Topic: In the Bedroom



In this lesson, your tutor will help you go over this topic: in the bedroom. First, go over the following vocabulary and expressions with your tutor. Read the word/expression and definition out loud, and your tutor will go over anything you do not understand. Practice creating a sentence or two to make sure you know how to use the word/expression properly.

Vocabulary/ Expressions

mattress (n) the soft or firm cloth case that you lie on to sleep
I have a big bed. It’s a king size mattress.
bed frame (n) the structure of the bed where the mattress is put on
Please help me move the bed frame.
bunk bed (n) a type of bed that usually has two single mattresses; one on the bottom and top
Children like to sleep in bunk beds.
sheets (n) a large piece of cloth put on beds; used to sleep on or under
I like to sleep on freshly cleaned sheets.
blanket (n) a large cloth made of a warm material that is used to sleep when cold
A blanket will keep you warm when you sleep.
dresser (n) a piece of furniture used to put clean clothes in the drawers
I keep my pants in the bottom drawer of my dresser.
nightstand (n) a small table next to a bed
I have a lamp and an alarm clock on my nightstand.
closet (n) a very small room used to store clothes, shoes, etc.
Her closet is full of shoes.
hanger (n) a curved piece of metal, wood, or plastic used to hang clothes on
A hanger is used to keep clothes wrinkle-free. 
clothes hamper (n) a container to put dirty clothes in
His clothes hamper is full of dirty clothes. It’s time for him to wash them.


Use the following questions as a guideline to form an interesting conversation with your tutor. Feel free to diverge from these suggestions if anything interesting comes up.

  1. What size mattress do you have? (For example – king, queen, double, single)
  2. Do you have a TV in your bedroom? Why or why not?
  3. Do you like to read in your room? Why or why not?
  4. Do you like to eat food in your bedroom? Why or why not?
  5. Do you like to sleep with the window open or closed? Why?
  6. What do you keep in your closet?
  7. Do you like to sleep with a night-light on? Why or why not?
  8. Where do you put your dirty clothes?
  9. Do you like a soft or firm mattress? Why?
  10. Do you use hangers? Why or why not?


Go over any new expressions or vocabulary that you learned today.


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