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SONG – BICYCLE RACE

SONG – BICYCLE RACE

Prova a riempire con le parole mancanti questa famosissima canzone dei Queen del 1978 scritta da Freddy Mercury.

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IDIOMS: TO BEAT AROUND THE BUSH

IDIOMS: TO BEAT AROUND THE BUSH

In the age of supposed transparency, there has never been more ‘beating around the bush.’ The idiom refers to prevarication, lack of decision or delay. Think of the UK Prime Minister’s response to the pandemic, for example. The origin of the idiom is in hunting. In mediaeval times, wild animals or birds were an important […]

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How do you say…

How do you say…

… ‘ci sono cascato’ in inglese? I was completely taken in I fell right into it I was taken right down La risposta corretta è la 1.  ‘Cascarci’ in inglese può essere tradotto con ‘to be taken in’ o ‘to fall for’.

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How do you say…

How do you say…

… ‘per chi mi hai preso?’ in inglese? Who do you take me for? Who have you taken me for? Who did you take me for? La risposta corretta è la 1. 

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READING COMPREHENSION – DEEPAK CHOPRA

Ascolta l’articolo sul guru della meditazione, Deepak Chopra, e poi prova a fare questo esercizio sulle preposizioni. Read and complete the sentences using one of the followinf prepositions: to / with / through / on / in / by / on / with / in / around /from /to / on 1) Deepak Chopra is […]

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How do you say…

How do you say…

… ‘non me la racconta giusta’ in inglese? He’s not telling me right He’s telling it wrong He’s not telling the whole story La risposta corretta è la 3. 

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THE SPELLING ALPHABET

THE SPELLING ALPHABET

The spelling alphabet is a set of 26 words used to stand for each of the 26 letters of the alphabet. It is particularly useful for people with different language backgrounds or to spell out words in oral communication in general (for example to spell a complicated name or an address in order to avoid […]

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How do you say…

How do you say…

… ‘sono senza parole’ in inglese? I’ve no words I’m speechless I’m without speech La risposta corretta è la 2. 

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Idioms: Bored out of your skull

Idioms: Bored out of your skull

Quando non hai niente da fare e ti senti morire dalla noia, puoi sfogarti con una serie di espressioni idiomatiche del tipo: ‘I’m bored stiff’ (sono rigido dalla noia, in questo caso ‘stiff’ si riferisce al rigor mortis); ‘I’m bored out of my mind’ (la noia mi fa uscire di testa, sto impazzendo) o ‘I’m […]

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SONG – MONEY

SONG – MONEY

La canzone di questo mese è Money dei Pink Floyd. Prova completare il testo mentre la ascolti.  

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