Unit 5 – Food – Drinks ESL Kids Lesson


Unit 5: Food & Drinks


  • The purpose of this lesson is to teach English learners how to order food in a restaurant and to express desire.
  • To learn to use the expressions ‘I want’ and ‘I would like’ to make a request. The modal verb ‘would’ is used to make requests sound more polite.
  • This ESL kids lesson also introduces food and drinks vocabulary.
  • The lesson will also teach students how to use the modal verb ‘would’ to make a polite request.
  • This unit also teaches the use of the partitives – ‘a bowl of,' ‘a piece of.'

Main Lesson Materials & Study Steps

food-drink video lesson

1st –This cartoon animated video features a short dialogue, followed by vocabulary and sentence breakdown. It is essential for introducing the words, phrases, grammar, spelling and sentences of the lesson in context. Watch repeatedly to master the content. The video plays on any device.

food-drink game

2nd – Then the student plays this fun game after watching the video, to practice the contents of the lesson. The student’s score is recorded in the Learning Management System (LMS). This game can only be played on a PC, not mobile devices.

food-drink test

3rd – Finally the learner takes this test of the unit. The score of this test is captured in the LMS and gives educators an idea of how well their learner is doing. The test opens on any device – mobile & PC.

Worksheets for the Unit

The worksheets below are useful for offline and classroom activities. These printable exercises directly correlate with the above lesson 'Food - Drinks'. Every worksheet comes with an answer sheet on the second page for educators.

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Lesson Story:

Freddie and Lisa are out playing at a park. Lisa feels hungry, and they decide to get some food. A conversation about food begins in the fast food restaurant.


food and drink – sandwich, cake, pizza, ice cream, hamburger, bread, egg, hot dog, coke, lemonade, orange juice, bowl, bar, slice, piece

Key Sentences/Grammar

  • I’m starving.
  • Let’s get something to eat.
  • What would you like to eat?
  • I’d like an ice cream and a burger.
  • I’d like a glass of coke, please.

Modal verb ‘Would’ for Polite Requests

  • What would you like to eat?
  • I would like a burger.
  • I’d like a burger.

Verb ‘to want’ when ordering food

  • I want a burger.
  • He wants a burger.

Food Partitives for Quantity or Amount

  • a glass of orange juice
  • a piece of cheese
  • a bottle of coke
  • a carton of orange juice
  • a cup of coffee
  • a slices of orange
  • a bowl of noodles
  • a bar of chocolate

This lesson is part of the Level 2 English course.

Download Level 2 Course Manual

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