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| "chow down" = eat enthusiastically
"The kids couldn't wait to chow down the bacon and eggs for breakfast."
"Don't let the children pig out on pizza and soda. They need to eat vegetables, too."
What are some common things people eat for breakfast in your hometown? Are any of these things unique to your culture that you might not find in other countries? Who usually prepares meals in your house: you, a parent, or someone else? In this activity, you will hear a father and daughter talking about breakfast choices. Which is most appealing to you?
Listen to the conversation again as you read the Quiz Script .
What did you eat for breakfast this morning? If you had a friend from another country eat breakfast at your house, would he discover something different to eat than he or she is used to?
Eating a healthy breakfast is often said to be key to both mind, body, and spirit as a means of starting off the day; however, what you eat and how much you eat can vary widely, and eating habits are sometimes influenced by the local culture. Use the Internet to find one article on the importance of eating breakfast and then find two breakfast recipes that support the types of food suggested in the article.
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