Food idioms

Step 1

Study the power point to get to know our featured idioms.

Step 2

Listen to a dialog. Can you identify the idioms in the conversation? Listen to the conversation more than once if you need.

Step 3

Now, look at the script of the dialog. Listen to the dialog again. This will help you build your listening skills.

TatianaI’m so sad that Yuliana is leaving us next week.
Pei-JeanWell, it is true that she’ll be leaving us for one year, but she’ll be back. She’s just going on mat leave. That’s what happens when you have a bun in the oven!
TatianaI guess the new baby will really spice up things up at Yuliana’s house. It’s so exciting. She’ll be missed, though. She really is the cream of the crop!
Pei-JeanYou can say that again! She’s always cool as a cucumber, and she can make even difficult tasks look like a piece of cake.
TatianaFor sure. She’s one smart cookie!
Pei-JeanUh huh!


Food Idioms

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