Cake conversation questions
- How often do you eat cake?
- When was the last time you ate cake?
- How many different types of cake can you name?
- Which is best, chocolate cake, lemon cake or carrot cake?
- Which is your favourite cake?
- Do you eat too much cake?
- On which occasions do people eat cake?
- Have you ever baked a cake?
- When was the last time you baked a cake?
- Can you give a recipe for baking a cake?
- When you bake a cake, do you use a cake mixture?
- Do you consider that cheating?
- What's the difference between a cake and a biscuit?
- Have you ever tried vegan cake? Did you like it?
- What does the proverbial idiom "You can't have your cake and eat it" mean?
- The following have literal and proverbial meanings - what are they?
- "a piece of cake"
- "the icing on the cake"
- "a fruitcake"
- "to get your slice of the cake"
- (Answers: Easy / Something that makes a good situation even better or a bad situation even worse / a crazy person / to get your fair share of something)
- What does "to sell like hot cakes" mean?
- Where is your "cake hole?"
- "If I knew you were coming, I'd have baked a cake" is from a popular song.
- Explain - is the grammar right?
- (Answer: no, it's wrong it should be a third conditional, e.g. "If I had known you were coming, I'd have baked a cake" or "Had I known you were coming I'd have baked a cake")
- Native speakers often completely screw up the third conditional - what other grammar mistakes do you think they make?