Unit 2 – World Food ESL Kids Lesson
Unit 2: World Food
- This lesson teaches ESL kids vocabulary related to world food and different food cultures.
- In this English lesson, kids also learn how to use adjectives to describe different types of food by taste, texture and country of origin.
- The lesson also focuses on the use of ‘like’ as a preposition in questions, for prompting an adjectival response.
- This lesson builds on the countries and nationalities lesson from Level 5, Unit 7. It is recommended that children quickly review Level 5 Unit 7 as a good basis for this lesson.
Main Lesson Materials & Study Steps
Students from different countries are visiting Freddie’s Ville. Lisa’s family plays host to many of them. It is dinner time and Mom has prepared a typical American meal for the kids, featuring hamburgers. A conversation about what students eat in their countries begins.
Countries and food
|Indian food||chicken curry|
|American food||hamburger||hot dog|
|· chicken curry||· spicy|
|· noodles, sashimi, sushi||· bland|
|· candy||· sweet|
|· lemon||· sour|
|· pasta||· tasty|
|· hot dog||· yummy|
|· lasagna||· delicious|
Sentences – Preposition ‘like’ to ask for description
1. What does curry taste like?
It’s spicy and delicious.
2. What does sushi taste like?
Sushi is bland.
3. What does lemon taste like?
Lemon is sour.
Food texture (how it feels when touched)
4. What is cake like?
5. What is ice cream like?
6. What is carrot like?