Posted in Food / Health, LISTENING

Jamie Oliver: The perfect Omelette

Listening comprehension Jamie Oliver’s omelette


Before you watch the video, I’d like you to learn about one of UK’s best-known chefs. He is probably the most different cook you have ever seen. Read these articles about him.

* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jamie_Oliver
* http://www.jamieoliver.com/about/jamie-oliver-biog

1. Listen to the video and try to find a title
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2. Fill in the blanks with the right ingredients

• 3 ___________ for the main course omelette
• pinch of ___________ and _______________
• (some people put __________ and ____________)
• a little bit of _______________ , extra _________
• a little ________________

3. Answer the following questions:

a) How does Jamie Oliver describe omelettes?

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b) “You can use all sorts of different things”: what does he suggest?

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c) What does he advise to do if you get shell in the bowl?

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4. Put the following steps of the recipe in the right order

…. a. whisk up your eggs
…. b. let butter melt
.1.. c. crack the eggs
…. d. add a pinch of salt and pepper
…. e. add just a little bit of oil, extra virgin
…. f. add a little bit of butter
…. g. grate the cheese over the omelette
…. h. go around the edges
…. i. don’t rush it (medium heat)
…. j. serve it
…. k. move the omelette round
…. l. bring in the eggs for the first 20 seconds

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