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What happens when you miss that morning cup of coffee? Do you feel irritable, do you get a headache, do you have problems concentrating and performing everyday tasks? If you feel any of the symptoms above, you are not alone. Dr. David Kerr of the Royal Bournemouth Hospital, in Dorset, has conducted a study on giving up coffee, and the results show that coffee can indeed be as addictive as tobacco or alcohol. Coffee is so popular because of the feelings of pleasure that it gives, along with increased energy and an improvement in mood. Dr. Kerr advises, however, that “apart from keeping you awake and acting as a stimulant, there are no positive health effects of using the drug”.
De acordo com o texto, o café pode:
Na frase abaixo, quais são as palavras que substituem corretamente giving up coffee?
“Dr. David Kerr has conducted a study on giving up coffee.”
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If you are a taking a long flight to a far away land next summer, be sure to stretch and move around on the plane. In fact, if possible, you should simulate a walking motion in your seat so that you can keep your circulation going, as the cramped airplane conditions and exposure to reduced air pressure can lead to blood clots. The condition, increasingly becoming known as “economy class syndrome”, can result in life-threatening deep vein thromboses and strokes.
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Na expressão “economy class syndrome”, as palavras economy e class são:
O verbo destacados no texto indicam:
Read the three texts and answer the questions.
For many centuries, Budapest was two cities, with Buda on the west side of the Danube River and Pest on the east side. Budapest became one city in 1872, and it has been the capital city of Hungary ever since.
The population of Budapest is about two million, and the city is a very popular place for tourists. Visitors like to take boat rides along the Danube. Budapest is also known for its exciting nightlife. The best time to visit is the summer since Budapest is very cold in the winter.
Los Angeles was founded in 1781. With 3.8 million people, it is now the biggest city in California and the second largest city in the United States. It is famous for its modern freeways, its movie stars, and its smog. When the city is really smoggy, you can’t see the nearby mountains. The weather is usually dry and warm.
Visitors like to go to the film studios and drive along Hollywood Boulevard. There are some good beaches near the city, and Los Angeles is also close to Disneyland.
Since its founding in the eighteenth century, Taipei has grown to a population of 2.7 million people and has become the cultural, industrial, and administrative center of the island of Taiwan. It’s an exciting city, but the weather is humid and not always pleasant.
Taipei is also a busy city, and the streets are always full of people. There is an excellent museum that many tourists visit. It’s a fairly expensive city, but not more expensive than some other Asian cities, so many tourists go to Taipei to shop.
Leia o texto sobre Budapeste e marque a única alternativa correta:
A expressão “ever since”, na frase “and it has been the capital city of Hungary ever since”, pode ser traduzida por:
Leia o texto sobre Los Angeles e marque a única alternativa correta:
Na frase, “There are some good beaches near the city”, qual das palavras da frase pode ser retirada sem que a frase fique errada ou com seu sentido alterado?
Leia o texto sobre Taipei e marque a única alternativa correta: