Nyumba yangu


Learning Objectives

By the end of the lesson, you should be able to:

  • talk about your house in terms of location, type, places in and around the house, and number of rooms.
  • talk about the furniture in each room and things you do not have.
  • talk about what you like or do not like about your house.

Step 1:

Introduce key phrases around house location and room type:

-kuishi, iko, patikana, jengo namba, sakafu/ghorofa

-chumba, sebule, jiko, chumba ya kulia, ua/fensi, bustani


Step 2:

Talk about the picture

Samani: kabati ya kitabu, kibati za jikoni, televiseni, meza, kiti, jokofu, kikombe, sufuria, darasa, makochi, kitanda, kioo etc.


Step 3:

Read the passage below and answer the questions that follow.

Extracted from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4jgbHu1ZqJs  



  1. Nyumba lake ila nani?
  2. Nyumba lake ina patikana wapi?
  3. Numba kwake kuna nini?
  4. Jikoni kuna nini?
  5. Sebule kuna nini?
  6. Kwanini anapenda nyumba yake?
  7. Tunga sentence kwa kutumia maneno haya nyumba, chumba na jikoni.

Step 4:

Make a video about your house, talking about where it is located, the house/apartment/floor number, the number of bedrooms, different rooms in the house/apartment, the furniture and the reasons you like or dislike it.

Step 5:

Watch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tsLUrIGg33M

Discuss with your mentor what the video is about.