A game that helps students use language related to shopping.

  • Age: Primary (6–11)
  • Language aim: To use language related to shopping
  • Time: 50 minutes
  • Student grouping: Eight pairs of students plus the rest of the class
  • Materials: One copy of Worksheets 1–4 (cut up)
  • Language focus: Have you got …? Yes, I have. No, I haven’t; How much is it? X pounds and X pence; Shops: supermarket, toyshop, clothes shop, newsagent, greengrocer; Products: chocolate, cola, a yoghurt, a pizza, milk, hamburgers, eggs, a ball, a model car, a toy aeroplane, a (handheld) games console, oranges, pears, lemons, apples, bananas, grapes, a pencil, a notebook, a newspaper, a magazine, a pair of jeans, a T-shirt, a jacket
  • Aim of the game: To be the first team to secure all the items on the shopping list by visiting the shops and ‘buying’ them


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