The Body Positivity Revolution
Good Environmental News
Welcome to Cornwall
The London Marathon
It Matters to Me
16 MATURITA B1
17 MATURITA B2
18 ENGLISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES
Britain from A to Z
22 SOCIAL MEDIA
Is TikTok Turning Evil?
10 Things You (Maybe) Didn’t Know
About Stranger Things
Yungblud, Also Out This Month
Facts That Sound Like Fiddlesticks
30 LITERATURE / COMIC
Charlotte Brontë: Jane Eyre
34 EXTRA PRACTICE
EXTRA ARTICLE ONLINE
A Life in Places: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
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Maturita: Listening Part One
1D, 2B, 3B, 4B
Extra Maturita Practice: Reading Part Eight
1E, 2A, 3C, 4G, 5B; not used: D, F
First Class: School Idioms
1B, 2A, 3C, 4C, 5A, 6A, 7B
Fairy Country: Geographic Glossary
1C, 2A, 3E, 4D, 5B
Don’t Jump in That Puddle!
1 debonair, 2 live-in, 3 put (a lot of) stock in sth, 4 scrubbed, 5 inevitably, 6 stateside
head, bead, bend, send, sand, said, sail, tail
HAPPY FLOWER SHUFFLE
missing letter: E
cheerful, delighted, merry, contented, upbeat, elated
Each word in the sentence is one letter longer than the word before it. Such a sentence is called a rhopalic sentence; this one was created by Dmitri Borgmann in Language on Vacation: An Olio of Orthographical Oddities (1965).
Simple translation: I do not know why family doctors have such confusing, hard to read handwriting. However, their medical brilliance balances and overcomes the communication problems.
1 All that glisters is not gold.
2 Love is merely a madness.
3 What’s done cannot be undone.
4 Brevity is the soul of wit.
5 Better three hours too soon than a minute too late.
WORDS WITH NUMBERS
artwork; weighty; contents; canine; honey
1C; 2F; 3B; 4E; 5D; 6A
a new scientific discovery: The World’s Largest Plant, Spa Day
a new technology: The New Robots
a person/people’s jobs: The New Robots, Not Banksy
an absurd situation: Flying Fish, Not Banksy
a politician: Not Banksy
something that lives in the water: Flying Fish, The World’s Largest Plant, Spa Day
something connected with finance: The New Robots
Stranger Than Ever
1 shooting, 2 toddler, 3 to sacrifice oneself, 4 vicious 5 grim
No Way: Facts That Sound Like Fiddlesticks
All are true (or probably true) except “The Magic Duck” and “Vampires at Home”.