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Food and drink

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skills:
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skills:
food and drink
 
vocabulary:
restaurants
 
skills:
drinking
 
 
 

The following ESL resources are available for Food and drink:

 
 
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Restaurant comlaint cards
Twelve cards. Cut up. Students take it in turn to pick up a card. They must communicate the complaint on the card without using the underlined words.
 
 

 

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Describing food game
Students take it in turns to read out descriptions of well known dishes. Others have to guess the dish.
 
 

 

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Food Vocabulary
Multi-task worksheet. (1) Name a food for an occasion; (2) food adjectives - sweet, sour, spicy etc.
 
 

 

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Food quiz 2
The old food quiz with minor simplifications and error correction
 
 

 

 
 
 
Food collocations quiz (312)
Nine-question multiple-choice quiz
 
 

 

 
 
 
Food collocations quiz 2 (367)
Matching exercise for adjectives and nouns collocating with food, meal, dish, flavour, menu, plate
 
 

 

 
 
 
 

General English course books (adults)

Inside Out Student's Book Advanced book cover 

Inside Out Student's Book Advanced 

Ceri Jones   Tania Bastow   
 
Unit 2 Taste  Pages 14 - 15  food
Students associate food with different situations and then listen to others doing the same
 
 
Inside Out Student's Book Intermediate book cover 

Inside Out Student's Book Intermediate 

Susan Kay   Vaughan Jones   
 
Unit 12 Basics  Pages 104 - 105
food words; adjectives; dishes;
 
 
New Inside Out Student's Book Advanced book cover 

New Inside Out Student's Book Advanced 

Ceri Jones   Tania Bastow   
 
Unit 2 Taste  Page 14   food associations
Speaking: If you were a food, what would you be? Listening: different speakers say what food associations certain situations have for them
 
Unit 2 Taste  Page 15   Noun phrases
Food-related noun phrases: 'strong black coffee in a mug' etc.
 
Unit 2 Taste  Page 20   describing dishes
Four speakers talk about food in countries they've visited. Intonation for expressing enthusiasm and reservation.
 
 
New Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate book cover 

New Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate 

Susan Kay   Vaughan Jones   
 
Unit 6 Eat  Page 58   food and meal collocations
 
 

Photocopiable resource books

Elementary Grammar Games book cover 

Elementary Grammar Games 

Jill Hadfield   
 
4 - Countable and uncountable nouns  Page 4 
(1) Ss arrange food cards into pilesL C and U. (2)Ss arrange food items in a kitchen picture, then describe picture to partner who has to replicate the arrangement.
 
25 - How much...? and How many...?  Page 25 
Pairwork. Find the differences between two pictures of food in cupboards.
 
 
Play Games with English Book 2 (1981-8) book cover 

Play Games with English Book 2 (1981-8) 

Colin Granger   John Plumb   
 
Spot the difference 1 page 2  Page 2 
Spot the difference with food pictures - countable and uncountable
 
 

Speaking / listening skills books

Real Listening & Speaking 3 book cover 

Real Listening & Speaking 3 

Miles Craven   
 
Unit 2 Can I take your coat?  Page 15 
Adejctives for describing food. Includes listening passage with waitress describing dishes on a menu
 
 

General English adult course resource packs

Reward Pre-Intermediate Resource Pack  book cover 

Reward Pre-Intermediate Resource Pack  

Sue Kay   
 
Progress check 11 - 15b Food, glorious food  Pages 11 - 15
Food crossword
 
 

ESL lesson plans

Politics and the US Election

Complete lesson Vocabulary: politics, elections; skills: political issues.
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Gender discrimination at work

Complete lesson Vocabulary: work clothes; skills: gender discrimination; grammar: reported speech.
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Download Workplace gender discrimination (PDF)
 

English grammar notes

Comparison with as...as

Comprehensive grammar reference notes, illustrated.
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