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How To Make Mashed Potatoes

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Video Length: 3:13

Updated on: 07/28/2022

Lesson Time: 1–2 hrs.

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Lesson Description

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a video and do a listening exercise on a recipe for mashed potatoes. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about potatoes. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms and phrases from the video. The post-viewing section includes an activity on adjectives describing the ingredients, and an activity on the usage of the cooking phrases in the video. There is an additional recipe task as well as a quiz and review section.

Video Description

Watch how to make the best mashed potatoes ever! The secret to these spuds' success is using Yukon Gold potatoes, and mashing them with cream cheese, butter, chives, plus lots of garlic and Parmesan cheese! It's a must-have recipe for Thanksgiving dinner.

Lesson Activities

Short Answers, Sequence Activity
Images, Phrases
Recipe Task, Quiz & Review

Lesson Topics

Recipe, Food, Potatoes

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