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Difficult English Dictations - The Peanut
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This difficult-dictation is all about one of the most versatile foods around, and one of the world's favourite snacks...The Peanut! It comes in two (2) parts. Enjoy.
Difficult English Dictations - The Peanut Part 1
highly (adverb) - very
versatile (adjective) - having many different uses
raw (adjective) - not cooked
roasted (adjective) - to cook, uncovered, with dry heat
flour (noun) - a powder that is made by grinding foods (wheat, peanuts, oats, etc.) and used in baking
despite (preposition) - notwithstanding, ignoring a certain quality about something to look at another quality
legume (noun) - a food which is the pod or seed of a certain group of plants
eg. Beans, peas, and peanuts are legumes.
The peanut is a highly versatile food, which can be eaten raw, roasted, or used to make oil, flour, and the much-loved favourite, peanut butter. Despite its name, the peanut is not a nut, but a legume and is related to the bean-family.