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How to Write a Recipe

Writing in English

High Int – Adv

In this lesson, students learn and practice procedural writing and how to write a recipe. They review imperative verb forms and parallel structure, and learn new cooking adjectives and verbs. They also write and test a recipe. It would be useful to have cookbooks, magazines, or websites with recipes available for students to browse.

  • parallel
  • recipe
  • ingredients
  • meal
  • appetizer
  • utensil
  • pairing
  • logically
  • scrumptious
  • easy peasy
  • seasonings
  • room temperature
  • parallel structure
  • imperative form
PDF Content
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension
  • using abbreviations
  • reviewing measurements
  • writing practice
  • peer evaluation
Task Content
  • Did You Know?(Reference)
  • Warm-Up(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Parts of a Recipe: Introduction(Reference)
  • Writing Task 1(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Parts of a Recipe: Ingredients (Reference)
  • Writing Task 2(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Parts of a Recipe: Directions(Reference)
  • Sloppy Directions(Reference)
  • Writing Task 3(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Writing Task 4(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Sample Recipe(Reference)
  • Reviewing Parts of a Recipe(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Vocabulary Review(Matching)
  • Assessment (Open-Ended Questions)