Are you ready to have one’s cake and eat it too? In this lesson, students will discuss cheating on diets, healthy and unhealthy eating habits, and ways to lose weight. This lesson features a video about new research on dieting. Students will learn and practice vocabulary and idioms relating to the topic. The lesson includes plenty of speaking activities and worksheets that have been developed for adult and teenage learners.
Listening: Students will listen to discussions about dieting and cheating on diets to enhance understanding of spoken English in real-life contexts. This focuses on listening comprehension and identifying key points related to health and diet.
Speaking: Engaging in conversations about healthy and unhealthy eating habits helps improve conversational skills. Students will express personal views on dieting, share experiences, and discuss new research findings on eating habits, practicing fluency and accuracy in English.
Vocabulary: Introduces terms related to dieting, health, and food, like "cheat days," "weight loss," "indulge," and "metabolism." Learning these words allows for more detailed discussions on health and nutrition in English.
Homework: The homework involves three main tasks designed to enhance vocabulary related to dieting and healthy eating. First, students match underlined words from sentences to their correct definitions, focusing on terms like "cravings" and "substitutions." Next, they fill in blanks within sentences using appropriate vocabulary, addressing topics such as unhealthy food habits and weight loss strategies. Lastly, students rewrite sentences using specific given words, requiring adjustments to fit new expressions correctly.