Where I live
Some stories about homeplace, written by Liis Paakspuu,
Kaido Rannu, Taavi
Kreitsmann, Mairi Pahapill, Rene Aus,
Tiit Põlluäär, Geelia Mägi,
Kaire Aulik, Kristi and
Some photos of the different type of houses - old
house, farm home,
I live at 2-4 Karja Street. There are 4 rooms in my flat. I have my own
room. My room is not very big. We have 2 floors and a basement. There is
a kitchen, 2 halls, a living room and a toilet on a ground floor. There
is a hall, a bathroom, and 3 bedrooms on the first floor. There are 4 rooms
in the basement. We have a balcony, too. Our garden is very little, but
beautiful. There is a greenhouse, 4 apple-trees, a hedge, and lots of bushes,
vegetables and flowers in our garden. We have 9 windows in our house, so
itís very light. I have 7 pot plants in my room. 5 of them are at the window.
I have 4 lamps, 2 desk lamps (I donít use one), 1 ceiling-lamp and 1 wall
lamp. My curtains are blue, yellow and brown and my carpets are blue. Next
to my room is my brotherís room. His room has got a computer. Its curtains
and carpets are blue too. I like my home very much.
Liis Paakspuu Next
I live at Karja, house number 3-2. I like it because there are my friends.
All my friends live near to my house. Our family is small- my mother, my
father and sister. We live on the ground floor. I share my room with my
sister. My mother and my fatherís room are next to my room. Kätlin
is 20 years old. Our room has two windows. There is a table next to the
window. There is a bed next to the table. The other bed is opposite it.
When my friends come to visit me we listen to music. We have a kitchen.
We make food there. We have got a bathroom and a toilet. We also have a
living room. There is a TV set
And a sofa and some pot plants. In the kitchen there is a fridge
Kaido Larin Next
I live at Lõpi village. All my friends live in Leisi.
Our family is big, my mother, father, two brothers, sisters and me.
I share my room with my brother. My sister and my brother sleep in
the next room. Karel is eleven and Kauri is nineteen and Helen is seventeen
and I am twelve years old. My room has no windows. There are two beds in
my room. A TV set is in the living room. There is a sofa and a desk in
the living room. In the kitchen we have a table and a stove.
Kaido Rannu Next
I live in Karja village. I like to live here because all my friends live
close to our house. My family is big, my mother, father, two brothers and
me. We live in a flat. We live on the first floor. I havenít got my own
room. I live in the same room with my brothers. Our room has got one window.
There is a big cupboard in one corner. There is bed opposite the cupboard.
There is a desk next to the cupboard. There is a table opposite the desk.
There is a bunk bed next to the table. I sleep in bunk bed. There are two
chairs opposite the desk. My brotherís names are Timmu ja Tanel. Timmu
is thirteen and Tanel is fifteen. I like our room very much. Most of my
time Iím in my room.
Taavi Kreitsmann Next
I live in a flat. Our family is big my mother, father, two sisters, two
brothers and me.
We live in on the first floor. I havenít got my own room. My room has
one window. I can see trees from there. My room has two mirrors and one
desk. There are tree beds in my room. There are three shelves in my room.
In the living room there are two armchairs and a TV. There is a sofa. There
are lots of books and two cupboards. There is one table wish lamp. There
is one fridge, in the kitchen a table and 7 chairs.
I live at Leisi. It is a nice place with lots of trees and several houses.
Some girls from my class live at Leisi, too, but no boys.
I live in a house that has two floors. My family lives in a first floor.
My grandmother with her younger son lives on the ground floor.
My family consists of four people. There are I and my elder brother,
my father and my mother and a small dog, too. But he is not a real member
of the family.
We have their rooms and a kitchen. My brother and I live in the same
room. We both hope to have separate rooms in our new house that we are
So there are two beds, two desks, two chairs and two cupboards in our
room. The cupboards and the beds are opposite each other; the desks are
next to the window.
There is a big green carpet on the floor between the beds. We have
lots of interesting things in our room. The carpet is often full of things
and there is only a little room for sitting or even standing on the carpet.
Rene Aus Next
Hello! My name is Tiit I live in Leisi on Tooma-Andruse Farm at Tareste.
