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"make your mouth water" = make you hungry by just looking at or smelling food

"I'm so hungry that just looking at the fruit makes my mouth water."


"easy as pie" = not difficult or requiring much effort

"Making delicious cookies is easy as pie."

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Snack Time!
Healthy Foods for Kids
1. Pre-Listening Exercises
2. Listening Exercises
3. Vocabulary
4. Post-Listening Exercises
5. Online Investigations

Level:Topic: Type:Speakers:Length:
easyfoodconversationman and young boy00:48

1. Pre-Listening Exercises [Top]

What kinds of food do young children like to eat for breakfast, lunch, and dinner in your culture? What about snacks?

HELPFUL TIP: Kids always seem to be hungry, especially when they come home from school. Try having a bowl of fruit, nuts, and healthy snacks ready from them instead of chocolate and cookies.

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2. Listening Exercises [Top]
Listen to the conversation by pressing the "Play Audio" button and answer the questions. Press the "Final Score" button to check your quiz.

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1. What time of day does this conversation take place?
A. in the morning
B. in the afternoon
C. in the evening

2. Why doesn't the father give his son something to eat?
A. There isn't any food to eat.
B. The boy just ate something.
C. They are going to eat soon.

3. What snack does the boy want at the beginning of the conversation?
A. potato chips
B. candy
C. donuts

4. Which one food does the father NOT offer to his son for a snack?
A. tomatoes
B. broccoli
C. carrots

5. What does the father ask the boy to do while he is preparing the snack?
A. watch TV
B. play with toys
C. look at books


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

4. Post-Listening Exercises [Top]

Sometimes, young children don't like to eat certain foods at meal time. What ideas do you have to get children to eat? What has or hasn't worked from your experience or the experience of others you know? What kinds of snacks do children like most?

5. Online Investigations - [ What's This? ] [Top]

Finding healthy snacks for children (or for yourself) isn't always easy. Use the Internet to find three different healthy snacks that can be purchased online. What are the benefits of each snack? How much does each cost?

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