[Listening Medium] Breakfast Recipes

Pre-Listening Exercise

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?


an acquired taste” = something you don’t like at first, but you begin to like it
Eating his food is an acquired taste because he uses so many exotic ingredients.”
bread and butter” = a job or activity that provides steady income
Teaching school is my bread and butter; I do landscaping on the side.”

Script (only click after finishing the exercise below)

Listening Exercise

A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.