Monday, February 13, 2012

This Week's Cultural Corner (Basic Level)

In many English speaking countries, especially Ireland, the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Australia, the first day of Lent is known as Shrove Tuesday. (martes de carnaval?) On this day, it is the tradition to eat pancakes. Listen to the first part of this video. Complete the list of ingredients. Write the numbers.

____ grammes of flour
____ egg(s)
a piinch of salt
a tablespoon of sugar
 ______ ml milk
 ______ml water
______ grammes melted butter

extra butter
castor sugar
_______ lemons

Now, watch the rest of the video. Put these steps in order.

Step _____: Garnish the pancakes
Step _____: Cook the pancakes
Step _____: Serve the pancakes
Step _____: Get the ingredients together
Step _____: Toss the pancakes
Step _____: Mix the batter

Why don't you try making some English pancakes at home?

Source. OUP España

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