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Vocabulary Quiz
herbs • minestrone • fantastic
chilled • try it out • refreshing
  1. I thought the movie was .
  2. She grows in her garden.
  3. That gym is nice. You should .
  4. This cold drinks is really .
  5. I hate soup but I like .
  6. Now, coffee drinks are popular.
Comprehension Quiz
Answer the following questions about the interview.

1316 Soups and Salads

Shirley talks with Josh about her favorite restaurant and the dishes they serve.

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The herbs are all fresh from the garden.

Herbs are plants used for cooking for flavor or health reasons. Notice the following:

  1. I grow herbs in my garden.
  2. Basil is one of my favorite herbs.



The minestrone soup is my favorite soup.

Minestrone is a soup with pasta and vegetables. Notice the following:

  1. I think minestrone is an Italian dish.
  2. Minestrone is very easy to cook.



They make a fantastic soup.

Fantastic means wonderful or really good. Notice the following:

  1. The movie was fantastic.
  2. She speaks fantastic English.



My favorite soup is cream of potato chilled.

Chilled means served very cold, but not frozen. Notice the following:

  1. I love chilled lemonade.
  2. Chilled soup needs to sit in the fridge for twenty minutes.



It’s really refreshing in the summertime.

Something refreshing gives you energy and makes you less tired. Notice the following:

  1. These sports drinks are really refreshing.
  2. A quick swim is always refreshing.

try it out


I will try it out.

The phrase "I will try it out" means the same as "I will try it" or "I will check it out." Notice the following:

  1. You should check out the new cafe.
  2. Okay, I will try it out tomorrow.

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