Home sweet home!

As today is World Architecture Day, it is a good opportunity to revise the names of different types of housing in English:

detached house / = vivienda independiente

semi-detached house = una casa pareada

terraced house = una casa adosada

bungalow = casa de una planta

cottage = casita de campo

block of flats (UK) / apartment block / condominium (US) = bloque de apartamentos

skyscraper = rascacielos

penthouse = ático

hall of residence (UK) / college dorm = colegio mayor

For more vocabulary related to housing go to That’s English! Module 6, Unit 3 in this app.

And remember “Home is where the heart is.”