Gamze Yılmaz Gamze Yılmaz

Food- Recipe
Intermediate level


In this lesson, students will talk about food. They will write and share their recipes.


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Main Aims

  • To provide product writing practice of cooking in the context of recipe

Subsidiary Aims

  • Reading peers' recipes.
  • To provide practice and clarification in the context of Cooking


Warmer/Lead-in (7-7 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Write these questions on the board: Ss in Pairs, ask and answer the questions. - What is your favourite food? - Do you like cooking? - What should a tourist eat in Turkey? - What do you usually cook? - Should man cook or not? Elicit the answers, whole class feedback. Elicit the word 'recipe' Show the picture ask them what they can find in a cookbook? After eliciting 'recipe', What can you find in a recipe? Ingredients and how to cook. Write these on the board.

Pre-teaching vocabulary (8-10 minutes) • To pre-teach vocabulary for the next activities.

- Pre-teach the related vocabulary. - Use the pictures. - Elicit - Drill,brainstorm cooking vocab. - Ask them to make a circle. - Give them the pictures and ask them to say the word and pass the picture onto their friends. - Tell them that you're going to cook together with invisible ingredients.

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in coming tasks through listening and acting

- Act and say: Chop the onions, Peel the tomatoes, Chop the tomatoes, Slice the green peppers, Fry the onions and peppers in a pan, Add the tomatoes, Season with some salt and black pepper, Cook it for a while, Crack the eggs, Cook the eggs, Here is you food. Hmmm Delicious... - Ask them what is the food? - Ask if any of them could do the same?

Productive Task - Writing (18-20 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

- Tell Ss that they will write their own recipes. - They can't write the name of the dish, they are supposed to guess the name by looking at the recipes. - Give them the HOs. - Remind them to write the how to cook part only. - When they finish, they should mingle and read each others' recipe then guess the dish. - When they finish doing that, Ss in pairs, - They write ingredients for their partners' recipes. - Ss peer check. - Ask them about the best recipe. Which food is the most delicious one?

Speaking - Review (8-10 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

If there is still any time left, review the vocabulary or ask students to promote their recipes.

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