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