Chapter 6


Let’s go Out for Dinner!

Food Vocabulary Fruits : Watermelon pineapple Tomato? (juice) Lemon (yellow) Bana a Lime (green) Cantaloupe n Grapes Mandarin Coconut Mango Raspberry Pear Strawberry Vegetables : .

Corn carrot Onion avocado Mushroom chili pepper cabbage Protein : Steak Hotdog Shrimp Hamburger Chicken Cheese Peanut Eggs Roast Turkey Duck Beans Lentils Lamb Breads and Cereals : .

m. On the weekends. students usually have “recess” in the morning and in the afternoon. In school.m. you eat three meals a day. What is your favorite fruit ? 2. In the workplace. apples or oranges. Canada is famous for it’s delicious maple syrup. a lot of restaurants have special brunches on Saturdays and Sundays. In fact. What is a typical meal in my family? Well. sandwiches and salads. What is your favorite protein ? 4.m. . Lunch is around noon and supper.Bread Spaghetti Muffin Wheat Oatmeal Muffins Cereal Rice Pasta Cake Review the vocabulary and answer the following questions in class: 1.m. and again in the afternoon around 2 p. employees often have a “coffee break” in the morning around 10 a. between 7 a. French fries or other fast food delights. Lunch is normally the second meal of the day. What is your favorite bread or cereal ? Reading Comprehension Meals in My Family In most families. For dessert. This is the time they usually eat snacks. for breakfast. we have milk and cereal. and in the winter we often eat oatmeal because it’s nice and hot. especially if you go out for lunch. We like to eat eggs and bacon or pancakes and syrup. hamburgers. tea or juice. pizza. mainly. which is also called dinner. we usually drink coffee. is about 6 p. we usually have a piece of fruit . bananas.m. Sometimes. and 9 a. people will eat hotdogs. We like to eat toast with jam or peanut butter. When a meal is a combination of breakfast and lunch. A lot of people have snacks during the day between their main meals. we call this “brunch”. when we get up later and have more time to prepare a meal. Breakfast is usually the first meal of the day. What is your favorite vegetable ? 3. and in my family it consists of soup. Sometimes. Many Canadian families enjoy brunch on the weekends.

we usually have cake. Discuss it in class. rice and fish in the morning along with some fresh green vegetables. they also eat three meals a day but at very different times. Their dinner is normally between 8p. tofu and fish. Do you enjoy food from other countries ? 1. which is quite bitter and very healthy. Sometimes the fish is raw which is called “sushi”. 3. The type of food is also quite different. and chili with their food.m. Name of the student: Breakfast: What time and what do you eat? Lunch: What time and what do you eat? Dinner: What time and what do you eat? . 2.m. tortillas. sometimes some soup. 4. we usually have a salad. and 4 p. what do we call the time around 10 a. for example in Mexico. poultry or fish along with some potatoes or rice and some vegetables. For dessert. Vocabulary: Discuss the new vocabulary in the class meal typical brunch spicier breakfast recess fast food boxed lunches lunch coffee break sushi tortillas dinner/supper syrup customs tofu Questions about “Meals in my Family” : What are the names of the three main meals of the day? What time do people usually eat these meals ? What is a typical dinner in this family? In the workplace. 5. which include seaweed with rice.For dinner. Their breakfast is usually around the same time as ours but lunch is between 2 p. and 10 p. 6. Meal Exchange : Interview three students in the class about their typical meals. but they eat entirely different types of food. they enjoy soup. The Japanese also eat three meals a day.m. and we finish with some coffee or tea. Every culture has different customs. 7.m. Many Japanese enjoy green tea. ? What time do most Mexicans have lunch ? What is a hot drink that many Japanese enjoy ? What is your favorite meal of the day ? Why ? 8. They eat a lot of beans. For example. pie or fruit. They often take boxed lunches to work or school. and a main dish of meat.m. Write down the information in the chart below. Their food is much spicier than ours.

It’s in the second aisle. vinegar baking soda . Have a nice day! Denise : Thanks. Donna : Thanks I´ll look there. you too. The herbal teas are in aisle 6 beside the regular teas. I’m looking for mayonnaise.Conversation Practice : At the Supermarket : Susan : Excuse me. ma’am. Susan : O.K. Do you know where it is ? Gloria : I’m not too sure. That’s my job. Do you know where I can find the salad dressing? Fred : Sure. in the middle. Thanks a lot. I’m sorry you’re right. Practice the conversations above and then substitute using different items in supermarket from the shopping list below. Thanks for your help. Denise : Oh. Joe : Certainly. Donna : Hi. Denise : Can you help me ? I can’t find the herbal teas. Let’s have a look together. No problem. It’s next to the salad dressings and barbecue sauce. ma’am. I guess I didn’t check properly. Joe . but I didn’t see them. I think it’s in aisle 3 or 4. near the cans of vegetables. Joe : Oh. Denise : Really! I looked there.

