Shopping, 2

Shopping center is a group of retail businesses built close together, with shared parking. This arrangement allows customers to conveniently visit several businesses in one trip. Shopping centers may include clothing stores, fitness centers, gas stations, grocery stores, hair salons, hotels, restaurants, theaters, and such recreational areas as amusement parks and skating rinks.


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Shopping Tourism, Shopping Abroad

1. Would you like to go on a shopping holiday? If you could go shopping anywhere in the world for a week, where would you go? What would you buy?

2. Would you like to go somewhere fashionable or “exotic” and buy souvenirs or other merchandise? Where would you go? What would you buy?

3. Do people in your country shop abroad? Where do they go? What do they buy?

4. Many foreign tourists shop in my city or country. Yes or no? What do foreign tourists like to buy in your country?

Mail Order, TV, Telephone, Credit Cards

5. How do you purchase things? What method do you use to buy things? Do you use cash, credit cards, a debit card? Which method do you prefer?

6. Have you ever bought things from via mail orders, or catalog orders? What were they why?

7. Have you ever responded to TV infomercials? Do you like watching them on TV? What do you think?

8. Have salespeople ever knocked on your door? Who were they? What were they selling?

9. Have you ever received a telemarketing phone call? What did they say?

10. Have you ever made purchases online? What are the advantages and disadvantages of this?

11. In the future, all shopping will be done online. What do you think? What do you think shopping will be like in the future?

12. I receive a lot of “junk” mail (in the post). Yes or no? Do you receive a lot of sales offers in your email?


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