Wednesday, 1 October 20014

A new school year

Saturday, 17 October 2015

Thursday, 15 October 2015

More about food

If you want to learn more about food, you can visit Learn English central, which is part of the British Council site, there you'll find a list of interesting activities related to food.
Click here: Food

Wednesday, 14 October 2015

Cooking sheperd's pie


Watch the video
Write the ingredients for a Sheperd's pie



Now try to get these instructions in order:

- Pre-heat the oven to 350º
- Peel two potatoes and cut them into pieces
- Get a casserole
- Trim a cup of green beans and cut them into pieces
- Add the potatoes to a pot and add pour some hot water
- Spread the potato mixture over the beef and vegetable mixture
- While you boil the potatoes you can prepare the vegetables
- Add some ground beef and a tb. of dry basil
- Stir for 5 minutes until the meat is brown
- Chop one onion
- Sprinkle with Cheddar cheese
- Heat a tb. of oil in a skillet
- When they are cooked (about 20 minutes), drain the potatoes and mash them
- Cook the onions
- Lightly beat one egg and add to the smashed potatoes
- Continue baking until the cheese melts
- Bake the Sheperd's pie in the oven for 15-20 minutes
- Add the tomatoes, garlic and green beans and let it simmer for 5 more minutes
- Transfer the meat to the baking dish
- Mix it all together and let it simmer
- Add some water
- Bring the potatoes into a boil
- Dice one large tomato
- Mince one clove of garlic


Food and restaurants

Here you have some questions about food and restaurants: Do you often eat out? What kind of restaurants do you prefer? What do you value most in a restaurant?: the service, the food, the atmosphere, the people you are with, the proximity to the place where you live or work, the price, ...? Do you ever go to fast-food restaurants?, if so why? Do you think that you have a healthy diet? Have you ever been on a diet?, is there any kind of food you're trying to cut down on or you have cut out entirely? Do you do enough exercise to burn the calories you consume?, do you ever worry about that? How do you feel when you it fast food or something you know you shouldn't eat? Do you eat enough fruit and vegetables? Do you think you shoul eat less carbohydrates or proteins?, why? What's your favourite kind of food?

Monday, 12 October 2015

Supersize me explained

Here you can listen to an American girl talking about the famous documentary Supersize me, which deals with the problem of fast food and obesity in the USA.
I think it is quite easy to follow and quite interesting too!

Monday, 10 August 2015

Páginas para ver la tele en Inglés: