Let's learn about around the house vocabulary!

Explore every corner of your home in English! Our vocabulary list brings household words to life, making learning about your surroundings engaging and fun.


Today, we’re navigating through the cozy corners and bustling spaces of our homes! Each room and the items within it serve a special purpose, contributing to our daily comfort and activities. Learning to name these spaces and objects in English enriches our vocabulary and helps us share our daily lives and routines more vividly.

Let’s open the door to the rooms and objects that make a house a home!

Around the house vocabulary list

Homes are filled with rooms and items that each have their own story and function. Understanding what to call them not only aids in communication but also deepens our appreciation for our surroundings. Here’s a guide to some essential home vocabulary:


A room where food is prepared and cooked.
”We gather in the kitchen every morning to make breakfast together.”


A room used for sleeping.
”Her bedroom is painted light blue for a calming atmosphere.”


A room containing a toilet and facilities for washing.
”The bathroom has a large mirror and a shower.”

living Room

A room in a house for general and informal everyday use.
”Our living room has a sofa, chairs, and a television for family gatherings.”

dining Room

A room where meals are eaten.
”The dining room table is set for dinner.”


A building or indoor area for parking or storing vehicles.
”He keeps his tools and car in the garage.”


An entrance or a corridor in a building.
”The hall has pictures hanging on the walls.”


A piece of furniture for sleep or rest, typically a framework with a mattress.
”Her bed is so comfy with all the pillows and blankets.”


A separate seat for one person, typically with a back and four legs.
”He pulled up a chair to sit down.”


A piece of furniture with a flat top and one or more legs, providing a level surface for eating, writing, or working.
”The table is made of solid wood.”


A long upholstered seat with a back and arms, for two or more people.
”The family cuddled on the sofa to watch a movie.”


A piece of furniture with shelves for storing books.
”Her bookcase is filled with novels and travel guides.”


A device for giving light, especially one that has a covering or is set on a post.
”A lamp on the desk provides light for reading.”


A large appliance used for keeping food and drinks cold.
”We stocked the fridge with groceries for the week.”


A device for receiving television broadcasts and displaying them in visual form.
”They bought a new television for the living room.”


An electronic device for storing and processing data, typically in binary form, according to instructions given to it in a variable program.
”The computer is where I do most of my work and play games.”


A fixture for the disposal of human waste.
”The toilet is next to the bathroom sink.”


A large container for water, in which a person may bathe.
”She enjoys long, warm baths in the bathtub.”


A bowl-shaped fixture used for washing hands, dishes, and other small objects.
”The kitchen sink is full of dishes needing to be washed.”

Exploring the names of rooms and objects around the house brings everyday items to life, making learning English a part of daily discovery. Studycat’s playful characters add fun and engagement to this journey through the home!

How to learn and remember around the house words

Immersing yourself in the vocabulary of home and everyday objects with Studycat turns your house into a learning playground. Here are some ways to make these words stick:

  • Label Everything: Create labels for items and rooms around the house in English and stick them on the corresponding objects.
  • Scavenger Hunt: Organize a scavenger hunt at home, searching for items from the vocabulary list.
  • Draw Your Dream Home: Encourage drawing a dream home and labeling each room and item.
  • Memory Match Game: Make a memory match game with cards featuring pictures of the items and their names.
  • Role-Playing: Act out daily routines using the new vocabulary, such as “I’m cooking in the kitchen” or “I’m reading on the sofa.”

As we close the door on today’s exploration, remember that every item in your home has a name and a story in English. Studycat’s engaging approach transforms learning about the home into an exciting adventure of recognition and vocabulary building.

Until our next journey through the nooks and crannies of language learning, keep exploring the beauty of the English language around your house!