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Upper-Intermediate Instant Lesson™

GM Foods Follow-Up One

Eating Out: GM Foods


This is the first follow-up to an Instant Lesson on Genetically Modified Foods (GM Foods), titled
"Please pass the GM potatoes".

A: Fill in the gaps

Use these words to fill in the gaps in the following sentence. (Do not use your dictionary:
ignore words you do not understand.)

in join and
on against other

Top TV chef ______ London restaurateur Antonio Carluccio will ______ 17 ______
members of Britain's culinary elite ______ a demonstration ______ gene foods ______
Wednesday.

B: Eating Out Vocabulary

"Eating out" mean going out to eat a meal. Here are some other more difficult words to
do with food and restaurants. Find them in the article below then match them with their
meanings using their context in the article to help you.

Words Meanings
a coffee shop (that often also serves
chef
meals)
restaurateur a cook in a hotel or restaurant
culinary a restaurant
cafe connected to cooking and kitchens
eating establishment the owner/manager of a restaurant

C: Comprehension

Read the article carefully and answer the following questions:

1. How many chefs demonstrated against gene foods?


2. The fourth paragraph starts "this is imposing...". What does "this" refer to?
3. Does Greenpeace plan to help chefs in other countries do the same as the British
chefs?
Top UK chefs wipe gene foods from the menu
LONDON, Tuesday April 20 "As food professionals we object to
(Reuters) - Top TV chef and London the introduction of genetically
restaurateur Antonio Carluccio will engineered foods into the food
join 17 other members of Britain's chain," the chefs said in a joint
culinary elite in a demonstration statement released by Greenpeace.
against gene foods on Wednesday.
"This is imposing a genetic
Chefs from fashionable experiment on the public which
establishments like The Savoy and could have unpredictable and
the River Cafe will also be raising a irreversible adverse consequences."
glass of champagne to mark the
launch of the "Chefs against GM "Although it's happening first in the
Foods" campaign, which is backed UK, this is a Europe wide initiative,"
by the Greenpeace environmental a spokesman for Greenpeace told
group, a long-standing opponent of Reuters.
genetically modified products. Article © 1999 Reuters Limited.
Lesson ©1999 www.english-to-go.com
TEACHERS' NOTES AND ANSWER KEY

B: Eating Out Vocabulary - Answers

Words Meanings

chef a cook in a hotel or restaurant

restaurateur the owner/manager of a restaurant

culinary connected to cooking and kitchens

a coffee shop (that often also


cafe
serves meals)

eating establishment a restaurant

C: Comprehension - Answers

1. 18
2. The introduction of genetically engineered foods into the food chain.
3. Yes: "Although it's happening first in the UK, this is a Europe wide initiative."