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I love NY Food!
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Mission 1


I love NY Food!




Compétence

Réagir et dialoguer : j’échange avec un interlocuteur.

Did you know?

Food trucks have for a long time existed, from the Texas 1860s chuckwagons to the late 1950s ice cream vans in the UK. In 1936 in the US, a man even invented a hot-dog shaped food truck! You can even eat from double‑decker food trucks. What’s your favourite food? Are you a junk food addict or an organic food gourmet?

Vendy Awards

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The Vendy Awards are the first street food event and competition series in the USA. It’s an intense cook-off between the most popular sidewalk chefs in New York City and a fundraiser to support The Street Vendor Project.

A team of distinguished judges score the finalists and decide who will win the prestigious “Vendy Cup.” Attendees choose our People’s Choice Award winner, as well as winners in the other categories: Rookie of the Year, Best of Market, Best of Dessert, and Best of Street Drinks. Join us to celebrate NYC’s unique food culture, promote small businesses and help raise funds to provide legal aid, advocacy and loan access to our city’s street vendors.
Tickets are on sale now for the 12th annual Vendy Awards in New York City!
Your ticket will give you all-you-can-eat access to the city’s best street food, drinks, entertainment and more!
 


Adapted from the Vendy Awards official website (New York City section).
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Exercice 1 : The Vendy Awards

1
Identify the document. From the logo, guess what the Vendy Awards are about.



2
Pick out words related to competition. Then, create a word cloud.



3
What are the different awards? What do they consist in?




Let's get down to business!

Let's get down to business!


Let's get down to business!
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Exercice 2 : Let’s get down to business!

1
Listen to the beginning of the recording. What’s happening?



2
Listen and list nationalities. Link them to a dish.



3
Who suggests each idea and why? What do the others think?



4
Try and imagine a menu for their food truck.



5
Defend your menu in front of a panel of experts!


Menu
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Exercice 3 : The best menu in town!

1
Look at the menu. Would you eat some of the dishes in the pictures? Why?



2
How much would you pay for these items?



3
It’s time to place your orders!



4
Tell your friends about NYC food. Talk about your likes and dislikes!



Phonology

Intonation & suggestions

Listen

How about eating kebab tonight?

Exclaim

Shall we have Chinese for lunch?

Grammar

Likes & dislikes

Observe: I can’t stand French fries and I’m not into eating at fast food restaurants. I’m keen on sandwiches and I don’t mind eating raw fish.

Think: Find expressions meaning: like, prefer, hate, feel neutral.

Practise: Write an acrostic with your name to express your likes and dislikes!


I don't mind...

I don't mind...

Discuss your options

Use Google Form. You are in New York City with your friends and you’re getting hungry… Where will you go? Discuss your options.

How far can you go?

A2 I can list what I want, insisting on my tastes.
A2+ I can listen to my friends and say what I’d rather have.
Vers B1 : I can react to my friends’ choice with exclamations and suggestions.
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