C1 Topic 8 Food


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C1 Topic 8 Food

  1. 1. FoodandNutrition Nina Dearle By PresenterMedia.com Topic 8 If green vegetables smelled as good as bacon
  2. 2. Vocabulary Work Vocabulary in Use (Upper Intermediate) 48 Food Vocabulary in Use (Advanced) 28 We are what we eat 29 Dinner’s on me: entertaining and eating out 58 Diet, Sport and Fitness
  3. 3. The Definitions Game turkey griddle oats bay leaf marrow rhubarb Rhubarb is usually considered a vegetable. In the United States, however, a New York court decided in 1947 that since it was used in the United States as a fruit, it counted as a fruit for the purposes of regulations and duties. A side effect was a reduction on imported rhubarb tariffs, as tariffs were higher for vegetables than fruits. herring cockle strain left-overs steam dice
  4. 4. Great British Pubs Great Pub Food What is this food programme about? What, according to the speakers, are pubs for? How many pubs a week are closing? What are the changes mentioned that have affected pubs? How many pubs were there in the 1980s? How many pubs are there today? The Food Programme 2
  5. 5. PART ONE When was the last time you ate out? What kind of a place did you eat in? What was the food like? What was the service like? PART TWO Do you prefer eating in or eating out? Why? What are the advantages to eating out/in? And the disadvantages?
  6. 6. When things don’t always go well in the kitchen…. Dinner dilemmas solved 10 easy fixes
  7. 7. … or in a restaurant … When I receive poor service The bad waiter
  8. 8. 1. The article says getting kids to eat vegetables causes few parents a problem. 2. Research suggests parents can be trained to teach their kids to like vegetables. 3. The key age to get kids to like vegetables is between 5 and 10. 4. The study said parents should give vegetables to kids up to ten times. 5. Researchers focused on children in four European countries. 6. Researchers tried to get children to eat garlic in their study. 7. The study says kids are less willing to try new things from the age of 2. 8. Researchers suggest encouraging kids to eat vegetables once a month. Listen to the news report and decide if the following statements are true or false:
  9. 9. How to complain in a restaurant Top 10 customer complaints about restaurants in 2012 Writing a Wrong - Do you get the pun? How to write a good letter of complaint How to write a food review English recipes page – learn English by doing! 10 great meals in literature
  10. 10. Thursday 23rd February 2017 Cooking Competition
  11. 11. Questions to think about: 1) The positive and negative effects of food and diet. 2) Food and drink: social habits. 3) Obesity. Grammar to brush up on: 1) Collective nouns 2) English plurals Films to watch: 1) Sideways 2) Julie & Julia Books to Read: 1) Tender at the Bone 2) Eat Cake Language functions to check out: 1) Describing processes 2) Giving instructions