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Vocabulary Lessons

“Gourmet Recipes”


Gourmet cooking from any country really makes your mouth water. Now, you just need to know how to talk about recipes from your own country. Listen to the words below and consult a dictionary if you need a definition. Write a sample sentence for each word to learn how it is used in context. You can use the Internet to find such sentences and related information.

Listening Exercise

A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.

  • bake
  • barbecue
  • boil
  • broil
  • fry
  • grill
  • heat
  • roast
  • saut√©
  • simmer
  • blender
  • cutting board
  • microwave
  • oven
  • pan
  • pot
  • spoon / fork / knife
  • stove
  • utensils
  • chop
  • cut
  • dice
  • mix
  • slice
  • stir


Follow-Up Activity

Describe how to prepare a traditional food from your country. First, introduce the ingredients and then explain the steps on how to make the dish. Use the Internet to help you find a recipe and pictures of this food.

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