AIM: To become familiar with words and phrases used to describe personal relationships.
INTRODUCTION: People can use many different terms to refer to other people. Some of these terms are slang, or idiomatic phrases, and some are more formal terms.
INSTRUCTIONS: Select the correct answer for each of the following questions.
Question 1: Which of the following terms does not refer to Ben’s aunt?
Question 2: Which of the following would not describe the man Julie used to be married to?
Question 3: Which of the following would not refer to Jack’s wife?
Question 4: Which of the following terms refers to someone who is married?
Question 5: Who of the following would not be described as part of someone’s immediate family?
Question 6: Who of the following would not be described as part of your extended family?
Question 7: Who of the following would not be referred to as someone’s sister-in-law?
Question 8: Which of the following terms would not be used to refer to someone’s partner?
Please answer every question before continuing.
Learning the various terms people use to describe their relationships can take some time, as the terms used may vary from person to person.