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Ice Cream
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Ice Cream
冰淇淋

Learn about Count and Noncount Nouns

Date: Jun 20 2012

Themes: Food

Grammar: Count and Noncount Nouns

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When it comes to dessert, there are plenty of tasty sweets. But on a hot day, nothing hits the spot like a big scoop of ice cream.

Ice cream seems to be popular all over the world. In Italy, gelato is popular. Some people might prefer popsicles or fruity sorbet. No matter what your preference is, there’s sure to be a tasty way for you to cool down during the summer. Hear Marni and Ella talk about ice cream.

一提到甜点,我们可以列举出大量的美味甜食。但是在炎热的夏季,什么也比不上一大勺冰淇淋。
冰淇淋在全世界都受到广泛的欢迎。在意大利,流行 Gelato 冰淇淋。有些人可能更喜欢冰棍或果味冰糕。不管你喜欢什么口味,在炎热的夏季,冰淇淋都可以使你解暑降温,心旷神怡。听听玛尼和艾拉谈论冰淇淋。

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Ella

Ella

Marni

Marni

Ella:  So, I was trying to make some ice cream the other night, but it just ended up tasting too salty. With the amount of ice cream I eat, I should learn how to make it. I just love it.

Marni:  Wow, I didn’t even think about making it. I mean, there’s so many delicious flavors out there, and so many delicious options that, I don’t know, making it just seems too difficult.

Ella:  Yeah, it’s not one of those things that the reward is really awesome, ‘cause you just get tired afterwards and you don’t really want to eat it. So I think I’m just gonna stick to the store.

Marni:  Yeah, it seems so messy to make it. But there’s so many amazing flavors out there that are so refreshing, like mint ice cream or even like a gelato or sorbet that’s really fruity in the middle of summer when it’s so hot out. Love it.

Ella:  I love coffee ice cream.

Marni:  Oh yeah.

Ella:  Those are my favorites.

Marni:  I know. Who doesn’t like ice cream. But can you eat ice cream when it’s cold out?

Ella:  Oh yeah, I don’t care. I’ll get a milkshake if it’s below zero.

 

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Discussion

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Ella tried to make ice cream, but it ended up being too salty. She says she’ll stick to the ice cream you can buy in the store from now on.

But Ella really loves ice cream. Marni agrees that it is a great dessert. She likes gelato and sorbet as well. Mint is one of Marni’s favorite flavors of ice cream. Ella prefers coffee.

One thing Marni doesn’t like is eating ice cream on a cold day. Only Ella loves ice cream enough to do that!

Do you like ice cream? What are your favorite flavors?

 

Comments

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NIJ321655

NIJ321655

United States

love ice cram.

03:13 PM May 27 2015 |

MAHSA1995

MAHSA1995

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

i love ice-creams!to be honest,i have sweet tooth!:)


 

01:08 PM Jul 29 2013 |

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miseal

miseal

China

i like ice cream so much,even if i am a boy,but i think it is a good gift in such hot day

04:13 PM May 17 2013 |

Nicte ha

Nicte ha

Mexico


Famous ice cream



 



In England is famous The Mash Cone, is made of sausage and mashed potatoes, also The Haggis is made ​​of sheep gut.




In Japan is famous the Basashi, made of raw horse meat, also u can find there ice of fish or octopus.



In Venezuela is famous Cheeseburger, hamburger flavored.




In the United States is famous The Breakfast ice cream is a mixture of Bourbon and Corn flakes; The Lox ice cream is made of salmon; The Garlic is made of garlic and licorice and it tastes like anise, its  color is black.




In Italy is famous the gelato, made of vegetables and herbs.



 



In Mexico you can find ice cream of rattlesnake and ice cream made of rose petals.



 


03:58 PM May 17 2013 |

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The_beetle

The_beetle

Thailand

ice cream is a spacial gift on a hot day =) Stawberry is my favorite  hehe 

07:47 AM May 15 2013 |

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fizaa

fizaa

Pakistan

wow i love ice cream too :)

09:48 AM May 14 2013 |

elahe_2_1

elahe_2_1

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

i love ice cream.

05:41 AM May 14 2013 |

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joodiaboot

joodiaboot

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

i eat icecream in all days of the year…it s lovely;)

07:19 AM Apr 14 2013 |

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joodiaboot

joodiaboot

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

I love a big choclate icecream with lots of cream on it:)


it s yummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmyyyyyyyyy

07:16 AM Apr 14 2013 |

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Lety

Lety

Brazil

I love ice cream. My favorite flavors are strawberry and chocolate.

01:45 AM Apr 14 2013 |

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Nina_Smith

Nina_Smith

Australia

it’s very sweet:)

12:34 PM Sep 27 2012 |

Nina_Smith

Nina_Smith

Australia

i like it very much:)

12:33 PM Sep 27 2012 |

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bellaboo2422

Pakistan


ice cream is a treat to eat and i just love it. its not only refreshing in hot sunny days, its a feast for taste buds in winters too while wearing cozy sweaters and muflers. i like ice cream with hard crunchy choclate and fresh strawberry chunks as the toping. i like some fruity sorbets too. we can have ice cream with cold coffees, with fruit coaktails, with some fizzy drinks and its a best date at some cool and romantic place.

07:33 PM Aug 31 2012 |

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Learner of Life

Indonesia

I like ice cream much… ^^

09:55 AM Jul 16 2012 |

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ully88

ully88

Indonesia

I think Ice Cream is a magic things that we can eat, it smooth, cold, and sweet, my most favorite things in the world :))

07:42 AM Jun 28 2012 |

yuuwon

yuuwon

Indonesia

emm yummy talking about ice cream, in my country gelato or sorbet is not familiar, we only know ice cream. my favorite ice cream is chocolate, but i like yogurt ice than ice cream.

08:18 AM Jun 26 2012 |

nancywu1983

China

parion,your photo seems so good like flower!

09:53 AM Jun 25 2012 |

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sheenaamor

sheenaamor

Philippines

yup i love ice cream, mine vanilla. :p


09:58 AM Jun 24 2012 |

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Quynh Mai

Quynh Mai

Viet Nam

ICE CREAM!!! OuO


The fridge in my house is often stocked with ice cream. LOL. My favorite kind is snow cone. My favorite flavors are taro, chocolate, vanilla and strawberry.


Thumbs up if you think ice cream is the most brilliant invention of mankind. ;)

09:22 AM Jun 24 2012 |

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siberian tigger

Mexico

Ice cream is a common dessert that the majority of people prefer around the world, I specially love it and my favorite is vanailla and chocolate. I addition, I invite you to enjoy a delicious ice cream.

12:47 AM Jun 24 2012 |

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