Daily Routines in English

List of Daily Routines in English

(You can hear the pronunciation of each phrase in the video)

  • I wake up
  • I turn off my alarm
  • I get up
  • I take a shower / I have a shower
  • I get dressed
  • I comb my hair
  • I make breakfast
  • I eat breakfast / I have breakfast
  • I brush my teeth
  • I go to work
  • I start work at 9
  • I answer emails
  • I eat lunch / I have lunch
  • I work on my computer
  • I finish work at 5
  • I go home
  • I arrive home
  • I feed the dog
  • I cook dinner
  • I eat dinner / I have dinner
  • I watch TV
  • I read a book
  • I go to bed
  • I fall asleep

Daily routines for School

  • I go to school
  • I have classes
  • I eat lunch / I have lunch
  • I finish school at 3
  • I go home
  • I do my homework

Notice how in this lesson all of these phrases are in the simple present tense and have I (first person singular) as the subject. In another lesson we will look at daily routines using third person (he, she).

Practice Exercises

Try our interactive game to practice daily routines and using the correct verb: Daily Routines Vocabulary Game

Video practice: In the final section of the video there is a practice exercise where a cartoon of a daily routine appears on the screen. There are also three phrases next to the cartoon and you must choose which phrase best describes that activity. The answer appears after 5 seconds (approximately).

Daily Routines for Adults

This video has the same English vocabulary that appears as the video at the top of the page though is aimed at adults learning English.
Instead of static cartoons, you will see two short videos (5 seconds each) showing adults in each daily routine mentioned above.
I give the English pronunciation of each word twice (once for each short video).
This lesson also includes the American English 🇺🇸 and British English 🇬🇧 versions of daily routines when there is a difference.

English Summary Chart

Daily Routines in English - ESL Vocabulary

Daily Routines English Vocabulary explained in Spanish

Nuestra lección de vocabulario de las rutinas diarias en inglés explicada en español (con pronunciación):

Lesson tags: Daily Routines, First Person, Present Tense, Verbs, Vocabulary
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