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How do you say…

How do you say…

… ‘ogni tanto’ in inglese? sometimes now and then every so often Tutte e tre le risposte sono corrette.

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How do you say…

… ‘un po’ alla volta’ in inglese? a bit and a bit a little at a time a little bit La risposta corretta è la 2. ‘A little bit’ significa ‘un po”.

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How do you say…

… ‘sempre meglio’ in inglese? better and better always better ever better La risposta corretta è la 1. In inglese si usa il doppio comparativo (‘cheaper and cheaper’, ‘faster and faster’, etc.) per indicare l’aumento progressivo.

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READING COMPREHENSION – THE TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD

READING COMPREHENSION – THE TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD

Read the article on the Transcontinental Railroad and complete the sentences. 1) Today to travel from the east to the west coast of the US only takes ____. 2) In the first half of the 18th century it took about ____. 3) The First Transcontinental Railroad was built ____. 4) The First Transcontinental Railroad was […]

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PRONUNCIATION – BENEDIT CUMBERBATCH

PRONUNCIATION – BENEDIT CUMBERBATCH

Ecco un esercizio sulla pronuncia. In English not all the words are pronounced. For example, in the article we found the word role, in which the letter “e” is silent; or the word group, where the “o” isn’t pronounced; or else the word friend, where the “i” is silent. Find the silent letter in each […]

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ONE ODD OUT – CALIFORNIA WINES

ONE ODD OUT – CALIFORNIA WINES

Find the adjective that doesn’t belong to the group: 1) valid – sound – prodigal – well-grounded 2) fair – huge – tremendous – massive 3) amazing – awesome – swelling – stunning 4) famous – renowned – notorious – well-known 5) similar – premium – resembling – alike 6) ideal – faultless – perfect […]

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READING COMPREHENSION – MEGHAN MARKLE

READING COMPREHENSION – MEGHAN MARKLE

Dopo aver letto l’articolo di Andrew Morton che mette a confronto la duchessa di Sussex con la scomparsa Lady D, fai questo esercizio di comprensione. Read and complete the sentences with the following adjectives: humanitarian / clean / academic / late / stately / sombre / common / powerful / Catholic / significant / reluctant […]

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VOCABULARY – MAKEUP

VOCABULARY – MAKEUP

Match pictures (1-11) and words (a-k). a) nail polish b) lipstick c) lip gloss d) blush e) foundation f) lip pencil g) eye liner h) eyeshadow i) mascara j) facial cleanser k) moisturiser

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How do you say…

How do you say…

… ‘naufragare in porto’ in inglese? to sink your ship to fall at the last hurdle to sink in the port La risposta corretta è la 2. In inglese ‘hurdle’ significa ‘ostacolo’, per cui l’espressione si tradurrebbe letteralmente con ‘cadere all’ultimo ostacolo’.

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RECIPE – SCONES

RECIPE – SCONES

Ecco una ricetta facile facile per provare a fare gli scones. Si tratta di paninetti leggermente zuccherati che in Inghilterra tradizionalmente accompagnano il tè e che vengono serviti con panna densa e un po’ di marmellata. Provali!

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