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Suspended coffee

Coffee beans

What is a suspended coffee?

Buying a cup of coffee in a café can be a real treat - but what would you do if you couldn't afford one? Would you go without? You could ask for a suspended coffee instead.

In this programme, Neil and Jen discuss the new idea of suspended coffees - a scheme where you pay for a coffee for someone who can't afford one.

This week's question:

Civet coffee is one of the most expensive coffees in the world. How much does it cost per kilogram?

a) $5
b) $50
c) $550

Listen to the programme to find out the answer.


Suspended coffee

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value for money

worth what you pay for it

to go without

to not have something because it is too expensive





to donate

to give


having nowhere to live

(to be) hard on your luck

to be unlucky


a person who has left their country due to danger, war or famine

to collaborate

to work together

a good deed

a kind act