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Episode 17

Tess and Ravi talk about a very famous British family and Adam passes on your kind words to Carolina.

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Do you live in a country which has a king or queen? Did you have to learn the names of kings and queens in history at school? Are the names for family members more specific in your language than in English? And do tell us about your family!


Language level

Intermediate: B1


My name is Miguel Ángel, I am thirty four years old. I have three brothers and one sister; Jorge, Jaime, Rey y Alicia. Jorge is the oldest and he is married to Guadalupe. They have four daughters; Elizabeth, Adriana, Diana y Perla. Rey is the second younger, he is married to Karina and they have two sons and two daughters. I am the younger I am married to Susana and we have a son, Alex.

we don't have royal family , we have president and his family ruling our country they even have our country they live very luxurious life while i'm a teacher and i have less than 50 dollars a month

I live in a country where Rojal titles and Emperors were in the past. I remember how I had to learn all of them when I used to study at school and that was really tricky. The last Emperor Nicholas The Second was dethroned in 1917 when revolution occurred. Now we have only president and premier minister.
I have my mum whose sister (my aunt) has two children, my cousins. My father’s sister has her stepdaughter, my stepsister.

Hello Adam and thanks for the podcast.
I was born in a big familly. I have 2 sisters and 2 brothers. My sisters are younger than me. and I have to older brother . my mother had many brothers and sisters but most of them died when they were so young and now I just have two aunt and an uncle from mother's side, because my aunt's husband died when I was a child . My dad had 3 sisters 2 of them died afew years ago and now He has just one sister.
I have many cousins, and I have a brother in low and two sister in low I also have a neice and a nephew . My neice is so lovely she is 4 months old, she is daughter of my younger brother , and my nephew is about 15 he is so tall, and he is son of my older brother.

In my country there is no royal family we had a royal family about 40 years ago, people still remember them and pray for them.

Hello everyone, my country doesn't have a king or queen. In history, the last king was dethroned in 1945. About my family, my father has seven siblings and my mother has eleven siblings, so I have many uncles and aunts and cousins. It's so complicated, but I love them.


The German and the English language have the same roots so the concept of describing family relations are the same.
The last royal person we learned was Wilhelm II which reign ended after world war 1. Since then we are a democracy without any royals.

We had to learn presidents and chancellors in the German history. The people who have taught us them always said they prepare for life but I've never needed this information and therefore forgotten a lot about it.


There was a king Nicholas II in my country a hundred and one years ago but in that time the revolution happened and he with his family were killed. At school we should have been studying the names of kings/queens and dates of their rules.

Hi ,
In my country we don´t have royal Family officially , but our governor , deputy and senador spent our Money from tax living a life like a royal Family , a lot of luxury living in mansion , luxury cars .

Yes I live in England so we have the British Royal Family,