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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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THE BEST OF THE BLOG – ST. VALENTINE / MICHELLE OBAMA

ST. VALENTINE I have just read the article about Saint Valentine with interest but I am very surprised that there is no mention of Terni. Here we all know that the real Saint Valentine is in the Basilica of Terni! Annarita Dear Annarita, You are quite right. We really should have included the Saint Valentine […]

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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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VOCABULARY – THE APPLE APPEAL

Apple è l’azienda tecnologica che vanta la clientela più fedele al mondo. Leggi l’articolo sul numero di aprile e fai questo esercizio di lessico. Insert the vowels to complete the following adjectives used in the first part of the article. Then give the correct translation. 1) ncncvbl 2) pplng 3) mbts 4) fn 5) ntmdtng […]

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RECIPE – CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES

RECIPE – CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES

Some people think that chocolate chip cookies are America’s single greatest contribution to world cuisine. They were invented in the 1930s in Massachusetts by Ruth Wakefield: her brilliant idea was to add chocolate bits to butter cookies. The recipe was brought to the UK in the 1950s and… the rest is history.

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SPOT THE MISTAKE!

SPOT THE MISTAKE!

The following sentences contain an error. Identify it and rewrite the sentences. 1) What nice idea! 2) We should all do an effort. 3) I didn’t say nothing. 4) People here is very nice. 5) May I have a glass of water? I’ve very thirsty. 6) I want to talk to you and so Mary […]

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VOCABULARY – THE TALENTED MR. RIPLEY

VOCABULARY – THE TALENTED MR. RIPLEY

Match the words to find the expressions used in the article. 1) crime              a) actor 2) distant           b) adaptation 3) American      c) leap 4) aspiring        d) emotion 5) shipping       e) eyelids 6) present         f) owner 7) sudden         g) tension 8) crazy            h) fiction 9) sexual           i) stories 10) closed         j) dream 11) boat             k) job […]

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VOCABULARY – I MADE $1M ON BITCOIN

Match each adjective (1-9) to an adjective that means the opposite: RESISTANT/ DEMOCRATIC/ GRADUAL/ MODEST/ TIME-CONSUMING/ MISTAKEN/ AFFORDABLE/ FOOLISH/ COSTLY 1) cheap 2) efficient 3) prone 4) sudden 5) expensive 6) sensible 7) overambitious 8) authoritarian 9) right

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SONG – UMBRELLA

SONG – UMBRELLA

Look for the song Umbrella on YouTube and complete the missing words.

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