In this lesson, we give you common expressions to talk about childhood as well as collocations we use in spoken English. Read the expressions below and complete them to make them true for you.
Note: You don't have to remember every single expression. Learn the ones that you relate to.
If you are taking the IELTS exam or any other speaking test where you might be asked to talk about your childhood or family, it will be better for you to extend your answers.
Example: My parents are originally from Korea, but I was born and raised in the US. They decided to name me Nicole because it's a Western name and, in fact, quite easy to remember. I grew up in Southern California in a very close-knit family.
EXPRESSIONS TO TALK ABOUT YOUR FAMILY AND CHILDHOOD
English Lesson: Talking about Childhood
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Collocations for Urban Life
Collocations for Rural Life
Collocations for Success
Collocations for Feelings
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