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18 Sep

PREMIERES - TOPIC ONE

Publié par Sandrine CHARAVY  - Catégories :  #PREMIERES S

ARE WE WHAT WE EAT?

 

I. Introduction.

 

          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.

 

          Activity:

 

                * 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
AVERAGE enough enough
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

http://www.pariscine.com/sites/default/files/posters/super-size-me_us.jpg

 

- 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”!

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