Body, health & nutrition · 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

Body, health & nutrition · Cultures, customs, tradition & religion

B2 Listening 15 Wierd Food Recipes in the World

Image from Mentalfloss 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…… Continue reading B2 Listening 15 Wierd Food Recipes in the World

Body, health & nutrition · Open cloze

C1/C2 What Doctors Won’t Do…

Use of English activities Image by Danilo Alvesd Unsplash 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…… Continue reading C1/C2 What Doctors Won’t Do…

Body, health & nutrition

Vocabulary quiz for illness and medical condition

Photo by Miguel u00c1. Padriu00f1u00e1n on Pexels.com Is it pandemic, plague or epidemic? What’s the word for when I come out covered in rashes? Here’s a vocabulary quiz with some of the most Cish words I’ve found to help make learning vocabulary fun and above all, easy to brush up when needing to refresh our…… Continue reading Vocabulary quiz for illness and medical condition