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READING COMPREHENSION – STRANGE TIMES FOR REALITY

READING COMPREHENSION – STRANGE TIMES FOR REALITY

Read and complete the sentences with words below: household / movements / devices / communicate / cloud / infiltrated / emotions / public / gathering / smart / sentiment / explores / developed / same / behind / encouraging / private / social / reality 1) In his book Picnic Comma Lightning, Laurence Scott ____ […]

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How do you say…

How do you say…

… ‘un fannullone’ in inglese? a do-nothing a no-gooder a good-for-nothing La risposta corretta è la 3. In inglese ‘good-for-nothing’ si riferisce a una persona che non è buona a nulla.

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HAWAIIAN RECIPES

HAWAIIAN RECIPES

Ecco due facili ricette hawaiane. Ti va di provarle?

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READING COMPREHENSION – THE LAST BLOCKBUSTER

READING COMPREHENSION – THE LAST BLOCKBUSTER

Dopo aver letto la storia tratta da The Guardian fai questo esercizio. Read the article and choose the correct option. 1) The last Blockbuster manager watched her first rental movie / movie when she was six years old. 2) Her family borrowed a DVD / VHS copy of Poltergeist from her aunt’s video store. 3) […]

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How do you say…

How do you say…

… ‘è uno smidollato’ in inglese? he’s got no backbone he’s got no marrowbone he’s boneless La risposta corretta è la 1. In inglese ‘backbone’ significa ‘spina dorsale’.

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READING COMPREHENSION – THE BRITISH MUSEUM

READING COMPREHENSION – THE BRITISH MUSEUM

Il British Museum è uno dei più prestigiosi musei al mondo. Leggi l’articolo e completa le frasi con l’alternativa corretta. Read the text before the interview and complete the sentences choosing the correct alternative. 1) The British Museum opened to the public in a. 1759. b. 1753. c. 1953. 2) Every year it is visited […]

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TRUE OR FALSE? – GRETA THUNBERG

TRUE OR FALSE? – GRETA THUNBERG

Greta Thunberg è la ragazzina svedese simbolo della lotta contro il cambio climatico. Read and decide whether the following statements are true (T) or false (F). 1) Greta Thunberg is a young climate activist from Norway. 2) She demands that carbon emissions be reduced. 3) The Paris Agreement was signed in 2015. 4) When was […]

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How do you say…

How do you say…

… ‘dolce far niente’ in inglese? nothing to do doing sweet nothing not doing sweetly La risposta corretta è la 2. L’espressione inglese è simile a quella italiana.

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VOCABULARY – ALEXANDRIA OCASIO-CORTEZ

VOCABULARY – ALEXANDRIA OCASIO-CORTEZ

Un esercizio sugli aggettivi che trovi nell’articolo dedicato alla rivoluzionaria congressista Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Find in the article the adjectives that correspond to the definitions. 1) ____ not costing anything 2) ____ not excluding any particular section of society 3) ____ having an unofficial style, relaxed 4) ____ not having a physical or concrete existence 5) […]

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ODD ONE OUT- A GREY DAY

ODD ONE OUT- A GREY DAY

Find the adjective that doesn’t belong to the group. 1) obsolete / dusty / out-of-date / superseded 2) suitable / extraordinary / remarkable / unique 3) precise / exact / specific / distinguished 4) safe / crooked / secure / harmless 5) lucky / brilliant / gifted / clever 6) short / brief / unrestricted […]

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