Monster shopping trip

This lesson introduces learners to a popular story about a shopping trip with a series of structured activities. 

Rachael Ro

In this lesson, learners will be introduced to the popular story 'Monster shopping trip'. They will watch the story, complete comprehension activities, and review and re-enact the story. Finally learners can do some extension work based on the story, creating role plays and writing about their ideal birthday party.


Birthday presents


To develop and practise:

  • vocabulary: vocabulary connected with birthdays and shopping

  • structure: present simple (story telling)

  • integrated skills: listening, speaking, reading, writing


Primary (7-11 years)


90 minutes approximately

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