Episode 44: Food Around The World

This week is all about food glorious food from around the world - delicious! You’ll discover the strangest things your hosts Jennifer & Dan have ever eaten as well as some of the different dishes they have tasted from around the world. The language focus is a listening comprehension so you might want to take a few notes as you listen :)
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Podcast Notes:

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Vocabulary: (all definitions are available in the free episode guide)

Cuisines - a style or method of cooking, especially as characteristic of a particular country, region, or establishment.

Mid-morning - in the middle of the morning, around 10 am

Carbs - an informal word for carbohydrates 

Carboholic - 

Veggies - 

Devour - 

Hubby / hubs - 

Heavy food/meal - 

Coincidences - 

Authentic -  

Bucket list - 

Stomach turning - 

Spectacular - 

Language Focus: Listening Comprehension

Here are the questions and answers from this week's listening comprehension (full version in Episode Guide)

1 Where did Jen say she wanted to go just for the food?

- Japan 

2 What does Dan eat in a typical week?

3 Where does Jen like to go on special occasions? What does Jen eat on special occasions? Why? 

4 What type of food is on every corner in San Diego?

5 What’s the strangest thing Dan has eaten?

English Expressions:

On my radar - to be noticed or important

Anything under the sun - anything at all

To blow your own trumpet -

To not care for something -

Once bitten, twice shy -

To die for -

To wrap it up -

On every corner -

Hold your tongue -

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For more learning, including the full vocabulary list and definitions (from below), a more complete language focus explanation, and idiom example sentences, download this week's episode guide.

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