SONG – WITH OR WITHOUT YOU

SONG – WITH OR WITHOUT YOU

U2 are probably the most famous Irish musical export. One of their best-known songs is With or Without You, released in 1987. Look for it on YouTube and fill in the missing words.

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ODD ONE OUT – NIRVANA

Dopo aver letto il nostro articolo sui Nirvana, fai questo esercizio che ti aiuterà ad ampliare il tuo vocabolario. Find the adjective that doesn’t belong to the group. 1) budding – wholesome – developing – blooming 2) random – erratic – unclear – scattered 3) ultimate – fundamental – heartening – supreme 4) loud – […]

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How do you say…

How do you say…

… ‘impazzire’ in inglese? to go peanuts to go pears to go bananas La risposta corretta è la 3. Un sinonimo di “to go bananas” è “to go nuts”.  

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How do you say…

How do you say…

… ‘che sfiga!’ in inglese? which misfortune! what a bummer! what a shame! La risposta corretta è la 2. “Bummer” è una parola informale che significa “a disappointing or unpleasant situation or experience”.  

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IDIOMS: THE ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM

IDIOMS: THE ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM

“The elephant in the room” is an idiom for a problem or controversial issue that is too big to ignore, but that everyone tries to avoid talking about because it will cause discomfort or conflict. In 1814, the Russian poet and writer Ivan Krylov wrote a fable, which tells of a man who goes to […]

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VOCABULARY – ANTI-VAXXERS

Ecco un esercizio di lessico su alcuni degli aggettivi usati nell’articolo dedicato agli Anti-vaxxers. Find the adjectives with an opposite meaning. Careful: there are three extra adjectives! gradual / vague / open / uneven / unauthentical / narrow / unconventional / beneficial / praised / safe / short-lived / bottom / negligible / heartening / […]

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TRIVIA – ECONOMY

Test your economic knowledge with this quiz 👇 1) The President of the ECB (European Central Bank) is Ursula von der Leyen / Mario Draghi / Christine Lagarde 2) The ECB (European Central Bank) headquarters are in Frankfurt / Bruxelles / Amsterdam 3) The Great Depression started in 1929 / 2007 / 1973 4) The […]

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How do you say…

How do you say…

… ‘accompagnare cibo con una bibita’ in inglese? to wash down to wash up to wash off La risposta corretta è la 1. Il verbo “to wash down” significa “accompany or follow food with a drink”.  

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VOCABULARY – FRIDAY THE 13th

VOCABULARY – FRIDAY THE 13th

Compete the sentences with the days of the week or the months of the year. 1) The first day of the weekend is ____ . 2) The months beginning with a “J” are ____ . 3) The three months of autumn are ____ . 4) The day before Saturday is ____ . 5) The day […]

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How do you say…

How do you say…

… ‘richiesta di attenzione’ in inglese? application for attention cry for attention ask for attention La risposta corretta è la 2.    

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