English vocabulary for children with the theme of friends
1. English vocabulary about friendship relationships
Throughout our lives, we are always exposed and acquainted with many different people. Among them, there are people who will become close friends, and there are people who are just old acquaintances. So how are these relationships spoken in the English language? Parents and children, let’s find out with us!
Best friends: Best friend/best friend
Nhi is my best friend. Nhi is my best friend.
A good friend: Good friend, best friend
An is a good friend of mine. (An is my best friend)
A close friend: Very close friend
She has one or two close friends. (She has one or two close friends.)
A pal: A friend
We’ve been pals for years. (We’ve been friends for years)
An acquaintance: Acquaintance – someone you only know a little bit but are not really friends
She’s an old acquaintance. (She is an old acquaintance).
A companion: Partner
They are companions in arms. (They were teammates in the army.)
Just talking to an old friend can give you a tremendous boost. (Just talking to an old friend is enough to lift your spirits.)
2. Some English vocabulary about other relationships
Pen friend: Pen pal
Partners: You partner
3. Vocabulary to describe the personality of friends
Each person will have different personality traits, in which there will be traits that are loved by everyone around, such as:
I like being with An because she’s good fun to be with. (I love being with An because she brings me joy).
An’s a laugh. (An is a funny person.)
She is always my friend. (She’s always been my friend)
Easy-going = relaxed: Easygoing
I like him because he’s easy-going. (I like being with him because he’s easygoing).
4. English vocabulary describing stages in friendship
In a friendship relationship, we often go through basic stages such as: making friends, becoming best friends, etc., sometimes even losing touch and becoming old friends. So how to talk about these stages in English?
To make friends: Make friends/start a friendship
They made friends when they were children. (They made friends as children.)
To be friends with: Being friends (used to describe friendship in the present time).
They are friends with An and Nhi. (They are friends with An and Nhi).
Pal up with sb: Become close to someone
I’ve been pals with Nhi for years. (I have been close with Nhi for many years).
To lose touch with: To lose contact
I lost touch with Nhi after primary. (I lost contact with Nhi after elementary school)
Hopefully with the list of vocabulary on the topic friends will help teachers and parents have more knowledge to teach children better, for the effective teaching process parents should often combine with pictures or musical methods so that children can remember longer.