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Parts of a House | Beginner Vocabulary

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Parts of a house vocabulary in English

Do you know the difference between the words house and home? It’s actually really easy. A house is any building in which a person or family lives. It is generic. A home is where you live. It is a special place that makes you feel comfortable.

Learn 12 words to describe parts of a house

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 Exercises for Parts of a House Vocabulary

Exercise 1 – Play this memory game to remember the vocabulary

Match the words to the pictures. Sound on (🔊) if you want to hear the pronunciation of the vocabulary terms


Exercise 2 – Practice using the vocabulary in context

Exercise 3 – Speaking exercise

To do this activity, you must use the Google Chrome web browser. You also must give permission to use your microphone.


Exercise 1

Match the words to the pictures. Sound on (🔊) if you want to hear the pronunciation of the vocabulary terms


Exercise 2

Exercise 3

Vocabulary Quiz

Let us review the vocabulary terms to describe colors and people.


Let us review the vocabulary terms to describe homes and houses.

TermDefinition
living roomroom in a home with furniture for socializing
kitchena room in which food is cooked
housewhere you live
gardenan area of ground where plants (such as flowers or vegetables) are grown
dining rooma room where you eat meals
bedrooma room where you sleep
bathroomwhere you brush your teeth, go to the bathroom or take a shower
floorthe part of a room on which you stand
wallthe layer of brick or stone that separates areas
windowan opening in a wall or door that usually contains a sheet of glass
dooran area through which you enter the house
addressthe information for someone’s name and the location where they live

Test your understanding of the vocabulary with the quiz below.