Easy English listening Lesson 47 – Vegetables

Vegetables are very good for you.
They say that you should have three servings of vegetables every day.
I like green peas.
Peas come in pods.
I also like snow peas.
You eat the pods on the snow peas.
I like corn when it is on the cob.
Carrots are good to eat raw.
Beans are good for you.
There are many different types of beans.
There are string beans, kidney beans, baked beans and lots of other types of beans.
Some people don’t like green vegetables like broccoli and Brussels sprouts.
I like broccoli and Brussels sprouts.
You can make a salad and put lots of different vegetables into the salad.
In my salads, I like lettuce, tomatoes, celery, cucumber, radishes, cauliflower and spring onions.
I try to have a salad with dressing on it every day.
My dad likes root vegetables like beets and parsnips.
My brother will only eat potatoes.
He likes his potatoes baked.
My mother likes to buy her vegetables at the market.
She says they are fresher there.
My mother buys a lot of onions.
She puts onions in almost all the meals that she cooks.
Some children won’t eat their vegetables.
I didn’t like some vegetables at first, but I have become used to them.
I like having vegetables with my meals.

Exercise for this lesson:

  1. How many servings of vegetables are recommended every day?
  2. What are some examples of green vegetables mentioned?
  3. How do you eat snow peas?
  4. What type of corn does the person like, and how do they prefer it?
  5. What are some different types of beans mentioned?
  6. What are some vegetables mentioned in the salad?
  7. How does the person’s dad like his potatoes?
  8. Where does the person’s mother prefer to buy vegetables?
  9. What vegetable does the mother buy a lot of and use in many meals?
  10. What is the person’s attitude toward vegetables now, compared to before?

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