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Supermarkets


supermarket

Talking at Supermarket

A supermarket, a form of grocery store, is a self-service store offering a wide variety of food and household merchandise, organized into departments. It is larger in size and has a wider selection than a traditional grocery store, also selling items typically found in a convenience store, but is smaller and more limited in the range of merchandise than a hypermarket or big-box store.

The supermarket typically comprises meat, fresh produce, dairy, and baked goods departments, along with shelf space reserved for canned and packaged goods as well as for various non-food items such as household cleaners, pharmacy products and pet supplies. Most supermarkets also sell a variety of other household products that are consumed regularly, such as alcohol (where permitted), medicine, and clothes, and some stores sell a much wider range of non-food products.*


Talk about it with your partner:

1. How often do you go to the supermarket?


  • every day
  • every week
  • twice a week
  • once a week
  • once a month
  • rarely

  • 2. What are the supermarkets like in your home town?


  • similar to those in the picture
  • almost the same
  • somewhat different
  • very different
  • We don't have supermarkets in my town.

  • 3. What are other places to buy food?


  • grocery stores
  • convenience stores
  • open markets
  • food stands
  • other places

  • 4. How much do you typically spend at the supermarket each time?


    5. Would you like to own a supermarket? Why or why not?
    6. How much money you want to spend in supermartket?
    7. Who will together with you shopping at supermarket ?



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