"Learn to imagine, imagine to learn" with the Bilingual Program at I.E.S. Albert Einstein"

Houses in history

on March 22, 2015

On this post we will learn about the parts of the house: furniture, objects and rooms.

Activity 1: Read this interactive book about the description of houses.


Activity 2: Now learn more about the parts of the house with this presentation.


Activity 3: Describe this house.


  1. The rooms: There is a big bathroom upstairs.
  2. The objects, furniture and gadgets in each rooms: In the bathroom, there is / are …
  3. Adjectives before the nouns: colour, big, small, comfortable, modern, etc. There is a comfortable bunk bed in the bedroom.
  4. Prepositions: next to, near, on, in, between, in front of, etc. There is a washing machine next to the oven.
  5. The objects and gadgets that did not exist in the 16th century: There wasn’t / there weren’tThere weren’t any plastic chairs. There wasn’t any electricity.

Project: We will create a presentation with a description of a house in past. Choose a house in history using THERE WAS / THERE WERE.

Oral presentation: Study the description of your house. You cannot read the text on the screen.

House 1: Visit this castle


House 2: Visit Aston Hall


House 3: Visit Blakesley Hall, a Tudor house.


House 4: Visit this Victorian house.

victorian house

House 5: Visit this house at war.



2 responses to “Houses in history

  1. Nurii says:

    Hello teacher, have completed the presentation of my dream house, but… are what send you it?

  2. Marta Herenciia says:

    Hello my favourite teacher,old activities are very funny,and perfect.I LOVE YOUR ACTIVITIES

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