Can robots be chefs?

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ARTICLE: https://eslbrains.com/crc044

This is a standalone lesson but it can also be used as part of the set titled:

LESSON OVERVIEW

In this lesson, students discuss the article they read at home, talk about the pizza vending machine and the future of cooking

B1 / Intermediate
B2 / Upper Intermediate
30 minCritical Reading ClubUnlimited Plan

This is a Critical Reading Club worksheet. With this format, students need to read an online article at home and do the exercises in the classroom. Learn more about how to use such worksheets and their benefits in our post.

ACTIVITIES

In the warm-up activity, students need to come up with three things that fall into categories, e.g. popular pizza toppings. Then, they discuss the article they read at home and talk about the food industry. After that, students do a vocabulary task in which they need to choose one of three words in each statement (e.g. automation, operate, quality). They also say which of the statements they agree with. If they don’t agree, they have to change the statements. Finally, students look at five automation ideas (e.g. a 3D food printer) and choose which ones they would invest in and why

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https://eslbrains.com/crc044

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  1. jane_carvell@yahoo.co.uk

    I’ve been using this lesson over the last few days with a lot of my students. I like how website has both a video and text. It also encompasses a lot of interesting themes like food, labour shortage, automation etc. Works well for all sorts of students! Thanks as always for your wonderful lesson plans!

    1. Ewa

      Thanks for your feedback, Jane 🙂

  2. Lektor CustomMade

    Hi, great lesson, thank you! Unfortunately, sign-in is required to watch the video again. I guess I have watched it too often 🙂

    1. Ewa

      Hi! Students don’t need to watch the video, though. They just need to read the article and the access to it is open 🙂

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