Carolina and Jamie disagree about telling Emily about Cameron as they get ready to eat dinner, while Adam and Jo consider potatoes and the past continuous. 

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  • What about you? Do you cook at home?
  • Or do you eat in a canteen, or buy something to eat on the way home?
  • And what's your favourite way of eating potatoes?!

Leave a comment and we'll discuss some of your answers in the next podcast.

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I usually cook the family meals at home.
In Portugal we have a good cusine, and we cook cod fish a lot.
In our tradicional cooking we use mediterranean products, like olive oil, vegetables, fruits and fish.

I cook almost every night at home. I like to cook simple meals like rice, beans, eggs, vegetables and i like very much potatoes, fried, mashed, roasted. Fried potatoes are especially delicious but are less healthy, so i frequently prepare mashed potatoes with milk, olive oil, salt and sometimes with cream cheese.

Hi, someone please tell me how this sentence is formed. "I'm only gonna be gone a week".I found this on a movie. The only part which I don't understand in this sentence is " be gone a week".

Hello Tharanga1180,

In this sentence 'be gone a week' means 'not be here for one week'.

I'll be gone a week means you will be away for one week.

Best wishes,

Peter

The LearnEnglish Team

Hi Sir, I do know what it means ,but what I don't get is how it is formed. "be gone" is this passive voice ?it's really confusing.

Hi Tharanga1180,

'Go' is an intransitive verb and so has no passive form. Here 'gone' is an adjective. The sentence is similar in construction to 'I will be absent' or 'I will not be present'.

Best wishes,

Peter

The LearnEnglish Team

I'm cooking at home every day because I have a small daughter and she needs healthy food to grow very well and to give my family main necessary food elements.
I prefer baked potatoes which containes less calories.

Hi Mr.Peter
There is a mistake in task 4 sentience 7 (What do you you want on the salad?)when I do the task previous sentience appearance.

Hi,

Thanks for letting us know. I've fixed that sentence. Please leave another comment if you find another error on the site.

Best wishes,

Adam
The LearnEnglish Team

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