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vrijdag 8 juni 2018

Chewing the Fat

The World Health Organisation has published a report on trans-fats. That’s an ingredient found in many foods that we eat.
What do you know about trans-fats?

Read the following words and phrases and their definitions.
  • nasty - unpleasant, bad
  • to lurk - to wait in a secret or hidden place, often in order to do something wrong or bad
  • occasional - happening or done sometimes, but not often
  • in really small quantities - in very small amounts
  • fast food joints - fast-food restaurants
  • shortening - a fat (such as butter) that is used in cooking or baking
  • to banish something - to get rid of something
  • a really big ask - something asked or hoped for, but is very difficult to do or achieve
First read the assignment. Next watch the video. Take notes to help you do the assignment.

  1. Where are trans-fats found naturally?

  2. In which food are trans-fats often used?

  3. Why did trans-fats become a popular ingredient? Name at least 2 reasons.

  4. Are trans-fats bad for people? Explain your answer.

  5. What does the WHO want to do with trans-fats?

Extra words assignment
1. Name as many words for fats used for cooking and eating as possible.

Extra speaking assignment
1. The World Health Organisation is also called the WHO.
2. How do you pronounce the short name? Say it out loud.
3. Now work with one or more classmates. Take turns saying all the letters of the English alphabet.