Tuesday 4 September 2012

What's cooking? - 1. "Bubble and Squeak"

You are going to
  • watch a food recipe video
  • practise the language of cooking
  • practise imperatives
  • do a gap-fill exercise
  • do a food vocabulary crossword
  • write a recipe

1) Discuss
  • Do you like cooking?
  • Do you know how to cook?
  • What's your favourite recipe?
  • What are the ingredients?
  • How long does it take to prepare and cook?
  • Where did you learn to cook it?
  • Do you know what "Bubble and Squeak" is?

2) List
A) Write a list of all the cooking words you can think of in 60 seconds

    3) Watch "How to make Bubble and Squeak"

    Find out

    • What is "Bubble and Squeak"? 
    • What are the ingredients?
    • Does the presenter use any cooking words from your list?

    Watch the video. 
    Click on this link  http://video.about.com/britishfood/How-to-Make-Bubble-and-Squeak.htm and the video will open in a new tab.

    4) Watch again
    A) Look at the list of cooking words below.  Do you know all of them? Look up the words you don't know.
    Watch the video again. How many of the words in the list do you hear? Put "Yes" or "No"

    B) Look at this recipe and fill in the gaps with one of the expressions from the list

    5) Write
    Write a recipe of a food you know how to cook
    • List the ingredients
    • Write the instructions
    • Use some of the verbs in the exercise

    8) Do the vocabulary crossword

    Printable exercise here
    Printable crossword here

    Now try this one
    What's cooking? - 2. Strawberry jam / A full English breakfast  British Culture, Crossword, Differentiated Exercises, FCE, Food, IELTS, Imperatives, Instructions, Intermediate, Listening, Recipes, Sequencers, Time Expressions, Upper Intermediate 

    Other Food Activities
    Making a sandwich with Mr Bean

    Esolcourses Food and Drink activities

    Quiz-Busters - Food Quiz With Pronouns

    BBC Lingo - Food and cooking



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