A Short Story Of Chocolate

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A Short Story Of Chocolate

  1. 1. A Short Story of Chocolate
  2. 2. Reading comprehension (PP. 1-2) <ul><li>When did chocolate become known for people? </li></ul><ul><li>What did Columbus bring with him from his trip to India and present to the Spanish King Ferdinand? </li></ul><ul><li>How did the King react to those gifts Columbus gave? </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Chocolate was not known in Europe until after 1492 when Columbus returned from his first exploration overseas. </li></ul><ul><li>New treasures which were agricultural mostly, including cocoa beans </li></ul><ul><li>The King might not be impressed with the small dark bitter cocoa beans. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Grammar <ul><li>What would eventually become the favorite food and drink of millions took a long time and many innovations to become popular. </li></ul><ul><li>Columbus , who thought he had reached India, not a new continent, returned with many new treasures, many of them ( being ) agricultural. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Reading comprehension (PP. 3-4) <ul><li>Who was Hernando Cortez? Did he do anything about chocolate? </li></ul><ul><li>How was Cortez received by the Aztec Emperor Montezuma? </li></ul><ul><li>Did Aztec do anything to change chocolatl ? </li></ul><ul><li>Did Cortez do anything to change chocolatl ? </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Cortez was a Spanish explorer, who is most remembered for his brutal conquest of Mexico. </li></ul><ul><li>He and his men were offered grand gold cups of the emperor’s royal drink, chocolatl , meaning warm liquid. </li></ul><ul><li>The Aztec did nothing to change chocolatl . </li></ul><ul><li>Cortez adjusted chocolatl by sweetening it with cane sugar. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Grammar <ul><li>When introduced to the Aztec Emperor Montezuma in 1519, he and his men were offered grand cups of the emperor’s royal drink, … </li></ul><ul><li>When ( he and his men were ) introduced to the Aztec Emperor Montezuma in 1519, he and his men were offered grand cups of the emperor’s royal drink, … </li></ul>
  8. 8. Reading comprehension (PP. 5-7) <ul><li>How did chocolatl become popular? </li></ul><ul><li>Did Spanish people know how to produce chocolatl ? </li></ul><ul><li>What happened when chocolatl spread to England? </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Chocolatl became popular when combined with other spices, such as cinnamon, vanilla and hot chili pepper. </li></ul><ul><li>Chocolatl production was kept as a secret which was revealed by monks 100 years later. </li></ul><ul><li>In England, the first chocolate houses appeared. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Reading comprehension (PP. 8-9) <ul><li>What change was made to the traditional methods of making chocolate? </li></ul><ul><li>What advantages did the cocoa press bring? </li></ul><ul><li>What improvements were made to chocolate? </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Chocolate was made in mass production and with steam engines in the cocoa grinding process. </li></ul><ul><li>With the invention of the cocoa press, chocolate dropped in price and the quality of the beverage was improved. </li></ul><ul><li>With the introduction of a smooth chocolate for eating and the addition of milk. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Grammar <ul><li>The invention of the cocoa press … by squeezing out part of the cocoa butter , the fat that occurs naturally in cocoa beans. </li></ul><ul><li>The second development occurred ..., creating the product we enjoy today known as milk chocolate . </li></ul>

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