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8.2: Ejercicios 1-4

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    Ejercicio 1: Mi comida favorita

    Part A

    Ask your neighbour about his/her favourite food. Follow the model below.

    A:¿Cuál es tu comida favorita? / What is your favourite food?

    B:Mi comida favorita es __________. ¿Y tú? / My favourite food is _______. And you?

    Select the play button to hear an example.

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    Part B

    Now ask your neighbour about his/her least favourite food. Follow the model below.

    A:¿Cuál es tu comida menos favorita? / What is your least favourite food?

    B:Mi comida favorita menos es __________. ¿Y tú? / My least favourite food is _______. And you?

    Ejercicio 2: Categorías

    Mark the Words
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    Ejercicio 3: Las comidas

    Answer the following questions about mealtimes (las comidas). Don’t be afraid to consult the dictionary!


    ¿Qué comes para el desayuno? Yo como pan tostado. / What do you eat for breakfast? I eat toast.

    Table 8.2. Las Comidas Vocabulary.
    las comidas meals
    el desayuno breakfast
    el almuerzo lunch
    la cena dinner
    1. Típicamente, ¿qué comes para el desayuno? ¿Tomas café o té?
    2. ¿Qué comes para el almuerzo?
    3. ¿Y para la cena?

    Para pensar

    Meals and mealtimes vary all throughout the Spanish-speaking world. In Central America, the main meal is el almuerzo and it takes place in the late afternoon. In Mexico this same meal is known as simply la comida. Generally, in Latin America, people in the workforce will take a long lunch break, return to work, and finish the workday between 7pm and 9pm. In Spain tapas are popular and these are small sharing plates. When do you typically take your lunch break? What is the most important meal for you?

    Ejercicio 4: La comida típica

    With a partner, do a quick internet search to find out about una comida típica (a traditional food or meal) in the countries listed below. Make sure you include a few key ingredients!

    Table 8.3. La Comida Típica Activity.
    País country Comida típica traditional food Ingredientes principales key ingredients
    El Salvador    
    Costa Rica    

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