How different are cafes of the 21st century from the very first coffee houses? Cafes have become free wifi hotspots. Has the internet replaced the lively debate and intellectual discussions that used to be their main feature in the past? Rob and Catherine discuss this over a coffee and teach you new vocabulary.
This week’s question
How many cups of coffee do we consume in coffee shops or stores in the UK every year? Is it…
a) 2.3 million
b) 23 million or
c) 23 billion?
Listen to the programme to find out the answer.
a discussion that a lot of people take part in
encouraging new ideas and enthusiasm
eat or drink, (also) use
the mood or atmosphere in a place
someone who lives in an empty building without paying rent
use all or most of something in a selfish way