5. Fill in the blanks with the necessary prepositions: in (3), by (2), to (3), on, from, with, of, over.
Food for Different Cultures
The manner ____ which food is selected, prepared, presented and eaten often differs ____ culture. Americans love beef, yet it is forbidden ____ Hindus, while the forbidden food ____ the Moslei and Jewish cultures is normally pork, eaten extensively ____ the Chinese and others. ____ large cosmopolitan cities, restaurant often cater to diverse diets and offer national dishes to meet varying cultural tastes. Feeding habits also differ, and the range goes ____ hands and chopsticks ____ full sets of cutlery. Often the differences among cultures in the foods they eat are related ____ the differences in geography and local resources. People who live near water (seas, lakes, and rivers) tend to eat more fish and crustaceans. People who live in colder climates tend to eat heavier, fatty foods. However, ____ the development ____ a global economy, food boundaries and differences are beginning to dissipate: McDonalds is now ____ every continent except Antarctica, and tofu and yoghurt are served all ____ the world
V. Speech Exercises
1. Interview your group-mate about his / her visit to the supermarket.
Find the answers to the following questions.
1. Where do you go shopping? To the supermarket? Small food stores? Bazar? Why?
2. You make a shopping list, dont you? What items do you put on your shopping list?
3. Do you prefer buying cheaper or more expensive products?
4. Do you have the habit of looking at the date on the label if the foods are not
past the date?
5. Do you buy canned ready-to-use / half-ready products?
6. Would you rather buy foods that were advertised?