Unit 4 – Family Life

This course involves everything family, from gripes to childhood memories. You'll analyze clips, listen to audio recordings, post in the student forum, and fill out worksheets.

What You'll Learn

  • How to use let, make, help, have, get, want, ask, and tell to talk about rules and discipline.
  • How to use used to and would to talk about memories.
  • How to talk about family, relatives, and childhood.
  • How to give opinions with expressions like It seems like and If you ask me.
  • How to use expressions like definitely, absolutely, etc. to agree.


Clip Time. This means you'll be watching the clips you downloaded. Have the clip bonus vocabulary list ready.

Pause. If I tell you to pause the video, it means you need to write something in your notebook then push play again.

Vocabulary list. Take out the vocabulary list for the unit and spend a few moments studying.

Worksheet. Time to work on the lesson worksheet you downloaded.



There will be blue boxes on many pages with forum tasks. To get the best experience, remember to do these tasks before moving to the next topic.


Every unit has an exam. Some have checkpoint exams to make sure you don't forget earlier units. If you don't pass after 2 times, contact me for help.


If you ever get confused, you can email me or post a question to the unit forum.

Warm Up


What activities do you and your family do together? Write three things.

Example: Eat dinner, go to the park, etc.


Now that your English muscles are stretched out, let's learn!


Before starting this unit, take the Checkpoint test. This test makes sure you remember units 1-3 and are ready for unit 4.

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