Actueel lesmateriaal voor lesmethodes Engels van Malmberg

Welkom op de blogspot Engels van uitgeverij Malmberg voor gebruikers van All right!, Realtime en Of Course! U vindt hier actuele video's voorzien van opdrachten, voor verschillende vaardigheden en op verschillende ERK-niveaus. Leuk én leerzaam om de les mee te beginnen of af te sluiten!
Daarnaast maakt Malmberg verschillende keren per jaar een actuele leesopdracht voor Engels, afwisselend op niveau A2, B1 en B2. U vindt ze hier.

donderdag 21 januari 2016

Tasty Dishes at Pennsylvania Culinary School

According to some experts edible insects are the food of the future. Students at a culinary school in Pittsburgh are experimenting with this protein packed ingredient. 

Read the following words and phrases and their definitions.
  • bait: something (such as a piece of food) that is used to attract fish or animals so they can be caught
  • cricket: a small black insect that jumps high and makes loud, high-pitched noises
  • enhance: to increase or improve something with something else
  • a leap: a jump
  • faith: strong belief or trust in someone or something
    A “leap of faith” means that you are taking a huge step to believe that something is true or possible.
First read the assignment. Next watch the video. Make notes to help you do the assignment.

  1. Repeat the two different ways in which crickets can be regarded.

  2. Where and how are the crickets raised?

  3. Explain what Steven Slocum means when he says: “At first, I was a little weirded out.”

  4. How do the insects taste?

  5. Listen to the final sentence. Explain it.
    Tip: Regarding food and eating, “pièce de résistance” means the the most important dish of a meal.

  6. Would you consider adding some crunchy crickets to your soup or enhancing your morning smoothie with a little cricket powder?