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LISTENING COMPREHENSION – THE COMMONWEALTH

LISTENING COMPREHENSION – THE COMMONWEALTH

Dopo aver ascoltato l’articolo sul Commonwealth, prova a rispondere alle seguenti domande. 1) Today the most important link between Commonwealth nations is a trade. b the possibility to settle in the UK. c a shared set of global values. 2) Trade ceased to be the element that tied the Commonwealth together a beyond the 60s. […]

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LISTEN COMPREHENSION – FRANKENSTEIN

LISTEN COMPREHENSION – FRANKENSTEIN

Dopo aver ascoltato il nostro articolo sul classico di Mary Shelley, prova a rispondere a queste domande. 1) When was Mary Shelley born? 2) Who was her lover? 3) When did she write Frankenstein, Or the Modern Prometheus? 4) Where was she staying, together with her lover and a group of friends, when she wrote […]

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How do you say…

How do you say…

… ‘chiudere (un’attività)’ in inglese? to shut down to shut off to shut up La risposta corretta è la 1. Il verbo ‘to shut down’ significa ‘closing a business and ceasing to operate a business’.  

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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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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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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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SONG – CANDLE IN THE WIND

This song was originally written in 1973 by Elton John and Bernie Taupin, in honour of Marilyn Monroe, as a tribute dedicated to a fragile and vulnerable woman. In 1997, a few days after Lady Diana’s death, Elton John performed a new version of the song at her funeral in Westminster Abbey. It became the […]

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SONG – CANDLE IN THE WIND

SONG – CANDLE IN THE WIND

This song was originally written in 1973 by Elton John and Bernie Taupin, in honour of Marilyn Monroe, as a tribute dedicated to a fragile and vulnerable woman. In 1997, a few days after Lady Diana’s death, Elton John performed a new version of the song at her funeral in Westminster Abbey. It became the […]

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GRAMMAR – THE WAR OF THE WORLDS

Find the related noun or adjective, as in the example. The words are all used in the article “The War of the Worlds“. 1) cylinder > cylindrical 2) friend > ____ 3) ____ > phenomenal 4) science > ____ 5) ____ > poisonous 6) danger > ____ 7) ____ > famous 8) wood > ____ […]

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