Where do you shop?
Vocabulary for this week:
department store (noun) : a single large shop where you can buy many different goods which are placed in different categories.
expensive (adjective) ɛkspɛnsɪv costing a lot of money.
affordable (adjective) əfɔːdəbəl inexpensive; reasonably priced.
fashionable (adjective) faʃənəbəl dressing or behaving according to the current trend.
trendy (adjective) trɛndi very fashionable or up to date.
helpful (adjective) hɛlpfʊl make it easier or possible for someone else to do something by offering them services or resources.
trendier (adjective) comparative form of trendy
If you have a stretch 2 textbook from Oxford University Publishing there is a reading you can do on page 11
Using the vocabulary above and vocabulary you already know fill in the following t-chart comparing department stores with small clothing shops (small clothing shops are independent shops)
|Department Store||Small clothing shops|
Finally which do you think is better shopping online or shopping in stores?
First make three arguments for why shopping online is better
Now make three arguments for why shopping in stores is better
Now you are ready for a debate. If you don’t have someone to debate with you can do solitaire debate.
To play solitaire debate. make an argument against the six points you wrote above. For example:
I prefer shopping online because you can buy anything online.
I agree you can buy anything online but it can be hard to tell if that is what you actually wanted.
I prefer shopping in stores because it’s more enjoyable to window shop.
Window shopping can be fun but it isn’t fun when the place is too crowded.