The love apple. Unit 1, Chapter 3, p23. PRE-READING. What is your favorite food?. What is your favorite vegetable?. What can you make with tomatoes?. What do you know about the history of the tomato?. What are tomatoes ?. Fruit? or Vegetables? Berries. Tomato is a kind of berry.
Unit 1, Chapter 3, p23
What is a berry?
Look at the words and definitions next to the reading.
Don’t worry about the new words.
Don’t stop to use a dictionary.
A foodie: (informal) a person who knows about and enjoys good food
Came before: had to be decided by (someone important)
Imported: brought into a country to sell
Poisonous: very dangerous to eat or drink
A recipe: a set of instructions for cooking something
Now, let’s talk about the target vocabulary before reading carefully.
What kind of taxes are there in Turkey?
The money you pay to the government when you buy something
People eat the roots of carrots and potatoes.
Part of a plant under the ground
What is the basis for the belief of heaven?
Reason, the most important part of something
In winter, it is usually snowy in this area.
Part of a city, place or space
The doctor considers that the man is not so sick.
Think carefully about something
My father doesn’t want to sell his house. He doesn’t accept the money.
Agree to, receive
The first film came out in 1856 in Turkey.
Become known, happen
The players changed their minds, and they wore the blue uniform.
Think differently, decide on something different
The firefighters serve for people. They save people from fires.
To work for someone
A great tree comes out of a small seed.
A fruit or vegetable grow out of it
No doubt, it is a very fun sport.
Something very true, certainly
Once, my mother took me to the zoo.
Sometime in the past, one time
Two of the players got a red card, so naturally they lost the match.
Normally happens, not different
Which animals are highly dangerous?
Very, greatly, in high level
ReyhanArabacıoğlu couldn’t win the gold medal in his career yet.
Now, still, so far
Read the sentences about the reading and decide if they are true or false.
2. The tomato is a kind of fruit.
3. Tomatoes were called vegetables by U.S. law.
4. The first tomato grew in Italy.
5. The tomato plant looks like a plant that can kill you.
6. A U.S. president introduced tomatoes to Europeans.
Read the these questions about “The Love Apple.” scan the reading and write short answers.
Italy, Mexico, India
In South America
A highly poisonous plant that is a relative of the tomato.
A president of the United States who served tomatoes in the white House
1. The tomato is a fruit because ………...............................
it is the part of the plant holding the seeds.
2. The U.S. Supreme Court called the tomato a vegetable because …. …………………………
most people cooked and ate tomatoes more likely vegetables than like fruit.
3. Many people thought it was dangerous to eat tomatoes because ………………………………………………..
they thought it was poisonous.
4. Thomas Jefferson was important in the history of the tomato because………………………………………
he served tomatoes to guests at White House dinners and helped get people to accept the tomato as good as to eat.
Mexico, Europe, and the U.S.
It looks like a poisonous plant, nightshade.