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Learn English through pictures, sounds and sentence examples! In this lesson you will learn some useful phrases for talking about meals.

Meals of the day

Do you know the words for the meals that we eat during the day? What's your favourite meal? What do you like to eat for breakfast, lunch and dinner?

Your body needs food to grow and live.

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the first meal of the day

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eaten in the middle of the day

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a light meal in the late afternoon

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the last meal of the day

Make a sentence!

Practise your English. Look at the pictures below. Then make as many sentences and questions about meals as you can.

Here are some examples.

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apples, breakfast

Do you eat apples for breakfast?

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milk, breakfast

I always drink milk for breakfast.

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pizza, dinner

Do you want pizza for dinner?

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cookies, dinner

I never eat cookies after dinner.

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What should you do before eating? Read the poems to find out.

Saying rhymes is fun! Think about acting for these rhymes. Try to mime, make funny motions with your hands, or stamp, clap, knock.

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Children, children
It's time to eat.
Go wash your hands
And have a seat.
You should have clean hands
When you eat, when you eat.

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Before I eat my meals
I wash my hands, scrub, scrub.
Before I eat my meals
I set my place, set, set.
Before I eat my meals
I pass the food, pass, pass.