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supermarketA1 Supermarket listening practice for the Cambridge Assessment English A1 Movers (YLE) exam, you will hear a man asking a girl questions at a supermarket. Write the words or numbers in the missing spaces.

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Listen and look. There is one example.

Man: Hello. I work here at the supermarket. Can I ask you some questions?
Girl: OK.
Man: Are you here with your parents?
Girl: No, I’m here with my aunt.

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

Question One
Man: How often do you shop here?
Girl: Every Monday.
Man: Do you always come with your aunt?

QuestionTwo
Man: What are you buying today?
Girl: Well, we need food for a party.
Man: Are you buying a cake?
Girl: Yes, a nice carrot cake.

Question Three
Man: Why do you want to have a party?
Girl: It’s my cousin’s birthday.
Man: What’s your cousin’s name? Girl: Her name is Vicky.
Man: Tell her happy birthday!

Question Four
Man: What present did you buy her? Girl: I bought her a toy monkey. Man: Does she love animals?
Girl: Yes, but monkeys are her favourite animal.

Question Five
Man: How many friends did you invite to the party?
Girl: I invited all her classmates. There are 22 children in her class.
Man: Have a good time.
Girl: Thank you.

Now listen to it again.

Here are words and phrases from this activity.

  • aunt
  • classmates
  • cousin’s birthday
  • favourite animal
  • party
  • present
  • supermarket
  • toy monkey
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