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Module: Food and Drink

Unit: Food From Around the World

Level: KS2

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1. Creating Speaking Opportunity for Primary Students - Food From Around the World

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Source: LLSS, EDB
Media: Powerpoint words, xls, pdf, txt 
Resources Types: Learning and Teaching Packs 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Vocabulary:
    • Food items, e.g. sushi, pizza, pasta, curry
    • Names of countries, e.g. Japan, Italy, India
  • Use the simple present tense to express simple truth, e.g. Pizza comes from Italy
  • Use the present perfect tense to relate past events to the present, e.g. 'Have you ever tried Thai food?'

Speaking:

  • Produce simple phrases and sentences involving repetition or lists, e.g. ______ (food) comes from _____ (country)

Reading:

  • Use the basic letter-sound relationships to read aloud simple words and short simple texts

http://cd1.edb.hkedcity.net/cd/languagesupport/resource/english/83P/index.htm

Brief Description:
A task about special food from different countries

User Tips:

  • Download word cards to introduce the food items from different countries. Students can play a game to match country names with food items using the target lanuguage.
  • Download the PowerPoint to show the rhyming words in the poem
  • Students can ask their classmates about the food they have tried before using Bingo Card.
  • Students can learn more about Pasta by reading the PowerPoint and the ETV clip, Different Kinds of Pasta.
  • Teachers can read the implementation plan before planning the task.

2. International Food Festivals

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Source: Educational Television Unit, EDB
Resources Types: Classroom Activities , ETV 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Vocabulary:
    • Food items, e.g. pasta, curry
    • Names of countries, e.g. Italy, India

Listening:

  • Identify the gist or main ideas by recognizing the stress in connected speech
  • Use audio clues (tone, volume), contextual clues and knowledge of the world to work out the meaning of simple spoken texts

Curry
Understanding Curry

Pasta
Different Kinds of Pasta

Brief Description:
ETV clips about food from different countries

User Tips:

  • Present the video to students in the pre-task stage to arouse their interests in learning about food from other countries.
  • Click 'International Food Festivals' for the whole ETV programme.

3. Food from Other Countries

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Source: Educational Television Unit, EDB
Resources Types: ETV 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Vocabulary:
    • Food items, e.g. pizza, sushi, Korean barbecue
    • Names of countries, e.g. Italy, Japan
  • Use the simple present tense to express interests, feelings and opinions, e.g. Belinda and Ricky like Japanese udon noodles and sushi.

Listening:

  • Identify the gist or main ideas by recognizing the stress in connected speech
  • Use audio clues (tone, volume), contextual clues and knowledge of the world to work out the meaning of simple spoken texts

mms://wmedia.hkedcity.net/archive/etv/2/ento416_150k.wmv

Brief Descriptions:
An ETV programme about origins of some popular food like pizza, sushi

User Tips:

  • Introduce the names of food mentioned in the programme, e.g. pizza, sushi and Korean barbecue, and ask students to guess what the gist of the programme.
  • After watching the programme, students can discuss about their favourite food and their origins. They can also finish the worksheets.
  • Click Teachers' Notes for more activities.

4. Thai food

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Source: www.elllo.org
Media: Audio 
Resources Types: Interactive Teaching Materials 

Learning Objectives

Resources

Remarks

Language Forms and Communicative Functions

Language Skills

   
  • Vocabulary
    • Name of dishes, e.g. som tam, khao ka moo
  • Use adjectives to describe food, e.g. sweet, spicy, delicious
  • Use the connectives to express sequence, e.g. First of all, the second, Last but not least

Reading:

  • Guess the topic and the likely development of the topic by using personal experiences and knowledge of the world
  • Read written language in meaningful chunks

Listening:

  • Understand the connection between ideas supported by cohesive devices, e.g. First of all, the second , Last but not least
  • Locate or provide specific information in response to simple instructions or questions

http://www.elllo.org/english/Games/G059ThaiFood.htm

Brief Description:
An interactive listening activity about Thai food

User Tips:

  • Students can read the food pictures and guess what the topic is about before listening.
  • For less able students, click 'On' button to view the transcript while listening.
  • For more able student, finish the 'Vocabulary Focus' and 'Comprehension Quiz' as extended activity.

Other resources  
I Love China
A learning task about China including Chinese food
http://wlts.edb.hkedcity.net/filemanager/file/english/I_Love_China/I_Love_China_Overview.htm

Fast Food
A reading comprehension exercise about fast food
http://www.eflnet.com/reading/fastfood.php

What's on the menu
A comprehension exercise about some food facts in the United Kingdom
http://www.cgpbooks.co.uk/pages/interactivePage.asp?page=ks1_english_05

World food
A comprehension worksheet about the food from different parts of the world
http://www.esltower.com/VOCABSHEETS/food/World%20Food%20maze.pdf

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