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Types of shop

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a bakery ‘Can you pick up some bread rolls from the bakery when you go into town?’

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a bookshop ‘There are a number of large bookshops in London.’

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a convenience store ‘There’s a convenience store at the end of the road and a supermarket in the town centre.’

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a department store ‘Oxford Street is famous for its shops and department stores. You can find all the big brands there. ’

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a DIY store ‘I need to stop at the DIY store on the way to buy a new drill.’

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a grocery store ‘Is there a grocery shop nearby? We’ve run out of rice.’

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a newsagent’s ‘I’m going to the newsagent’s to buy a newspaper.’

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a pharmacy ‘A new pharmacy has opened next to the supermarket.’

Also: ‘a chemist’

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a shopping centre ‘A new out-of-town shopping centre opened last month.’

American English = ‘shopping mall’

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a sports shop ‘Is there a sports shop near here? I need to buy a new badminton raquet.’

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a supermarket ‘The supermarket is signposted. It’s a five-minute drive from here.’

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a travel agent’s ‘I’m going to the travel agent’s to book my summer holiday.’

Your score Vocabulary, Audio, Example sentence / notes

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a bakery
‘Can you pick up some bread rolls from the bakery when you go into town?’

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a bookshop
‘There are a number of large bookshops in London.’

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a convenience store
‘There’s a convenience store at the end of the road and a supermarket in the town centre.’

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a department store
‘Oxford Street is famous for its shops and department stores. You can find all the big brands there. ’

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a DIY store
‘I need to stop at the DIY store on the way to buy a new drill.’

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a grocery store
‘Is there a grocery shop nearby? We’ve run out of rice.’

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a newsagent’s
‘I’m going to the newsagent’s to buy a newspaper.’

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a pharmacy
‘A new pharmacy has opened next to the supermarket.’

Also: ‘a chemist’

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a shopping centre
‘A new out-of-town shopping centre opened last month.’

American English = ‘shopping mall’

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a sports shop
‘Is there a sports shop near here? I need to buy a new badminton raquet.’

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a supermarket
‘The supermarket is signposted. It’s a five-minute drive from here.’

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a travel agent’s
‘I’m going to the travel agent’s to book my summer holiday.’


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