This lesson plan for teachers of teenagers and adults at CEF level A1 and ESOL level 1 explores the theme of shopping and food. Students will have an opportunity to develop their reading and writing skills.  

Sarah Burn


Shopping and food


CEF Level A1 / ESOL entry level 1


50-60 minutes


  • To develop speaking skills by describing and giving simple opinions of shops
  • To develop writing skills by producing a short text about a shop
  • To develop reading skills by processing information about a text on shopping habits


  • Teachers' notes
  • Student worksheets

The plans and worksheets are downloadable and in pdf format

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The plan mentions an audio file that is unavailable, as far as I can tell.Will it become available?Thank you,Luís Lucas 

Hi Susan
Unfortunately, the resource and audio file on the LearnEnglish website has been removed. We have changed the lesson plan to reflect this. There is still a listening focus in the plan, but this is now given as a 'live listening' exercise. I hope you find the updated plan suitable for your needs.
Best wishes

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