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Activity 4
DIFFERENTIATION


Trends or traditions




Over to you!

Let’s have lunch at Los Pollos Hermanos restaurant

Let’s use what you have learnt in
Activity 4
and / or in
Activity 5
!


You can either be a great fan of Breaking Bad TV show or not know about it at all.

Be ready to convince your partner by text message or orally.
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Group 1: Go vegan!

Go vegan!
VegNews: When and why did you go vegan?
Cory Booker: I think my journey started in 1992. I was just coming off from playing varsity football for Stanford, about to start to play varsity basketball for Oxford, and I really believed what Gandhi titled his autobiography, The Story of My Experiments with Truth. So, I tried to experiment with his vegetarian diet and see how I felt. And my body just took off; it was like somebody lifted off a twenty-pound weighted vest. My sleep patterns got better, I felt more energy, better recovery after workouts. I was like, “Oh My Gosh, I will never go back to eating meat. I started becoming a vegetarian, but then, it made me insanely curious, like why is my body reacting this way? I just started reading about health and fitness. I found the data that began to reaffirm my vegetarianism. In fact, it led me to more about our environment and cruelty to animals. I began saying I was a vegetarian because, for me, it was the best way to live in accordance to the ideals and values that I have. My veganism started then.
Cory Booker on Animal Rights, Veganism, and How to Change the World, Jasmin Singer, Vegnews, 2018.

Group 2: Key Lime Pie
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Author claims Key lime pie wasn't invented in the Florida Keys

Author claims Key Lime Pie wasn’t invented in the Florida Keys, Associated Press, 2018.

Culture note

A state dessert

Each American state has a state dessert. It is almost sacred, because it gives a cultural backbone to the state. Florida has Key lime pie, Texas has pecan pie, New York has cheesecake...

Let's talk this out!

PAIR WORK
MEDIATION

Share your findings with your classmates and learn about the other document.

2
What are the common points and differences?

3
Which document do you think is more interesting? Why?


4
a. Would you consider becoming vegan?

b. Is Key Lime Pie essential to Florida’s economy?
Why?


Useful vocabulary: Both documents highlight the fact that...
People tend to forget / ignore how essential…
If we take a deep ≠ shallow look at things...

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  • quit /ˈkwɪt/ / stop + V-ing
  • make money (profit from)
  • be aware of / conscious /ˈkɒnʃəs/ of
  • pay attention to
  • endanger your health / the planet

Let's learn!

Guessing Game

Select an expression (at least 2 words) from
Activity 4
or
Activity 5
and prepare a definition of it. Read it to make the class guess your expression.

Voir les réponses

You are in charge of one document.

1
What kind of document is it? Sum it up in one or two sentences.


Useful vocabulary:
This is an extract from…
It was published / broadcast on…
Basically, the message is that...
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