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RECIPE – TATTIE SCONES

RECIPE – TATTIE SCONES

Ecco una ricetta tipica scozzese. Tattie scones are the perfect side with any full Scottish breakfast. The word “tatties” is a familiar term for “potatoes”.

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VOCABULARY – I’M A TRANSLATOR FOR CRIMINALS

VOCABULARY – I’M A TRANSLATOR FOR CRIMINALS

Ecco un esercizio di lessico riferito all’articolo sull’interprete di tribunale. Trova il sinonimo dei seguenti termini: Find in the bubbles two synonyms for each of the following adjectives. 1) honoured 2) confidential 3) hard 4) traumatic 5) crucial 6) proper 7) additional 8) desperate privileged / private / determined / extra / correct / eager […]

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READING COMPREHENSION – LEAP YEAR

READING COMPREHENSION – LEAP YEAR

Prova a rispondere alle seguenti domande dopo aver letto l’articolo di febbraio sull’anno bisestile. 1) What day comes before Monday? 2) If today is Thursday, what was the day before yesterday? 3) What is the sixtieth of a minute? 4) What month is between June and August? 5) If today is Friday, what will the […]

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VOCABULARY – THE GREEN NEW DEAL

VOCABULARY – THE GREEN NEW DEAL

Dopo aver letto l’articolo sul Green New Deal, prova a fare questo esercizio abbinando l’aggettivo con il sostantivo corrispondente. Listen and match an adjective with a noun to obtain expressions used in the interview.

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SONG – CALIFORNIA DREAMIN’

SONG – CALIFORNIA DREAMIN’

Chi non conosce questa canzone dedicata allo stato della California? How about a song to celebrate the “Sunshine State”? This one, recorded by The Mamas and the Papas in 1965, was an international hit, conveying an image of California as the place to be for youths seeking freedom, music and warm climate. Look for it […]

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SPOT THE MISTAKES! – ROM-COMS

SPOT THE MISTAKES! – ROM-COMS

Su Speak Up di febbraio abbiamo stilato la nostra classifica Top 5 rom-coms (romantic comedies). Leggi l’articolo e poi trova l’errore nelle seguenti frasi. 1) Here are five of the better romcoms of all time. 2) Just like in Pretty Woman, they come from different words. 3) Vivian is a prostitute which is Edward’s escort […]

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READING COMPREHENSION – THE BRITISH LIBRARY

READING COMPREHENSION – THE BRITISH LIBRARY

Dopo aver letto l’articolo sulla British Library e i suoi tesori nascosti, prova a completare le seguenti frasi. Read the text that precedes the interview and fill in the missing words. 1) The British Library’s main ____ are at St. Pancras, London. 2) The Library adds some three ____ items every year. 3) The access […]

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VOCABULARY – INNER EAR

VOCABULARY – INNER EAR

La short story di questo mese, Inner Ear, presenta tante parole onomatopeiche che riproducono suoni associati a un oggetto o a un soggetto. Prova a completare lo schema con l’onomatopea corretta e la sua traduzione in italiano.

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VOCABULARY – BLACK HISTORY MONTH

Nell’articolo dedicato al Black History Month (durante il mese di febbraio negli Stati Uniti si celebra la cultura afroamericana) vengono usate le parole sottostanti. Prova a completarle con le vocali e a ricordarne il significato. Insert the vowels to complete the following nouns used in the article. 1) shrtcmng 2) dctn 3) scndnc 4) bsrvnc […]

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SONG – DON’T GIVE UP

SONG – DON’T GIVE UP

Nel titolo di questa canzone c’è un phrasal verb con il verbo to give. Completa il testo con le parole mancanti. A perfect example of the phrasal verb give up: Peter Gabriel, year 1986. Look for it on YouTube and complete the missing words.

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