ESL in the House Activities

English words describing activities done in the house.

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to clean

“I clean the house.”

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to watch TV

We watch TV in the house.”

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to vacuum

“Please vacuum the rug.”

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make dinner

“My mom makes dinner.”

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to sweep

“I need to sweep the floor.”

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to mop

“You should mop the floor.”

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to cut the yard

“My dad cuts the yard.”

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to wash clothes

“We wash the clothes.”

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to do the dishes

“Who will do the dishes?”

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to iron

“I iron my shirt.”

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to sleep

“My son sleeps in a bed.”

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make the bed

“She makes the bed in the morning.”

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take out the trash

“I have to take out the trash.”

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set the table

“We set the table before dinner.”

Exercises to Practice These Terms:

Matching Activity
Fill in the Blanks
Reading Exercise
Word Order Exercise
Listening Exercise

  • Listening Activity for Chores Around the House
  • Chores Word Order Worksheet
  • Reading Actvity for Chores Around the House
  • Matching Exercise for Home Activities
  • Jobs Around the House Vocabulary Activity II