Regularly reading in English is one of the best ways of improving your level in the language. It not only improves your knowledge of vocabulary and grammatical structures in English, but the more times you see words/phrases and grammatical structures being used, the more likely you will both understand and use them yourself.

Below is a link to an article called 'Is it a boy? Is it a girl? How Pinterest gave birth to the gender reveal party' which is right for people with an upper-intermediate level of English.

Before you read the article, I recommend that you read the below 'Article summary'. Knowing what the article is about will make it both quicker and easier to read.

Article summary:

This article talks about the current popularity in North America for parents to hold 'gender reveal parties', a party with family and friends to find out the sex of their unborn child. It starts with an example of a gender reveal party. After this, it explains where they came from and how they have come become popular. It then explains what happens in these parties. It ends by giving an example of another gender reveal party and what the father thinks about them.

Type of vocabulary used: Society, The Internet

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