General Listening Quiz

“Barbecue Party”

Level: Topic: Speakers: Length:
intermediate barbecue and food man – woman 01:29

Pre-Listening Exercise

What kinds of food do people often prepare and eat at a barbecue or family party?

Idioms

eat like a horse” = to eat a lot
My brother eats like a horse, you’ll need to a lot of food for the party.”

eat someone for breakfast” = to beat badly
Their soccer team is so good that they will eat our team for breakfast.”

Listening Exercise

A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.

Vocabulary Practice

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

Post-Listening Exercise

Talk about a party or dinner you have had with family or friends during the past month or so. Who came to the activity? What did you eat? Who prepared the food? What activities or games did you do at the party? How long did it last?

Online Investigation

Use the Internet to search for a recipe on how to prepare a typical food from a country that interests you. What ingredients do you need to prepare the food? Is there a particular time of year or holiday when people eat this food? Does this food have any special meaning to the people?

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