Unit 10: Family, Food and Drink


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Unit 10: Family, Food and Drink

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