American English Conversation: Lesson 90

DIRECTIONS: Read the dialogues below in English, then translate them and read them in your primary language (if needed). You’re encouraged to read these dialogues with your teacher, tutor, colleagues, family, and friends to practice and improve your American English even further.

Topic: Eating Healthy Foods

Dialogue 1

John: Hey, Mary. What did you have for lunch today?
Mary: I had a healthy meal with a salad, grilled chicken, and fruit.
John: Sounds delicious! You always eat so healthily. Are you on a diet?
Mary: No, I try to eat healthy foods every day. It’s good for your health, you know.
John: Yeah, I should probably start doing that too. But sometimes I’m in such a rush; I eat fast food or something unhealthy.
Mary: I understand. But there are still ways to make healthier choices even when busy, like choosing a wrap instead of a burger and fries or getting a side salad instead of chips.
John: That’s true; I’ll have to remember that. Do you have any other tips for eating healthier every day?
Mary: Sure! Try cooking at home more often, and incorporate lots of veggies and whole grains into your meals. And don’t forget to drink plenty of water!
John: Thanks for the advice, Mary. I need to start taking care of myself better.
Mary: No problem, John. Your body will thank you for it!

Dialogue 2

Amy: Hey, Jake! What did you have for lunch today?
Jake: Oh, hi, Amy. I had a burger and fries from McDonald’s.
Amy: Really? You should try eating healthy foods more often, Jake. It’s good for your health.
Jake: Yeah, I know…but eating healthy every day is tough. Fast food is just so convenient and quick.
Amy: I understand that, but there are plenty of options for healthy meals that are also fast and easy to prepare.
Jake: Like what?
Amy: Well, you could make a salad with some grilled chicken or fish or have a sandwich on whole wheat bread with lots of veggies. Or how about a smoothie bowl topped with fruit and nuts?
Jake: Hmm, those sound pretty tasty. And better for me than burgers and fries.
Amy: Absolutely! Eating healthy foods every day doesn’t have to be difficult, Jake. It can be delicious and satisfying too!
Jake: Thanks for the advice, Amy. I’ll give it a try starting tomorrow!

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