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Spaghetti Disaster – Read, listen and learn a little English!

Tiny Texts is a super blog which I am looking forward to mining for all its brilliant ressources during the oncoming school year. Today I have a particular reason for publicising it – yours truly is making her international media début there ….. enjoy! (or tolerate)

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 How not to heat a tin of spaghetti…

Spaghetti spiral splayed.

Domestic accidents are very common but this one is unusual to say the least.  Two British flatmates set their building on fire when they tried to heat a tin of spaghetti on top of their toaster. In Britain, tinned spaghetti is quite common as a quick lunch, although I wouldn’t recommend it.  Neither would I recommend heating it on a toaster, especially without opening the can first.  Not unless you are trying to create an explosive spaghetti firework effect.  The accident resulted in a blaze which destroyed half of their property.  Miraculously, no-one was injured.

Listen

Read by Catherine Kennedy ( English accent)

Study the words

to say the least– without exaggerating
flatmates– people who share a flat
tin– can, metal container
toaster– machine used for toasting bread
tinned– in…

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About Catherine Kennedy

Second year undergrad (super-mature) at Sheffield Uni doing single honours Religion, Theology, and the Bible. (Formerly TEFL teacher in France)

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This entry was posted on 26/08/2012 by in Uncategorized.