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Vocabulary Builder - Buildings

Vocabulary Builder - Buildings

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Vocabulary Builder- Buildings

Hello! In this lesson we will learn several nouns in English which are used to describe types of buildings. A building is a large structure used for a wide variety of activities, including a place to live, work, learn and eat. Remember that nouns are words which refer to a person, place, or thing. Let us look at the most common nouns used to describe types of buildings in English.


Listen carefully to the pronunciation of each word and watch the shape of my mouth as I speak. Then, say each word while watching your own mouth on the webcam. If you do not have your webcam connected, simply practice repeating the words.


apartment building

office building





post office



train station

bus station

subway station

police station





Excellent! In this lesson we learned several more nouns in English used to describe large structures known as buildings. Now you can talk about places you would like to go, or where you need to go in order to fulfill day-to-day needs. You may revisit this lesson at any time if you need to remind yourself of any of this material.