Body, health & nutrition · C 2

C1/C2 Facial expressions 2

Referring back to the post “Facial Expressions 1,” English has an enormous variety of vocabulary that describes a myriad of facial expressions or actions done with our faces. Some of which are even frowned upon, such as ogling somebody. In this post, you will learn six new expressions, and you can also watch what some…… Continue reading C1/C2 Facial expressions 2

Body, health & nutrition · C 2

C1/C2 Facial expressions 1

Understanding facial expressions is an intriguing and dynamic aspect of human communication. In the vast realm of the English vocabulary, there exist a plethora of terms dedicated to describing these intricate expressions. Facial expressions serve as windows into our emotions, allowing others to catch a glimpse of what lies beneath the surface. They provide valuable…… Continue reading C1/C2 Facial expressions 1

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B2 Word formation Food Nouns to adjectives

Serena’s blog A lot of adjectives are formed by adding a -y to a noun. Some examples of this are salt >salty and spice > spicy. Sometimes the changes are larger like in the word hunger > hungry. But not all words that end in -y are adjectives formed from a noun, because on some…… Continue reading B2 Word formation Food Nouns to adjectives

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B1/B2 Talking about restaurants

This week we’ll be talking about restaurants and restaurant service. As a warm-up have a look at these cartoons and say what you think they are about. There may be a joke you need to explain, or you may even relate to more than one of the illustrations. If you need a couple of hints,…… Continue reading B1/B2 Talking about restaurants

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B1 Speaking practice Topic Food and Diet

In this post B1 learners of English will be able to do speaking practice on the topic of Food and Diet. The post will show you different sheets with questions related to this topic. Read the question and organise what you want to say. You’ll usually have about a minute to answer so don’t just…… Continue reading B1 Speaking practice Topic Food and Diet

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B2 Listening Popular dishes from Madrid

Photo by Claudio Olivares Medina on Pexels.com If you’re from Spain, you will already be familiar with the dishes described in the audio. If not, you will learn something about some of Madrid’s most delicious and popular traditional cuisine. This audio activity follows a test format so, not only will you be able to check…… Continue reading B2 Listening Popular dishes from Madrid

Body, health & nutrition · C 2 · politics & society

C1-C2 Listening Interview Donald Williamson on Sin Tax effectiveness

Photo by Polina Tankilevitch on Pexels.com First came taxes on tobacco, then on hard drinks. Okay, for our own good I’ll buy it. Then came taxes on sugary foods, as if this would save people from: eating disorders, weight problems, diabetes. You name it! Meanwhile, more and more ads appear on TV whetting appetites, offering…… Continue reading C1-C2 Listening Interview Donald Williamson on Sin Tax effectiveness