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It includes some examples of children's bedrooms around the world and a tutorial on how to describe your bedroom.

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  • 1. BEDROOMS

2. How do children sleeparound the world?From the book Where ChildrenSleep, by James Mollison 3. How do children sleeparound the world?Her name is Jasmine but people call herJazzy. She lives with her parents andthree brothers in a big house in thecountryside. She has a nice room. It is fullof crowns she won in child beautypageants. Participating in a pageant costs$1,000. She is like a princess, her mumsays. When she grows up, Jazzy would liketo be a rock star.From the book Where ChildrenSleep, by James Mollison 4. Prena is 14-year-old. She is a domesticworker in Kathmandu, Nepal. She works 13hours everyday (from 5 in the morning to 6in the afternoon) and she earns $6.50 amonth. She uses all this money to help herfamily. She sleeps in a tiny, cell-like spaceat the top of her employer's house. Shegoes to school three times a week. Shedreams of becoming a doctor one day. 5. Prena is 14-year-old. She is a domesticworker in Kathmandu, Nepal. She works 13hours everyday (from 5 in the morning to 6in the afternoon) and she earns $6.50 amonth. She uses all this money to help herfamily. She sleeps in a tiny, cell-like spaceat the top of her employer's house. Shegoes to school three times a week. Shedreams of becoming a doctor one day.7-year-old Indira is from Katmandu,Nepal. She lives with her mother, father,brother and sister. Her family is verypoor. They need help, so Indira works 6hours a day at a granite quarry. Shestarted working there when she was 3. Shealso goes to school.Indiras house has one room, one bed andone mattress. Her parents sleep on the bed.She shares the mattress with her siblings. 6. Jaimie is 9 and he lives with his parentsand his younger twins brother and sister ina top-floor apartment on Fifth Avenue inNew York.He goes to a prestigious school and he is avery good student. He likes to play the celloand study finance. His parents have otherluxury homes in Spain. He wants to be alawyer like his father. 7. Jaimie is 9 and he lives with his parentsand his younger twins brother and sister ina top-floor apartment on Fifth Avenue inNew York.He goes to a prestigious school and he is avery good student. He likes to play the celloand study finance. His parents have otherluxury homes in Spain. He wants to be alawyer like his father.Lamine is 12 and he is from Senegal. Hegoes to a Koranic school in his village.There arent any girls in his school. Helives there and he shares room with someother boys . Their beds are really basic.At 6 oclock in the morning they begin towork on the school farm , in the afternoon,they study the Koran. In his free time, heplays football. He wants to be a famousfootball player. 8. This is Alex. He is 9 years old. He lives inRio de Janeiro (Brazil). He doesnt go toschool. Alex begs on the streets. He isaddicted to sniffing glue. He doesnt sleepon a bed. Alexs bedroom is outised, in thestreet, on an empty bench, an old sofa, orthe hard pavement. 9. This is Alex. He is 9 years old. He lives inRio de Janeiro (Brazil). He doesnt go toschool. Alex begs on the streets. He isaddicted to sniffing glue. He doesnt sleepon a bed. Alexs bedroom is outised, in thestreet, on an empty bench, an old sofa, orthe hard pavement.Kaya lives with her parents in a smallapartment in Tokyo. She is 4. Kaya'sbedroom looks like every little girl'sdream room. She has many dollsand 30 dresses, coats, shoes andwigs. Her mum makes all herdresses. But she wears a schooluniform to go to school. She wants tobe a cartoonist when she grows up. 10. Nine-year-old Dong lives with hisparents, sister and grandfather inthe province of Yunnan in southwestChina. He shares a room with hissister and parents. His family isntrich, but they grow their own riceand sugar cane. Dong walks 20minutes everyday to go to school.He wants to be a policeman. 11. Nine-year-old Dong lives with hisparents, sister and grandfather inthe province of Yunnan in southwestChina. He shares a room with hissister and parents. His family isntrich, but they grow their own riceand sugar cane. Dong walks 20minutes everyday to go to school.He wants to be a policeman.This boy is Irkena . He is 14. He is amember of the semi-nomadic Rendilletribe in Kenya. He lives with his mother inthe Kaisut Desert. Soon, Irkena willbecome an adult, then he will leave hiscommunity and become a warrior . Hewill live in the bush with other warriors. 12. 