Simplified Speech #142 – Fake meat and meat alternatives

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Plant-based meat alternatives have gained in popularity over the past decade. People following vegan and vegetarian diets now enjoy better, tastier fake meats. Today, Andrew and Kassy talk about this new, controversial food trend.

This episode is part of Culips’ Simplified Speech series. It features natural, easy‑to‑understand English conversations about interesting topics, like fake meat. Listening to native English speakers having natural conversations will improve your listening skills and increase your vocabulary. Tune in to today’s English audio lesson to learn something new.

Fun facts

Even though fake meat is plant based, nutritionists say that they are not replacements for vegetables. In fact, plant-based burgers have almost the same nutritional benefits as regular meat. So having a side salad or other vegetable dish with your fake meat is a must!

Expressions included in the study guide

  • That’s [someone’s] deal
  • See what all the hype is about
  • On that front
  • On the horizon
  • Camp
  • Lukewarm

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Music Credit: Something Elated by Broke For Free, Step On by Jahzzar
Photo Credit: Grooveland Designs (Unsplash.com)

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