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  Weekender 2006 / 7  
Weekender
 

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- Bloopers

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- Housework

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- Beer festival

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- Talking posh

Man with iron

In Weekender this week, we find out what the BBC Learning English team's favourite household chores are and look at a new Spanish law obliging men who get married to split housework equally with their wives.

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Vocabulary used in the show
housework the work of keeping a house clean and tidy
to dust to remove dust from something
ironing to smooth clothes by running a hot iron over them
to vacuum to use a vacuum cleaner (a machine) to suck up dust and dirt
washing up cleaning dishes, cups etc.
a task a piece of work that has to be done
to tidy up to clean up and put things in order
a considerable shift a big change
the lion's share the largest part of something
there’s still a long way to go a lot more needs to be done
domestic things related to the home

 



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