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17.2 Household items (Part 1) | Vocabulary, Elementary English

In this topic, you will learn some vocabulary to talk about things you can find at home.

Learn 12 terms related to household items.

Use these flashcards to learn the meaning of the terms for this unit. You can also practice the pronunciation by listening to the audio on each card.

Practice the vocabulary

Exercise 1 – Play this game to learn the vocabulary terms.

Exercise 2 – Practice using the vocabulary in context.

Exercise 3 – Listening activity

Let us review the vocabulary about household items

TermPart of speechDefinition
armchairnouna chair with supports for your arms
blanketnouna covering made of cloth that is used especially on a bed to keep you warm
boardnouna long, thin, flat piece of wood
bookshelfnouna shelf that is used for books
carpetnouna heavy fabric cover for a floor
ceilingnounthe inside surface at the top of a room
cupboardnouna piece of furniture used for storage that has doors and contains shelves
curtainnouna piece of cloth that can be used to cover the window
downstairsnounon or to a lower floor of a building
drawernouna box that slides into and out of a piece of furniture (such as a desk) and that is used to store things
furniturenounchairs, tables, beds, etc., that are used to make a room ready for use
gatenouna place in a wall or a fence that has a movable part which can be opened or closed like a door

Test your understanding about the vocabulary with the quiz below.