In Proceedings By Oksana

Working to video How to destroy the world. Food (How to destroy the world. Food)

At the dawn of the centuries life was spent amid the chaos (chaos) and murder (murder). It was a bloody battle for survival (A bloody fight for survival). All were hungry and it was a meal (Everyone was hungry and everything was food). Including us (Including us). Now we hunt in supermarkets and suburban shopping centers (Nowadays we hunt in supermarkets and out-of-town malls), and scientists are constantly modified food, to make it better, more convenient and attractive. But how useful it (healthy) for a person?

Dr. Shelley was very passionate about creating smart food (smart food), which is easy to grow (easy to grow), she is going to (self-picking), she delivered (self-deliverin g) and happy to eat her (happy to be eaten) . The inventor does not take into account that smart eating instinct for survival (survival instinct). People were taken aback (People were taken by surprise) …

We offer a job to the video about how scientists are trying to outsmart nature (outwit the nature) and what came of it. Exercise №1 and №2 are executed to view video. Setting №5 designed to work in the classroom, because it suggests drawing up and play on the dialogues.


  1. What is your attitude to genetically modified food? Can you suggest any advantages and disadvantages?
  2. Match the words and their definitions:
    1 Chaos (n) a Confusion and fear, usually caused by violent behavior or by some sudden shocking event
    2 Murder (n) b A person who invents
    3 Mayhem (n) c Witty and intelligent
    4 Fight (n) d Complete disorder; utter confusion
    5 Survival (n) e Generous or ample supplies of wealth, produce, or resources
    6 Hunt (v) f To defeat smb / smth or gain an advantage over them by doing smth clever
    7 Mall (n) g Killing of one human being by another
    8 Inventor (n) h A struggle against smth / smb using physical force
    9 Smart (adj) i Shopping center
    10 Plenty (n) j To destroy or remove smb / smth completely
    11 Outwit (v) k To seek out and kill or capture (eg wild animals) for food
    12 To wipe out l To receive money, property, etc. from smb when they die
    13 Inherit (v) m The state of continuing to live or exist, often in spite of difficulty or danger

  3. Put the statements in the correct order:
    1. Pets disappeared.
    2. People hunt for food in malls.
    3. Smart food was invented.
    4. There was absolute mayhem in ancient times.
    5. Compost and fruit flies inherited the earth.
    6. Smart vegetables wiped out fruit.
    7. Food ruled the world.
    8. People disappeared.
    9. Dr. Shelly invented a chicken-pig.
  4. Change the words in bolt into their synonyms from the list:

    wiped out, smart, fight, malls, outwit

    1. In the beginning life was a bloody battle for survival.
    2. Nowadays people buy things in out-of-town shopping centres.
    3. He is very intelligent.
    4. Genetically engineered food is an attempt to outsmart the nature.
    5. Whole villages were destroyed by the earthquake.
  5. Work in pairs. You are a journalist, your partner is Dr. Shelly. Roleplay an interview. Ask Dr. Shelly’s about her previous inventions and her future plans — smart food. Try to predict the result of her invention. Make use of the following words and phrases:
    • Chicken-pig — svinotsyplenok.
    • Smart food — intelligent eating.
    • Easy to grow — easy to grow.
    • Self-picking — which is itself going.
    • Self-delivering — which itself is delivered.
    • Happy to be eaten — happy to eat her.
    • The age of plenty — the era of abundance.
    • To outwit the nature — outwit nature.
    • Survival instinct — the instinct of survival.
    • To wipe smth out — to destroy.
    • To rule the world — rule the world.
    • To be taken by surprise — catch / caught unawares.
    • To take its course — to take her, take its course.
    • Compost — compost.
    • Fruit fly — fruit fly.
    • To inherit the earth — to inherit the earth.



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