Try not to look at the transcript while doing these exercises! Always read the instructions and all the information in the tasks before listening. Listen as many
True or False?
The first cup of tea was made in Britain in the middle of the 17th century. (T)
In the 19th century, tea became popular among working-class people. (T)
British tea is as pale and delicate as in China. (F)
Nearly everyone in Britain puts lemon in their tea. (F)
They have their snack at about eleven o’clock. (T)
Listen and fill in the gaps.
We British love tea. We drink more tea /per head of population/ than any other country in the world, except for Ireland. If you go to the Tea Council website, you will see a counter at the top of the page which shows how many /cups of tea/ we have drunk so far today. /By the end of the day/, the counter will reach 165 million – that is three cups of tea per person per day. /Coffee/ has become more popular in Britain in recent years, but even today we drink /more than twice as much tea as coffee/.
To make the perfect cup of tea you will need the following items:
Label the pictures with words from the box.
Tea pot teabag teacup
Teaspoon sugar kettle
Read the instruction and put them in order (numbers 1-9)
a) Put tea or tea bags into the tea pot.
b) You should put in one teabag for each person, plus one for the pot.
c) Put the milk in the cup first and pour the tea onto the milk.
d) Pour a small amount of the hot water into a tea-pot.
e) Pour boiling water onto the tea, and let the tea stand for about three minutes.
f) Swill it round.
g)Pour it out again.
h) Add some sugar and pour some more boiling water into the tea pot.
i) Put some water in a kettle and put it on the stove to boil.
Match the expressions and explanations of what they mean.
A main meal in the middle of the day
B drinking tea at about eleven o’clock
C a formal evening meal for a special occasion
4 snack /‘elevenses’
D main meal of the day in the evening
E a light meal at five or six o’clock
Write a short paragraph about the tradition of drinking tea in Btitain.
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