The love apple Unit 1, Chapter 3, p23
What are tomatoes? Fruit? or Vegetables? Berries
Tomato is a kind of berry. What is a berry?
FAST READING Look at the words and definitions next to the reading. Don’t worry about the new words. Don’t stop to use a dictionary. GO!!!!
Before reading… 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 Justices: judges Poisonous: very dangerous to eat or drink A recipe: a set of instructions for cooking something
CAREFUL READING Now, let’s talk about the target vocabulary before reading carefully.
tax (noun) What kind of taxes are there in Turkey? The money you pay to the government when you buy something
root (noun) People eat the roots of carrots and potatoes. Part of a plant under the ground
basis (noun) What is the basis for the belief of heaven? Reason, the most important part of something
area (noun) In winter, it is usually snowy in this area. Part of a city, place or space
Consider (verb) The doctor considers that the man is not so sick. Think carefully about something
accept (verb) My father doesn’t want to sell his house. He doesn’t accept the money. Agree to, receive
Come out (verb) The first film came out in 1856 in Turkey. Become known, happen
Change their minds (verb) The players changed their minds, and they wore the blue uniform. Think differently, decide on something different
serve (verb) The firefighters serve for people. They save people from fires. To work for someone
seed (noun) A great tree comes out of a small seed. A fruit or vegetable grow out of it
No doubt (adv) No doubt, it is a very fun sport. Something very true, certainly
once (adv) Once, my mother took me to the zoo. Sometime in the past, one time
naturally (adv) Two of the players got a red card, so naturally they lost the match. Normally happens, not different
highly (adj) Which animals are highly dangerous? Very, greatly, in high level
yet (adv) ReyhanArabacıoğlu couldn’t win the gold medal in his career yet. Now, still, so far
Quick Comprehension Check Read the sentences about the reading and decide if they are true or false.
1. Cooks use tomatoes in several parts of the world. False 2. The tomato is a kind of fruit. False 3. Tomatoes were called vegetables by U.S. law. True 4. The first tomato grew in Italy. False 5. The tomato plant looks like a plant that can kill you. True 6. A U.S. president introduced tomatoes to Europeans. False
Scanning Read the these questions about “The Love Apple.” scan the reading and write short answers.
1. Who called the tomato “The Love Apple”? The French
2. What are three examples of countries where tomatoes are an important food? Italy, Mexico, India
3. In what year did the U.S. Supreme Court make its tomato decision? 1893
4. Where did the first wild tomatoes grow? In South America
5. Where did people first plant them? In Mexico
6. What is deadly nightshade? A highly poisonous plant that is a relative of the tomato.
8. Who was Thomas Jefferson? A president of the United States who served tomatoes in the white House
Sentences with Because 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.
Summarizing fruit vegetable popular vegetable South America theworld Mexico, Europe, and the U.S. It looks like a poisonous plant, nightshade. • What is a summary? • A summary is a short report on a longer reading. It has only the main information. • The tomato is a_________, but many people consider it a ___________. It is the second most ____________________ in _______________. Tomatoes first grew in _________________ and later became popular in ______________________________. People in Europa and the United States did not accept them at first because _________________________.