Baked Sole Hamburger All-dressed pizza Spaghetti and meatballs Vegetarian lasagna cream bacon yogurt ketchup milk hamburger meat orange juice pancake mix cream cheese hamburger buns pasta coffeemate garbage bags lettuce eggs onions paper towels dishwashing detergent The Healthy Nut Cafe Menu Appetizers Garlic bread Smoked salmon Caesar salad Vegetable soup 11.50 Main Course/Entrees All the meals include rice.75 4.95 2.95 .95 Barbecue chicken 7.95 2.50 2.95 3.50 8.99 Green salad Spinach salad Minestrone soup Lentil soup 1.25 3.50 2.95 7.95 8. baked potato or French-fries.

50 Strawberry shortcake 4.25 Daily Special : Beer 2.75 Includes an appetizer. There are __________ different choices of beverages at The Healthy Nut Cafe.25 1. . A hamburger is $ _________________ at this cafe. How much does baked sole cost at The Healthy Nut Cafe ? Do they have a daily special ? What does it include ? Do you think the prices are reasonable at this cafe ? Why ? Why not ? How many different types of desserts do they have ? Do you think they have a good variety of food ? How much would a full course meal cost at The Healthy Nut Cafe ? Complete the following sentences : 1. an entree. 3. too. Conversation Practice : At Home : Roger: Boy.95 9.Side Orders French-fries Coleslaw Extra bread Extra barbecue sauce 3. All the main courses include ______________________________________ .25 1. 4. Roger : Great idea.25 Milk 1. 1. There are _________ vegetarian meals on the menu. 3.75 Coffee 1.95 Rice pudding 1.00 Vegetable stir-fry Chicken stir-fry 8.25 Tea 1. Read the menu on the previous page and answer these questions. I love their vegetarian lasagna. 4. Let´s go out for dinner to The Healthy Nut Cafe. I´m tired and hungry.95 Juice 1. 2.50 (except the Baked Sole) a dessert Class Activity : In small groups have the students design their own menus and determine their own prices.00 1.50 Ice cream 1. 5. Wine (glass) 3. 2. 6.75 Beverages Oatmeal cookies 1. A side order of French fries costs ___________________ .75 1. Pete : Me. 5.25 Soft drinks 1.95 Desserts Apple pie Chocolate cake 2.25 Chocolate mousse 2.

Ex. This is called the imperative. I´m Wendy and I´ll be your waitress tonight. Let’s go. Would you like something else ? Perhaps the vegetarian stir-fry ? Sure. Could we have two beers with that ? Sure. I think I´ll have the usual. Pete ? Pete : Yeah. . Would you like rice. but I already know what I want. Oh. What about you. It has lots of vegetables and chicken chunks in an excellent Cajun sauce. I guess that’s the second best choice. act out the same situation ordering your favorite food. Here are your menus. potatoes or French fries with that ? Rice please. my mouth is watering just thinking about it. Please stop that ! Have a great time ! We make the negative by adding DON´T before the verb. using the Healthy Nut menu. Grammar Tip When we want to tell someone to do something we use the base form of the verb. We just sold our last piece. B: Now act out a situation where the waitress makes a mistake and doesn´t bring you want you ordered. Hi.Pete : Roger : I prefer their chicken stir-fry. chicken stir-fry please with rice. Waitress : Good choice. Waitress : At the Cafe : Roger : Waitress : Roger : Waitress : Roger : Waitress : Role Play : A: In groups of two or three. I´ll be back with your order. I´m sorry sir. and for you sir ? I´d like the vegetarian lasagna please. “Come here and look at this !” Go away ! I am trying to study. C: Now act out a situation where you have been waiting for your food for a long time and you are in a hurry. Roger : Thanks.

Don´t run in the living room. You can also use LET´S when you make a suggestion to do something with someone else. practice using let’s + verb to make suggestions to each other.Ex. Stay right here ! Don´t go anywhere! Don´t be so crazy. You know I love you. Ex. Then use the negative form and the imperative. Let´s buy some carrots and make a carrot soup. Let´s go out for dinner. Let´s make pancakes for breakfast. Let´s not buy the first home we see. Let´s not go to your mother´s on Sunday. Let´s not spend our money on a new computer. . The negative of let´s is LET´S NOT Ex. *Note : Let´s = Let us ( Let you and I) In partners.

