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Space snack time with Samantha Cristoforetti

In this video, Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti tells us about the healthy snacks that she eats in the spaceship.

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Task 1

Check your understanding: true or false




Language level

Advanced: C1
Upper intermediate: B2


No, I don't want to ben an astronaut, I'm not interested by this field
My favorite snack is cashew nuts

In order to be an astronaut first of all You shold have very much health. This theme not about me ( I feel bad even flying on plane.

My favorite snacks are chips, harmful, bad, unhealthy chips...

Hi all!
What das "erm" mean? I haven't found this word in any dictionary...

Hello zaby,

'erm' is also spelt 'um', which you can find in the Cambridge Dictionary (follow the link). It's not really a word but rather the sound many people make when they are deciding what to say.

All the best,
The LearnEnglish Team

Hello Olga,

Yes, it probably should. I'm going to check with our proofreader to be sure and then will fix that. Thanks for pointing this out to us!

Best regards,
The LearnEnglish Team

No, i wouldn't like to be an astronaut because i'm afraid closing areas. My favourite snacks are cereal bars with chocolate.

Would you libe to be an astronaut?

Actualy I would not. I think that is a very important, amazing and dangerous profession. I really respect the braves astronauts and wish goodness and paz to them.

What are your favourite snacks?

Hum! My favourite snacks are fruits.

Would I like to be an astronaut?
Yes, I would. I would definitely like to live that experience. I think living in a space shuttle would be incredible and scary, but worth it.
What are my favorite snacks?
They are fruit like apples, oranges, watermelon,but I also like seeds and nuts.

Would you like to be an astronaut?
No, I don't want to be an astronaut because I am afraid of height. It doesn't matter if it is safe or not. I will always freak out when I can't balance my body.

What are your favourite snacks?
My favorite snacks are chocolate bars, Chips and lollipops.