Topic: At the Bakery

Warm-up

In this lesson, your tutor will help you go over this topic: at the bakery. 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.

Vocabulary/ Expressions

white bread (n) bread that is light in color; made with refined flour
She only likes to eat white bread.
wheat bread (n) a darker colored bread made with white and whole wheat flour
Wheat bread is healthier than white bread.
english muffins (n) a small round flat type bread; usually sliced in two pieces
He likes English Muffins toasted and with butter.
sourdough bread (n) a bread where the flour and water are changed chemically (ferment)
 Sourdough bread is delicious to eat by itself.
pita bread (n) round flat middle eastern bread that can open into a pocket
Pita bread can be filled with meat and peppers.
french bread (n) usually white bread in a long, thin stick form and a hard outside
French bread is delicious with butter and garlic.
bun (n)  small round or long bread usually for hamburgers or hotdogs
Please give me another hamburger bun.
bread rolls (n) a small round shaped bread

Some restaurants give the customers’ bread rolls.

pastry (n) a type of sweet cake usually baked with nuts or fruit
The coffee shop has a delicious pastry called Cinnamon Roll.
slice of bread (phrase) a loaf of bread cut into pieces
I need slices of bread to make a sandwich.

Conversation

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.

  1. What is your favorite type of bread?
  2. Do you like to eat sandwiches? Why or why not?
  3. Do you eat a lot of bread? Why or why not?
  4. Do you think bread is healthy or unhealthy food? Why?
  5. Does your country have its own type of bread? If yes, describe a type of bread?
  6. Do you have a favorite bakery in your country? If yes, why are they your favorite?
  7. Do you like pastries? Why or why not?
  8. Can you name some other types of bread?
  9. How often do you eat bread?
  10. Do you like to eat bread or rolls while it’s still warm from the oven?

Wrap-up

Go over any new expressions or vocabulary that you learned today.

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