Lesson 27: My Family

Hello. My name is Sanya. I am 12 years old. I want to tell you about my family.

My father is a carpenter. His name is Suresh. He is 45 years old. He is very
hardworking and intelligent. He can speak three languages—English, Hindi, and

My mother’s name is Roopa. She is 40 years old. She is tall and pretty. She teaches at
a school near our house. She cooks delicious food too. She loves to sing. She is always
singing while working at home.

I also have a baby brother. His name is Saurabh. He’s very cute and can’t talk yet.
He plays with his toys all day long. We all have to watch him very carefully,
because he loves putting anything he finds in his mouth.

I love my family.

A) Discussion Points
1. Tell us about your family.
2. What is your favourite thing to do together as a family?
3. How do you celebrate your birthday?
4. What do you do in your summer holidays?
5. Describe your village or hometown in four or five sentences.

B) Activity
Make a family tree and share it with us.

C) Poem
My family
Is like the branches of a tree.
We may grow in different directions,
Yet our roots remain as one.

D) Write a poem of your own. Use your imagination.
My name is ____.
I am ____. (use three words that describe you)
I have ____.
I love ____.
I fear ____.
I dislike ____.
I enjoy ____.
I dream of ____.

Revised July 2020

Audio courtesy Tara Kriplani: