~ Topic 4 ~  Cooking and Eating ~ Choose the questions you like ~


Group A

1) How often do you cook? What’s your best dish?

2) Do you prefer home cooking or eating out?

3) What is one of your favorite home-cooked meals?

4) What is one of your favorite restaurants? What’s on the menu?

5) Are you concerned about calories when you choose something to eat?


Group B

1) What do you think of vegetarianism/veganism? Do you know any vegetarians/vegans?

2) At what times do you usually eat your meals? Breakfast? Lunch? Dinner?

3) What are some common foods people in your country eat? Breakfast? Lunch? Dinner?

4) What do you like to have? Breakfast? Lunch? Dinner? Snacks?

5) How often do you drink coffee or tea? Where? When? What kind?


Group C

1) How often do you eat meals with all members of your family?

2) Which foods do you refuse to eat? Are there any reasons?

3) Do you eat breakfast every day? If not, what is the reason? Is breakfast important?

4) Do you eat fruits and vegetables every day? Is it difficult to eat healthy food daily?

5) What kind of foreign food (other than your own country) do you like?


Group D

1) Do you ever eat at a buffet restaurant? What are some pros and cons of buffets?

2) Do you ever eat at fast food restaurants? If so, Which ones? How often?

3) Is it possible to become addicted to fast food? Is this a problem in your country?

4) What are the influences of a child’s diet on the food they eat as adults (if any)?

5) What are eating disorders? How do people develop these disorders?


Group E

1) Do you think there should be education in regarding nutrition/eating disorders?

2) Do you read the nutritional information on the foods you buy?

3) Do you take vitamins or any kind of nutritional supplements?

4) Have you ever been on a diet? What did/didn’t you eat? Was it successful?

5) What foods are served in school cafeterias in your country? What should be allowed?










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