Feb 202014

In this week’s 6 Minute English – Drinking around the world with transcript video:
Having an alcoholic drink is something many of us do. But where we have that drink is important too. From boozers to bars, places to drink may be different around the world but they have one thing in common – they are a place to meet your friends and have a good time.
Rob and Neil talk about these drinking dens and hear about what it’s like to drink in the only pub in a remote village in Greenland.

What is the most popular pub name? Is it:
a) The Red Lion
b) The Crown
c) The Royal Oak


6 Minute English - Drinking around the world

Vocabulary and definitions
ale: a type of beer
traditional: following old-fashioned ways
boozing: drinking alcohol
alcoholic drink: drink containing alcohol, such as beer or spirits
drinking den: place where people go to drink alcohol
a bar: (here) a counter where alcoholic drinks are served in a bar or pub
themed: decorated and furnished in a style related to a particular topic, activity, place or event in history
thirsty work: hard physical work that makes you want to have a drink
riotous: lively and noisy
consumption: (here) drinking
hangover: feeling unwell the day after drinking alcohol
boozer: slang word for pub

6 Minute English – Drinking around the world Transcript Video


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