8-year-old Justin plays football,basketball and baseball. He lives ina four-bedroom house in NewJersey with his parents.He goes to school by bus. Everysummer they spend two weeks onholiday in a Caribbean island.When he grows up Justin wants tobe the mayor of his town or apocker player. 13. 8-year-old Justin plays football,basketball and baseball. He lives ina four-bedroom house in NewJersey with his parents.He goes to school by bus. Everysummer they spend two weeks onholiday in a Caribbean island.When he grows up Justin wants tobe the mayor of his town or apocker player.Alyssa is eight. She lives in a small housein Kentucky, U.S.A. Alyssa's fatherworks at Walmart and her mother worksat McDonald's. There is a big problemof drugs in the area. Two members ofher family died of drug overdose. Everypenny her family makes is for raisingAlyssa. 14. Risa is 15. She lives in a tea house in Kyoto,Japan with 13 other women. When she was14, Risa watched a TV programme aboutgeishas. Then Risa left her family. She isnow a "maiko" an apprentice geisha.She sleeps with five other women in a roomthat doubles as a dining room and a tearoom. She visits her family 3 times a year. 15. Risa is 15. She lives in a tea house in Kyoto,Japan with 13 other women. When she was14, Risa watched a TV programme aboutgeishas. Then Risa left her family. She isnow a "maiko" an apprentice geisha.She sleeps with five other women in a roomthat doubles as a dining room and a tearoom. She visits her family 3 times a year.Erlen is just 14 and she is pregnant forthe 3rd time. She lives in a favela in Riode Janeiro, Brazil. She usually sleeps onthe floor but her mother has allowed herto sleep on the bed during the laterstages of her pregnancy. Erlen was 12and 13 years old during her previouspregnancies, but she lost both babiesshortly after their births. If her new babysurvives, she wont go back to school.She wants to be a vet. 16. Lay Lay is 4. She is Burmese but she isa refugee in Thailand. She is anorphan and she lives in an orphanagewith only two rooms. These rooms areclassrooms during the day andbedrooms at night. 21 children of herage sleep there every night. Each childhas a small box with their things in. 17. This 4-year-old Romanian boy sleeps withhis family on a mattress in a field on theoutskirts of Rome. All the family camefrom Romania by bus. They didnt havemoney so they begged to pay for thetickets. They have no identity papers orwork papers so his parents cant obtainlegal work. Instead they clean windscreensat traffic lights. Nobody in the family canread or write because they dont go toschool to school.Lay Lay is 4. She is Burmese but she isa refugee in Thailand. She is anorphan and she lives in an orphanagewith only two rooms. These rooms areclassrooms during the day andbedrooms at night. 21 children of herage sleep there every night. Each childhas a small box with their things in. 18. How to describe your bedroomTUTORIAL 19. Step 1. Write a list with vocabulary you need 20. Step 2. Write simple sentences withTHERE IS and THERE AREThere is a table and a chair.There is a big lamp.There is a computer.There is a pink wardrobe.There are six drawn hearts 21. OPTIONAL Step. Draw a map, it may help you. 22. Step 3. Add these expressions:IN THE RIGHT CORNERIN THE LEFT CORNERON THE LEFT SIDEON THE RIGHT SIDEON THE OTHER SIDEIN THE MIDDLEIn the right corner of the room there is a table and a chair.On the other side of the bed there is a big lamp.There is a pink wardrobe.There are six drawn hearts 23. Step 4. Add PREPOSITIONS OF PLACE:INONUNDERBEHINDNEXT TONEARABOVEIN FRONT OFBENEATHBETWEENOPPOSITEIn the right corner of the room there is a table and a chair.On the other side of the bed there is a big lamp.Next to the table there is a pink wardrobe.There are six drawn hearts above the bed.There is a computer on the table 24. Step 5. Order the sentences to create a text.In the right corner of the room there is a table and a chair.There is a computer (monitor) on the table. Next to the table thereis a pink wardrobe. Beneath the table there is a white box. Thereis a big pink bed and the bookshelf is opposite to the bed. Next tothe bed there is a small table. On the other side of the bed thereis a big lamp. There are six drawn hearts above the bed. 25. Step 6. Include adjectives in your descriptions 26. Step 7. DetailsUSEFUL EXPRESSIONS:I have my own roomMy brother and I share bedroomMy room is predominantly white butMy room is L-shaped.As soon as you enter my room you can seeI like my room a lot because.The best thing about my room isWhen Im in my bedroom I feelMy room looks messy becauseI must admit my room is not the tidiest room in the world butI also have my own bathroom.Theres a door to the right leading to the bathroom