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Episode 09

Our listeners' musical talents are the topic for discussion this episode. Tess and Ravi tell you all about the drink British people are famous for loving.

Tess & Ravi

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Task 8


Leave a comment below!

Do you drink tea or coffee? How do you make it? With or without milk? With or without sugar? What other things do people in your country like to drink?

We always enjoy reading your comments and we read some of them out in the following episode.


Language level

Intermediate: B1


Hi every body,

I like to drink tea so much, it is my favorite drink. I usually take tea on breakfast with a sandwich of cheese. I really enjoy tea drinking with my friends when we take a break at work.
A lot of British people like tea with milk (Ravi for example), but for me I don’t like milky tea, the delicious tea which I drink is very simple and very easy to prepare. Only boil some water in the kettle and put a bag of tea leaves in the teacup with a bit of sugar as you prefer, and then add the hot water to them and shake the mixture slowly, wait one or two minutes, and enjoy drinking of delicious tea. 

Best wishes to all

Hi every one
 we often drink tea with milk in the morning  with breakfast
sometimes in the afternoon we drink tea with milk or without as we like and of course with
biscuit or cake
sometimes we drink coffee with sugar or Arabic coffee without sugar and we drink Arabic coffee with dates (pass)this from our traditional
how we make tea ?we have different ways to make tea  one way it is like British tea
 Thanks allot
English team
could you help me to explain exercise 4?
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Hello maryoom25!
Thanks for the interesting information about tea and coffee – Arabic coffee is delicious, and I bet it's good with dates!
For exercise 4, this is about the passive voice. You have to look at the verbs and decide which is best. One is active, and one is passive. Don't forget you can check the answers with the check answers button as you go!
Best wishes
Jeremy Bee
The LearnEnglish Team

Hello, I live in the south of Italy and how said Rob here the coffee in very good. Without any doubt here coffee is the most popular drink in whatever  time of the day. Generally I drink three or four coffee during the day. In the past I used to have my breakfast with milk, coffee and some biscuits. From some months I drink green tea in substitution of milk because I am on diet! Ciao 

I like tea. I drink it at least twice a day.

How are you

hi every body !me hamza from algiers i like coffee and tea and coffee is healthy when you drink it in morning

For me don't like tea much but in Syria tea is drunk with mint or sinnamon or ginger or nothing .mostley is drunk in the morning for breakfast.

Well, tea usually drank in my country, but it's very scarce among the adult folk who would rather eat something to energised them for the beginning of the day's work.

We often drink tea in a day in Sri Lanka. when we feel not well in side the stomach we add Ginger in tea. .I'd always like to have a cup of tea when i watch cricket match on the Television. I've never drunk tea like Sri Lankan tea    
Sri Lanka is the world's fourth largest producer of tea. in fact, In 1824 a tea plant was brought to Ceylon (Sri Lanka) by the British from China and was planted in the Royal Botanical Gardens in Sri Lanka. The industry was introduced to the country in 1867 by James Taylor, (the British planter).