A2 -  EAT WELL, LIVE WELL! 

60 Hour COURSE PROGRAMME

Summary

This course covers a full range of language needs – listening, role play, vocabulary development, grammar practice, reading articles and topical discussions.

The articles are contextualised around Food and Health

Students should gain the ability to express their opinions and deal with simple, straightforward information and begin to express themselves in familiar contexts.

 
 

Contents

1.      Diagnostic test

2.      New people​

3.      Present review​

4.      Food…what a pleasure! - Describing food​

5.      At the restaurant*​

6.      Food and drink*​ 

7.      Shops and shopping​ 

8.      Buying clothes​ 

9.      Past review.. 

10.        Food pyramid.. 

11.        Coffee personality. 

12.        Human Evolution​

13.        In the future.. 

14.        Future review..

15.        Healthy diet.

16.        Illness and health. 

17.        You are what you eat, say scientists. 

18.        Food Allergies. 

19.        Expensive taste​ 

20.        The senses. 

21.        Changes​ 

22.        Organic Food No More Nutritious​ 

23.        Eating in Italy and Europe​ 

24.        Present perfect practice​ 

25.        Mediterranean Diets Keep You Happier ​ 

26.        food waste in the uk ​ 

27.        DISGUSTING FOOD.. 

28.        Japanese food to get UNESCO status. 

29.        Keep fit! 

30.        Kids run more slowly than 30 years ago.. 

31.        The Good Generation. 

32.        Asking questions. 

33.        Children are as fit as endurance athletes. 

34.        Veganism... 

35.        First conditional review​ 

36.        EXIt Test​ 

 

 

 

1.Diagnostic test

  • 60 multiple-choice questions -- 36 grammar questions and 24 vocabulary questions. 
     

2.New people​

  • Speaking: Useful expressions for meeting and getting to know new people.

  • Grammar: The present simple and present continuous. 

 

3.Present review​

Grammar: A review of the present simple and present continuous tenses. 

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4.Food…what a pleasure! - Describing food​

Speaking: Describing different types of food, including terms for different flavours and dishes.

 

5.At the restaurant*​

  • Speaking: Using common words and expressions for describing food and drink, restaurant service and parts of meals.

  • Listening: Listening and role play on how to order a meal in a restaurant as well as discussing menu options with a guest and decide who should pay.

6.Food and drink*​

  • Speaking: Using vocabulary related to food and drink.

7.Past review

Grammar: A review of the past simple and past continuous tenses. 

 

8.Food pyramid

Speaking: Getting to know your food better

  • Categorising food

  • What each food type does for our bodies and minds

  • Creating a food Pyramid

9.Human Evolution​

Listening and Speaking activities: Article about a study Eating habits and food processing skills from around two million years ago helped humans to evolve and develop language.

10.In the future

  • Reading & Speaking: Text about future predictions that science fiction writer Isaac Asimov made in 1964 about the world of 2014. 

  • Grammar: The structure 'will + infinitive' for making predictions is studied and practised.

 

11.Future review

Grammar: A review of the structures going to, will and the present continuous for talking about the future.

 

12.Healthy diet.

  • News Article and listening and speaking activities about why children don't eat their greens.

 

 

13.Shops and shopping​

Speaking: Useful words and phrases for talking about shops/stores and shopping.

  

14.Buying clothes​

  • Speaking: Useful words and structures for describing and buying clothes.

  • Listening: Exercise and a role play activity at the end.

15.Coffee personality

  • Reading: A short article on how people's coffee drinking preferences determine personality traits.

  • Speaking: A number of adjectives for describing character are introduced.

  • Grammar: comparative and superlative forms are studied in the grammar part of the lesson.​

  

16.Illness and health

Speaking: Describing illnesses, symptoms, remedies and healthy/unhealthy lifestyles.

  

17.You are what you eat, say scientists 

  • Speaking and Listening Activities: Article about a study showing the effects our diet has on our mental health.

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18.Food Allergies

Speaking and Listening Activities: Article on the effects of food allergies.

 

19.Organic Food No More Nutritious​

Listening & Speaking Activities: An article about a study comparing the nutritional value of organic and non-organic food.

 

20.STEREOTYPES in Europe​

•            Reading: A short article on the perception of British culture and eating habits according to expats living in Britain.

•            Grammar: The passive voice is studied in the grammar part of the lesson.

 

21.Present perfect practice​

Grammar: Past simple and past participle forms of common irregular verb and practise the present perfect with 'since', 'for', 'ever' and 'never'.

22.Mediterranean Diets Keep You Happier ​

Listening & Speaking Activities: Comparing the Southern European Diets to other European countries.

23.food waste in the uk ​

Grammar: Past simple and past participle forms of common irregular verb and practise the present perfect with 'since', 'for', 'ever' and 'never'.

24.DISGUSTING FOOD

Listening & Speaking Activities: An article on the ‘Disgusting Food Museum’ in Sweden.

 

25.The countryside​

  • Students learn how to describe the countryside, including typical land features and people who live and work in rural areas.. 

26.A DAY OUT

  • This lesson presents a range of vocabulary designed to help students talk about activities they might do on a free day, including visting an adventure park, exhibition, art gallery, etc. The lesson includes a dialogue between an art gallery visitor and a ticket seller. 

27.SIGHTSEEING

  • Speaking: Talking about a sightseeing holiday.

  • Grammar: common adjectives for describing a tourist destination.

 

28.Expensive taste​

  • Reading: A short article on how the price of food influences its taste according to a scientific study.

  • Grammar: Verbs and expressions for giving and reporting opinions. 

29.The senses

Speaking: Nouns and verbs used for talking about senses: sight/see, hearing/hear, touch, smell, taste.

30.Changes​

  • Grammar: A review of the present perfect tense through

  • Listening & Speaking:  language practice and role play. 

 

31.Kids run more slowly than 30 years ago 

  • Speaking and Listening activities: Article on a study showing children are less fit today than 30 years ago.

 

32.The Good Generation 

Reading: An article about how teenagers in the UK are smoking and drinking less than in the past.

Grammar: The worksheet focuses on vocabulary and grammar for describing trends.

 

 

33.Children are as fit as endurance athletes 

  • Speaking and Listening activities: Article on a study comparing children’s fitness and endurance athletes.

  

34.EXIT Test​