This week's topic was house and home -- everything from the characteristics we adore about our homes, to renovations and home improvement projects, to dream homes.
Learners can try a listening comprehension activity from 6 Minute English about Living in a tiny space or House swap .
For original version listening, listen to an episode from To The Best of Our Knowledge about Making A Home , or an episode from This American Life called No Place Like Home .
Learners can try a reading comprehension activity about moving house. or about different properties.
For original version, try an article from the New Yorker: Britain’s Idyllic Country Houses Reveal a Darker History, A House Is Not a Home or Pilgrim’s Progress.
This week you have a couple options for writing. You could write a descriptive ad for your home (imagine that you are going to post it on Airbnb or try to sell it), talking up all its strong points.
Another option is to write a formal letter requesting a quote for renovations of your home. What are the changes you would like to make?