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    Unit 10: Family, Food and Drink Unit 10: Family, Food and Drink Presentation Transcript

    • Family, homes, food & drink! By Helene Lendok and Helena Kübar
    • Families D ifferent households in England : 1. people who live on their own 2. couples with children 3. childless couples 4. single parents with children http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iIBA_ 3aK0Hg
    • C ouple families
      • About 75 % of people are still ‘couple families’ .
      • Only about 50 % of women under 50 are married.
      • One out of two marriages ends in divorce.
      • In December 2005 Britain legalized homosexual marriages.
    • Homes
      • Almost 70% of people in Britain own their own homes.
      • Most live in: a) terraced house & blocks of flats; b) semi-detached houses ; c) detached houses .
      • Many people live in rented accommodation.
      • Since the early 1990s, building new houses and flats has been slow.
      • There has been a huge increase in house prices.
    • Where Brits’ prefer to live?
      • T he British prefer housing in the suburbs , and a garden is considered essential.
      • Many Londoners move to expensive riverside apartment blocks .
      • In the countryside visitors are attracted by old farmhouses and thatched cottages .
      • Elderly people prefer to live alone in their own homes as long as they can cope.
      • For most British people having their own garden is a must.
    • Food & drink
      • Today Britain offers a wide choice of food and drink , including many products from different countries.
      • Britain’s people have learned to enjoy the cooking of other nationalities, like Indian, Chinese and Italian cuisine.
      • People are changing their diets .
      • T he number of vegetarians has risen significantly.
      • Most people drink tea or coffee.
      • http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v =NQSRsY8s3kM
    • British eating habits
      • Common snacks are sandwiches and crisps .
      • A traditional British dinner is meat and two vegetables.
      • Britain’s convenience food is increasing in popularity as an evening meal.
      • Most popular fast food is fish and chips .
      • The British also love going to restaurants .
      • Britain has become more cosmopolitan in its eating habits. People are eating less meat and fresh vegetables, but more fruit.
      • The number of overweight people is alarming. However, healthier diet awareness is being promoted.
      • Potatoes form one of the most important staple foodstuffs in the British diet.
      • Most popular sweets are chocolate, ice-cream and pudding.
    • TEA
      • Tea is the national drink.
      • There is a wide choice of different brands, each with a different aroma and flavour.
      • Most people often take milk in their tea. When an Englishman asks “Are you a mif or a mil?” Mif means milk in first and mil means milk in later.
      • The British drink tea many times a day.
      • http ://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OlExUvSLjgA
    • Thank YOU very much!!! HELENE-HELENA! MADE BY