Listening: Jamie Oliver Salad

Introduction

Do you like salads?
What ingredients do you normally expect to find in a salad?
1. Look at the following things and look up any you don’t know.
parsley
wild herbs
vinegar
sherry
paprika
acorn
ham
berries
fat
tomato
bread
shallot
pork
black pepper
chicken
chorizo
lemon
sea salt
spices
garlic
jam
basil
goat’s cheese
olive oil

Did you think of any of the things in the list?
Do you find any of them surprising?

2. Watch the video below, and put the ingredients from the list in the order you hear them.
  • Answer to Exercise 2.
Things from the list Jamie says in order: tomato, chorizo, paprika, spices, olive oil, fat, acorn, pork, wild herbs, berries, shallot, black pepper, sea salt, (sherry) vinegar, parsley, basil, garlic, jam, chicken, ham, goat’s cheese, sherry, bread

Which 3 things does Jamie say that pigs eat, which 2 things does he suggest using after eating the salad, and which thing doesn’t he say at all?

  • Answer
Ingredients pigs eat: wild herbs, acorn, berries

Things he suggests using after eating the salad: a jam jar for keeping the oil in, a roast chicken to put the oil on.

Ingredient he doesn’t say: lemon

Now try my CROSSWORD HERE with definitions and ingredients from the video. (Link opens in new page.)

3. Watch the video again and decide if the statements below are true or false.

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4. Look at these expressions from the video, and choose the correct meaning from A-C.

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