Topic: In the Bathroom



In this lesson, your tutor will help you go over this topic: in the bathroom. 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

bathroom sink (n) a bowl with a faucet; usually has hot and cold water
I use the bathroom sink to wash my hands?
shower (n) a device that sprays water on your body while you wash yourself
I prefer to take a shower than a bath.
shower curtain (n) plastic or cloth material so water does not get out of the shower
The shower curtain should be closed when you take a shower.
bathtub (n) a large container for a person to sit and wash their body

I use the bathtub to relax.

medicine cabinet (n) a cabinet usually with a mirror above the bathroom sink; to store medicines and other things
We keep medicines, soap, and shaving cream in the medicine cabinet.
toilet (n) a large bowl with a seat that is used to go to the bathroom
The toilet is usually next to the bathroom sink.
towel rack (n) a bar on which a towel is placed in the bathroom
I always put my towel on the towel rack to dry.
towel (n) a piece of cloth used to dry things like the body after a shower
If the towel is wet, put it on the towel rack to dry.
mirror (n) a piece of glass that you can see yourself in
I look in the mirror every day.
bath rug (n) piece of thick material put in front of the shower or bathtub to step on
A bath rug will help keep the floor dry.


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. Do you prefer a bath or shower? Why?
  2. How do you feel after taking a bath or shower?
  3. Do you sing in the shower? If so, why?
  4. Do you take a short or long shower? Why?
  5. What are some things that are kept in a bathroom? (For example – blow dryer, soap, etc.)
  6.  What do you do in the bathroom? (For example – shave, shower, etc.)
  7. What are some things in a medicine cabinet? (For example – a razor)
  8. How many bathrooms are in your home?
  9. Does your shower have a glass door or shower curtain?
  10. Why is it important to keep a bathroom clean?


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


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