This lesson provides students with the opportunity to find out more about what charity shops are, what they sell and how they are staffed. 

Students will watch a video in which charity shop volunteers talk about their roles, and will then practise using common collocations to complete a gap fill about a range of advantages and disadvantages of charity shops. They will then discuss in groups their feelings about buying clothes and other items from charity shops.

Topic:   Charity shops
Time:    2 hrs
  • To give practice of identifying main points and details in a video about charity shops
  • To enable students to identify and use common collocations related to the topic of charity shops.
  • To give students the opportunity to read about and discuss the advantages and disadvantages of charity shops

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