Housing types

Housing types

Cultural Clip

People from all over the world live in different types of houses. Some are big and modern, but others are small or old. What about you? Do you live in a house or an apartment? Is it big or small? Is there a garden? What is your house like?

Listening practice

Check the following vocabulary related to different types of houses.

Revisa el vocabulario relacionado con los diferentes tipos de casas.

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Typical american house
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Apartments
(Separate homes within large buildings usually called apartment buildings).
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Bungalow
(A small house which has only one level).
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Cottage
(A small house usually found in the countryside).
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Studio apartment
A small apartment that consists of living room, bedroom and kitchen into a single room).
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Hut
(A very simple one story house made of natural materials like mud, palm leaves, branches or wood).
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Camper
(A large vehicle in which you can sleep and eat commonly called a trailer).
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Houseboat
(A floating building that people can use to live in).