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Shopping

Put students into pairs to take turns to ask and answer the questions. Encourage pairs to discuss the questions rather that giving brief yes/no answers. When pairs have finished, perhaps have a whole-class discussion on some of the topics..

 

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STUDENT A

 

Ask a partner what they think and answer your partnerís questions.

Donít forget to ask What about you? when you answer their questions.

 

  1. Do you enjoy shopping? Why / Why not?

 

  1. Do you prefer shopping on your own or with someone? Why?

 

  1. Do you ever watch TV shopping channels?

Have you ever bought anything from them?

 

  1. Do you every buy clothes and then not wear them?

Do you often make shopping mistakes?

 

  1. Has shopping changed much in your country in the last ten years? How?

 

  1. Do you have an eye for a bargain? Are you a good bargain hunter?

 

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STUDENT B

 

Ask a partner what they think and answer your partnerís questions.

Donít forget to ask What about you? when you answer their questions.

 

  1. Do you like shopping in the sales?

Why/ why not?

 

  1. Do you ever buy things from the internet or from catalogues?

What do you buy?

 

  1. Do you ever argue about the price with the shop keeper?

What kind of things can you haggle for when you are shopping?

 

  1. Are labels or brand names important for you when you are shopping?

Is price or quality more important for you?

 

  1. Do you think that English / American people go shopping more often than

in your own country?

 

  1. Do you ever buy things second hand? If so, what kind of things do you buy?

 

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