Cooking Together

 

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Would you like to cook dinner together?
Sounds great. What would you like to eat?
I was thinking maybe tacos?
I love tacos. Hard shell or soft?
I don't really care. But soft are easier to eat.
Then let's use soft. I'll start cooking the beef and onions. Do you want to slice some avocado and tomatoes?
Yes, I'll do that. What else do we need? Maybe lettuce and cheese?
Whatever you like in your tacos. We could also add beans and jalapenos?
And sour cream and salsa?
I don't have sour cream. But these tacos sound delicious. I'm very excited and hungry already.
Me too! Who taught you how to cook?
My mother, she is a great cook! We always used to make dinner together.
If you set the table, I will finish the tacos and we can eat?
Sounds good.
 

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Complete the dialog.
 
 
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  •   I love tacos. Hard shell or 
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I love tacos. Hard shell or ?
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Then let's use soft. I'll start cooking the beef and onions. Do you want to some avocado and tomatoes?
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Yes, I'll do that. What else do we need? Maybe and cheese?
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Whatever you like in your tacos. We could also add and jalapenos?
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And sour and salsa?
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  •   I don't have sour cream. But these tacos sound delicious. I'm very excited and 
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I don't have sour cream. But these tacos sound delicious. I'm very excited and already.
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  •   Me too! Who taught you how to 
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Me too! Who taught you how to ?
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  •   My mother, she is a great 
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My mother, she is a great ! We always used to make dinner together.
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  •   If you set the 
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If you set the , I will finish the tacos and we can eat?
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Sounds good.
 

Learn important phrases

Can you turn the oven on to 350 degrees?
Are you allergic to anything?
I usually eat veggies with chicken and rice for lunch.
How do I cook that?
I'm craving noodles with tomato sauce and cheese.
You need a good knife to chop onions.
We are having a potluck tonight.
Whoever cooks dinner doesn't have to do the dirty dishes.
Can you turn the oven on to 350 degrees?
 
Are you allergic to anything?
 
I usually eat veggies with chicken and rice for lunch.
 
How do I cook that?
 
I'm craving noodles with tomato sauce and cheese.
 
You need a good knife to chop onions.
 
We are having a potluck tonight.
 
Whoever cooks dinner doesn't have to do the dirty dishes.
 
 
 

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Practice Listening

Listen to the dialog and choose the matching statement.
 
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    • They both like Italian food.
       
    • He likes pizza.
       
    • They love French food.
       
 
 
 
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    • He wants to eat Chinese food.
       
    • She wants to eat Chinese food.
       
    • He doesn't like Chinese food.
       
 
 
 
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    • He is helping with the dishes.
       
    • She is making a mess.
       
    • He is chopping vegetables.
       
 
 
 
 

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Ashlee
Would you like to cook dinner together?
You
Sounds great. What would you like to eat?
I was thinking maybe tacos?
I love tacos. Hard shell or soft?
I don't really care. But soft are easier to eat.
Then let's use soft. I'll start cooking the beef and onions. Do you want to slice some avocado and tomatoes?
Yes, I'll do that. What else do we need? Maybe lettuce and cheese?
Whatever you like in your tacos. We could also add beans and jalapenos?
And sour cream and salsa?
I don't have sour cream. But these tacos sound delicious. I'm very excited and hungry already.
Me too! Who taught you how to cook?
My mother, she is a great cook! We always used to make dinner together.
If you set the table, I will finish the tacos and we can eat?
Sounds good.
Speak your answers to the dialog (when it's your turn). Record your answers to the dialog (when it's your turn). Then replay your recording and compare each recorded part to the original.
You
Would you like to cook dinner together?
David
Sounds great. What would you like to eat?
I was thinking maybe tacos?
I love tacos. Hard shell or soft?
I don't really care. But soft are easier to eat.
Then let's use soft. I'll start cooking the beef and onions. Do you want to slice some avocado and tomatoes?
Yes, I'll do that. What else do we need? Maybe lettuce and cheese?
Whatever you like in your tacos. We could also add beans and jalapenos?
And sour cream and salsa?
I don't have sour cream. But these tacos sound delicious. I'm very excited and hungry already.
Me too! Who taught you how to cook?
My mother, she is a great cook! We always used to make dinner together.
If you set the table, I will finish the tacos and we can eat?
Sounds good.
 
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