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1 READY TO ORDER? Lunch with Howard

2 1.Do you enjoy eating out in a restaurant? If yes, where do you like to go? Why do you like to eat there? Are there other places besides restaurants you enjoy visiting and ordering food or drinks? Where are they? What attracts you to them? Are there eating establishes that repulse you? What draws you or repels you away from such places? 2. If you were a visitor from England going to a restaurant in Czech Republic, what kinds of Czech foods would be offered to you as ‘typical’ dishes? Are there names of dishes that are unusual or seasonal that only Czechs would understand what they are? 3.Have you ever visited a restaurant in another country where you found unusual names for food, beverages, or national dishes? Make a list of unusual international food dishes. Exercise 1

3 1.The guest ordered a pineapple juice. 2.The specialty of the restaurant is Cottage Pie. 3.Cottage Pie contains cauliflower cheese. 4.The guest orders the Soup of the Day but the waitress does not tell him it is sold out. 5.The guest is allergic to leeks. 6.The waitress offers paté instead of mushroom and leek soup to the guest. 7.The restaurant offers Jugged Hare as a main course. 8.Toad in the Hole is a vegetarian dish. Exercise 2 Are these statements TRUE or FALSE?

4 Listen and fill in the gaps Exercise 3

5 Exercise 4 Which word(s) and/or phrase(s) did you hear in the video that mean(s):

6 ROLE PLAY IDENTIFY some common facial expressions that may be used in a restaurant setting that communicate various reactions about the environment or the food to someone without speaking. With a partner, one person will role-play acting out the expression and the other person will guess what it is communicating to the waiter or waitress. PREPARE and ROLE-PLAY a dialogue between a Czech waiter or waitress and a difficult foreign guest with many special food allergies, needs and requests. The guest wants the wait staff to explain what is Svíčková, Guláš, Vepřová se zelím a knedlíky, Španělský ptáček, Kanec se šípkovou omáčkou, Utopenec, Švestkové knedlíky and rakvičky se šlehačkou. But the wait staff cannot understand the guest‘s Czech pronunciation. Take turns as waiters and guests. What kinds of possible scenarios could such a guest really encounter? Exercise 5

7 RESEARCH What are some of the common national dishes in Hungary, Lithuania, Bulgaria, Poland, Georgia, Slovenia, Kazakhstan or some other country? Role play being a Czech tourist in that nation‘s restaurant and trying to order a meal. REFLECT: Consider how different cultures are known for their foods or their relationship to foods. America is known for its fast foods. India is known for its spicy foods. Japan is known for its seafoods. Brazil is known for its beef, etc. While these may be stereotypes, there are food preferences that can be identified and food preferences. What stereotypes or food preferences are you aware of for other countries? Exercise 5

8 DISCUSS AND DISCOVER How do you interpret the meaning of the phrase, ˝You are what you eat˝? How may this be true for individuals and nations alike? DISCOVER:There are several international movements using food as their theme, such as Slow Food (http://www.slowfood.com). Slow Food was started to counteract the impact of fast food. Their website says, ˝to change the world, you have the change the menu first. ˝ React to this statement. How is it true or not true for you?http://www.slowfood.com Is there a relationship between food, politics, and civil society? Discuss as many points of view as possible. Exercise 5

9 FOLLOW-UP INTERNATIONAL FOODS: research unusual international dishes and create a mock menu that you use in your role-play with international dishes and their pictures, from various Internet websites, e.g. FOOD MOVEMENTS: Research more international food organizations such as Food for Peace, or Chefs for Peace. In small groups, summarize what their organizations do, what is their mission, and what is their impact. After the presentations from each group, discuss if you would you be interested in participating in such organizations or starting your own one? Why or why not? Exercise 5

10 Exercise 6


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