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By the end of the activity pupils will be able to:

·     to answer simple ‘wh’ questions.

·     talk about their favourite food.

Target Language:

Different items of food and relevant expressions for example ‘What do you like____?/ Do you like X? Yes, I like X / No, I don’t like X.

Time needed for preparation:

10 minutes

Time needed in class:

25 minutes


Year 1

Language Focus:


Activity Use:


Pupil Task:

Pair Work
Whole Class

Which learning institute:



Pictures of various food items, corresponding words cards, worksheet

Procedure before class:

1.       This is a review lesson so the teacher needs to collect together any picture or word cards used to teach food items. 

Procedure in class:

1.       Review food vocabulary with children.
2.       Pre-teaches new vocabulary (favourite, like, what , breakfast, lunch, dinner)
3.       Guide pupils to answer the following questions:
·       What do you like to eat?/ What is your favourite food?
·       Do you like ____________?
·       What did you eat this morning? What did you have during break time?
4.       Hand out the worksheet. Ask pupils to talk about food they like/don’t like with their friends. Provide prompts for this if necessary: My favourite food is … For breakfast, I like to eat rice, I love eating chicken for lunch, and so on. Pupils record this on the worksheet.
5.       Invite pupils to share their favourite food in front of the class.
6.       Ask pupils what they ate this morning/during break time. Write on the board and drill relevant expressions: What did you have for breakfast? What did you eat during break time? I had a bowl of noodle soup for lunch.
7.       Ask pupils to walk around the room asking their friends the same questions and recording their answers on the worksheet.
8.      After 10 minutes conduct feedback. Ask various pupils to share information about their friends. E.g. Hazir had noodles for breakfast. Nur ate a bun during break time.


Follow Up:

Ask pupils to write down simple sentences relating to the worksheet. For example ,
·       Hidaya really likes eating ice cream!
·        Safwan doesn’t like eating carrots.
·       Most of my friends had rice for breakfast.



No Variations


Use this lesson to revise food vocabulary!