In the Home

Review the words and try the worksheets at the bottom of the page.

Rooms and Things in the House

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la cocina = the kitchen

“Preparo la cena en la cocina.” = “I prepare dinner in the kitchen.”

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la sala = the den/family room

“Tenemos el sofá en la sala.” = “We have the sofa in the den.”

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el comedor = the dining room

“Comemos la cena en el comedor.” = “We eat in the dinning room.”

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el dormitorio = the bed room

“La cama está en el dormitorio.” = “The bed is in the bedroom.”

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el baño = the bathroom

“¿Dónde está el baño?.” = “Where is the bathroom.”

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el jardín = the yard

“Jugamos en el jardín.” = “We play in the yard.”

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el garaje = the garage

“El coche está en el garaje.” = “The car is in the garage.”

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el sótano = the basement

“Hace frío en el sótano.” = “It is cold in the basement.”

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el ático = the attic

“Tenemos muchas cosas en el ático.” = “We have a lot of things in the attic.”

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el pasillo = the hallway

“Caminamos por el pasillo.” = “We walk down the hallway.”

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el sofá = the sofa

“Me siento en el sofá.” = “I sit down on the sofa.”

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la cama = the bed

“Duermo en la cama.” = “I sleep in the bed.”

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nightstand = la mesita de noche

“Ella tiene un vaso de agua en la mesita de noche.” = “She has the glass on the nightstand.”

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sillón = arm chair

“Papá se sienta en el sillón.” = “Dad sits down on his armchair.”

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la encimera = the counter

“La comida está en la encimera.” = “The food is on the counter.”

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el refrigerador = the refrigerator

“Ponemos comida en el refrigerador.” = “We put food in the refrigerator.”

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la televisión = the TV

“Miramos la televisión en la sala.” = “We watch television in the den.”

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las escaleras = the stairs

“Bajo por las escaleras.” = “I go down the stairs.”

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la bañera = bath tub

“Ella se baña en la bañera.” = “She bathes in the bath tub.”

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el lavadero = sink (kitchen)

“Lavo los platos en el lavadero.” = “I wash the plates in the sink.”

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el excusado = the toilet

“El excusado está en el baño.” = “The toilet is in the bathroom.”

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los platos = the plates

“¿Quién lava los platos?” = “Who washes the plates?”

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la lámpara = the lamp

“Hay una lámpara en mi dormitorio.” = “There is a lamp in my bedroom.”

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el estante = the book shelf

“Los libros están en el estante.” = “The books are on the bookshelf.”

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la alfombra = the rug

“La alfombra está en el suelo.” = “The rug is on the floor.”

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la mesa = the table

“Hay una mesa grande en el comedor.” = “There is a big table in the dinning room.”

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la piscina = the pool

“No tenemos una piscina.” = “We don’t have a pool.”
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Spanish Verbs for Activities and Chores in the House

limpiar = to clean

Yo limpio la casa. = I clean the house.

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cocinar = to cook

Mi madre cocina para nosotros. = My mother cooks for us.

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lavar los platos = do the dishes

Mi padre siempre lava los platos en la noche.

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pasar la aspiradora = to vacuum

Marta pasa la aspiradora los jueves. = Marta vacuums on Thursdays.

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hacer la cama = to make the bed

Mi hermano hace la cama. = My brother makes the bed.

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poner la mesa = to set the table

Nosotros ponemos la mesa antes de comer. = We set the table before eating.

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cortar el césped = to cut the yard

Papá corta el césped cada semana. = Dad cuts the yard every week.

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lavar la ropa = to wash the clothes

Yo lavo la ropa en mi casa. = I wash clothes in my house.

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barrer el suelo = to sweep the floor

La señora Smith barre el suelo. = Mrs. Smith sweeps the floor.”

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sacar la basura = to take out the trash

Papá saca la basura. = Dad takes out the trash.

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planchar la ropa = to iron the clothes

Mi hermana plancha la ropa. = My sister irons the clothes.

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Exercises to Practice These Terms

Matching Activity
Translation Activity
Fill in the Blanks
Matching for In the Home Verbs
Reading Activity
Word Order Worksheet
Logic Exercise