Robbery | Listening Exercise

Scrambled Eggs Scuola di Inglese welcomes you to our blog! We have been teaching English in a beautiful location next to the Navigli for many years now, and we know that if a student would really like to progress with their language it is essential that they do regular study at home as well as in the classroom. We hope you like the listening exercise about a bank robbery below and you can make a habit of practicing a little at home every day!

While bank robberies make for great movie plots, the robbers rarely get away with their crimes! Once they are accused, the police quickly begin to investigate and the criminals are often convicted within weeks!

In todays blog, we are going to listen to two people talking about a bank robbery and the process of the criminal investigation!

Now try the following exercises to practice and improve your skills.

Robbery | Fill in the Gap

Fill in the gaps with the correct words.

Robbery | True or False

Decide if the statements are true or false.

Hmm, do you think Matteo’s boss is guilty, or is it just a big coincidence? Maybe Matteo is letting things play out so he can get a better job! Let us know in the comments below!

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Personal pronouns and possessive adjectives

Scrambled Eggs Scuola di Inglese welcomes you to our blog! We have been teaching English in a beautiful location next to the Navigli for many years now, and we know that if a student would really like to progress with their language it is essential that they do regular study at home as well as in the classroom. We hope you like the blog below about personal pronouns and possessive adjectives and you can make a habit of practicing a little at home every day!

Check the following table with personal pronouns and possessive adjectives:

Examples:

Yesterday I went to Katie’s house. I met her brother. He was really nice!

Yesterday I went to Katie’s house. I met her (Katie’s) brother. He (Katie’s brother) was really nice!

We can use these words (her and he) to avoid repetition! Make sure to choose the correct personal pronoun or possessive adjective to match the subject or object you are replacing.

Try this quiz!

Personal pronouns and possessive adjectives Quiz 1

Choose the correct possessive adjective.
Ex: Where is (you) ________ backpack?
Where is your backpack?

Personal pronouns and possessive adjectives Quiz 2

Write the correct possessive adjective.

Great work! Well done for studying English today. Every little activity you do is another step closer towards your language objectives. If you’d like to see the rest of our resources, follow this link: https://scrambledeggsinglese.it/english-exercises/. For more ideas, take a look at our Instragram. We hope to see you at our English school in Milan soon!

 

 

 

Even in Your 80s, Adopting a Healthier Lifestyle Helps

Staying in shape is hard. It requires a lot of time and effort, but, according to new studies, when you actually start is not so important. Research out of Japan showed dramatic results, even among adults in their 80s.

Watch the video and then do the accompanying English language exercises.

The news is a consistent source of entertainment, knowledge and discovery that never ceases to exist and always comes out with more and more material each day. Because it plays such a vital part in our lives and is so important to keep up with, it is without a doubt a piece of your everyday routine that can’t go ignored.

Whether it is to understand the ramifications of recent legislation passed, to hear about recent events and grasp the potential consequences to your country, or simply hear about what is happening in other countries in order to compare them to what’s happening in yours, the news is certainly a staple in our lives and the most consistent way to get information.

This is why Scrambled Eggs has decided to unite two of your biggest worlds: learning English and keeping up with what is happening in the world. We hope our challenging daily exercises, composed of listening, vocabulary and comprehension exercises in English, will satisfy both of those above worlds in a satisfactory and also entertaining way.

So enough about introductions, let’s get to today’s Learn English with the News topic:

Adapted from this article

Even in Your 80s, Adopting a Healthier Lifestyle Helps | Definition Match

Put the following words to the correct definitions.

Even in Your 80s, Adopting a Healthier Lifestyle Helps | Fill in the Blank

Fill out the text below with the correct answers.

Even in Your 80s, Adopting a Healthier Lifestyle Helps | True or False

Indicate which sentences are true and which ones are false.

And that’s it for today’s English lesson, where you can improve your English with the news and current events. Do you have any comments or special requests for us for the next edition of Learn English with the News? Be sure to leave any feedback you have in the comments section below. We would love to help you on your quest to learn the English language!

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FULL TEXT:

Adopting a healthier lifestyle can add years to your life—even in your 80s, according to new research from Japan.

Reducing drinking, not smoking, maintaining a healthy weight, and increasing sleep produce the biggest gains, say scientists. They increased longevity by six years in healthy 40-year-olds. The benefits were even more prominent in those twice the age. These gains applied also to individuals with life-threatening illnesses, including cancer, cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, and kidney disease.

The study from Osaka University shows it is never too late to give up bad habits and shed the pounds, from middle age onwards. It was based on almost 50,000 people in Japan who were tracked for up to 20 years. They saw results that were dependent on socioeconomic status, policies such as assisted access to healthcare, and lifestyle factors.

30 years ago, participants in The Japan Collaborate Cohort Study filled in surveys that included questions about diet and exercise, alcohol consumption, smoking status, sleep duration, and BMI (body mass index). They were also asked about any illnesses.

It is one of the first studies to measure the impact of improvements to health behavior among older individuals in a country with a national life expectancy achieving almost 85 years.

Two years ago a study found women can gain ten and men seven years of life free of cancer, heart problems, and type-2 diabetes from a healthy lifestyle. That research was based on 111,000 Americans tracked for more than 20 years.