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39. Why 1.5 billion people eat with chopsticks
Jennifer 8. Lee
<3:13>   January 2020

 

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≪Questions:Why 1.5 billion people eat with chopsticks≫

1. What are chopsticks?

 

 

2. According to the speaker, which of the following materials is not used to make chopsticks?

a. silver
b. glass
c. bamboo
d. gold




3. List two things you should not do with chopsticks.

(1)                                           

                                               

(2)                                          

                                               

 

4. Different cultures have different variations of chopsticks. Draw lines to match the culture with the types of chopsticks.

 

 

5. Which of the following statements is nottrue?

  1. Chopsticks are commonly used in American society today.
  2. When Asian cuisine moved from the East into the West, chopsticks also moved into the West.
  3. Chopsticks were already in use3,000 years ago.  
  4. Chopsticks are not useful when you are cooking with big pots.  




6. The speaker mentions that there is a circular influence between chopsticks and Asian cooking. Explain the circular influence.

 

 

7. The speaker mentions a famous legend regarding chopsticks. Fill in the blanks

People have really really

(a)              chopsticks.

→ They can’t eat food

      by themselves.

→ In hell : Everyone (b)                    

     because they can’t pick up

     food and put it in their mouths.

→ In heaven : People take

      the same chopsticks

      and then (c)                     

     each other.




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≪Answers:Why 1.5 billion people eat with chopsticks≫

1. What are chopsticks?
They are a pair of two long sticks used to eat things with one hand.

 

2. According to the speaker, which of the following materials is not used to make chopsticks?

a. silver
b. glass
c. bamboo
d. gold

 




 

3. List two things you should not do with chopsticks.

(1)   using them like          

   drumsticks                        

(2)  stick them into a         

  bowl of rice fac-up             

 

4. Different cultures have different variations of chopsticks. Draw lines to match the culture with the types of chopsticks.

 




5. Which of the following statements is nottrue?

  1. Chopsticks are commonly used in American society today.
  2. When Asian cuisine moved from the East into the West, chopsticks also moved into the West.
  3. Chopsticks were already in use3,000 years ago.  
  4. Chopsticks are not useful when you are cooking with big pots.  

 

6. The speaker mentions that there is a circular influence between chopsticks and Asian cooking. Explain the circular influence.
The types of food that are cooked allow people to use chopsticks, then the fact that you have chopsticks influences the types of food that you can cook.

 

7. The speaker mentions a famous legend regarding chopsticks. Fill in the blanks

People have really really

(a)  long   chopsticks.

→ They can’t eat food

      by themselves.

→ In hell : Everyone (b) starves  

     because they can’t pick up

     food and put it in their mouths.

→ In heaven : People take

      the same chopsticks

      and then (c)   feed    

     each other.
 

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