Reading: British Food
Intermediate (B1) level
Reading: to provide gist and detailed reading practice using a text about British food.
Vocabulary: to provide clarification, review and speaking practice of food idioms and ingredients.
Procedure (45-60 minutes)
* Ask Ss to watch the video and write down the different words they could find associated with British food. * Play the video for Ss then give them a minute to write down their word list. * Ask Ss to share and discuss their word lists in-pairs.
* Ask Ss to look at the article's headline "British food best in the world" and discuss with them if they agree with this heading or not. * Give Ss the true/false worksheet and ask them in-pairs to read and guess whether these sentences are true or false.
# Task (1) : * Give Ss the article HO and ask them to read it individually and silently. * According to the article, Ss check their answers of the true/False worksheet in-pairs. * Remind Ss that they have 7 minutes to read and check. * Give a whole class feedback on board. # Task (2) : * Give Ss the Synonym Match Worksheet. * Ask Ss in-pairs to match synonyms from the article in 3 minutes. * Pairs exchange their answers for peer correction. * Give a whole class feedback.
# Task (1) : * Give Ss the scrambled Text Worksheet and ask them to unscramble the words in the underlined parts of the article individually. * Ask Ss to check their answers in-pairs. * Elicit answers from Ss for feedback. # Task (2) : * Give Ss the Phrase Match Worksheet. * Ask Ss in-pairs to match phrases from the article in 5 minutes. * Pairs exchange their answers for peer correction. * Give a whole class feedback. # Task (3) : * In five minutes, ask Ss in groups of three each to discuss the following questions: - What do you think of British food? - What is your favourite restaurant and why do you like it? - In your opinion, what is more important in a restaurant: price, atmosphere or taste? * T monitors Ss progress and provide any necessary help.
In groups of 4 each, ask Ss to create an experimental menu for a three-course dinner (starter, main course and dessert). * Groups present their menus to other class members showing (ingredients, flavours and price). * Each group's menu is judged by food experts (the other members of the class). * The whole class votes on the tastiest menu.