Don’t Say Delicious! How to Really Talk About Food

IELTS examiners deal with dozens of candidates every day and they hear the same old stories:

My hometown is very beautiful.

I like pizza. It’s so delicious.

And so on.

If you want to stand out, you need to improve your vocabulary enough to avoid IELTS cliches. Here’s how:

Talking About Food for IELTS

Learn to be specific when you’re talking about your favourite foods. Here is a slideshow I made featuring some really useful adjectives for describing flavors and textures:

And here is another for simply saying “delicious” without actually using the word “delicious”!

Author: David S. Wills

David S. Wills is the author of Scientologist! William S. Burroughs and the 'Weird Cult' and the founder/editor of Beatdom literary journal. He lives and works in rural China, and loves to travel. His other IELTS website is called IELTS Teaching.

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