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Starbucks Milano


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Watch this YouTube video from CBS (published November  25th 2017) and listen for the following phrases: “coffee is simple and straightforward“ “makes for awkward conversation here” “tradition runs deep“ “is Italian coffee culture under threat?” “are catering to American tastes“ “to stay at the counter“ “there’s plenty“ “lamenting the looming US import” “to concoct something … Continue reading Starbucks Milano

Key phrases to know for Fashion Week


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Fashion week is here! Milan Fashion Week 2018 means that the city is full of models, designers and celebrities. Everybody’s talking about fashion, both positively and negatively, and with all these foreign people visiting the city during the week there’s even more English being spoken than usual! If you want to join in the conversations … Continue reading Key phrases to know for Fashion Week

Tea-time in the UK – Reading Comprehension Exercise


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Is it tea-time yet? How many coffees do you have each day? Having coffee in Italy is a part of most people’s daily ritual, and tea performs the same role in the UK. A cup of tea (a ‘cuppa’ in British English) is most often enjoyed with breakfast, as a mid-morning break and at ‘tea-time’ … Continue reading Tea-time in the UK – Reading Comprehension Exercise