Welcome to Clip from Spiral logo

Interactive video lesson plan for: Spoken English lesson - Talking about your age in English.

Activity overview:

Spoken English lesson - Talking about your age in English.

Blog : http://www.learnex.in/spoken-english-lesson-talking-about-age

In this spoken English lesson, you will learn the different ways of expressing ones age of people and things. Sometimes, we do not know the correct way of saying our age and make errors while speaking English. This spoken English lesson will take you through a few phrases that you could use.

Website : http://www.letstalkpodcast.com
Facebook : http://www.facebook.com/letstalkpodcast

The most common ways of asking someone’s age is English is: How old are you? Or How old is your brother/sister?
I am 25 years old.
I am 25.
I am 25 years of age (this is a very formal way of expressing age)
I am 25 years. (this is incorrect. Use the expression ‘years old’ or ‘years of age’)

My fried has two sons aged 8 and 10. (with ‘has’ in the sentence, do not use ‘years’. ‘Aged’ is an adjective in the sentence)
My friend has a daughter aged 5. (not 5 years old)

My neighbor has a four month old baby. ( do not say four months old baby)
My uncle has a twenty year old daughter. (not ‘a twenty years old daughter’)

Age of things: we can express the age of things in the following ways.
My house is 40 years old. (not ‘my house is 40’)
My twenty year old car still runs smoothly. (not twenty years old car)

At times, you may not want to reveal your real age. So, you may use certain words that would state an approximate age.

He is in his early/mid/late twenties.
She is in her teens. (anywhere between thirteen to nineteen)

Most students in my class are above/below the age of twenty.
Maria is nearly/almost 40. (not far from being 40 years old)
John is about 50. (around 50 years of age)
He must be under 18.

Tagged under: English lessons,Free English,English lesson,English video,vocabulary,business English,Grammar,learn grammar,English speaking,spoken English,learn English,speak English,speaking English,fluent English,fluency English,English training video,speak fluent English,accent training,American accent,British accent,US accent,UK accent,personality development,words,sentences,public speaking,presentation,soft skills, ,phrases,idioms,listening skills

Clip makes it super easy to turn any public video into a formative assessment activity in your classroom.

Add multiple choice quizzes, questions and browse hundreds of approved, video lesson ideas for Clip

Make YouTube one of your teaching aids - Works perfectly with lesson micro-teaching plans

Play this activity

1. Students enter a simple code

2. You play the video

3. The students comment

4. You review and reflect

* Whiteboard required for teacher-paced activities

Share on:

Share Spoken English lesson - Talking about your age in English. on Google+ Share Spoken English lesson - Talking about your age in English. on Twitter Share Spoken English lesson - Talking about your age in English. on Facebook Pin Spoken English lesson - Talking about your age in English. Email Spoken English lesson - Talking about your age in English.

Ready to see what else Spiral logo can do?

With four apps, each designed around existing classroom activities, Spiral gives you the power to do formative assessment with anything you teach.


Carry out a quickfire formative assessment to see what the whole class is thinking


Create interactive presentations to spark creativity in class

Team Up

Student teams can create and share collaborative presentations from linked devices


Turn any public video into a live chat with questions and quizzes

1000s of teachers use Spiral to deliver awesome, engaging activities that capture students' understanding during lessons.

Now it's your turn Sign up

Spiral Reviews by Teachers and Digital Learning Coaches

Review of Spiral by teacher: Kathryn Laster @kklaster

Tried out the canvas response option on @SpiralEducation & it's so awesome! Add text or drawings AND annotate an image! #R10tech

Review of Spiral by teacher: Room 220 Math Stars @3rdgradeBCE

Using @SpiralEducation in class for math review. Student approved! Thumbs up! Thanks.

Review of Spiral by teacher: Miss Ord @ordmiss

Absolutely amazing collaboration from year 10 today. 100% engagement and constant smiles from all #lovetsla #spiral

Review of Spiral by teacher: Adam J. Stryker @strykerstennis

Students show better Interpersonal Writing skills than Speaking via @SpiralEducation Great #data #langchat folks!

Review of Spiral by teacher: Dr Ayla Göl @iladylayla

A good tool for supporting active #learning.

Review of Spiral by teacher: Brett Erenberg @BrettErenberg

The Team Up app is unlike anything I have ever seen. You left NOTHING out! So impressed!

Get the Clip Chrome Extension & Create Video Lessons in Seconds

Add Clip to Chrome