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"eat like a horse" = to eat a lot

"My brother eats like a horse, you'll need to a lot of food for the party."


"eat someone for breakfast" = to beat badly

"Their soccer team is so good that they will eat our team for breakfast."

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Barbecue Party
1. Pre-Listening Exercises
2. Listening Exercises
3. Vocabulary
4. Post-Listening Exercises
5. Online Investigations

Level:Topic: Type:Speakers:Length:
mediumbarbecue and foodconversationman - woman01:29

1. Pre-Listening Exercises [Top]
What kinds of food do people often prepare and eat at a barbecue or family party?

HELPFUL TIP: It is often a good idea to find out what foods people can and can't eat when you invite them over for a meal.


2. Listening Exercises [Top]
Listen to the conversation and check your answers.

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1. How many people are coming to the party from Ashley's work?
A. three
B. four
C. five

2. What are Daniel's brothers going to bring to the barbecue?
A. chicken
B. steak
C. hamburgers

3. Daniel's brother, Jim, loves to __________.
A. cook
B. talk
C. eat

4. Ashley's neighbors are going to bring _______ from their garden.
A. tomatoes
B. corn
C. watermelon

5. What are they going to eat for dessert?
A. pie
B. cake
C. fresh fruit


Score =
Correct answers:

Listen to the conversation again as you read the Quiz Script.

3. Vocabulary Activities [Top]
Review the key vocabulary from the conversation: [ Why do these? ]

4. Post-Listening Exercises [Top]
Talk about a party or dinner you have had with family or friends during the past month or so. Who came to the activity? What did you eat? Who prepared the food? What activities or games did you do at the party? How long did it last?

5. Online Investigations - [ What's This? ] [Top]
Use the Internet to search for a recipe on how to prepare a typical food from a country that interests you. What ingredients do you need to prepare the food? Is there a particular time of year or holiday when people eat this food? Does this food have any special meaning to the people?

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