Food for TESOL

This week we searched for authentic materials that you can use in your TESOL lesson plans, and we found a couple of articles that teachers can use to teach consumer awareness and responsibility. Help your students  make informed decisions about the matters that affect their lives and the people around them!

The first article is a summary of a report by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, which found that “Half of all food is thrown away”. How can your students, as consumers,  help reduce food waste?  Read More: rawstory.com/rs/2013/01/10/report-half-of-all-food-is-thrown-away/

The second article was published by Think Progress and explains “How the food industry is enabling the United States’ obesity epidemic”. How can your students, as consumers, make healthier food choices?  Read more: thinkprogress.org/health/2013/01/11/1436441/food-industry-obesity-epidemic/