A listening activity: Is Drinking Caffeine Good Or Bad For You?

Listen carefully and choose the correct word. Write your answers in the comments box below.

  1. Now I absolutely love / abhor / adore coffee
  2. Here in the UK we drink 70 million / millions cups of this stuff every day
  3. Three to four cups of coffee a day shouldn’t / couldn’t / wouldn’t cause any problems
  4. Energy drinks range anywhere between 75mg to more / over / about 200mg
  5. Drinking coffee keeps you awake / alert
  6. What it doesn’t really do is make you more awake / alert
  7. What it definitely does do, however, is boost / bust / boast your levels of adrenaline
  8. If you really feel the physical effects of caffeine, perhaps you should think about stepping / drawing / cutting back
  9. In a jug / jar / pint of coffee there are more polyphenols than you would find in most vegetables



  1. Adore. Million. Shouldnt. Over. Awake. Alert. Bust. Stteping. Jug.

    Ph. I dont drink coffee!! Jeje

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    1. For a non-coffee drinker, your score of 7/9 is pretty good, Qasim. Answers on the way to your email account.


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