General Listening Quiz

“Gourmet Cooking”

Level: Topic: Speakers: Length:
easy gourmet cooking man – woman 01:10

Pre-Listening Exercise

What kinds of food do you like to eat and make? What things (ingredients) do you need to prepare these foods?


can’t stomach something” = to dislike or hate something
I can’t stomach his cooking. Every time I eat his soup, I get sick.”

eat like a horse” = to eat a lot
My brother eats like a horse. He can eat 10 cheeseburgers in 15 minutes.”

Listening Exercise

A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.

What kind of meat did the woman make for dinner?

Woman: We have salmon and your favorite salad.

She also prepared __________.

Woman: We have salmon and your favorite salad.

For dessert, she _______.

Woman: Look, Look. For dessert, I made apple pie.

The man isn't hungry because he _____.

Man: I know, I know, I know, but to be honest, I just had a hamburger, fries, and a chocolate shake.

The woman feels _______ at the end of the conversation.

Man: Yeah, wait. Wait, wait. What are you doing? Why are you putting the food in my shoes? Woman: So you can enjoy it as you walk to work tomorrow.

Vocabulary Practice

Do the vocabulary quizzes with the words from the conversation for more practice:

Post-Listening Exercise

Describe an unusual food that people eat in your country, but people might not eat it in other places.

Online Investigation

Use the Internet to find a good recipe for cooking fried chicken or fish. What ingredients do you need?What are the steps to preparing this meal?