In this lesson, your tutor will help you go over this topic: eating habits. First, go over the following vocabulary and expressions with your tutor. Read the word/expression and definition out loud, and your tutor will go over anything you do not understand. Practice creating a sentence or two to make sure you know how to use the word/expression properly.
|healthy||(adj) good for your health
Eating healthy foods can help you lose weight.
|unhealthy||(adj) bad for your health
Eating unhealthy foods can make you gain weight.
|diet||(n) the things people eat and drink daily
A healthy diet will help you live longer.
|junk food||(n) food that is not good for your health
Potato chips are an example of junk food.
|pig out||(idiom) to eat a lot or too much
I’m hungry! Let’s pig out on the pizza and hamburgers.
|fast food||(n) food that is prepared quickly and is usually unhealthy
My favorite fast food is cheeseburgers.
|eat out||(v – phrase) to go out to eat at a restaurant
I don’t feel like cooking. Let’s go out to eat.
|consume||(v) to eat or drink something
He consumes a large amount of food.
|overeat||(v) to eat too much
When I’m stressed I usually overeat.
|portion||(n) the amount of food that is served
She wants a small portion of rice.
Use the following questions as a guideline to form an interesting conversation with your tutor. Feel free to diverge from these suggestions if anything interesting comes up.
- Describe your eating habits.
- Which is your favorite fast food restaurant? Why?
- Do you eat small or big portions?
- What are some junk foods that you eat?
- Is a healthy diet important to you? Why or why not?
- What are some eating habits you want to change?
- Is traditional food in your country healthy?
- Do you like to eat out? Why or why not?
- Should children eat healthier foods and less junk food? Why or why not?
- What did you eat today?