ESL Food Game
Updated May 2023 - let me know if there are any problems.
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This is a game for learning ESL food vocabuarly. The aim is to practice English food words and food quantifiers.
There are a total of 160 food vocab items divided into 10 groups. Each items is represented visually with an image and has an audio clip for listening practice.
The game is divided into 2 parts. In the first part, you are presented with a store scenario. Customers enter the store and request specific foods. You then have to click and drag the correct food to the customer. When you do this, you accumulate money which counts towards the final score. The idea is to serve as many customers as possible so as to earn as much money as possible. The 2nd part is a simple look and click task. Students have to look at the picture and then click on the matching vocabulary item.
A full list of vocab used is as follows.
Snacks: pizza, water, burger, hot dog, egg, chocolate, bread, fries, rice, sushi, taco, cookie, donut, instant noodles, popcorn, ice, fried chicken, sandwich, ice cream, candy
Fruits: apple, orange, banana, pear, lemon, grapes, watermelon, strawberries, pineapple, blueberries, plum, peach, mango, lime, avocado, dragon fruit, kiwi fruit, tangerines, grapefruit, cherries
Meat: lamb, beef, chicken, pork, fish, shrimp, steak, kebab, sausage, bacon, chicken nuggets, roast beef, ham, chicken wing, chicken leg, pork chop, cheese, boiled eggs, lobster, butter
Drinks: cup of coffee, cup of tea, hot chocolate, glass of water, glass of cola, glass of lemonade, fruit smoothie, orange juice, milk, apple juice, lemon tea, black coffee, glass of wine, ice coffee, ice tea, cafe latte, cappuccino, espresso, chocolate milkshake, banana milkshake
Meals: steak and chips, fish and chips, chicken and rice, burger and fries, burrito, chips and dip, salad, spring rolls, dumplings, curry and rice, baked potato, beans on toast, lasagna, spaghetti bolognese ,scrambled egg on toast, English breakfast, salt and pepper, samosas, rice and vegetables, fried rice
Bread: cheese burger, wrap, spaghetti, toast, muffin, pancakes, baguette, pie, peanuts, brownies, croissant, bread rolls, waffles, pretzel, bagel, walnuts, pasta, panini, cupcake, cheese toastie
Vegetables: tomatoes, carrots, cucumber, potatoes, onions, eggplant, bell peppers, pumpkin, olives, garlic, lettuce, corn, mushrooms, celery, cabbage, peas, chilies, broccoli, cauliflower, ginger
Groceries: can of beans, packet of ketchup, slice of cake, can of tuna, slice of pizza, bowl of noodles, bowl of ice cream, packet of sweets, slice of bread, packet of biscuits, can of cola, can of sweetcorn, slice of lemon, slice of pie, slice of bacon, packet of nuts, packet of mints, packet of salt, bowl of soup, bowl of guacamole
Store: box of cereal, bag of potato chips, jar of instant coffee, carton of eggs, jar of mayonnaise, carton of milk, carton of orange juice, box of donuts, bag of pet food, bag of peas, jar of honey, jar of peanut butter, jar of mustard, carton of apple juice, carton of yogurt, box of macaroni, box of chocolates, box of biscuits, bag of almonds, bag of sugar
I hope your students enjoy the game and can practice and improve their English. Leave any comments you like below.
a good game!
good game, i love kiwi
i dont like this game it boring
amazing game. my students are gonna love this. thanks very much