Unit 15: Food fads
Select a unit
- 1 Pop-ups
- 2 Hidden talents
- 3 Can't buy me love
- 4 Travellers' tales
- 5 The colleague from hell
- 6 Jurassic mystery: unpacking the past
- 7 Career changes
- 8 Art
- 9 Project management
- 10 The dog ate my homework!
- 11 The diary of a double agent
- 12 Fashion forward
- 13 Flat pack skyscrapers
- 14 Extreme sports
- 15 Food fads
- 16 Me, my selfie and I
- 17 Endangered animals
- 18 A nip and a tuck: cosmetic surgery
- 19 I'm really sorry...
- 20 Telling stories
- 21 Fakes and phrasals
- 22 Looking to the future
- 23 Becoming familiar with things
- 24 From rags to riches
- 25 Against the odds
- 26 Our future on Mars?
- 27 Where is it illegal to get a fish drunk?
- 28 Dodgy dating
- 29 Annoying advice
- 30 I'll have been studying English for thirty weeks
Fortunately = I'm pleased
Fortunately, there wasn't much traffic on the roads.
I'm afraid = I'm sorry
I'm afraid I forgot to buy any bread.
I must admit = This might be unpopular or embarrassing
I must admit I don't really like his wife.
Obviously = This idea is easy to see or understand:
Obviously, we want to help as much as we can.
If you ask me = In my opinion
If you ask me, too many people go to university these days.
Ideally = This would be ideal, although I realise it's probably not possible:
Ideally, we'd like a four-bedroomed house if we can afford it.
Seriously = I'm not joking:
Seriously, I'd like to have at least four kids.
Of course = I realise that what I'm saying is generally known and not surprising:
The rush hour is the worst possible time to travel, of course.
someone who chooses what they eat very carefully and refuses to eat things they don't like
someone who likes to eat food of very high quality
enjoy (normally used when you are talking about food)
someone who follows very traditional rules
turn up her nose
reject something because she believes it is not good
cut his teeth
did something for the first time
made a name for himself
became well-known for being good at something
studied something carefully to find out more about it
(here) resentful, angry
the quality of being real or genuine
similar people in a group
becoming very good at doing something
frozen carbon dioxide, easy to identify by its very low temperature and white smoke
machines which separate solids in liquids by rotating at high speed
glass dishes traditionally used in laboratories to grow bacteria
food that is expensive and eaten only on special occasions
with a pinch of salt
(here) with suspicion that something might not be true
cup of tea
food for thought
something that makes you think about something
eating quickly and with enthusiasm
something that is very popular for a brief period of time
a second serving of the same food
pieces of food used to make a particular meal or dish
a special and large meal
set you up
not be everyone's cup of tea
not something that everyone will like
words that include sounds that are similar to the noises the words refer to
a talk given by a priest or religious leader during a religious ceremony
to change something
a Christian ceremony during which a baby is given a name and made a member of the Christian Church
to carry out a religious ceremony during which a baby is given a name and made a member of the Christian Church
a person who is ill or disabled and cannot look after themselves
a person who says things that are not true
behaving in a silly way, like a young child
custom of wearing black clothes to show sadness for someone who has died
the fact of being too proud of your appearance or abilities
an action that is shocking
the act of leaving someone