I. Pre-Listening Exercises [Top]

If you need shoes, a book, or even a new stereo, you probably can find many of these things at a shopping mall near you. Try this listening activity to improve your understanding of this topic.


  • Where did you buy that shirt?
    >> I bought it at a clothing store downtown.
  • Do you know where I can find some running shoes?
    >> There’s a shoe store at the mall that sells them.

II. Listening Exercises [Top]

Listen by pressing the “Play Audio” button. Then, choose the place or store that is being referred to in the sentence or question. Press the “Final Score” button to check your quiz.

1. I think you can buy some ___________ at that store.

A. hardware store

B. bakery

C. pharmacy
2. He’s going to drop by and buy __________________.

A. flower shop

B. auto shop

C. candy store

3. She’s _____________________________ for the week.

A. car wash

B. coffee shop

C. laundromat

4. Hey. Tell me where you _________________________.

A. shoe shop

B. computer store

C. hairdresser

5. We should pick up some ___________, _____________, and ___________ for the new ____________________.

A. stationary store

B. library

bike shop

6. ______________________________. Where did you buy it?

A. clothing store

B. eyeglasses store

C. carpet store

7. ________________________________________.

A. electronics store

B. fruit stand

C. restaurant

8. ________________________________________.

A. pizza palor

B. bread store

C. supermarket

9. ________________________________________.

A. sporting goods store

B. furniture store

C. health food store

10. ________________________________________.

A. jewelry store

B. movie theater

C. cookie store

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Correct answers:

III. Post-Listening Exercises [Top]

Discuss three different things you have bought recently and why you bought them. In your city, where is the cheapest place to buy these items?