10 Unusual Food Etiquettes Around the World


Listening — Intermediate Level
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Watch the video and answer the questions

  1. Their breadbasket is not a filling appetizer instead they enjoy the bread with their entree.

  2. They do not leave their chopsticks standing upright in the rice bowl as this is associated with funerals.

  3. They prefer not to use their left hands to touch their food as they are considered unclean.

  4. They use fork and knife to eat hamburgers and french fries.

  5. Everyone eats from a single large plate without utensils.


Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below

  1. Which among the practices do you do in your country?

  2. Could you share some of your unique food/table practices?


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