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17:52 

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@темы: словари, topics, links, Vocabulary, Sports, Science, Our Planet, Human, House, Food&Cooking, Clothes, Art, Animal world

22:23 

Vocabulary - Nuts and seeds

Орехи и семена

Almond - миндаль
Cashew - кешью
Pistachio - фисташки
Peanut - арахис
Brazil nut - бразильский орех
Coconut - кокос
Chestnut - каштан
Hazelnut or Filbert - фундук
Pine nut or Cedar nut - кедровый орех
Pecan - орех-пекан
Walnut - грецкий орех

Sesame seeds - семена кунжута
Sunflower seeds - семена подсолнечника
Macadamia - макадамия
Fennel seeds - семена фенхеля
Hemp seeds - конопляное семя
Pumpkin seeds - семя тыквы
Flaxseeds - льняное семя


@темы: Food&Cooking, Vocabulary

21:45 

Podcast - Keeping to a diet -- Overcoming 5 Common Diet Obstacles

Отличный Upper-Intermediate podcast - очень приличная лексика и довольно внятно (единственный минус - аудио запустилось только в IE((((((((((

аудио www.diet.com/listen_podcast.php?file=07_24_07ov...
текст - www.diet.com/podcasts/89/Overcoming+5+Common+Di...

@темы: Human, Food&Cooking, Podcasts, Listening

22:36 

Discussion Points - Food&Eating

Food & Eating

About how many different color foods did you eat for dinner last night?
Do you think about color when you are preparing a meal?
Are there any foods that you wouldn't eat as a child that you eat now?
Are you a good cook?
Are you a vegetarian?
Are you concerned about your daily calorie intake when choosing something to eat?
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@темы: Discussion points, English, Food&Cooking

14:26 

BBC Podcasts - Food

Tea Drinking in the UK
Yvonne and Alice talk about how tea became a very popular drink in the UK and and we hear how many cups of tea British people drink every day.
www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/gene...

Coffee addiction
Do you have a strong need to keep drinking coffee? Scientists are warning about the effects of being addicted to caffeine - the stimulant found in coffee. In 6 Minute English, Rob and Finn talk about the dangers of drinking too much coffee, and look at some language associated with addictions
www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/gene...

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@темы: Vocabulary, Podcasts, Listening, Food&Cooking, English, 6 minute English

13:33 

Verbs - Cooking

add: To put ingredients together; to put one ingredient with the others.

bake: To cook in an oven by using heat.

barbecue: To cook foods (primarily meat) on a grill by using fire or hot coals.

beat: To mix quickly and continually, commonly used with eggs.

boil: To heat water until little bubbles form.

break: To separate into smaller parts by force.

broil: To cook meat or vegetables on a rack with an extremely high temperature.

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@темы: Vocabulary, Food&Cooking