I like living in there very much because there is a forest and a lot
of animals near to our home.
All my friends live in the country. Our family is very big I have three
sisters, four brothers, a mother and a father.
I live on the ground floor we have two floors in our house.
I have my own room. My room has one window. I can see trees from there.
In the corner opposite from the window is my bed. There is a wardrobe
next to the window.
And a shelf next to the bed there are my books of adventure stories
and model cars. I have a very nice home.
Tiit Põlluäär Next
I live in Eikla. All my friends live next to me. Our family is big, my
mother, father, two sisters, a brother and me. We live on the ground floor.
I have not got my own room. My sister sleeps in the next bed.
Triinu is sixteen, Tiina is nine, Tarje is eleven and I am twelve.
Our room has three windows. I can see the house from there. There are beds
in three corners of our room. Next to it we have a desk and a chair. There
are books on the shelves. I like our room. When my friends come, we sit
and play cards.
Geelia Mägi Next
I live at 4-5 Karja Street. I like it very much. My friend lives in Selja.
Our family is big, my mother, my father, three brothers, grandmother, grandfather
and me. My house is on the first floor. I donít have my own room. I share
my room with my brothers.
Our room has one window. I can see some houses and the schoolhouse
from there. Our room has two beds, one bunk bed and another bed, a TV,
a computer and two desks.
There are two wardrobes and two carpets. When my friends visit me we
usually play board games. We play boxing in my garden. I like our room
because its not small and its not big. We have one cat and one dog. The
cat usually sleeps in my bed. But the dog sleeps in my grandmotherís bed.
I like my home, because nature and my friends surround me.
Kaire Aulik Next
I live at 7 Kaare Street. I like it very much because the school isnít
far from my home.
Our family is big, my mother, father, two sisters one brother and me.
We live at the corner of the street. I haven't got my own room. I share
my room with my sisters and with my brother. My younger sisters name is
Kati and she is nine. My brother is Karmo and his is fourteen. We would
all like to have our own rooms. My mothers name is Maiva, she is 39, but
my father, Kaupo is 42. They have their own room.
Our room has one window. I can see the street from there in one corner
of my room there is one bunk bed, but the other bunk bed is in the other
corner. Next to the first bunk bed is a desk. And next to the desk
there is a cupboard. There are two carpets on the floor. I like my room.
When my little friends came we sit on the carpet and play board games.
The carpet is thick and nice. I donít like that we donít have any cushions
that we can sit on.
But I still believe that we have got the loveliest home in Leisi.
Kristi Orgmets Next
I live at 7 Kaare Street. I like it very much because the schoolhouse,
river, lake, and the shop are near to our house and my best friends, too.
And we have a big garden. Our family is big, my mother, father, two sisters,
one brother and me. Our home is one-storied. But we have a cellar and an
attic. I donít have my own room. I share it whit my sisters and during
the school year with my brother too. My brother is fourteen, and my sisters
are nine and twelve. We would all like to have our own room.
Our room has one window. I can see the hedge and a flowerbed from there.
Theyíre two bunk beds in the corner of my room. Next to the beds there
is a desk, a chair and a little cupboard. There is a lamp on the flour
and a cupboard with shelves and drawers next to the window. There are my
things in one of these shelves and drawers. I like our room a bit. When
my friends come, we sit and play on the carpet, but mostly we are sitting
in the living room. The living room is big and there is a TV and a sofa.
There is a stove. We heat the stove when the weather is very cold; it means
that we heat it when its winter. Next to the TV set is a table. There is
a cupboard in the corner of the living room.
I usually watch TV or I learn in the living room. Next to the living
room there is a kitchen. In the kitchen, there is a table, a (cooking)
range, some chairs, a window, a fridge, a carpet and a lot of cupboards.
My mother cooks in the kitchen and we eat there too. We listen to music,
and often learn in the kitchen. There is my mother, and fatherís bedroom
next to the kitchen. There is a big bed, a window, three cupboards, a table,
two chairs and a carpet in it.
Up stairs there is a hall and a pantry. In our garden theyíre a many
trees and bushes, a swing, a cellar, a shed, two fields, a cot, a lot of
flowerbeds and lots of other things. We play ball, with cats and do other
things in the garden. I like my home very much
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