Food Quantifiers To make a salad , wash ___ lettuce thoroughly and pat the leaves dry. Remove three ____ celery, wash, and slice it into small pieces. Boil five ____ asparagus for 1 minute and let cool. Arrange the ____ lettuce on a plate and create a "bed". Place a few ____ basil on top of the feta. dressing (N) — vinaigrette (a mixture of vinegar, oil, mustard, etc.) drizzle (V) — pour slowly in drops sparkling water — carbonated water; water with natural gas bubbles
ELLA » Teachers’ Corner Here you can download some of the materials you can find in this site: those that we have made ourselves. The zip lessons are compressed into a zip file that you will have to extract to a shared folder in your server. To start the lesson open the file: index.htm and follow the links. All the video files are flv, if you can't play them in your computer you will need to download and install an flv player like VLC player. Units marked* are not available yet but will soon be released Elementary A Mobile World zip pdf video and audio A Healthy Flight zip pdf video How to Tie a Tie zip pdf audio and video How to Add Veggies to your Diet zip pdf video Going to the Doctor's zip pdf video It's so British zip pdf video and audio A Day in Town zip pdf audio Intermediate The Thumb Generation zip pdf video The Trial zip pdf video Why Should I Tip a Server? Advanced Cell Phones, could we Live without them?
All About Food | Cooking, Recipes and Ingredients Food in Britain | LearnEnglishTeens Carmen: The Chinese introduced oriental food to Britain. But before the Chinese, immigrants from all around the world came to live in London. British people enjoy a huge range of food and flavours from other countries. This is Borough Market, London’s oldest food market. This is Italian cheese. Restaurants from all around the world can be found on most British high streets. But just what are the UK’s favourite dishes? On the Street: My favourite meal is Thai green curry. On the Street: One of my favourite meals is... cottage pie with peas. On the Street: My favourite food is... On the Street: What’s my favourite meal? Chef: This is a full English breakfast. Carmen: A big fried breakfast might not be to everyone’s taste. Celia Brooks Brown is a food writer and knows all about food and the future of food in the UK, today. Mmm! Celia: Well, this is a British tomato salad with a Yorkshire-made sheep’s cheese. Carmen: So is this a sign of developments in British cooking? Carmen: Hmm.
Activating Language | Fab English ideas Activating Language Another quick idea on how to literally warm up students’ language, simply give them a pen each and create a wordmap: Like this: Like Loading... About fabenglishteacher I've been teaching English for a few years now and this blog is part of my never-ending quest to make learning English more fun, and easier for my students. Cooking For Engineers - Step by Step Recipes and Food for the Analytically Minded Food, Drinks ESL Interactive Vocabulary Board Game Practice Food and Drinks Vocabulary with this ESL Vocabulary and Grammar Interactive Pirate Waters Board Game for Beginners (hamburger, hot dog, orange juice, coffee etc.) . ESL Learners and Teachers can use it to review English vocabulary and grammar or simply practice these words. There are images and in some cases audio in these types of games. Please note that if you want to stop hearing the introductory audio repeating, simply click the start button. Click on the dice to roll. A random number will show up and your ship will advance. Games are great for motivating students to learn.
Ways of encouraging Students to communicate in English in the EFL classroom | Fab English ideas While L1 is becoming more accepted in the EFL classroom we still hope our students are communicating as much as possible in English. Here are some of the methods I use to ensure they speak English as much as possible: – Visual Reminders I have a laminated card with a Union Jack on one side and a French tricolour flag on the other (French is the native language of most of my students) which I stick on the board, if the Union Jack side is up then it’s English only. -Play Dumb “Sorry?” – Give them the necessary language You can’t actually expect them to communicate in English if they don’t know the necessary lexical items to convey what they want to say. Our school has a policy of weekly vocabulary lists and tests, so early in the school year I give them a list of useful phrases, “may I have a tissue?” There are posters up all around the classroom with useful classroom phrases, such as “What does XXX mean?” Be sure to pre-teach or revise all necessary vocabulary before an oral activity. -Rewards
Lunch ideas for those hard at work in the office | The lunch box It can be difficult to focus amid the hubbub of office life and actually, you know, get things done. Whether it’s the incessant bleeping of those companywide emails warning about a mouse sighting or someone leaving their phone in the 5th floor loos, or the printer breaking, not getting distracted is quite hard. Unsurprising, then, that many people choose to come in early to get a headstart before it all kicks off. • If you have access to a microwave in your workplace then breakfast can be as easy as heating some eggs. • Obviously the easiest, most portable food to breakfast on is a piece of fruit, neatly prepackaged by nature. • Homemade granola adds a touch of class to desk breakfast proceedings, but the other advantage is that you can make gluten-free versions if you need to: mix 1-2 tbsp of honey and a little maple syrup into any combination of dried fruit, nuts and cereals you wish.
How is your Food and Restaurant Vocabulary in English? | The World is Your Oyster Federico is staying with us for 5 weeks. He arrived on Sunday from Tuscany. His parents are my former students. In October he will be going to university to study Law. Before then, he has decided to spend 5 weeks in the UK to learn and improve his English by working. He has a lot of bar and restaurant experience so it seems only logical that he look for work as a bartender or waiter. Federico’s level of English is Elementary to Pre-Intermediate. As I was going over the vocabulary, I realised that many of my students, even at higher levels, often lack food and restaurant expressions. The first thing I did with Federico was to go through the main FOOD GROUPS with some examples that you would find on a restaurant menu. “How would you like your meat, sir?” If someone wants a steak, they may ask for it to be cooked rare, medium-rare, medium or well-done. How is the food cooked? “Would you like some mineral water, sir?” The customer has the choice of still or sparkling water. “Here is the menu.
Using video in the classroom – webinar by Stephanie Dimond-Bayir | Fab English ideas Yesterday I joined a great webinar on using video in class. I love webinars, it’s so handy to get a dose of CPD and motivation while curled up on the sofa, not to mention the handy ideas to use in class the next day – as I did today. This webinar was produced by the wonderful Cambridge English Teacher, if you are not a member then join today, not just for the webinars but also for the self study courses and the expert advice. As I find the best way to learn something is to explain it to someone else I’m going to tell you everything I learnt yesterday. Firstly Stephanie discussed some advantages of using video in class; students retain information more easily, they are enthusiastic about watching films, they are used to getting information from visual media, videos contain paralinguistic features to help comprehension, etc. Stephanie’s LOTS ideas included the following; HOTS included: Predictions : -draw on outline on the board (trace a screenshot from the DVD on your laptop. Like this: