General Listening Quiz

“Baby Food”

Level: Topic: Speakers: Length:
intermediate baby food man – woman 01:37

Pre-Listening Exercise

What kinds of foods are appropriate for babies and toddlers at different times in their lives?

Idioms

be someone’s baby” = be a very special possession, goal, or project.
“Hey, don’t touch the car. That’s my brother’s baby, and it is very protective of it.”

sleep like a baby” = sleep deeply and soundly
“Mark worked 16 hours yesterday, so he’s going to sleep like a baby tonight.”

Listening Exercise

A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.

Post-Listening Exercise

What are some common, traditional foods in your country that people feed to their babies and children? 

Online Investigation

Use the Internet to discover what foods are given to babies in one or more of these countries. What cultural or environmental factors (e.g., climate, weather, geography, etc.) play a factor in what foods are available?

  1. Vietnam
  2. Japan
  3. Jamaica
  4. Mexico
  5. Kenya
  6. Peru
  7. Australia
  8. France
  9. China
  10. Thailand
  11. Saudi Arabia
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