Construction : Subject I You She He We They Verb + ED work + ed study + ed play + ed listen + ed talk + ed clean +ed Sentence I worked at Bell Canada ten years ago. They cleaned the house yesterday. grabbed danced decided laughed.“i” robbed. an action that started and finished in the past. skied . e. we use the simple past tense.Pronunciation d d t ed t d t d d d t d t id d d d t t . When we talk about a specific moment in the past. i. Pronunciation of Regular Past Tense Verbs : Last letter sound vowels : a. He listened to music when he was a child. You studied French in high school.“a”.Simple Past Tense of Regular Verbs All regular verbs take the ending ED when we use the simple past tense. coughed bugged kicked pulled climbed listened stopped steered kissed started waved plowed buzzed watched finished ED . She played basketball with my sister.“e” slowed . We talked a lot on the phone last week. o b c d f g k l m n p r s t v w z ch sh Example played .“o” sighed .

saw : I saw my father last Sunday. Since this chapter is about food. Lynn _____________ literature in university. 2. 5. 6. I ______________ the Christmas lights. Simple Present Simple Past am / are / is : I am very hungry. student. see : We see our friends every weekend. eat : I eat breakfast every morning. everyone _______ us. make : My husband makes an excellent made : Yesterday.Exercises Complete the sentences using the simple past tense of one of the following verbs: rain call open play fix want end arrive live study greet close 1. When I was a child. we will learn the irregular verbs that correspond to this topic. do : I do an hour of homework every night did : She did her homework last night. went : They went to Mexico for 5 months. 10. When we ___________ at the party. have : I have a lot of work to do. My sister _____________ me from Japan. The concert ___________ at 10:30. 7. He is Mexican We were at the restaurant. go: They go to the movies every Friday. 9. She ___________ the door. . drink : We drink four cups of coffee a day. 12. We will learn them as we progress through this book. 8. 11. drank : We drank two cups of coffee this morning. Past Tense of Some Irregular Verbs : Unfortunately. made a cake for my brother’s birthday. 4. It ____________ all the time. The room was so hot that we ____________ the window to get some air. there is no easy way to learn the past tense of irregular verbs except to memorize them through practice. I ____________ to be a movie star. The Samuels ____________ in California for 3 years. ate : I ate a delicious breakfast . had : She had soup for lunch. It was a terrible weekend. my mother and I lasagna. We ____________ a movie last night. 3. My father ____________ golf last Sunday. You are a was / were : I was in Toronto last week. Yesterday morning.

_____________________________________________________ 3. . 1. _____________________________________________________ 6. we use the auxilary DID + NOT + THE MAIN VERB in the present. _____________________________________________________ 5. _____________________________________________________ 2. I didn´t have a good time at the concert. Sam and I didn´t drink at the party. _____________________________________________________ 4. John and Sue didn´t enjoy the movie. In other words. Did Main verb in the Did eat Present Did Did have drink Was Were Example Did she eat breakfast this morning ? Did you have a good night sleep ? Did they have anything to drink ? Was he home last night ? Were you at McDonald´s yesterday ? Negative form of the Past Tense We use the same principle as in the present tense. Subject Julie Sam and I I John and Sue Verb did not eat did not drink did not have did not enjoy Example Julie didn´t eat supper tonight.Write it ! Write 6 sentences using the irregular verbs on the last page. _____________________________________________________ Question Form of the Past Tense ( Regular and Irregular Verbs) The interrogative of the past tense always requires the auxiliary DID except for the verb TO BE which does not take an auxiliary.

See you tomorrow. Are you on a diet. (negative : to work) _____________________________________________________ 3. Wow ! That really was a lot of food. juice and sometimes I eat eggs and ham. I _________ __________ __________ you when I arrived home. I ate a huge meal at lunch. dessert and a coffee. 1.Exercises : A : Fill in the blanks using the question and negative form of the past tense. cereal. Sheila ? No.(negative : to call) 5. That´s for sure ! See you later. _________ Allan ________ you at the restaurant ? (question : to see) B: Construct your own sentences using the following : 1. (question : to drink) _____________________________________________________ 2. . Practice the conversation using the past and present tenses. Oh. What did you have ? I had a cheese sandwich and some vegetable soup with crackers. I always have toast. _________ Bonnie at the office late ? (question : to be) 4. Yeah. Sheila : Dean : Sheila : Dean : Sheila : Dean : Sheila : Dean : Sheila : Dean : * to feel stuffed means to feel full of food. (negative : to study) _____________________________________________________ 4. Sheila : Really ? What did you eat ? Dean : I ate a seafood platter of fish. I drank some herbal tea. ___________ you ___________ dinner at 7 o´clock ? (question : to eat) 2. bye Sheila. green beans. Dean. Michael ________ _________ ___________ his homework. I usually drink a cup of coffee in the morning. I didn´t eat very much at lunch. I guess we have very different eating habits. I never eat breakfast. a salad. shrimps and muscles with rice. I wasn´t very hungry. I had a big breakfast. (negative : to finish) 3. (question : to have) ______________________________________________________ Rap up Dean : I feel stuffed*. Then substitute using your own eating habits into the conversation.

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