Easy English listening Lesson 31 – The Shopping Mall

There are many different stores in the shopping mall.
There are ladies’ wear stores.
They sell dresses, blouses, and many kinds of clothes for women.
In the mens’ wear stores there are suits, ties, shirts and slacks.
There are also clothing stores that appeal just to teenagers.
Some clothing stores only sell childrens’ clothes.
There is even a store that just sells bathing suits and cover-ups for the beach or pool.
There are lingerie stores that sell ladies’ underwear and nightwear.
There are hardware stores that sell tools.
There are shoe stores.
You buy shoes and boots in a shoe store.
There are bookstores.
You can buy a book on almost any topic at the bookstore.
There are stores that sell compact discs.
Those stores also have tapes and videos.
There are sports stores that sell special shoes and clothes for sports.
They also sell sports equipment, and t-shirts and hats with the logo of your favorite teams.
There are gift stores that sell all kinds of things that someone might want for their house.
There are kitchen stores where you can buy utensils and pots and pans.
Those kinds of stores also sell aprons and napkins, and anything you might need for your kitchen.
There is a movie theatre at the mall.
There is a jewellery store that has a lot of gold and silver jewellery.
There is a hairdresser in the mall.
Sometimes, I go in there to get my hair cut.
There are fast food places in the mall.
You can get a quick lunch like a hamburger or some french fries.
There are also fancier restaurants in the mall.
You can sit down for a nice meal.
There is a furniture store in the mall.
You could buy a new sofa or bed at the furniture store.
There are bulk food stores.
At a bulk food store, all the foods are in bins.
You take as much as you want and pay for it at the counter.
There is even a telephone store and an electronics store at the mall.
My brother’s favorite store is the toy store.
He could spend hours in there.
There are also department stores at the mall.
Department stores sell all kinds of things.
They sell perfume, clothes, shoes, kitchen utensils, or just about anything you might need.
You can get almost anything you want at the shopping mall.

Exercise for this lesson:

  1. What types of stores are mentioned in the shopping mall?
  2. What items can you find in ladies’ wear stores?
  3. What is sold in men’s wear stores?
  4. Is there a specific store mentioned for teenagers? What about children’s clothes?
  5. Describe what you can find in a lingerie store.
  6. What is available in a hardware store in the mall?
  7. What kinds of items can you purchase in a kitchen store?
  8. Mention some things you can find in a gift store.
  9. What is unique about bulk food stores, and how do they operate?
  10. Name a few examples of items you can buy in a department store at the mall.

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