Monday, 11 May 2015

B2. Listening: Super Size Me

Watch the following video and complete the sentences below:






  • Nearly ______________________________ Americans are today either overweight or obese. That’s more than ____________________ of all US adults.
  • Since 1980 the total number of overweight and obese Americans has __________________, with ________________as many overweight children and______________________ as many overweight adolescents.
  • One in four people are obese in ___________________________
  • _________________is the third fat state in America
  • People today eat out all the time. Not only are they paying for it with their wallets, but also with their ____________________.
  • Obesity is now second only to smoking as a major cause of ____________________death in America.
  • In 2002 a few Americans got fed up with being obese and ___________________, blaming fast food companies for their obesity and illnesses.
  • People were _____________________ the golden arches for selling them food that most of us know isn’t good for you to begin with. Yet, each day one in four Americans visit a fast food restaurant.
  • This hunger for fast food is happening on a _______________________.
  • McDonald's alone operates 30,000 _________________in over 100 countries in 6 continents and __________________ more than 46 million people worldwide every day.
  • In the United States alone McDonald’s accounts for _______________________ of the total fast food market.
  • Lawyers from McDonald’s call the _________________ frivolous, stating that the dangers of its food is universally known, and these kids can't show that their weight problems in health woes were caused __________________ by McDonald's.
  • However, the judge stated that if the lawyers for the teens can show that McDonald’s intends for people to eat his food for every meal of every day and in doing so, it would be unreasonably dangerous, they may be able to state a ____________________

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