Monthly Archives: June 2015

Do Brits Really have Bad Teeth?

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C1 – Advanced

How would you define bad teeth? Some people say Britons have bad teeth because their teeth are not white enough nor straight enough. But are those the only measurements?

Read the article below to know more about dental health in Britain and in other parts of the world.

Do Brits Really have Bad Teeth?

Discuss:

1. After reading the article, how would you define bad teeth?
2. How important is dental hygiene?
3. How do you take care of your teeth?
4. Agree or Disagree: Healthy teeth means a healthy body.

Video: Public Loo Converted into Cafe

C1 – Advanced

Would you feel comfortable eating at an old toilet? Some business owners in London got really creative with their space.

Watch the video below and see the transformation of this old Victorian toilet.

Victorian public loo in London converted into cafe

Discuss:

1. What can you say about the transformation of the old public toilet?
2. Would you consider dining in this cafe?
3. Describe some of the peculiar cafes or restaurants that you have visited or seen in the past.

 

Video: The Job of a Food Stylist

B2 – Upper intermediate

Have you ever wondered why food or dishes in magazines look so delicious? Watch the video below and see what a dish goes through before it is advertised online or on print.

VOA TV – Stylist’s Job Is to Make Food Look Pretty

 Discuss:

1. Describe how Lisa Cherkasky became a food stylist.
2. Do you think being a food stylist is an important job? Why?
3. Do you get hungry when you look at appetizing food photos on books or on TV? Did you get hungry after watching the video?
4. What are some of the food you usually crave for?

Childhood Obesity

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B2 – Upper intermediate

We are all guilty of giving children just what they want to show how much we love them.  But, sometimes, we forget that too much of something is not good. Letting them eat more than what is needed and not monitoring their unhealthy eating habits could lead to serious consequences.

Read the article below to know more about the facts when it comes to childhood obesity.

Childhood Obesity

Discuss:

1. Have you noticed if childhood obesity is happening in your country?
2. What are good ways to combat childhood obesity?
3. Describe the kind of eating habits you have at home.
4. If you have children, what are your rules when it comes to food and eating?