TYPES OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITIES
1 apartment building, 2 house, 3 duplex/two-family house
4 townhouse/townhome, 5 condominium/condo, 6 dormitory/dorm
7 mobile home, 8 nursing home, 9 shelter
10 farm, 11 ranch,
13 the city
14 the suburbs
15 the country
16 a town/village
wigwam, tent, camper van, cave
semi-detached house, terraced houses,
block of flats: basement, ground floor, 1st floor,, 2nd floor, 3rd floor,
1. apartment (building)
2. (single-family) house
3. duplex/ two-family house
4. townhouse/ townhome
5. condominium/ codo
6. dormitory/ dorm
7. mobile home/ trailer
10. nursing home
apartment: a place to live that is part of a larger building, owned by a landlord who collects monthly rent
- They will rent an apartment until they have enough money to buy a house.
a small, roughly built house
- The family likes to stay in a cabin in the mountains in the summer.
a bedroom on a ship
- The cabins on the ship are quite small.
an inside area of an airplane
- Those airplanes have a very large passenger cabin.
a building or group of buildings whose apartments are individually owned
- They are building a new condominium near here.
an apartment in a condominium
- As soon as he graduated he bought a condominium in the city.
cottage: a small house of one story
- His family has a cottage at the beach, where they go every summer.
house: a building designed as a place to live
- They are expecting a baby and want to move to a bigger house.
hut: a small shelter, with no amenities
- The children made a hut in the woods.
mansion: a large house
- The mayor’s official residence is a beautiful mansion.
rambler: a house, bigger than a cottage, that has a number of rooms that are all on one floor.
- They are looking for a rambler, because her mother can’t climb steps.
townhouse: a house built in a row of houses, with side walls connected
- Townhouses usually have a lot of steps.