Parts of a House

200 Common English Phrases

Parts of a House List

Parts of a House

house

 House

/haʊs/

Meaning: a building that people, usually one family, live in

Sentence: They live in a little house.

room

 Room

/ruːm/

Meaning: a part of the inside of a building that is separated from other parts by walls, floor, and ceiling

Sentence: She cleaned her room.

balcony

 Balcony

/ˈbæl.kə.ni/

Meaning: an area with a wall or bars around it that is joined to the outside wall of a building on an upper level

Sentence: They had a drink on the hotel balcony.

bathrooms

 Bathroom

/ˈbæθ.ruːm/

Meaning: a room with a bath and/or shower and often a toilet.

Sentence: This house has three bathrooms

bedroom

 Bedroom

/ˈbed.ruːm/

Meaning: a room used for sleeping in

Sentence: He has his own bedroom.

dinning room

Dining room

/ˈdaɪ.nɪŋ ˌruːm/

Meaning: a room in which meals are eaten
picture of dining room

Sentence: Dinner is served in the dining room from 18.30- 20.

living room

Living room

/ˈlɪv.ɪŋ ˌruːm/

Meaning: the room in a house or apartment that is used for relaxing in and entertaining guests

Sentence: We is in the living room watching TV.

kitchen

Kitchen

/ˈkɪtʃ.ən/

Meaning: a room where food is kept, prepared, and cooked and where the dishes are washed

Sentence: We are in the kitchen.

garage

Garage

/ɡəˈrɑːʒ/

Meaning: a building where a car is kept, built next to or as part of a house

Sentence: His car’s in the garage.

Roof

Roof

/ruːf/

Meaning: the covering that forms the top of a building, vehicle, etc.

Sentence: The roof of their house is red.

chimney

Chimney

/ˈtʃɪm.ni/

Meaning: a hollow structure that allows the smoke from a fire inside a building to escape to the air outside

Sentence: This chimney is made of brick.

garden

Garden

/ˈɡɑːr.dən/

Meaning: a piece of land next to and belonging to a house, where flowers and other plants are grown, and often containing an area of grass

Sentence: Every house had a garden.

Pool

Pool

/puːl/

Meaning: a small area of usually still water

Sentence: He jumped into the pool.

Toilet

Toilet

/ˈtɔɪ.lət/

Meaning: a bowl-shaped device with a seat that you sit on or stand near when emptying the body of urine or solid waste, or another device used for this purpose

Sentence: I need to go to the toilet.

Window

Window

/ˈwɪn.doʊ/

Meaning: a space usually filled with glass in the wall of a building, to allow light and air in and to allow people inside the building to see out

Sentence: Who broke the window?

Staircase

Staircase

/ˈster.keɪs/

Meaning: a set of stairs inside a building, usually with a bar fixed on the wall or onto vertical poles at the side for you to hold on to

Sentence: How many steps does this staircase have?

Door

Door

/dɔːr/

Meaning: a flat object that is used to close the entrance of something such as a room or building

Sentence: Don’t open the door.

Floor

Floor

/flɔːr/

Meaning: the flat surface of a room on which you walk

Sentence: The children sat playing on the floor.

Wall

Wall

/wɑːl/

Meaning: a vertical structure, often made of stone or brick, that divides or surrounds something

Sentence: The map is on the wall.

Ceiling

Ceiling

/ˈsiː.lɪŋ/

Meaning: the inside surface of a room that you can see when you look above you

Sentence: Can you reach the ceiling?

Lawn

Lawn

/lɑːn/

Meaning: an area of grass, especially near to a house or in a park, that is cut regularly to keep it short

Sentence: He hates mowing the lawn.

Path

Path

/pæθ/

Meaning: a route or track between one place and another, or the direction in which something is moving

Sentence: They walked along a narrow path.

Fence

Fence

/fens/

Meaning: a structure that divides two areas of land, similar to a wall

Sentence: She climbed over the fence.

Doorbell

Doorbell

/ˈdɔːr.bel/

Meaning: a bell, operated by a button on or next to the door of a house, that you push to tell the people inside that you are there

Sentence: Didn’t you hear the doorbell?

Doormat

Doormat

/ˈdɔːr.mæt/

Meaning: a piece of thick material that is put on the floor by a door, used to clean your shoes on when you go into a building

Sentence: Two rooms even have doormats in front of them.

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