I found this video quite funny and entertaining and couldn’t help laughing at the speaker’s reactions to some of the dishes he describes. I’m aware that there is a lot of prejudice concerning eating habits, but what would our great-grandmothers have thought if they had seen us ordering a hamburger and chips at a fast-food restaurant? They would have been horrified and not only that, but they would have lectured us! What would you do if you were offered barbecued scorpions or fried tarantulas for dinner? I think my first reaction would be to puke. What about you?
This week my B2 groups have been talking about eating habits, so I’ve prepared this listening for them that I’m sharing with anybody that would like to learn a little about this topic. By the way, hitting the subscribe button and leaving a like would be totally awesome.
Are you a fashion victim? Do you spend huge amounts of money on your wardrobe or are you mostly into second-hand stores? What carbon footprint do you think your clothing issues have on the environment? Here’s a multiple choice cloze for English Advanced levels that may get you into thinking twice before your next click to an online fashion retailer.
You may also want to watch a short video from the BBC on being sustainable concerning fast fashion.
Are you tech-savvy? Do you feel baffled by the technology you have to struggle with in your daily life or are you rather a person that always keeps up to date in terms of the most modern technological devices? Here you can do a ‘Use of English (Use of English IS a nice new word for ‘grammar practice’) activity adapted from an article published by the Daily Mail dealing with how frustrated some parents feel about not being able to help their children in terms of technology.