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VOCABULARY – MONEY

VOCABULARY – MONEY

There are quite a few differences between British English and American English, besides cultural differences: these include vocabulary, pronunciation, spelling, uses of grammar, punctuation, and also idioms. Let’s go over some differences in vocabulary usage.

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SONG – WATER UNDER THE BRIDGE

SONG – WATER UNDER THE BRIDGE

Sometimes common English sayings are also found in song titles, such as “Water Under the Bridge”, recorded in 2015 by English singer Adele. Ascolta la canzone e prova a completare il testo con le parole mancanti.

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VOCABULARY – BABY NAMES

VOCABULARY – BABY NAMES

Nicknames are very common in English. They often replace a person’s real name and are commonly used to express affection. Here is a list of nicknames (1-19). Can you match them to their correspondent proper names (a-s)? Prova a indovinare la combinazione esatta e poi controlla le soluzioni sul Work It Out.

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How do you say…

How do you say…

… ‘passaparola’ in inglese? word to mouth word of mouth word of pass La risposta corretta è la 2. Trovi questa espressione nell’articolo di questo mese su St. Dwynwen’s Day.

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GRAMMAR – TO PASS

Nell’articolo Antisocial troviamo il verbo “pass through”. Il verbo to pass ha significati diversi a seconda della preposizione o dell’avverbio ad esso abbinato. Ecco una lista di possibili combinazioni. pass around = pass to the next person, distribute pass away = die pass back = return pass by = go past pass down = be […]

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GRAMMAR – ANTISOCIAL

GRAMMAR – ANTISOCIAL

In the article we found: They pass through a rigorous process of edition. The verb pass has different meanings depending on which preposition or adverb it is combined with. Here is a list of possible combinations.           1) The man tragically passed ___ Saturday night in a car accident. 2) He […]

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VOCABULARY – ANTISOCIAL

VOCABULARY – ANTISOCIAL

Su Speak Up di questo mese trovi un’intervista a Andrew Marantz, giornalista de The New Yorker e autore del libro Antisocial: Online Extremists, Techno-Utopians, and the Hijacking of the American Conversation. In questo saggio si parla di informazione e politica negli Stati Uniti. Dopo aver letto il nostro articolo prova a fare questo esercizio di […]

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SONG – THE END

SONG – THE END

Often referred to as an apocalyptic anthem, The End, by the American rock band The Doors, was released in 1967. This nearly twelve-minutes song was chosen by Francis Ford Coppola for the opening sequence of Apocalypse Now. Ascoltala e poi completa il testo con le parole mancanti:

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Synonyms

Synonyms

What’s the synonym of ‘fitting’? suitable ready wrong Scopri la risposta corretta nell’articolo di questo mese sulla Statua della Libertà.

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RECIPE – LAMINGTONS

RECIPE – LAMINGTONS

There is no cake more Australian than Lamingtons. It is made from squares of sponge cake dipped in chocolate sauce and coated with coconut. In one of its most common variations, the sponge cake is filled with a layer of raspberry jam.

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