Top Chef Chinese cooking contest recipe making

How did you pick this theme or topic?
Cooperated with the Oldenborg international cookbook project, students need to work in groups to build their receipes. They can review food/cook related expressions in that class.

How did you present the material? (handouts, group work, general discussion, student presentations, etc.)
Group work, general discussion

How did students react?

Did they engage with each other and you?


What materials or media did you use? (articles, satellite tv, digital projector, etc.)

groceries, flip cameras
Please attach a copy.

Would you recommend this activity for a future class?


Why or why not?

Students are always excited in cooking and the contest make them really excited and therefore stick to speak in Chinese all the time in case to get point deduction.