Beginner: Food – Modals of Permission and Request

LESSON GOAL

Let’s check our lesson goal.
In this material, you will learn how to use modals of permission and request in creating sentences.

PART A_1

Let’s read the dialogue. I will play Ron and you will play Emma. Then, we’ll switch roles.

PART A_2

Emma, you are right! The food here is really good.
I am glad you like it here. We can eat here again on Sam’s birthday.

Sure. I would love to dine here again. Anyway, could you please pass the salt?
Here you go. Your food looks nice. May I have a taste?

Yes, you may. Here, take some. It’s a fish chowder. If I remember correctly, your mom loves anything that is fish, right?
Yes, she does, since she does not like to eat meat. I will order a fish chowder for myself and a smoked salmon for my mom later for takeout.

PART A_3

Please answer the questions I’ll ask you about the dialogue.

PART A_4

1. Can you tell me when they will eat at the restaurant again?
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2. Can you tell me what Ron asked Emma to pass?
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3. Could you tell me what food does Emma’s mother loves?
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4. Could you tell me if Emma hates fish?
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PART B_1

Study the picture for 1 minute. Make a sentence on what the character should say based on the given situation.

PART B_2

1. How should the waitress ask for their orders?
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2. How should Bella ask for a bowl of salad?
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3. How should Lucas ask for a glass of wine?
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PART C_1

Let’s talk. Please answer my questions. You may ask questions, too.

PART C_2

1. May I know your favorite food?
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2. Can you tell me how to cook your favorite food?
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3. Could you tell me something about the most delicious food you’ve ever eaten?
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4. Can you tell me something about your favorite restaurant?
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5. May I know the weirdest food you’ve ever eaten?
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