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Video making a sandwich

Watch Tina making a tuna mayo sandwich.

Tina is making her favourite sandwich.

Here are the ingredients she mentions to make the sandwich:

  • crusty white bread
  • butter
  • tuna
  • mayonnaise
  • vinegar
  • red pepper
  • capers
  • onion
  • cucumber
  • rocket
  • salt and pepper


  • Butter two slices of bread.
  • Add two teaspoons of mayonnaise to some tuna. Mix it together so that it’s smooth, not chunky.
  • Add salt and pepper and half a teaspoon of vinegar.
  • Add diced red pepper, a teaspoon of capers and some diced onion.
  • Spread the filling onto the bread.
  • Slice some cucumber and place on top of the sandwich filling. Add some rocket.


These are some of the adjectives Tina used. Watch again. What does each adjective describe?

  • chunky
  • smooth
  • yummy
  • peppery

Over to you

  • Are there any words Tina used that you aren’t sure about?
  • If you want to, share a recipe for your favourite sandwich in the comments below.

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Exploring English: Food and Culture

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