Module 3 Foreign Food
Reading and vocabulary(1)
Read the passage do exercises in Activities 1 and 3.
1.What do you thi
nk an American eating Chinese food in China will notice? A. the quantity of the food B. what people do while they are eating C. the taste of the food D. the temperature of the food E. the strange things people eat
2.What do you think a Chinese person will notice when eating British food for the first time A. the quantity of the food B. what people do while they are eating C. the taste of the food D. the temperature of the food E. the strange things people eat
3.The writer of Passage 1______________. A. doesn’t like Chinese food B. hasn’t got used to most Chinese food yet C. likes most Chinese food 4.The writer of Passage 2____________. A. doesn’t like British food B. doesn’t like the way British food is prepared and served C. doesn’t like the way the British eat
Answer the questions. Passage One 1.What mistake did the writer make at the Chinese banquet? (within 30 words) He thought that the first several dishes were the total number of dishes and ate so greedily. When more dishes arrived, he was already full.
2.What impressed the writer at the banquet? (within 5 words) The quantity of the food.
3.What did the writer find shocking about the Chinese food at first but then got used to eating? (within 5 words) Every part of every animal. 4.How to understand “this vast wave of food” in paragraph One (within 15 words).
A large number of dishes that were served one after another.
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Passage Two 1.What does the writer say about the appearance of food? (within 8 words) Colorful mixtures in eight or nine big boxes.
2.What does the writer think about eating cold food? (within 5 words) Make you feel cold inside. 3.What does the writer think about the way British people eat? (within 10 words) The polite manner is graceful and admirable. 4.How to understand “cold leftovers” in paragraph one? (within 10 words)
Cold food left from an earlier meal.
Useful expressions 对……痴迷 这么多的食物 胃口好 怪不得 令……深感恐怖 中国的美味 闲适优雅的举止 感到有些茫然 大相近庭 此外 美学原则
be obsessed with this vast wave of food have very big appetites no wonder much to the horror of Chinese delicacies easy and graceful manner feel somewhat confused go against what’s more the sense of beauty and style
1. I think that they are sometimes obsessed with it. obsess vt. 迷住，痴迷，萦绕着（通常用于被动） 1) He was obsessed with an idea that much of the
world is dying. 2) You may be obsessed with the result of the past mid-term test for too long a time. be obsessed with sb./sth. obsession n.
2. No wonder my fellow guests had had only a few bites of each dish. 1) I wonder whether/if I can be admitted to my ideal university. 2) Don’t you wonder about his reasons for absence yesterday?
There is no doubt that…. =We have no doubt that….
n. 神奇的人或事物，奇妙的事物 the seven wonders of the world That tennis player is a wonder. What a wonder! It is a wonder that he survived the plane crash. It is no wonder (that) = No wonder (that) He didn’t work hard these days. It is no wonder (that)/No wonder (that) he failed in the mid-term examination.
3.I found another variety on a trip to Hunan: deepfried Choudoufu, a horrible black substance that looked and smelled about as appetising as a burnt tennis shoe. variety n.种类，品种 (kind, sort) appetite n.食欲 have a good/poor appetite lose one’s appetite loss/lack of appetite 渴望 a great appetite for knowledge appetizing/appetising adj. 味美可口的,促进食欲的 appetizing food
4. I was amazed at their easy and graceful manner while I stood there feeling somewhat confused by the food. somewhat adv. 稍微，有几分，略微 He looked somewhat excited. This test is somewhat difficult for me.
拓展： somehow adv. 1. in some way：Somehow I was able to solve the problem myself. 2.不知道为什么 Somehow I came to like Chinese food.
? Review the new words in this module. ? Go over the reading passage learned today. ? Do some reading for additional exercises.