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Jenny Food And Diet)

  1. 1. Eating Out Presenter: Jenny Chen Instructor: Dr. Po-Yi Hung Oct. 8, 2008
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>Writing is often a difficult task for students learning English as a second language. Peer discussion and the use of multi-media will be incorporated into this course to motivate and interest the students. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Introduction <ul><li>This lesson allows students to work with others to complete a series of activities. During this process, students will learn about different types of food and how to compose simple sentences and eventually organize them into a short descriptive paragraph. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Lesson Plan 1. Objective: Students will be able to write a short paragraph on one topic – Eating out. 2. The age of students: 12 years old (first grade in junior high school) 3. Number of students: 10 students 4. English level: basic (the students have learned English for 3 or 4 years) 5. Vocabulary level: 500-600
  5. 5. Lesson Plan <ul><li>6. Time: 50 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>7. Materials and equipment: computers and flash cards </li></ul><ul><li>8. Procedure: </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Students were asked to bring snacks or desserts of their own choice to share in class. Each student should be able to name the food they brought. After sharing, students will choose their own favorite. </li></ul>
  7. 7. cheesecake steak smoothie tomato soup tiramisu salad nachos iced coffee spaghetti
  8. 8. <ul><li>1. Pair work. Use the examples of foods and drinks to complete the chart below. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Join another pair. Compare the answers and discuss these questions. </li></ul><ul><li>1. Which of the foods and drinks have you tried? </li></ul><ul><li>______________________________________________ </li></ul><ul><li>2. Which ones do you like? </li></ul><ul><li>______________________________________________ </li></ul><ul><li>3. List three other foods or drinks that you like. </li></ul><ul><li>______________ ______________ _______________ </li></ul><ul><li>4. List three other foods or drinks that you dislike. </li></ul><ul><li>______________ ______________ _______________ </li></ul>Worksheet Class: ____________ Name: ____________ Appetizers Main courses Side dishes Drinks Desserts
  9. 9. <ul><li>A. Pair work. Use these words to describe the foods and drinks in part A. Try to think of other foods or drinks that taste the same. Discuss first. Then write the sentences down. </li></ul>Another sweet food is…
  10. 10. <ul><li>A. Individual Work. Watch a 5-minute clip from an episode of Friends. Write down the foods and drinks you see or hear in the video. </li></ul><ul><li>Link of the clip: </li></ul><ul><li>B. Pair Work. Compare your answers. Then discuss these questions and write down the answers. </li></ul><ul><li>1. Do you like to share your food? Why or why not? </li></ul><ul><li>2. Do you usually want to eat dessert after dinner? </li></ul>
  11. 11. airplane diner cafeteria fast-food restaurant food stall family restaurant
  12. 12. <ul><li>Write down your answers to each questions. Combine </li></ul><ul><li>them into a paragraph. </li></ul><ul><li>1. How often do you go out to eat? Who do you usually go with? </li></ul><ul><li>I usually go out to eat ________ with ________. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Where do you like to eat? </li></ul><ul><li>I like to _______________________________. </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>3. What is your favorite food? </li></ul><ul><li>My favorite food is ____________________. </li></ul><ul><li>How does it taste? </li></ul><ul><li>It tastes ____________________________. </li></ul><ul><li>4. What kind of food do you dislike? Why? </li></ul><ul><li>I don’t like _______, because ___________. </li></ul><ul><li>5. If you have the chance, what kind of food or drinks would you like to try? </li></ul><ul><li>If I have the chance, I would like to try _________. </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Eating Out </li></ul><ul><li>I usually go out to eat once a week with my family. I like to eat in a restaurant. My favorite food is hot and sour soup. It tastes very spicy. I don’t like coffee, because it tastes bitter. If I have the chance, I would like to try a cheesecake. </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>1. Compose another paragraph with different answers to questions in Activity IV. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Post the paragraph on our course blog. </li></ul><ul><li>3. Write a short comment for each other’s assignment. </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Thanks for your attention! </li></ul>