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Unit 47 – Real Life & Celebs

Difficulty: Easy

Time: 7 minutes 30 seconds

The passage below is an adaptation of an article by journalist, Julian Norman, published in The Guardian in June 2012.

Seaweed. Marmite. No, egg whites. Or maybe grilled chicken. Actually, hang on, try a handful of unsalted nuts. No bread though. Bread is poison.


Unit 49 – Multilingualism In The EU

Difficulty: Hard

Time: 4 minutes 30 seconds

The passage below is adapted from an article published on on 4th July 2012.

Jean Quatremer, a renowned French political journalist from the Daily Libération, complained about the official press statements accompanying the Commission’s economic recommendations to member states, published on 30 May.