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Unit 1: Learning Circles
Watch these videos and learn some English words and phrases to help you with everyday life

Session 12

Has anyone in your Learning Circle ever baked a cake? Ayesha wants to bake a cake for Deeqa’s birthday. It goes wrong, and Samina shows her how to make one properly. We look at some useful phrases for talking about food and sharing recipes.

 

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Activity 2

Cake – Part 2

How to bake a cake

Samina is going to help Ayesha make a cake. With your group, watch how they do it.

Watch the video and complete the activity

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Samina
Yes, mix the butter and the sugar.

Samina
Add the flour slowly.

Ayesha
Like this?

Samina
Beat the eggs and mix them in.

Samina
Now add the chocolate powder.

Samina
Bake it for one and half hours.

Ayesha
It's perfect!

All
Happy birthday Deeqa!

Deeqa
Chocolate cake! Thank you. It's my favourite.

Discuss these questions with your group:

  • Is that how you make a cake?
  • Would you like to try Samina’s cooking? (Why / Why not?)
  • Do you like making sweet dishes? (Why / Why not?)
  • Who taught you to cook?
  • Do you like sharing recipes?
  • How is food in Britain different to food in other countries?

To do

Try this quiz to work out what Samina and Ayesha did.

Cake: How do they make it?

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