Today we’ll talk about shopping, because our theme is “Shopping in Britain” Listening:
Exercise 1. Listen to the text looking at the memory map.
Post office Boots Marks and Spencer’s
Baker’s Chemist’s Butcher’s
Greengrocer’s Exercise 2. Talk to you partner. Ask and answer questions:
Example: 1) What can you buy at the post-office?
—We buy stamps there.
2) Where can you buy films for your camera?
—We can buy films at the______________.
3) What can we buy at Boots?
—We can buy________________.
4) What do they sell at bakers?
Reading: Exercise 3. Read the text about shopping in London. Shopping in London
Oxford Street is a very big and popular shopping center London. There are clothes shops and shoe shops, bookshops and dress shops.
One of the largest department stores in Oxford Street, Selfridges. It has more than 300 departments on six floors, 2.51 employees (people who work there) and every day more than 100.000 people from all over the world walk its doors, eat in its five restaurants and use its four lifts and three escalators.
In the early days, there were gardens on the roof and many people came and looked at the famous Selfridges lifts. Today it is famous for its window displays at Christmas.
Selfridges is a very expensive department store that is why most Londoners have to go to cheaper shops: Marks and Spencer’s for clothes and supermarkets for food.
Supermarkets have become very popular with shoppers. They sell not only food, but also readymade clothes, toys and other goods. They are self-service shops. Writing:
Exercise 4. Are these sentences true (T) or false (F)?
Oxford is popular because it's very big. □
Only employees eat at its 5 restaurants. □
Selfridges was as popular as it is now. □
Supermarkets are very popular because Selfridges is
an expensive department. □ III. Conclusion:
Exercise 5. Write questions to these numbers.
I) 300 4) 100.000
2)6 5) 5
3) 2.500 6)4
7)3 Exercise 6. Retell the text answering these questions.