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What kinds of snacks, candy, and other items can you buy at school or from the store? When you are thirsty, what do you usually drink: water, a soda like Coke or Pepsi, or fruit juice?
“put on pounds” = gain weight
“He’s put on a few pounds because he doesn’t eat a balanced diet.”
“spare tire“= extra fat around the middle of your stomach that looks like a car tire (impolite expression–use with caution)
“My brother’s roommate was really angry when his girlfriend told him he had to exercise because he had a spare tire around his stomach.”
A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.
Do the vocabulary quizzes with the words from the conversation for more practice:
Vending machines are popular ways schools and business can make money; however, some people feel that are more of a health risk for consumers. How do you feel on this issue? Use the Internet to search for recent opinions on this topic.
Finding healthy snacks for children (or for yourself) isn’t always easy. Use the Internet to find three different healthy snacks that can be purchased online. What are the benefits of each snack? How much does each cost?