GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|Practical English 3: In the shopping centre
1.1 Answer the questions.
1. Do you like shopping? For what kinds of things?
2. Have you ever spent too much? What did you buy? How did you feel afterwards?
3. How long do you usually shop for?
4. Do you prefer to shop alone or with other people? What are the advantages and disadvantages of each?
5. Do you collect points or stamps at any stores?
1.1 Read and remember shopping phrases.
1.2 Read the phrases from the box and make a conversation. Then role play with your teacher.
SA — shop assistant
C — customer
2.1 Watch and listen to the dialogue «Grocery shopping». Then answer the questions according to this conversation.
grocery shopping — покупка продуктов
half a kilogram — полкило (0,5 кг)
2.2 Answer the questions (mark True of False):
2.3 Explain and correct False statements.
1.1 Read and learn shopping words and phrases. Turn the flashcard to see the explanation of each word.
1.2 Look at the picture and write the correct word/phrase.
1.1 Listen to Ron and Hellen and answer the questions.
Hellen & Ron
1. Why isn’t Ron in a good shape?
2. Why does Ron gain weight?
3. How does he keep fit?
4. How does Jane keep fit?
5. What does Ron think about running?
6. What does Hellen suggest that Ron could do?
7. What does Ron need to do first?
British and American English
sneakers = American English; trainers = British English
store = American English; shop = British English
2.1 Look at the box about making suggestions. Listen and repeat the phrases.
3.1 Listen to the dialogue. Answer the questions.
Taking something back to a shop
1. What’s the problem with Ron’s trainers?
2. What does he do in the end?
3.2 Listen again. Complete the sales assistant’s phrases.
S = Sales assistant, R = Ron
4.1 Listen and repeat the phrases. Copy the rhythm.
Can I help you, sir?
We often use a pair to talk about plural clothes, e.g.: a pair of shoes, trainers, boots, jeans, trousers, etc.
Ron decides to do some exercise
4.2 Listen and choose the right answer.
Jane and Ron
1.1 Do the quiz.
1. What four letters do you often see in clothes which tell you the size?
2. What do the letters mean?
3. How do you call the room where you can try on clothes?
4. What’s the name of the piece of paper a shop assistant gives you when you buy something?
5. How do you say these prices?
£32.54 $71 12c €11.90
2.1 Look at the Social English phrases. Can you remember any of the missing words?
Social English phrases
2.2 Listen and repeat the phrases.
3.1 Can you…?
– make suggestions to do something
– take something you have bought back to the store
– arrange a time to meet somebody.
4.1 Practise in making suggestions.
You are a foreigner in a country. You have problems to get to the City Park. Ask your teacher to give you some instructions. Then choose another place and swap the roles.
1.1 Write the shopping phrases in English.
2.1 Match the words/phrases to their correct meaning.
3.1 Read the dialogue between a customer and a shopkeeper. Click on the incorrect words in the text. Then write their correct way of writing in the gaps below.
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- 10. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|10. Annoying habits
- 11. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|11. Going shopping
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- 23. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|Practical English 2: Going to a restaurant
- 24. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|Practical English 3: In the shopping centre
- 25. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|Practical English 4: At the pharmacy
- 26. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|Revise and Check 1-4
- 27. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|Revise and Check 5-8
- 28. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|Revise and Check 9-13