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Couch surfing

A man sleeping on a couch

Where am I..?

Kate and Rebecca discuss the growing trend of couch surfing, when you sleep on a stranger's sofa free of charge. It's certainly cheaper than a hotel but would you do it? Kate and Rebecca discuss the pros and cons.

This week's question:

Which city is currently the most popular destination for couch surfing? Is it:

a) London
b) New York
c) Paris

Listen out for the answer in the programme!

*If you decide to try couch surfing, please look after your personal safety.

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Couch surfing

Vocabulary from the programme

couch

a sofa or long soft seat on which more than one person can sit

surfing the web

the activity of visiting lots of different websites

motive

a reason for doing something

hosts

people who have guests in their house

compelling

an adjective used to describe something which is very exciting and interesting, making you want to do it

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