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Shopping Nation

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Theme: Shopping. Has the UK become a nation of shopaholics?
Lexical area: Types of shops and ways of shopping
Cross curricular links: Sociology

In this lesson students will talk about shopping habits and be introduced to the idea of ‘shopaholics’. They will practise vocabulary related to shops, practise speaking in a mingle activity, where they will ask classmates about their shopping habits. There is also a Reading activity about Buy Nothing Day, as well as a discussion activity about opinions on shopping. Finally students have the opportunity to design and describe their ideal shop.

• To practise and develop vocabulary related to shops and shopping
• To practise speaking skills
• To practise reading skills
• To describe your ideal shop

Age group: 12- adult

Level: A2/ B1

Time: 60 minutes

Materials: Shopping nation student worksheet


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Language level
Language Level: 
Intermediate: B1