Flat （AmE apartment）单元房
I am living in a flat right now.
Block of flats ( AmE apartment block ) 住宅楼
I live in a block of flats nearby.
Roomy/ spacious 宽敞的
I like the spacious living-room.
Tiny/ cramped 狭窄的
We lived in rather cramped conditions.
Be in good condition/ well maintained 维护得很好
Outdoor/ outside 户外的
Indoor/ inside 室内的
I really want to have an indoor swimming pool.
The back/front garden 后/前花园
My mother does all the housework.
We decorate our rooms during spring festival.
He is very keen on DIY.
Stay in 呆在家里
I sometimes stay in to watch television.
Stay out 不回家
I don’t want to stay out very late.
See sb. home 送…回家
I saw my friend home yesterday.
I will be homesick if I am away from home for several weeks.
Some decorators helped us to paint the rooms and put up wallpaper.
A plumber helped us to mend a pipe and put in a new bath.
An electrician helped us to repair our lights.
youth hotel (a hostel for people who are walking, cycling, etc. in the countryside) 青年旅舍
in the lobby 在大厅
There was still a vacant room left.
Book in/ check in 登记住宿
We checked in as soon as we arrived.
Check out 结帐离开
We checked out the next day.
Single room / double room 单人间，双人间
We booked in advance one single room and two doubles.
A two-bedded room 有两张床的房间
We often go to the suburbs to visit our friends.