Lexis Brisbane – Bliss Ball Fun: Cooking and English Practice at Lexis English Brisbane – 07.02.2024

At Lexis English Brisbane, students recently had a blast making bliss balls – those tasty, healthy snacks that are perfect for satisfying cravings and giving students a boost of energy for those study sessions! With two different recipes to choose from, it was a chance for everyone to get hands-on in the kitchen while practicing their English skills.

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Goksu, Koharu and Rio

The first recipe was super simple: just coconut, cacao, honey, and nut butter. It was like a delicious puzzle, figuring out the right proportions and mixing everything together. Some students stuck to the recipe, while others got creative, adding extra of this or that to suit their tastes. Either way, the end result was always a mouthwatering blend of sweetness and nuttiness.

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For those looking for a bit more of a challenge, there was recipe number two. This one had a bunch of ingredients – walnuts, dates, almond meal, nut butter, cacao, and a pinch of salt. It required a bit more communication and team work to get everything just right, but that just made it more fun! Some students really got into it, experimenting with different flavors and textures to make their bliss balls extra special.

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Working in groups of three, students dove into the cooking process together. It was like a mini kitchen party, with everyone pitching in to measure, mix, and shape the bliss balls. Laughter filled the air as they rolled up their sleeves and got to work, enjoying each other’s company as much as the cooking itself.

Once the bliss balls were formed, it was time for the finishing touches – rolling them in coconut or cacao powder. It was a messy job, but someone had to do it! Students happily took turns coating the balls and making sure they looked as good as they tasted.

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Finally, the best part – taste testing! Plates piled high with bliss balls were passed around, and students eagerly sampled each other’s creations. There were plenty of nods of approval and exclamations of delight as they discovered new favourite flavours and combinations.

But it wasn’t just about the food – it was also a great opportunity to practice English in a fun and relaxed setting. Reading and following the recipes helped students improve their vocabulary and comprehension skills, while working together in groups allowed them to practice speaking and listening.  For some students, their units were centered around food and cooking vocabulary, so this activity was an excellent way to immerse themselves in the practical application of their work.

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Yuna, Haruka and Sen

As the bliss ball-making activity came to an end, students left the kitchen with full stomachs and big smiles. There were plenty of leftovers for each teammate to take home their tasty snacks to satisfy those cravings for the rest of the week.  It was a deliciously satisfying experience that brought everyone closer together, both as cooks and as friends. Who knew learning English could be so tasty?

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