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Giota Beag Eile Lesson 13: Houses, location, and ‘Níl aon tinteán mar do thinteán féin!’

Created 07/12/2000

Learn how to describe a house and say where it is located, also find out what Níl aon tinteán mar do thinteán féin!, the phrase of the week means.
Tá sé in aice le Dún Geanainn It’s near Dungannon
Cén sórt tí é? What kind of house is it?
Is bungaló é It’s a bungalow
Is teach sraithe é It’s a terraced house
Is teach leathscoite é It’s a semi-detached house
Is teach scoite é It’s a detached house
Cá mhéad seomra atá ann? How many rooms are in it?
Tá deich seomra ann There are ten rooms in it
Cá mhéad seomra luí atá ann? How many bedrooms are in it?
Tá ceithre sheomra luí ann There are four bedrooms in it
Tá trí sheomra luí thuas staighre.. There are three bedrooms upstairs…
...agus seomra luí amháin thíos staighre ...and one bedroom downstairs
Cá bhfuil Liam? Where is Liam?
Tá sé sa seomra suí He is in the sitting room
Tá sí sa seomra folctha She is in the bathroom
Tá sé sa ghairdín He is in the garden
Tá sí sa gharáiste She is in the garage
Tá sé sa chistin He is in the kitchen
Tá sí sa seomra luí She is in the bedroom
Níl aon tinteán mar do thinteán féin! There is no place like home, literally - there’s no hearth like your own hearth!

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