Mesec: marec 2016


Pensioner lands dream job of being paid £100 every time he takes a nap

Besedotvorje: postavi besedo v oklepaju v ustrezno obliko.   And no, he’s not cutting back on actual work to get a few minutes shut eye – he has genuinely been hired to just get ____________________ (1 COMFORT) and dream away. The pensioner has landed the role of Britain’s… Preberi več

The mass media

Linking words: postavi besede/zveze iz tabele na ustrezno mesto v besedilu. Newspapers, radio, television, and the Internet—including e-mail and blogs—are usually less influential than the social environment, but they are still significant, especially in affirming attitudes and opinions that are already established. The news media focus the public’s attention on certain personalities and issues,… Preberi več

House cost rise ‘badge of shame’

Časi: postavi glagol v oklepaju v ustrezno obliko (active and passive). The affordability of New Zealand’s housing has returned to the spotlight in Parliament today. The debate was reignited by a US study, cited by Labour, which showed house prices ____________________ (1 RISE) more than any other developed… Preberi več

Junk food ads face online ban in UK

Časi: postavi glagol v oklepaju v ustrezno obliko (active and passive). Advertising junk food could soon be banned from children’s content streamed online, according to the UK’s advertising watchdog. Ads for foods considered unhealthy ____________________ (1 ALREADY/BAN) on children’s television, but not online. The Committee of Advertising Practice… Preberi več

New Zealand profile

Besedišče: vstavi besedo iz okvirčka na ustrezno mesto v besedilu.   violence economic colonial free trade current subsidies sources diverse   New Zealand is a wealthy Pacific nation dominated by two cultural groups: New Zealanders of European descent; and the Maori, the descendants of Polynesian settlers. It is… Preberi več

Is a Tomato a Fruit or a Vegetable?

Besedotvorje: postavi besedo v oklepaju v ustrezno obliko. The age-old question actually has an answer—it’s both! Tomatoes are fruits that are considered vegetables by experts. Botanically, a fruit is a ripened flower ovary and contains seeds. Tomatoes, plums, zucchinis, and melons are all __________________ (1 EAT) fruits, but… Preberi več

An interview with Ella Eyre

Bralno razumevanje – povezovanje: postavi vsako od vprašanj na ustrezno prazno mesto.   »She’s the girl with the big voice, hits and hair,« says Cosmopolitan magazine. »Now with her debut album Feline last August, the world is about to find out why Ella Eyre is such a force… Preberi več

World Sleep Day 2016

Branje: dopolni manjkajoča mesta v spodnjih trditvah z ustreznim besedilom (1-5 besed). While most of us constantly feel tired, whether hangover related or just down to working too hard, you might not need as much sleep as you might think. That’s because often it’s the quality of your sleep rather… Preberi več

Student 3D-printed his own braces and saved around $7,950

Časi: postavi glagol v oklepaju v pravilno obliko. A digital design student has managed to sort out his crooked top teeth by 3D-printing his own brace, saving an estimated $7,950 (£5,485) in the process. Twenty-three-year-old Amos Dudley realised last year that he wasn’t smiling so much because he… Preberi več

Farmed fish consumption at record high

Bralno razumevanje: preberi besedilo in odgovori na spodnja vprašanja s kratkimi odgovori.   Humans have never eaten so much fish and other seafood, but nearly half of it is no longer caught wild but is grown in farms, says the United Nations. New figures from the Rome-based Food and Agriculture Organisation… Preberi več