This week we talked about manners, rudeness and profanity. It was a great chance to talk about etiquette in other languages and to practice swearing in English!
Learners can try a listening activity from Breaking News English about Swearing.
For original version listening, check out some listening options from the Guardian about Why swearing is more complicated than you think.
Learners can try an activity about if it is rude to use a full stop in text messages.
For original version, check out an article about which countries are considered the rudest in the world for travelers.
This week for writing, it's a great time to write a letter of complaint. Think about a recent situation where you have been frustrated, disappointed or dissatisfied with an interaction. First write a formal letter of complaint. Then, write a text message to a friend using colloquial language to describe your feeling.