Craig's Story

Complete the following sentences about Craig's story

Out of nowhere, Craig was offered a new job by...

When they planned to go to the cinema, Craig and his girlfriend would...

Craig believes...

Craig says the best way to drop a bad habit is to...

When he first got to Valencia, Craig thought the drinking culture there was...

The therapist concluded that Craig...

Even though it started at half past eight in the morning, Craig...

In the end, Craig stopped drinking and started...

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Susan owns three pets

The company hired new employees this month

Your sister left a present

The church announced the new pope yesterday

The dogs barked at me

I ate a vegan pastry

Michael ate frozen yogurt

David should clean the attic tomorrow

Maria posted the wedding video

Brigitte's Story Quiz

Complete these sentences with a word that you hear in the podcast.

In 1982, Brigitte’s parents...

After moving to Fort McMurray, in Alberta, Brigitte…

It was hard for Brigitte because…

The winter in Alberta…

Seeing the Northern Lights for the first time…

In the end, Brigitte…

When she went to see The Northern Lights again, she…

After a while, Brigitte…

Cilla's Story Quiz

Complete these sentences with a word that you hear in the podcast.

1. 
When Cilla was 3, she experienced __________ like feeling thirsty and feeling tired that led doctors to diagnose her with Type 1 diabetes.

2. 
Type 1 diabetes means that your _________ stops producing insulin, a hormone that your body needs to maintain regular blood sugar levels.

3. 
Both Cilla and her parents needed to adapt to life with diabetes. Cilla’s mum in particular needed to learn how to do ________ counts and give insulin injections to her daughter.

4. 
As a child, Cilla was sometimes not able to go to _________ at her friends’ houses because of her injection schedule.

5. 
Cilla’s insulin pump is a small _________ that she wears on her belt that helps to regulate her insulin levels.

6. 
Wearing an insulin pump all day can sometimes be a __________ when she is travelling through international airports.

7. 
Cilla can remove her insulin pump when she goes ___________ or to the beach but needs it most of the time.

8. 
When Cilla realised that her pump was not in her bag, she felt quite __________ and anxious.

9. 
Cilla decided to __________ and go back to the places that she had been earlier in the day to try and find her insulin pump.

10. 
Cilla lives a pretty normal life with diabetes. She is even planning on __________ next month.

Hannah's Story

Complete these sentences with a word that you hear in the podcast.

1. 
After a few of Hannah’s friends left Barcelona and she broke up with her boyfriend, she said she was feeling a little bit ………… .

2. 
Hannah prefers not to host her own birthday parties because she doesn’t like being the centre of …………..

3. 
At the airport, Hannah is met by lots of taxi drivers all trying to get her attention and carry her bags. The experience was incredibly ………… for her in the beginning.

4. 
In the hostel, Hannah enjoyed talking to other travellers and …………….. their ideas to help her plan her own trip.

5. 
When Hannah arrived at the Taj Majal, she felt ………….. from her everyday life back in Barcelona.

6. 
The most surprising thing about India for Hannah was how colourful and different the cities were and how much ……….. people felt despite their poverty.

7. 
The airport where Hannah went to catch her flight to Goa was very small and simple. She describes it as being basically a …………….

8. 
When Hannah realised that the other travellers had decided to join her for her birthday in Goa, she cried …………… of happiness!

9. 
It was the ……………… season in the south of India so the group of travellers decided to go to a waterpark instead of hosting a barbecue.

10. 
It had not been the birthday she had planned but thanks to these strangers, Hannah felt so …………… by love on her 30th birthday.

Erika's Story

Complete these sentences with a word that you hear in the podcast.

1. 
While growing up in Slovenia, Erika used to bake a lot with her _______________ who taught her how to stretch and knead dough.

2. 
When Erika moved to Switzerland, she started a business baking cakes but says that it was a ______________ job.

3. 
During ___________ last year, Erika discovered more people on social media talking about sourdough bread and baking.

4. 
The sourdough _________ is a mixture of flour and water that contains the bacteria used to make the sourdough bread.

5. 
Erika says that her partner Lucas started baking bread which encouraged her to start ____________ her own sourdough starter.

6. 
After making her first successful loaf of sourdough bread, Erika realised how much she enjoyed the process. She was _____________!

7. 
Erika talks about the importance of not leaving your sourdough at home because there is no one there to ________ it.

8. 
While ____________ remained closed in Basel, Erika started preparing sourdough bread to bring along to gatherings.

9. 
One of Erika’s friends asked for __________ as a birthday gift so that she could request bread throughout the year from Erika.

10. 
Unlike normal yeast bread, sourdough bread is easier to ___________ for many people with food intolerances.