Discovering Delicious Sandwiches

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Originally published on February 13, 2023 and last updated on May 14, 2023


Sandwiches are one of the most popular and versatile foods that people enjoy all around the world. There are various types of sandwiches that people like and each one has its own unique flavour and texture.

One of the most classic sandwiches in the United States is the peanut butter and jelly sandwich, which is a staple in many households. This sandwich is simple and sweet, making it a perfect lunch option for kids and adults alike.

Another popular sandwich is the BLT (bacon, lettuce, and tomato) sandwich. This sandwich is a classic American favorite, known for its crispy bacon, juicy tomatoes, and crisp lettuce all held together by two slices of bread.

For those who love meat, the roast beef sandwich is a great option. This sandwich typically features sliced roast beef, cheese, lettuce, and mayonnaise on a hoagie roll. The juicy roast beef, combined with the cheese and mayonnaise, make for a delicious and satisfying meal.

Vegetarians and vegans can enjoy sandwiches too, with options such as the veggie sandwich, which includes a variety of fresh vegetables, such as lettuce, tomato, cucumber, and avocado, along with spreads like hummus or pesto.

Get your students to look at the pictures below and then go through the related conversation questions.

Conversation Questions

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  • What ingredients do you think are in each sandwich?
  • Which of the four sandwiches would you choose to eat? Why?
  • Which of the four sandwiches is your least favourite? Why?
  • What makes a good sandwich?
  • How often do you eat sandwiches?
  • Would you say sandwiches are healthy?
  • When was the last time you had a sandwich?
  • What would be your ideal sandwich?
  • What kind of bread do you prefer with your sandwich?
  • Do you prefer hot or cold sandwiches?
This conversation topic was prepared by Gregory

Gregory is a qualified TEFL teacher who has been teaching English as a Foreign Language (ESL) for over a decade. He has taught in-person classes in Spain and to English learners around the world online.