Let’s review some fruit vocabulary!
What fruit do you like? What do you dislike? Let’s learn some English words for fruit with this simple list of fruit vocabulary words.
passion fruit, passion fruits
For more practice, you can use some flashcards to help you learn this fruit vocabulary. Flashcards are a great way to learn Tier 1 Vocabulary. Just print out the .pdfs and shuffle and memorize. For more fun, you can print out two copies of each and play a fun matching game.
How to Pronounce These Vocabulary Words?
Check out this fun video to practice pronouncing the names of an unfamiliar fruit.
Did you know that rhubarb is a vegetable?
Rhubarb is a perennial plant that has stalks similar to celery. Rhubarb is a vegetable, but it is often prepared or combined with fruit for desserts
Did you know a tomato is a fruit?
Tomatoes are fruits because they have seeds and they grow from a flower. In America, you can usually find them in the vegetable aisle, though, because they are usually used like vegetables in cooking.
Did you know that bananas are herbs?
While the banana plant is usually called a “banana tree” because it looks like a tree, it is actually an herb! Wow! Banana trees are closely related to ginger. The banana plant has a succulent tree stem, just like ginger.
Fruit or Vegetable?
So, how can you tell what is a fruit? Well, in most English conversations, though, fruit is sweet and vegetables are not.
Scientific Definition of Fruit: “Botanically, a fruit is a mature ovary and its associated parts” Fruit usually contains seeds.