Fuel poverty- Tips on how to save money on energy

Listen to this clip where an expert discusses the issue of fuel poverty, and gives advice on how to save money on energy bills.

Then, try this vocabulary exercise, which includes some of the useful expressions mentioned by the host and guest. Once you have checked your answers, you can listen to the clip again, to find those expressions in their context.

 

 

Black Friday, online shopping and fraud

Listen to this clip where an expert on online fraud discusses online scams on Black Friday. Then answer the questions below:

 

  • What tools are fraudsters using on Black Friday?
  • What is the expert’s advice in the face of such tools?
  • How much was lost to fraud on Black Friday last year?
  • What should you do if you become a victim of this kind of fraud?

Crime- listening comprehension

Listen to the news item and choose the best answer for each of these questions. You should hear each clip twice. 

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