Look at the picture.
Read the questions.
Think about the topic.
Where do you like to go for lunch?
Do you typically eat at home, at work or school, outside (at a restaurant)?
What kinds of food do you normally eat at lunch?
Do you spend much time in preparation for lunch time meals?
Do you like fast food? Why or why not?
Reading and Pronunciation
Read the article out loud to your tutor. He or She will listen and correct your pronunciation.
Where do you think the first hamburgers were served?
Do you know why they were created?
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Source: America’s Library
Read the text aloud to your tutor. Your tutor will listen and provide you with feedback.
What do you think of Louis’s story?
Do you think he was a successful businessman? Why or why not?
Would you like to go into the restaurant or food service business?
If you could start a restaurant, what kinds of food would you serve?
If you could “invent” a new type of food, what would it be?
Where would you locate your restaurant?
How would you attract customers to your place?
What type of clients would you cater to?
What types of decorations would you have?
If you have time, you may wish to view the video below on how to start a restaurant business.
Talk with your tutor about this topic.
Use the expressions and vocabulary you learned.
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Check your Comprehension
1. Why did Louis Lassen start making hamburgers?
2. Which garnish is not available for customers to choose from at Louis’ Lunch?
3. How many generations of Lassens have been in this business?