This lesson plan for teachers of teenagers and adults at ESOL level 1 explores the theme of everyday shopping. Students will have an opportunity to develop their speaking and listening skills.


This lesson reviews vocabulary relating to everyday shopping and introduces different shop names. Students practise speaking and listening using these items in a meaningful context. They then write short sentences about different shops.




ESOL Entry 1


60-90 mins


  • To understand words for different shops
  • To ask for items sold in different shops
  • To make sentences about different shops



Lesson plan: guide for teacher on procedure.

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Worksheets: can be printed out for use in class.

  • worksheet - five tasks

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By Sarah Burn

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I used this lesson plan with my 6th grade of students. Everything went very well. My students were very confident as lesson plan was very easy and suitable for their level. All my students were involved to the lesson. Thank you for this lesson plan.

Hi Shellbellgibbo,
Are you referring to the LearnEnglish activities in the lesson plan? As this lesson plan is from 2002, it may be that the website has been updated and these activities have been replaced. You can find the LearnEnglish website by clicking on the tab at the top of the page.

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