2. Your favourite mug

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Felix: This is my favourite mug and, as you can see, it's quite big, but that's what I love about it. I got it for free when I ordered some clothes online, and now it's become my favourite mug because I can now have a nice big cup of tea at the end of a long day. 

Jo: Now here's my favourite mug. It's only little, and I'll tell you why it's my favourite – because I made it. And when I was about 18, I did a little ceramic course, pottery course, on the wheel. Look, it says 'Jo' on the bottom. So this is one of my favourite mugs because it's the only one I've ever made. 

Kirk: This steel enamelled mug is my favourite. I've had it my adult life, and it's been all over the world with me. But it's a little impractical. It's also beaten up. You can see there's some rust in there. What I typically drink from these days is this mug with no handles, which I really like. Japanese design. It's perfect for drinking a nice green tea with a little bit of honey. 

Joanne: I've got lots of favourite mugs, but I'm going to show you one of them. And it's this one and it's a mug of The Hobbit. And I really love this mug because I like the picture on it a lot. So it's the artwork from the original book by J.R.R. Tolkien, the book of The Hobbit. And um … I got the mug when I was in Oxford, and you can find lots of things to do with Tolkien in Oxford because that's where he spent a lot of his life. 

Jonathan: Piglet. Piglet says 'I am standing up'. This is my favourite mug. I like it because it's a really big mug, so you can have a really long drink, like a long coffee or a big mug of tea, and that's really warming on a cold day.

 

Listen to some people talking about their favourite mugs.

Now it's your turn!

  • Share a photo of your favourite mug, cup, teapot or coffee pot in the comments.
  • Tell us why it's your favourite.
     

 

Average: 5 (5 votes)

Submitted by mvxi.sepu on Sun, 26/05/2024 - 09:52

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My favourite mug is the little mug my girlfriend gives me when we start dating, it´s not very large and made of glass

Submitted by Mary Billi on Wed, 15/05/2024 - 16:25

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This is my one and only favourite mug in my life. Well actually I am not the type of girl who bought many pretty mugs and cups. But I bought this with my own money for the first time. It has been for almost four or five years. The colour is dark green and not my favourite colour. Also it has a handle. That is small but useful to drink coffee or yogurt or lemon tea. Actually it is really useful mug for me. 

Hi Mary_Billi,
Thanks for sharing your picture. Sometimes it's not about what an object looks like, but how useful it is. And it sounds as if this is the perfect mug for your drinks :-)

Best wishes,
Jo (LearnEnglish team)

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Submitted by GUENU on Fri, 10/05/2024 - 14:48

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I love this mug because is very large, i can drink a lot of coffee. I love coffee in the morning, with one sugar. This mug enjoy me with his smile, it will make me happy for the day.

Hi Guenu,
Thanks for sharing your picture. I like your mug - to me it looks as if it's saying 'Wake up! Today's going to be a great day' :-)

Best wishes,
Jo (LearnEnglish team)

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Submitted by Shehim Shahul on Thu, 09/05/2024 - 05:39

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I like its tea. the strong tea and with sugar and snacks in the evening is very beautiful experience.  

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Submitted by Fleshsun on Wed, 08/05/2024 - 09:33

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It's my favorite mug for a few reasons.

It's big, it means I can drink a lot of liquid ☕️🍋 (tea or coffee or...), ha-ha... or water with lemon maybe.

The second reason is its color and the words on it: "For the victory!" Perfect combination! 

Nice to have it in my collection of cups.

Hi Fleshsun,

Thanks for sharing your picture and voice message. I know what you mean, it's nice when someone else makes a cup of tea or coffee for you sometimes ;-)

Best wishes,
Jo (LearnEnglish team)

Submitted by kasha on Sat, 04/05/2024 - 21:47

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Lately, this has been my favorite and unique mug which I really adore and it means so much to me since it`s been given to me  as a gift by my endearing friend `` Naz`` for my 26th birthday. 

Hi Kasha,
That's a really pretty mug. And for me it's quite an unusual shape - I really like it!
Best wishes,
Jo (LearnEnglish team)

Hi SA.J,

Nice mug! I don't know what the writing says, as unfortunately I don't read Arabic. But I like the pink colour and design :-)

Best wishes,
Jo (LearnEnglish team)

Submitted by backey on Thu, 02/05/2024 - 15:00

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This is my favorite mug, because a cute cat is on it and it makes me warming. I don't have a cat though;)

Hi backey,

Your mug is soooo cute! I love that black and white cat, with a coffee cup carefully balanced on its tail :-)

Best wishes,

Jo (LearnEnglish team)

Submitted by SILVIA BELGRADO on Wed, 01/05/2024 - 20:39

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That's my favourite cup of coffee. I need it in the early morning to start my busy day. But I couldn't do without a nice cup of tea in the afternoon either!

Hi Silvia,
Thanks for sharing your coffee cup! It's funny how our bodies get used to our favourite hot drink and we just need to have it at certain times of day. For me, I definitely need a cup of tea first thing in the morning. Actually let's make that two ;-)

Best wishes,
Jo (LearnEnglish team)

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Submitted by maceciliaherrera93 on Wed, 01/05/2024 - 17:29

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My favourite tea cup is a white ceramic cup with hand-painted horizontal lines. It's very similar to the one Charlie used in the TV series "Two and a Half Men", although I don't know who bought it or why. All I know is that my cup has been with me for a long time and is the best for enjoying tea out of all the cups in my house.

Submitted by Allende on Wed, 01/05/2024 - 16:50

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My favorite mug is very large. So I can enjoy a large portion of coffee. 

Submitted by jokomi. on Wed, 01/05/2024 - 15:39

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This is my favourite mug and it transparent because I like to see what I drink. It's a present form my friend.

Hi jokomi,
That's handy! You can see exactly how much coffee you have left! Thanks for sharing your picture :-)

Best wishes,
Jo (LearnEnglish team)

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Submitted by Gelia on Wed, 01/05/2024 - 15:29

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For my drinks I always prefer a big mug, depending of the places that I'm I have a different special mug. 

All of them have to be with color, that's make me feel happy in the morning.

Submitted by isabo on Tue, 30/04/2024 - 16:21

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This is my coffee station

Hi isabo,
Your coffee station looks very professional! I bet you can make some great coffee with that machine :-)
Best wishes,
Jo (LearnEnglish team)