ESL Conversation Lesson: Convenience Stores & Supermarkets

ESL Conversation Lesson: Convenience Stores & Supermarkets

As an intro to my ESL conversation lesson on convenience stores and supermarkets around the world me and my pops try out 'sausage on a stick' and 'peel sausages' at a local Korean convenience store in Gyeonggi-do, Korea no far out of Seoul and encounter a few suprises!

In this travel themed ESL conversation lesson, we'll talk about the awesome variety of foods and snacks you can find in different parts of the world. Just scroll down to the end of this blog and click the image if you'd like to download this free ESL conversation lesson pdf, and if you find it useful be sure to check out the book format as well which includes 24 lessons. 

The lesson format includes: imagery, table topic, hypothetical table topic, guided conversation questions, two conversational activities, and a homework project.

Some conversation questions include: What's your favorite convenience store item? Why so? What's your favorite supermarket? Why do you shop there? Have you ever shopped for food while travelling abroad? What was your experience like? What's the most famous convenience store or supermaket in your country? Why do you think it is popular? What's the worst food item you've purchased at a convenience store or supermarket? Describe the taste if you can.

Lesson Topics:


(example sentences included in free PDF download)

shop till you drop: to buy things until you are physically tired and cannot walk around the shops anymore

slurpees - USA: a partially-frozen and carbonated drink made of small ice crystals flavored with syrup

sausage on a stick/peel sausages - Korea: on-the-go refrigerated hotdogs/sausages packaged in microwavable vacuum-sealed or peelable packages

yakisoba bun - Japan: a Japanese noodle stir-fry dish served in a hotdog bun with a variation of oyster sauce

fruit chips - Thailand: slices or chunks of fruits or vegetables, such as apples, potatoes, and peaches, cut into various sizes and shapes which are typically dried or otherwise preserved

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