Mind-blowing lesson today! The PDF is attached.
For homework, look at the final slide. Think of a unique new event that you’d like to see be held each year. Would it be for business or a celebration? Would it be city-wide or restricted to a small area of Milan? Prepare a short speech about your event.  Try to use a lot of the language from the PDF.
Also, here is an audio and some tasks about an extravaganza which faced many difficulties:
Finally, here are some more exercises with transition words:
– https://speakspeak.com/english-grammar-exercises/upper-intermediate/upper-intermediate-grammar-exercise-despite-in-spite-of-although-even-though
Have a great week and let me know if you have any questions or requests,