ESL level: CEFR B1+-B2
Type: collaborative task, 8 pages in pdf file to be printed and cut up into cards (and sorted into three categories: list of ingredients, names of dishes, ingredient cards)
Target language: lexical items linked to cooking, cousin, dishes
Description of activity:
Students work in small groups. Before you start with the activities, you might need to pre-teach some of the ingredient names.
In the first round, they receive the lists of ingredients and guess what the dish might be.
In the second round, they get the cards with the names of the dishes and match them to the ingredient lists.
In the third round, students get the ingredient cards and the names of the dishes (without the list of ingredients) and try to reconstruct the ingredient lists.
In a final round, student draw ten of the ingredients and try to make a dish. They describe their dish to the other students. Decide which dish is the most original and the most delicious.
Time: 30+ min
Font: Lucida Grande, Garamond