What I ate yesterday
Elementary A1/A2 level
To provide gist and detailed listening practice using a text about cookery in the context of food
To provide accuracy speaking practice in short conversations in the context of food
Procedure (32-49 minutes)
A. Show the picture. B. Ask about the picture: -Are there any onions on the table? (Yes) -Are there any lemons? (Yes) -Is there any cheese? (Yes) -What ingredients are there on the table? (onions, lemons, and cheese) -Who are these people? (contestants and the judge) -What are they going to do? (cook) -Is there a competition? (Yes) Introduce the new words (ingredients, delicious, tasty, taste) Are "ingredients" the things that we use to cook a dish? (Yes) Can you name the ingredients to make an omelet? (egg/tomato/oil/salt) Delicious/tasty (use body language and facial expressions) Sushi ewwwww no. Chicken and hot pepper mmmmm delicious/ tasty. It tastes good. I like the taste of it. taste (n/v): as a noun means flavour. when you put a special type of food/drink in your mouth you get this feeling. the taste of... I like the taste of Shish kebab. I don't like the taste of sushi; as a verb means to sample/ test a food or a drink by putting it into the mouth. eg. I tasted the soup when I was cooking.
1. You are going to hear the listening track twice. Answer these three questions.
2. Do you know what Jack and Liz are going to cook? 3. Listen to this part twice. Fill in the gaps with the ingredients that they use. 4. Look at the photos of Jack and Liz's dishes. Whose dish/food do you prefer? 5. Play the third part. 6. You will hear the audio 2 times. Complete the chart. Write the judge's comments. 7. Pause before the judge announces the winner. Ask: Whose food does the judge prefer?
8. Listen to all three parts once more. Give them the script. Explain any new words that they do not know.
2 parts (if time allows) 9. Give them some pictures. Ask answer questions. Use 'be going to' and 'any/some' in your questions and answers. (GW) eg. Are you going to have any fish for lunch tomorrow? 10. Stand up. Come to the front. Ask 3 to 4 people the questions.