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Eating out gm foods

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  • 1. Upper-Intermediate Instant Lesson™ GM Foods Follow-Up One Eating Out: GM Foods This is the first follow-up to an Instant Lesson on Genetically Modified Foods (GM Foods), titled "Please pass the GM potatoes". A: Fill in the gaps Use these words to fill in the gaps in the following sentence. (Do not use your dictionary: ignore words you do not understand.) in join and on against other Top TV chef ______ London restaurateur Antonio Carluccio will ______ 17 ______ members of Britain's culinary elite ______ a demonstration ______ gene foods ______ Wednesday. B: Eating Out Vocabulary "Eating out" mean going out to eat a meal. Here are some other more difficult words to do with food and restaurants. Find them in the article below then match them with their meanings using their context in the article to help you. Words Meanings chef a coffee shop (that often also serves meals) restaurateur a cook in a hotel or restaurant culinary a restaurant cafe connected to cooking and kitchens eating establishment the owner/manager of a restaurant C: Comprehension Read the article carefully and answer the following questions: 1. How many chefs demonstrated against gene foods? 2. The fourth paragraph starts "this is imposing...". What does "this" refer to? 3. Does Greenpeace plan to help chefs in other countries do the same as the British chefs?
  • 2. Top UK chefs wipe gene foods from the menu LONDON, Tuesday April 20 (Reuters) - Top TV chef and London restaurateur Antonio Carluccio will join 17 other members of Britain's culinary elite in a demonstration against gene foods on Wednesday. Chefs from fashionable establishments like The Savoy and the River Cafe will also be raising a glass of champagne to mark the launch of the "Chefs against GM Foods" campaign, which is backed by the Greenpeace environmental group, a long-standing opponent of genetically modified products. "As food professionals we object to the introduction of genetically engineered foods into the food chain," the chefs said in a joint statement released by Greenpeace. "This is imposing a genetic experiment on the public which could have unpredictable and irreversible adverse consequences." "Although it's happening first in the UK, this is a Europe wide initiative," a spokesman for Greenpeace told Reuters. Article © 1999 Reuters Limited. esson ©1999 www.english-to-go.comL
  • 3. TEACHERS' NOTES AND ANSWER KEY B: Eating Out Vocabulary - Answers Words Meanings chef a cook in a hotel or restaurant restaurateur the owner/manager of a restaurant culinary connected to cooking and kitchens cafe a coffee shop (that often also serves meals) eating establishment a restaurant C: Comprehension - Answers 1. 18 2. The introduction of genetically engineered foods into the food chain. 3. Yes: "Although it's happening first in the UK, this is a Europe wide initiative."