Lesson recommendations: Eating out, The Michelin guide

A2 Level (Elementary)

  1. What is your favorite restaurant?
  2. What food do you like to eat at a restaurant?
  3. How do you order food in a restaurant?
  4. Do you prefer fast food or a sit-down restaurant?
  5. What do you drink with your meal at a restaurant?
  6. Can you name some types of restaurants?
  7. How do you ask for the bill in a restaurant?
  8. Do you like to try new restaurants?
  9. What do you say to a waiter if you like the food?
  10. Do you prefer indoor or outdoor seating at a restaurant?

B1 Level (Intermediate)

  1. Describe your last visit to a restaurant.
  2. How do you choose a restaurant when you want to dine out?
  3. What’s important to you in a restaurant? (e.g., service, food quality)
  4. Do you enjoy international cuisine? What’s your favorite?
  5. How do you make a reservation at a restaurant?
  6. What are some typical dishes from your country’s restaurants?
  7. Discuss a memorable dining experience you had.
  8. How do you deal with dietary restrictions when eating out?
  9. What do you think about sharing meals at restaurants?
  10. How do restaurants in your country handle tips?

B2 Level (Upper Intermediate)

  1. Compare fast food and fine dining restaurants.
  2. Discuss the role of ambiance in a dining experience.
  3. How has the restaurant scene in your city changed over time?
  4. Explore the concept of farm-to-table restaurants.
  5. What are your thoughts on online restaurant reviews?
  6. Discuss the impact of food delivery services on traditional dining.
  7. How do cultural differences influence restaurant etiquette?
  8. What are the benefits and drawbacks of themed restaurants?
  9. Discuss the sustainability practices in restaurants.
  10. How do special occasions influence your restaurant choice?

C1 Level (Advanced)

  1. Analyze the influence of celebrity chefs on restaurant culture.
  2. Discuss the evolution of global cuisines in local restaurant scenes.
  3. Explore the significance of Michelin stars and similar awards.
  4. Debate the impact of social media on restaurant popularity and guest expectations.
  5. How do economic factors affect restaurant choices and dining habits?
  6. Discuss the trend of pop-up restaurants and food trucks.
  7. Explore the concept of gastronomy and its relevance to modern dining.
  8. How do restaurants cater to the increasing demand for vegan and vegetarian options?
  9. Discuss the role of technology in modern dining experiences.
  10. Analyze the psychological effects of dining out versus home cooking.

C2 Level (Proficiency)

  1. Debate the ethical considerations of exotic foods in restaurants.
  2. Analyze the cultural appropriation debate in the restaurant industry.
  3. Discuss the future trends in the restaurant and food service industry.
  4. Explore the impact of globalization on local food cultures and restaurants.
  5. Debate the role of restaurants in promoting sustainable and ethical food consumption.
  6. Analyze the interplay between political events and the restaurant industry.
  7. Discuss the psychology behind menu design and pricing strategies.
  8. Explore the role of sensory experiences in dining beyond taste.
  9. Analyze the dynamics of power and hospitality in restaurant interactions.
  10. Discuss the impact of economic downturns on high-end dining establishments.