing machine. Opposite there is a fridge and a sink. In the middle, there is a white table and two white chairs. Oh, there are some cupboards, too! for pots and pans, dishes, and so on.

Next to the kitchen, there is a sitting-room and a dining-room. On the left, you can see the dining-room. There is a glass table and four black iron chairs. There is a piece of furniture with glasses and DVDs, and there are some pictures on the walls. On the right, you can find the sitting-room. It has a burgundy sofa and two green armchairs. Opposite the sofa is the TV set. I go to sleep in front of the TV after lunch! There are some plants and there is a big window. This room has a lot of light. I love it!

The first room is my office. There is no bed / There isn’t a bed. It has three bookcases and a lot of books. There is a desk and there is a personal computer on the desk. There is a printer, too. There is a CD player and a lot of music CDs. There are a lot of pictures -- family photos and photos with friends.

Next, on the left you can find P’s office. P is my partner. He is a teacher. He loves reading, so he has a lot of books. He loves playing the guitar, too – the Spanish guitar. There is also a computer.

The third room is our bedroom. There is a double bed, an in-built closet, a long mirror, and two bedside tables with small lamps. There are no pictures on the wall. It’s very simple.

Opposite this bedroom, there is a bathroom. It doesn’t have a window / It has no window and the walls are brown. I don’t like this. So I use orange towels! There is a toilet, a wash-basin, a bath tub and a mirror. It’s OK.

At the end of this corridor you can go upstairs. There is an attic. It’s very big and it has a lot of light. There are two single beds, for friends. There is a toilet, too. There is a computer and a music equipment. There are a lot of books and music CDs. Finally, there is a cupboard for the vacuum cleaner/hoover and for my painting equipment. I love painting!

3. Finish with some comment or evaluation:

Finally, my neighbors are OK. They sometimes make a lot of noise, but they also help us.

I love my house, but it isn’t mine! I’m renting it!


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