Let’s Learn English: Taking Care of our Pets

Do you like animals? What pets do you have? Let’s learn about pets and how we can take care of our pets.

Pets Vocabulary







Movie time: Taking care of our Pets

We will practice using our new words, now.

Ryan calls Santa and helps Santa’s pets. Did you know Santa had pets?! How does Ryan take care of the pets?

What animals does Santa find?

What sport does Santa play?

What was wrong with the cat

What was wrong with the dog?

What pet is your favorite?

Going to the Vet: Taking care of our Pets

Who helps us take care of our pets? A vet!

Vet is short for the word veterinarian. A vet is a doctor for animals They help the animal feel better!

How many syllables are in veterinarian? 6 syllables

Divide veterinarian into syllables: vet-er-i-na-ri-an

How to pronounce veterinarian

What does Ryan do to make the pets happy?

What does your mom or dad do for you when you are sick? 

What do you eat?

What do you drink?

BINGO: Let’s sing a song about a pet dog!

Learn some more pet words here: ferret, hamster, gecko

The vocabulary list from above has been made into some picture flashcards that you can download and use whenever you have some time to practice with your children. You can either click on the picture or the following link to download them.

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Ingrid Maria Pimsner, MA, BA, TEFL
Ingrid Maria Pimsner, MA, BA, TEFL

Ingrid Maria Pimsner has been teaching for over a decade in various universities, nonprofits, and private academies. She has taught English as a Second Language for Lutheran Children & Family Service, Nationalities Service Center, Lernstudio Barbarossa Berlin-Tegel, and more. In addition to her Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) Certification, she holds a BA from the University of Pennsylvania and a MA from Maryland Institute College of Art.