PREMIERES - TOPIC ONE
ARE WE WHAT WE EAT?
Document: We are not nuggets.
Describing a picture.
Useful vocabulary to describe an advert (slogan - catchphrase - logo - brandname)
What is the advetiser's goal? What does this advert aim at?
Giving one's personal opinion.
II. Typical dishes from all aover the world.
* each pupil show a picture of a typical dish (served in an English-speaking country). The other pupils try to identify the dish and the country where it is served.
* each student describe a typical dish (the ingredients) and the others try to find what it is and where it comes from.
Oral comprehension: Fish and chips.
You can listen to the recording again on podcasts in English (number 61)
Grammar: quantifying qualities
|COUNTABLE NOUNS (cereals, biscuits, eggs)||NON COUNTABLE NOUNS (sugar, flour, milk)|
|ABSENCE||no, not any||no, not any|
|VERY SMALL QUANTITIES||very few / few||very little / little|
|SMALL QUANTITIES||a few||a little|
|LARGE QUANTITIES||many, lots of, a lot of||much, lots of, a lot of|
|EXCESSIVE QUANTITIES||too many|
III. Food in the USA.
Worksheet about the movie "Supersize me":
- the movie poster
- the beginning of the movie (oral comprehension)
IV. Debating about food habits: take part in a talk show.
* Work in groups of four or five
* You are taking part in an American talk show. The host wants to find out about European eating habits.
* Choose your role from one of the following:
- the talk-show host
- a mother who is concerned about health
- a teenager addicted to junk food
- a nutritionist
- a chief working in a five-star restaurant
- a fast food's owner, a local chippy
- a fast food's employee
- a vegetarian or a vegan
* Prepare the arguments you are going to put forward or, for the host, the questions you are going to ask, and then…you’re “on the air”!