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Learn English #10 •Intermediate | AdvancedRead the newspaper story below, and then answer the questions that follow it.
Hair by axe, sword and vacuum cleaner
A Hungarian hairdresser has stopped using the traditional scissors and comb in favour of axes, swords and vacuum cleaners.
Stylist Szabolcs Bodnar has been very successful since he stopped using the traditional utensils in favour of things which he claims allow him to express himself better.
The hair is then styled using a vacuum cleaner, or straightened using an iron.
Bodnar said, "People never fall asleep when I am cutting their hair. Today's hairstyles allow for more creativity and inventiveness, and that is what I offer."
True or false?
1. Sharp things, kitchen utensils and electrical appliances
Sort the nouns into the three categories: sharp things, electrical appliances and kitchen utensils.
Look at the example: The newsletter allows me to practise my English.
Verbs that follow this pattern are:
advise, allow, ask, help, oblige, persuade, remind and want.
Order the words to make sentences using these verbs.
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