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Listening Activity - Comfort Food


Cakes, chocolate and crisps! Comfort food refers to snacks and meals we like to stuff our faces with, even if it’s not always good for us. Neil and Rob talk about comfort food and what actually makes us eat it.

This week's question 

Patrick Bertoletti from the USA holds the Guinness World Record for eating the most cream-filled biscuits in one minute. How many biscuits did he eat? Was it...

a) 2?

b) 7?

c) 15?

Listen to the programme to find out the answer. 



Associate the word with the right definition:

1. comforter
2. culinary
3. associated
4. irrelevant
5. nuanced
6. take comfort


a) not important or has no connection with the discussion taking place
b) don’t feel so bad (because of something else)

c) connected to cooking

d) something that makes us feel relaxed and feel good.

e) small but important differences

f) made a connection in our mind with something

Dica/Tip: Leia as questoes com atencao. Tente responder a questao de vocabulary usando a logica. Escute o audio todo 1 ou 2 vezes tentando entender ao maximo, depois escute quantas vezes necessario buscando ouvir as respostas. Por fim, quando estiver satisfeito, baixe o PDF, confira o audio junto com a transcricao. As respostas estarao no PDF tambem.

6 Min English Comfort Food
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