Muayadbas Muayadbas

At the Shop
Elementary level


In this lesson Sts. learn vocabulary words concerning shopping. The lesson starts with an activity about shopping as a warm up. Then students will scan and do some activities related to the topic.


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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of Shopping related vocabulary in the context .

Subsidiary Aims

  • Grammar: To understand (Have you got...?), (Can I have....?), (this, that those, these)


Warmer/Lead-in (5-6 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Warm-up (5 minutes) students talk and write on the board. Teacher writes on the board the following questions to set the context of the lesson. What do people do before Eid in Turkey? Shopping, or stay at home? (shopping) Do you like shopping? Yes! Teacher divides the board into two columns: 'Where?' and 'What?' Teacher invites sts in two groups to answer under the two columns: Where do you go shopping for Eid? …. What do you shop for Eid?

Test #1 (29-34 minutes) • To gauge students' prior knowledge of the target language

Activity two: Teacher chooses from the list above and drills adds: Pronunciation: a su'permarket - a bo'okshop- a dry cle'aner's - a ch'emist's – a b'utcher's - a p'ost office- a n'ewsagents Group Work: Match the places on the cards with things you buy: Modeling: (supermarket- food) Now, while on the board, sts looked at the collocated words, and think of simple sentences to say about them. Modeling & write-WB: The supermarket has food .. you get food from the supermarket! PW: now, sts sit and write three of those sentences they thought about on the board. Listening for gist. What is the topic of the listening activity? Who is talking? Where are they? Then listen! Listen again for specific information: Fill in the gaps. Teacher draws two columns WB: Alex - Martina Ask (what did they buy) and let Sts. come to the board to write under the columns. While listening, teacher writes on the board the following words in two big circles: shoes – shirts – shorts – make up – perfumes - sweets bread – fruits – water – grocery Which one do you like to shop? These ones or those ones? Those/these ONES! Teacher says: I like this one, not this one [from any circle] I like these ones, not these ones [from any circle] GW: sts talk about what they like using, I like this one, not this one [from any circle] I like these ones, not these ones [from any circle] Exercise 6: (groups) do like Robin! Audio lingual method! Role play: Paul: Excuse me, how much is this …………………..? Shop assistant: This one? It's ………………………..TL. Paul: Ok and what about that ……………………..? Shop assistant: That one is ………………………..TL. Shopping list We buy stamps at/ in a post office. We buy ……………………………………….. . Sofa Pasta Bread Bananas Books Aspirin

Free practice (4-5 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

Students will move around and ask each other the following questions. The class will be divided into two groups. Group A/ Tourists and locals 1. Where do you buy books? 2. Where do you buy meat? 3. Where do you buy medicine? 4. Where do you buy bread? Group B 1. Where do you post letters? 2. Where do you buy things for the house? 3. Where do you buy fruits and vegetables? 4. Where do you clean your expensive clothes?

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