A1 Shopping

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shoppingA1 Shopping listening practice for the Cambridge Assessment English A1 Movers (YLE) exam, you will hear a boy and a woman talking about going shopping. Write the words or numbers in the missing spaces.

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Listening part two. Listen and look. There is one example.

A:  What are you doing, Jim?
B: I’m doing my homework. Can I ask you some questions?
A: Please.
B: Okay. Did you go shopping yesterday?
A: Yes, I did.
B: How many shops did you go to?
A: Five

Can you see the answer? Now you listen and write.

Question 1

B: Which was your favourite shop?
A: Well, I liked the computer shop. But my favourite was the bookshop.
B: Is the bookshop big?
A: Yes, it is. It’s got four floors.

Question 2
B: Where is that shop?
A: It’s in Castle Street.
B: How do you spell that?
A: C-A-S-T-L-E.
B: Great. I’d like to go there.

Question 3
B: Have you got the phone number of the shop?
A: Yes, it’s here.
B: And what is it?
A: It’s 5341695.
B: Thanks

Question 4
B: Did you buy any books?
A: Yes, I did.
B: How many?
A: I bought two. But I wanted to buy six.

Question 5
B: Where did you go after that?
A: I went to a clothes shop.
B: Did you buy some clothes?
A: Yes. I bought a new hat. It’s very nice.
B: Great. Thank you

Now listen to it again.

Here are words and phrases from this activity.

  • books
  • bookshop
  • Castle Street
  • clothes shop
  • homework
  • phone number
  • shops
  • shopping
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