English for Speakers of Other Languages

G. Food

Level: Newcomer

At the end of this topic, students will be able to...

  • Name basic food vocabulary
  • Name basic food groups
  • Name eating utensils
  • Identify meals
  • Ask and answer questions about food

Sample Language Patterns:

  • Food vocabulary (hamburger, french fries, beans,…)
  • Please pass the…
  • I like…
  • I don’t like…
  • May I have some ___ please?
  • Meal vocabulary (breakfast, lunch, dinner, snack)
  • Eating utensil vocabulary (fork, knife, plate, napkin, bowl, etc.)
  • Food group vocabulary (breads, meats, vegetables, etc.)
  • What do you eat for breakfast? (lunch, dinner, etc.)
  • Do you prefer ___ or ___? (Do you prefer apples or oranges?)
  • I want some ___.
  • There isn’t any ___.
  • I would like a ...
  • I need a...