20:57 

Vocabulary Lists - Shopping, Clothes, Food

Shopping
  • advertising campaign: a series of advertisements to persuade people to buy something
  • big brand names: large well-known companies or product names
  • to be careful with money: to not over-spend
  • carrier bag: bags (usually plastic) supplied by shops
  • customer service: the degree to which customers are treated well
  • to get into debt: to owe money
  • to give someone the hard sell: to put pressure on someone to buy something
  • high street names: well-known shops
  • independent stores: small shops independent of large companies
  • local shops: community shops
  • loyalty card: a card issued by a shop to allow customers to save money on the basis of what they spend
  • must-have product: a product that is very popular that a lot of people want to have
  • to be on a tight budget: to have a limited amount of money to spend
  • to be on commission: to pay someone in relation to the amount they sell
  • a pay in cash: to pay for something using coins or paper money
  • to pay the full price: to pay the full amount for something
  • to pick up a bargain: to buy something much cheaper than the normal price
  • to run up a credit card bill: to owe money on a credit card
  • to shop around: to try different shops to find the best deal
  • shop assistant: the person who serves customers
  • to shop until you drop: to do a lot of shopping
  • to slash prices: to reduce prices a great deal
  • to snap up a bargain: to buy something quickly that is being sold cheaply
  • summer sales: a period in the year when things are sold cheaply
  • to try something on: to see if an item of clothing fits or is suitable
  • to be value for money: to be worth the cost
  • window shopping: to visit a store to look at items without the intention of buying anything
  • Clothes and Fashion
    • to be on trend: to be very fashionable
    • casual clothes: not formal
    • classic style: a simple, traditional style that is always fashionable
    • designer label: a well-known company that makes (often expensive) clothing
    • dressed to kill: wearing clothes that attract admirers
    • to dress for the occasion: to wear clothes suitable for a particular event
    • fashionable: in fashion
    • fashion house: a company that sells (usually expensive) new styles in clothes
    • fashion icon: a person who is famous for their sense of fashion
    • fashion show: an event where modals show off the latest in fashion designs
    • to get dressed up: to put on nice clothes, often to go out somewhere special
    • to go out of fashion: to not be in fashion any more
    • hand-me-downs: clothes that are passed down from older brothers or sisters to their younger siblings
    • to have an eye for (fashion): to be a good judge of
    • to have a sense of style: the ability to wear clothes that look stylish
    • the height of fashion: very fashionable
    • to keep up with the latest fashion: to wear the latest fashions
    • to look good in: to wear something that suits you
    • to mix and match: to wear different styles or items of clothing that aren’t part of a set outfit
    • must-have: something that is highly fashionable and therefore in demand
    • off the peg: clothing that is ready made
    • old fashioned: not in fashion any more
    • on the catwalk: the stage that modals walk along to show off the latest fashions
    • a slave to fashion: someone who always feel the need to wear the latest fashions
    • smart clothes: the kind of clothes worn for a formal event
    • to suit someone: to look good on someone
    • to take pride in one’s appearance: to pay attention to how one looks
    • timeless: something that doesn’t go out of fashion
    • vintage clothes: clothes from an earlier period
    • well-dressed: to be dressed attractively
    Food
    • to be full up: to eat to the point that you can no longer eat any more
    • to be starving hungry: an exaggerated way of saying you are very hungry
    • to bolt something down: to eat something very quickly
    • to be dying of hunger: an exaggerated way of saying you are hungry
    • to eat a balanced diet: to eat the correct types and amounts of food
    • to eat like a horse: to eat a lot
    • to follow a recipe: to cook a meal using instructions
    • to foot the bill: to pay the bill
    • a fussy eater: somebody who has their own very high standards about what to eat
    • to grab a bite to eat: to eat something quickly (when you’re in a rush)
    • to have a sweet tooth: to enjoy sugary food
    • home-cooked food: food cooked at home from individual ingredients
    • the main meal: the most important meal of the day, usually eaten in the evening
    • to make your mouth water: to make you feel very hungry for something
    • to play with your food: to push food around the plate to avoid eating it
    • processed food: commercially prepared food bought for convenience
    • a quick snack: to eat a small amount of food between meals
    • a ready meal: see ‘processed food’
    • a slap up meal: a large meal
    • to spoil your appetite: to eat something that will stop you feeling hungry when it’s meal-time.
    • a take away: a cooked meal prepared in a restaurant and eaten at home
    • to tuck into: to eat something with pleasure
    • to wine and dine: to entertain someone by treating them to food and drink
    • to work up an appetite: to do physical work that leads to you becoming hungry

    @темы: Vocabulary, Shopping, Food&Cooking, Fashion, Clothes

    10:21 

    Adjectives with food

    1. Sweets
    Sweets satisfy the desire for sugary delights in the human diet. The experience and joy of eating a sweet is often so deep, that it has to be shared with others. Here are some words that help to create clear descriptions of sweets for readers and listeners.

    Syrupy: sweet with a syrup-like texture. Sweets that are in thick, liquid forms, are often described as being syrupy.
    Example: Her mom made us some syrupy sweet toffees the last time we went to her house for a sleepover.

    Sugary: an intense sweet taste that replicates the taste of sugar.
    Example: The abundance of sugary candies at the party answered the call of my sweet tooth.

