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Level 1

Match the Synonym!

 1. Tax A. Act like something is real.
 2. Court B. In chemistry.
 3. Pretend C. Money paid.
 4. Criticise D. Talk negatively.
 5. Chemical E. Group of judges


  1. Tax = C. Money Paid
  2. Court = E. Group of judges.
  3. Pretend = A. Act like something is real.
  4. Criticise = D. Talk negatively.
  5. Chemical = B. In chemistry.

True or False?

1. The Irish government has said Subway can no longer serve salads. False

2. Some food is not taxed in Ireland. True

3. Subway has never paid tax on their bread before. False

4.  Subway’s bread contains a lot of sugar. True

5. Subway used to put chemicals in their bread. True

Unscramble the sentence!

  1. In Ireland, some food is not taxed.

2. They had paid tax.

3. The Irish courts decided.

4. There is a limit.

5. This is not the first time.

Listening and Vocabulary

  1. Used
  2. Cheese
  3. Paid
  4. Contains
  5. Found
  6. Chemical

Level 2

Match the Synonym!

 1. TaxA. Disagreement
 2. StapleB. Deny
 3. RefundC. Paid to government.
 4. RefuseD. Money back.
 5. ControversyE. Important


  1. Tax = C. Paid to government.
  2. Staple = E. Important
  3. Refund = D. Money back.
  4. Refuse = B. Deny
  5. Controversy = A. Disagreement

True or False?

  1. The US Supreme Court has said Subway’s bread is not bread. False

2. The Irish government does not tax many foods. True

3. Subway has never paid tax on bread before. False

4. The Irish government refused to refund Subway. True

5. Subway put chemicals in their bread in the past. True

Unscramble the sentence!

1. There are many foods which aren’t taxed.

2. They had paid tax on their bread.

3. The Irish government refused.

4. Subway’s bread has five times more sugar.

5. This is not the first time.

Listening and Vocabulary

  1. According
  2. Tax
  3. Court
  4. Contains
  5. Discovered
  6. Scandal

Level 3

Match the Synonym!

1. Classified A. Nourishment
2. Verdict B. Examination
3. StapleC. Reversal request.
4. Sustenance D. Categorised
5. Confectionary E. Bouncy
6. AppealF. Important
7. Scrutiny G. Decision
8. SpringyH. Eraser material.
9. RubberI. Sweets


  1. Classified = D. Categorised
  2. Verdict = G. Decision
  3. Staple = F. Important
  4. Sustenance = A. Nourishment
  5. Confectionary = I. Sweets
  6. Appeal = C. Reversal request.
  7. Scrutiny = B. Examination
  8. Springy = E. Bouncy
  9. Rubber = H. Eraser material

True or False?

1. Subway is an international sandwich chain. T / F

2. The Irish Supreme Court has decided Subway can no longer sell salads. T / F

3. Subway’s bread has too much salt to be classified as bread. T / F

4. The tax dispute concerns a tax year more than a decade ago. T / F

5. The Irish government does not tax staple foods. T / F

6. Subway’s bread has received the same classification as chocolate. T / F

7. Subway bread has 10 times more sugar than the legal limit. T / F

8. The Supreme Court’s decision is not final. T / F

9. This is not the first time Subway has faced controversy over its bread. T / F

10. Subway still uses azodicarbonamide in its bread in the US. T / F

Unscramble the sentence!

1. The decision comes from the Irish Supreme Court.

2. The Supreme Court ruled that Subway bread contains too much sugar.

3. The verdict comes after a dispute between Subway and the Irish government.

4. They later requested a refund from the Irish government.

5. This is not the first time Subway has faced controversy.

Listening and Vocabulary

  1. Chain
  2. Classification
  3. Exempt
  4. Subject
  5. Argued
  6. Various
  7. Confectionary
  8. Intense
  9. Eventually