Lindsay McMahon
"The English Adventurer"

Do you crave certain foods?

I always crave salt.

Do you give in to your cravings? Do you know how to talk about them in conversations with native speakers?

How can you say you really want something in a more interesting way in English than saying  “I want…”? 

You’ll find out today.

When do we talk about cravings in English?

You might use these phrases when you are getting ready to go out and eat with a native English speaking friend.

To help decide where to go you can share what you are craving.


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How to talk about your cravings:

  • “I’ve got a craving for Mexican food!”
  • “I could really go for french fries!”
  • “I would kill for a chocolate cookie right about now” 
  • “I’ve got a hankering for some macaroni and cheese” : This one might be used more often with older generations but it’s good for you to know what it means.


What questions do you have from today?

Tell us what you are craving right now in the comments below.

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