Learning to Talk about Daily Routines in English
Common verbs to describe Daily Routine:
wake up – wash your face – do morning exercise – take a shower – watch morning news on TV – dry your hair – brush your teeth – eat breakfast – brush your teeth – get dressed – go to the bathroom – make your bed – go to school – go to work – study – have lunch – get home – do your homework – have dinner – take a bath – go to bed – go to sleep.
Now let’s look at the following reading and conversation! People are talking about daily routine. Then practice to talk about that in English
Reading activities about Daily Routine
- What’s your job?
- What do you do in your free time?
- How do you spend your day?
- Do you get up early on weekends
Read the passage and conversation , answer the questions below:
My name’s Christine Yang. I am from China. I am a university student. I study Economics. I get up very early at around 6.30 every weekdays. I do morning exercise in about 30 minites. I have breakfast at 7.00 am. I go to school at 7.30 because my classes start at 8.00 am. I finish school at 11.30, and I have lunch at school cafe. I leave school at 4.00 in the afternoon. I arrive home at 4.30 pm. I have dinner at 6 and then watch T.V or go on the internet for a while. I learn my lesson and prepare for coming class till 11.00 pm and I go to bed.
- What does Yang do?
- What time does she get up on weekdays?
- what does she do before having breakfast?
- What time does she leave home?
- Where does she have lunch?
Conversation 1: Daily Schedules
- Kim: What do you do every day, Bob?
- Bob: I get up at about 10.00 on weekdays.
Then I watch News on T.V for an hour and have breakfast at about noon.
- Kim: Really? What time do you go to work? .
- Bob: I start work at 4.00 pm.
- Kim: And what time do you arrive home at night?
- Bob: I get home quite late, at midnight.
- Kim: What do you do exactly?
- Bob: Well, I am an……..
- What time does Bob get up?
- What time does he have lunch?
- What time does he start work?
- When does he arrive home at night?