My cup of tea

October 10, 2011

This is one of the most popular drinks in Britain. But how do you actually make a proper cup of tea? Do you need to boil the water? Do you pour the milk first? Do Englsih people always have tea at 5 p.m.?

Watch the video and find out this and more. If you want to get more details, try to answer the questions. Click here.

By the way, what does “my cup of tea” mean?


Are you a slow person?

April 7, 2011

Now we all know that Carlo Petrini started the whole business of slow food, but if you want to know more about his ideas, click on the links below and don’t forget to write your opinion on the slow movement. Which of his ideas interest you the most or the least? Is he right or wrong?

Remember also the compromise to take up one of the tips in our book for a week (  listening comprehension, unit 5a): have a bath, not a shower; go for walks everyday; forget the gym, do yoga instead; have breakfast standing up…

VIDEO 1 —-   VIDEO 2


Are you ready for a change?

October 28, 2010

Eating habits are an important factor to predict how long we can live. Read the following article and then decide whether you should change some of those habits or they have nothing to do with you. Click on the photo to read the article and don’t forget to leave a comment after reading it!!


Don’t forget

October 28, 2010

To wash your hands before you eat. Did your mum not tell you that everyday?

But, is there a proper way to do it? How long for should we do it?

Watch and learn. For the worksheet, click here