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VOCABULARY – BRITISH PRIME MINISTERS

Nell’articolo sui primi ministri britannici appaiono i seguenti aggettivi. Trova per ognuno un sinonimo e un antonimo tra quelli indicati in basso: 1) powerful 2) acceptable 3) talented 4) guilty 5) uncertain 6) countless 7) vital 8) modern 9) mad   liable / accomplished / unsure / tolerable / inadequate / few / unimportant / […]

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TRIVIA QUESTIONS

Sapevi che all’inizio il ketchup non conteneva pomodoro bensì pesce? Prova a indovinare la salsa composta dai seguenti ingredienti: 1) What sauce is made with oil, vinegar, salt? 2) What sauce is made with egg yolk, vinegar or lemon juice, oil, salt? 3) What sauce is made with mayonnaise, capers, pickles, lemon juice, tarragon? 4) […]

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RECIPE – EASTER HOT CROSS BUNS

RECIPE – EASTER HOT CROSS BUNS

Sono dei panini dolci con uvetta tipici del periodo pasquale. La caratteristica principale è la croce sulla superficie del panino. Ecco come farli.

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VOCABULARY – MOUNTAIN MAN

Nell’articolo Mountain Man parliamo di natura con James Forrest, che ci ha raccontato le sue avventure scalando le vette più alte dell’Inghilterra e del Galles. Ecco un esercizio di lessico sulla terminologia relativa alla montagna. 1) bufera di neve     B _ _ _ _ _ _ _ / S _ _ _ S _ _ […]

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SONG – WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIENDS

SONG – WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIENDS

The Strand, the article says, will probably celebrate its hundredth anniversary in 2027, with “a little help from its friends”. This famous line is borrowed from the Beatles song by the same title, included in their 1967 album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. Look for it on YouTube and complete the missing words.

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BRITS’ BEST FRIEND

BRITS’ BEST FRIEND

Hai già letto l’articolo sulle razze di cani inglesi? Qui di seguito trovi delle frasi divertenti relative al mondo dei cani. The following funny dog quotes have been split in two. Put them back together. 1) Anybody who doesn’t know what soap tastes like 2) Loving a dog makes our relationships with people 3) Some […]

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RECIPE – ROSEMARY OAT BANNOCK

RECIPE – ROSEMARY OAT BANNOCK

Hai già letto l’articolo sul festival pagano Imbolc? The Bannock of Bride was an unleavened oatcake prepared on Imbolc Eve as an offering to Brigid and also to celebrate the end of winter and the coming of spring. As many of the recipes that are traditional to Imbolc, it usually contains dairy.

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ODD ONE OUT

Ecco un esercizio di lessico in cui devi individuare l’aggettivo che ha un significato diverso rispetto agli altre tre. Find the adjective that doesn’t belong to the group. 1) embarrassed / vulnerable / uncomfortable / ashamed 2) hostile / presumptuous / bold / impertinent 3) romantic / sentimental / flexible / tender 4) lucky / […]

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LISTENING COMPREHENSION – THE WOMAN IN WHITE

Dopo aver letto la rubrica Classic Books di questo mese in cui ti raccontiamo il romanzo ‘The Woman in White’ di Wilkie Collins, prova a rispondere alle seguenti domande. Who…? 1) owns Limmeridge House? 2) finds a job at Limmeridge House? 3) are Walter’s pupils? 4) falls in love with Walter? 5) marries Laura? 6) […]

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GRAMMAR – THE L.A. PUBLIC LIBRARY

Do or make? In the interview, Joyce Cooper says: groups that make a pilgrimage to our library / do a lot of work / how to do things. There is no fast rule in English concerning the use of do and make. Often do is used for general activities and make for creating and constructing. […]

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