A game that helps students learn or revise vocabulary for products and names of shops, as well as talk about money and prices.

  • Age: Primary (6–11)
  • Language aim: To practise talking about money and prices; to learn or revise vocabulary for products and names of shops
  • Time: 30 minutes
  • Student grouping: Groups of four
  • Materials: One copy of Worksheets 1–5 per group of four students (all cut along the dotted lines); one dice per group; one counter per student
  • 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) game console, oranges, pears, lemons, apples, bananas, grapes, a pend/, a notebook, a newspaper, a magazine, a pair of jeans, a T- shirt, a jacket
  • Aim of the game: To be the first player to buy all the items and complete all the prices on your shopping list


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