    Chocolaty: a chocolate flavored sweet.
    Example: The doughnuts had a rich chocolaty

    Minty: having a peppermint flavor.
    Example: The minty chewing gum made me feel less drowsy during the long sermon.

    Nectarous: Resembling nectar in texture and taste. Nectar is the sweet liquid extracted from certain plants by bees and some birds.
    Example: The donuts had a nectarous filling that made eating them a pleasure-filled experience.

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    @темы: English, Food&Cooking, Vocabulary

    10:24 

    'How does it taste?'

    'How does it taste?'

    bitter
    sour
    sweet
    salty
    hot
    oily
    crunchy
    stale
    sticky

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    @темы: Vocabulary, Food&Cooking, English

    10:40 

    Describing taste and flavour

    Acerbic is anything sour, bitter or sharp - cutting, caustic, acid, mordant, barbed, prickly, biting, pointed. The opposite flavour would be mild, sweet, or honeyed.

    Acidor Acidic food can be sharp, tart, sour, bitter. Just the opposite of sweet, sugary, honey.

    Acrid taste can be considered pungent, bitter, choking, sharp, unpleasant, harsh- sharp, cutting, caustic, bitter, vitriolic, mordant, trenchant -sour, tart, sharp, biting, acerbic.

    Aftertaste is the trace, hint, smack, relish, savor food leaves behind.

    Ambrosia is the food of the gods, and epicurean delight, food fit for a king, delicacy, heavenly spread, gastronomical delight, some apply this term to the pièce de résistance in a meal.

    Ambrosial is, therefore, fit for the gods, delectable, mouthwatering, heavenly, savoury, delicious, tasty, toothsome, divine. It is not distasteful or disgusting at all.

    Appealing foodis attractive, tempting, interesting, pleasing, alluring, likable, engaging, charming, fascinating, glamorous. It is never repulsive, disgusting, or repellent.

    Appetite is the hunger, craving, desire, taste, ravenousness, sweet tooth, thirst, penchant, or passion we experience. When we have an appetite for something, we don't find it revulsive, repulsive, or distasteful.

    Appetizer is the tidbit, snack, starter, hors d'oeuvre, finger food, dip, coldcuts, kickshaw, olives, anchovies - canapés, dim sum, aperitif, rollmops, antipasto, crudités we might have to open a meal.

    Appetizing is everything we find appealing, mouth-watering, delectable, savory,delicious, palatable, inviting, tantalizing, toothsome, luscious, tempting, tasty, enticing. Opposed to what we find nauseating, sickening, repulsive, unappetizing, revolting.

    Astringent is biting, harsh, sharp, cutting, acerbic, severe, rough, acrid,mordant, caustic. It is not mild, soft, gentle.

    Balsamic comes as soothing, balmy, mild, gentle, temperate, tranquil, calm. Never irritant or abrasive.

    Biting taste means caustic, piercing, penetrating, stinging, sharp, severe,mordant, stinging. It is not gentle, balmy, or soothing.

    Bitter is acrid, tart, sour, harsh, acidic, vinegary, acerbic. The opposite ofsweet, honeyed, mild, gentle, warm.

    Brackish means salty, briny, saline.


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    @темы: Vocabulary, Food&Cooking, English

    10:44 

    Food Idioms

    Apple of his eye - A favorite
    As busy as popcorn on a skillet - Very active
    As easy as apple pie - Something simple
    As flat as a pancake - Very flat
    As hungry as a bear - Very hungry
    As nutty as a fruitcake - Crazy
    As slow as molasses in January - Very slow
    As sour as vinegar - Disagreeable
    As sweet as honey - Very sweet
    As thick as pea soup - Very thick
    As warm as toast - Very warm
    Bad apple - Bad person
    Bad egg - Bad person
    Bear fruit - Get results
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    @темы: Idioms&Expressions, Food&Cooking, Vocabulary

    15:57 

    Jamie Oliver - on TED - talking about food)


    @темы: English, Food&Cooking, TED, videos

    16:23 

    Graham Hill - Why I'm a weekday vegetarian


    @темы: videos, TED, Food&Cooking, English

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