Preparing food in English can be a fun way to practise the language. Here are our top tips for cooking together at home.

  • Cooking with kids provides many opportunities for practising English.
  • You can practise words for food, cooking equipment (spoon, bowl, etc.) and actions (mix, pour, etc.).
  • You can also practise numbers with measurements (3 eggs, 100 grams, etc.).
  • You can use English in the kitchen with your child when preparing any kind of food.
  • You will both have fun and enjoy eating the food you have prepared!
  • Watch our video tip of a family preparing food together and download some ideas for simple recipes.
  • You can watch another video tip of a family having a birthday tea with their grandma.

Watch a video tip:
https://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/video-tips/preparing-food

Watch another video tip:
https://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/video-tips/birthday-tea