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Shopping Lesson
Elementary level


In this lesson, students will learn some more vocabulary related to shops and shopping and use them to practice speaking fluently.


Shopping -

Main Aims

  • By the end of the lesson, students will be better able to speak and produce the target language in context of shops and shopping (Window shopping, Online shopping, need based-customer, discount customer, etc).

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide the students with the opportunity to practice speaking for fluency to talk about their best type of shopping using the expressions introduces in the lesson.


Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To engage the students and create a need for the lesson

1- I’ll show ss a drawing of my name and ask all of them to do the same then check in pairs as an ice breaker technique till they know the names of each others. 2-I will show Ss some photos from the shops and I will ask them: What is it? If I have some bills or bags it means that I was shopping yesterday. -I want to elicit from Ss word "shops" and "shopping" to set the lesson context.

Pre-teaching (8-12 minutes) • (8-10 minutes) • To teach the language that Ss need before an activity.

-I will give Ss a HO with pictures and shops vocabulary to match the name of the shop with the picture. -Ss will work in pairs, they can check their answers and then we can check together as a whole class on the WB. -I will teach more vocabulary like: shop, customer, cashier, credit card, barcode and bags.Next activity I will ask the Ss to answer: Where do people normally buy these things: a dictionary, toothpaste, bread, aspirin, cakes, fruit, stamps, T-shirt, magazines, meat -Later on Ss in pairs, they will ask each other questions, each student will have different list of things to ask: Where can you buy aspirin? I can buy aspirin from a pharmacy. Where is the nearest pharmacy? It's in King Street.

Useful Language (8-12 minutes) (8-12 minutes) • To highlight and clarify useful language for coming productive tasks

- I will give Ss small HO with sentences to choose who's saying it: customer or seller -Ss will work in two groups or three small groups, later on they can check their answers. - After that activity I will ask Ss to create a dialogue using the phrases from the task, also they will decide in which shop it is happening and what they are selling.

Productive Task(s) (3-10 minutes) (8-12 minutes) • • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

-I will ask Ss not to look at their notes. The will work in pairs this time. -They will create a dialogue without looking at their notes. They should decide who is customer and seller; I will decide in which shops is happening by giving them a small HO to choose. -They will have 3-4 minutes to prepare and then some pairs will play their role in front of the class.

Feedback and Error Correction (3-6 minutes) (3-6 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

When Ss are doing their activity I will be monitoring them. I will collect a selection of their errors and then after the activity I will write a selection of the mistakes on the board and ask students to correct them.

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