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Segundo NivelLeccion 12

La tienda El Romeral

As you know from the chart on page 321 of your textbook, fruit is an essential part of healthy eating. Let's visit the Web site of a Spanish store to see what types of tropical fruits they export.

  1. El Romeral is located near Granada, Spain. Thanks to their online catalog on the Internet, you can see the fruits they have to offer. Before visiting El Romeral, study the following vocabulary items:
    aguacate avocado
    chirimoya cherimolia
    níspero medlar
    maduración ripeness
    sabor taste
    procedencia place of origin
    receta recipe

  2. When you arrive at the El Romeral Web site, click on fruta descripción to see pictures of the tropical fruits offered. Look at the description of each fruit to determine its country of origin, its health value, and the time of its crop. For each item, gather the information needed to complete the following chart and to answer the following questions.

    1. Fill out the following table:
      Fruit Origin Health value Time of crop
    2. ¿Cuál es la fruta más saludable?
    3. ¿Cuál es la fruta que tiene más calorías?
    4. ¿Cuál es la fruta más exótica?

  3. Now look at the suggested recipes. Decide on the recipe that you would most like to try. Then, following the sample dialogue, conduct a survey of several classmates to find out what recipe they have chosen. Keep track of this information on a sheet of paper. You may follow the sample dialogue below:

    Estudiante A: ¿Cuál es tu receta preferida?

    Estudiante B: Prefiero la macedonia de frutas.

    Estudiante A: ¿Qué fruta(s )contiene?

    Estudiante B: Contiene mango, frambuesas, fresas …


  4. Based on the information you have gathered , answer the following questions:

    1. ¿Cuál es la fruta más popular?
    2. ¿Cuál es la receta más popular?