Introduction

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Pizza is the world’s most popular food, and it’s not hard to see why. It’s delicious, it’s easy to make, and it’s been around for centuries.

The first recorded instance of a pizza-like dish was in ancient Greece, when people would put cheese on bread and cook it in the oven. But the modern idea of pizza as we know it today came from Naples, Italy, and it has since become one of the most beloved foods across the globe.

What makes pizza so universal? Aside from being delicious, pizza is adaptable to different cultures and tastes. In fact, there are more than 2 billion pizzas eaten each week worldwide!

Vocabulary

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  • delicious (adjective)
  • popularity (noun)
  • preparation (noun)
  • can't stand (phrase)
  • personally (adverb)
  • without a doubt (phrase)
  • truly (adverb)
  • simple (adjective)

Let's Talk!

Try and have a conversation for 2-3 minutes answering the following question.
What is your favourite pizza?

Additional Questions

Keep the conversation going with these follow questions related to Pizza
  • Do you like pizza?
  • How often do you eat pizza?
  • What do you think about people who put pineapple on their pizza?
  • Do you prefer thin crust of deep pan?
  • Do you ever get pizza delivered to your home?
  • Do you prefer to eat pizza at home or in a restaurant?
  • What is the best pizza you have ever had?
  • What is the worst pizza you have ever had?
  • Have you ever had a calzone pizza? If not, do you think you would like it?
  • Is pizza a good food for children?
  • Why do you think pizza is so popular around the world?
  • Apart from pizza, what other meals are as easy to prepare?

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