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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.

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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.

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Intermediate: B1

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Hi there:
Colombia is worldwide famous for its coffe. Collegues and friends of mine may drink up to 6 or 7 cups of coffe a day, because it is known the chemical composition of coffee lets you work harder and for longer time. However I don't very much like coffee because some times it gives me head ache. I like tea without milk and may take 4 or 5 cups of tea a week.
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In my country Turkey Tea is prefered to coffee.I dont know why Turkish people like tea.I guess ninety nine persent of people drink tea every morning.Especially black tea is drunk in my country because tea is grown mostly the East Blacksea region in Turkey.I like drinking tea too. But I drink coffee to tea in the afternoon.

Hi,
In my country (Brazil) coffee is more popular than tea. Some people said that you drink tea only when you are ill. It's very common have a coffee in the breakfast, after the meals and also when we go to visit someone. I remember a friend that needed to visit some relatives in the weekend to give her wedding invitation, something like ten houses, and every house served coffee. Poor girl! Lots of coffee was drank that weekend, even when she said no, they insisted.
I have a coffee with milk, too milky, in the morning and a cup of tea without milk in the afternoon both with sugar.

now, i'm determined to improve my english skills, and i find out many website to learn it, but, i com across to see your website( british council) and i really like it, i believe your , i hope that it'll help me to be patient to speaking english.
thank all

hello, I really do not drink tea or coffee, but my father is happy drinking coffee every day. The unique coffe that I enjoy is the to my grandmother, because it was natural.
She got up in the morning on the farm, recogia the coffee beans directly from the plant to dry in the sun. Days later when the coffee was dry, molia and maintained in the pantry.
I loved to visit on holiday as a kid and waking up to the rooster and take that sweet and warm even when there was cold coffee in the morning room. That was and will be the only coffee I like.I miss my grandparents!

She got up in the morning on the farm, recogia the coffee beans directly from the plant to dry in the sun. Days later when the coffee was dry, molia and maintained in the pantry.
I loved to visit on holiday as a kid and waking up to the rooster and take that sweet and warm even when there was cold coffee in the morning room. That was and will be the only coffee I like.I miss my grandparents!

I am Michael from Tanzania my thirsty was to find a place where i can practice to speak and write English after going through some website i finally come to see the best and marvelous website and this is British council- I would like to send my gratitude to the Government of British and to all staff members for their good idea of creating this website and i believe they are keeping it updated day to day,and last but not least i really appreciate the support and advise given by mates in this house.

Hello Michael,

Thank you very much for your lovely comment. It's great to hear that we are helping people and that our help is appreciated.

Thanks again and good luck in your studies.

Best wishes,

 

Peter

The LearnEnglish Team

I never take tea or coffee. When i take them they make my heart beating a lot.

Hello! For me I prefer tea to coffee.In the evening,I like to drink tea with mint , putting 3 leaves of mint on it makes it really tasty. I also like to drink tea with milk . It's my favourite drink in the morning with a cheese and tomatoes sandwich.I like Arabian coffee . I always drink it when visit KSA. I like their coffee so much ,it's good with some dates or Saudi sweets. I know that they drink Arabian coffee too much. They may have 6 to 10 cups a day. But it is good not like the ordinary coffee which is bad for you when you drink it a lot. Egypt , my country, Is famous of drinking tea in the evening .. There are lots of cafe everywhere where you can sit and have a nice cup of tea with cheap price .It's called ( a tea in the fifty ) I don't know the origin of that name but it means a nice cup of tea . Also interesting thing in Egypt they tend to serve tea in a quite tall glass cup not the ordinary cup which may be shorter and wider .

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