C1 · C2 · Open cloze · Word formation

What Doctors Won’t Do…

Use of English activities

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Are you one of my type, meaning that you’d ditch the doctor unless you found yourself at death’s door or are you more of the hypochondriac type that literally lives surrounded by huge piles of medical prescriptions? Are you leery of medical treatments or do you leap at the opportunity to have every single organ in your body scrutinized? Whatever position you may side with, you’re bound to find these extracts from The Guardian interesting.  For today, I’ve prepared two, concerned with alternative medical treatments, but I hope to get round to adding a couple more in the near future.

PS. Some years back I treated a cat I had with homeopathy, and guess what? It worked!!!

C1 · C2 · Grammar activity · Open cloze

C1/C2 Open cloze ‘Painkillers could affect nurturing’

This week we’ll be dealing with health, so this means that I’ll be posting some ‘extra stuff’ on this particular topic. Today I’m posting an open cloze on painkillers and the possible side effects. Remember that there may be other possible answers, but doing an activity online means that the program will only accept the answer that I introduced as the solution.

C1 · C2 · Open cloze

Open cloze: How can we reduce food waste at home?

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According to the latest data recorded in 2018, Spain reached a peak in food waste, squandering a total of 1,339 million kg/l of food and beverages. This number represents an increase of 8.9% over the previous year and seems to be mainly due to economic recovery that was experienced during the spring and summer of the same year.

People are not aware of the social, environmental and economic impact that wasting food generates and that making the right decisions concerning food consumption, will only be possible if citizens are informed on all these negative aspects.

Here you will find an open cloze activity for Upper Intermediate to Advanced that gives some tips on how to be more sustainable within the household concerning food and bevarage.

Click here for the open cloze