Britain's young people like to drink lots of alcohol… or do they? The view that 18-year-olds just go out to get drunk may be far from reality.
In this programme we hear about research by the BBC that found more and more young people are not drinking.
We find out some of the reasons behind the change, and explore vocabulary related to drinking alcohol - and giving it up.
This week's question:
How many units are there in a typical bottle of wine? Is it:
Listen to the programme to find out the answer.
Young, British and sober
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feeling or opinion about something
- let my hair down
relax and enjoy myself
- binge drinking
drinking a lot of alcohol in a short space of time
eaten or drunk (something)
drunk; unable to behave normally because you have drunk too much alcohol
feeling tired and ill the day after drinking too much alcohol
not doing something
the ability to control your behaviour
not drunk; without any alcohol in your system
- awareness campaigns
planned activities to increase people's knowledge and understanding of a subject
slang word for drinking alcohol