Hallo allerseits, ich und 4 andere müssen in Englisch auf Englisch ein Referat über das Thema "Fast Food" halten. Da ich nicht bombastico bin und es bestimmt viele Fehler gibt, wäre es nett wenn ihr einmal drüberschauen könntet. Wenn euch noch etwas Wichtiges zum Thema einfällt, dann immer her damit :) Vielen Dank schon in Voraus Platti
Hello, our presentation today is about that stuff that you most likely all eat, when you´re in McDonalds. Does anyone know what it is? → Yes, right. So I´ll start with some general information on fast food. Fast food is the reason for the USA to nearly have the most overweight population in the world. Therefore, 14% of 15 year old boys and 15% of 5 year old girls are too heavy. But who thinks that there´s a huge difference between Germany and the USA, is wrong. When it comes to fast food we are only one place behind them and unfortunately the number 1 in Europe. So why do people even eat something that causes negative consequences? Actually there are many traceable reasons for it. On the one hand fast food is a type of food that is prepared and also served very quickly and on the other hand it´s often much cheaper than the food that is served in normal restaurants. Because of the more and more increasing pressure at school or at work, nowadays especially the younger generation takes advantage of it. Typically the term “fast food” refers to food, sold in a restaurant or store with preheated or precooked ingredients. It´s often served in a packaged form for take-away. In addition they are known for their ability to serve food via a drive-through, where customers can order their desired food in the car. But fast food can´t only be sold in convenient restaurants, but among other things also in gastronomies, bars, street sales and it can even be delivered at home. Characteristical dishes are for example burgers, Chicken Wings, Hotdogs, Fish and Chips, Curry Sausages and Pizzas. Since it´s almost tradition to eat these dishes without a fork and a knife, many people prefer to eat during standing or walking. Primarily teenager appreciate this way of eating, because of its simplicity and current modernity although fast food is a type of so-called “Junk food”. As you can tell from the name, it is seen as a negative type of food. In the 1980s, when american fast food companies wanted to spread out their concept in Italy, a counter movement called “Slow food” was invented. In many different countries it still exists today, but as you can tell it´s not that successful.