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CONVERSATION TOPIC WEEK 5


This week's conversation topic is eating less meat. Here are some articles, videos and podcasts to check out in your free time.

PODCAST: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b078y4tk

VIDEO: https://www.ted.com/talks/graham_hill_weekday_vegetarian

ARTICLES: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/nov/06/taxing-red-meat-would-save-many-lives-research-shows

https://www.businessinsider.es/lab-grown-clean-cell-meat-photos-taste-review-2018-9?r=US&IR=T


Here's some essential eating less meat vocabulary to get you started:


Carcinogen: A substance which causes cancer. (noun)

Consumption: The amount used or eaten. (noun)

Feed: To give food to a person, group, or animal. (verb)

Flexitarian: A person who eats mainly vegetarian food but eats meat occasionally. (noun)

Lab grown meat: Meat produced by in vitro cultivation of animal cells, instead of from slaughtered animals. (noun)

Livestock: Animals and birds that are kept on a farm, such as cows, sheep, or chickens. (noun)

Patty: a piece of food made into a disc shape that is then cooked e.g a hamburger. (noun)

Plant-based: : Consisting or made entirely of plants, or mainly of plants:. (adjective)

Slice: : To cut food into flat pieces. (verb)

Stroke: A sudden change in the blood supply to a part of the brain, sometimes causing a loss of the ability to move particular parts of the body. (noun)


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