“My Favorite Meal”



Pre-Listening Question

What are some common foods that people each for breakfast, lunch, and dinner in your area?

Vocabulary and Expressions

Here are some words and expressions that appear in the video:

season (verb): add salt, pepper, and spices to add flavor to food
– How are you going to season the food on the grill?

side dish (noun): a food served along with the main course
– Everyone should bring a side dish to the family barbecue on Sunday.

occasionally (adverb): now and then
– I occasionally have a snack between meals.

Listening Comprehension Questions

Now, watch the interview and answer the comprehension questions. You can also turn on the automatically-generated captions for the video once you start it.

Conversation Questions

What traditional foods are prepared and served on special holidays in your country? Start by naming the holiday, discuss any background behind the day, and then explain any common foods that people enjoy.

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