|There are a lot of shopping centres like this one in the UK|
My name is Abby from Beijing. I love your programme very much. I have a question here: I wonder where do British people shop? What is the most popular supermarket and department stores?
Do you like shopping? Yes? No? Well, whether you like it or not, shopping is an important part of our lives.
From daily necessities such as bread and butter, to clothes and shoes, you have to spend some time shopping.
Any Chinese person who comes to the UK for the first time tends to be amazed at the large variety of shops to choose from. There are big supermarkets and department stores as well as little corner shops and speciality shops.
In this programme Yang Li and Jo Hunter spoke to a large number of people to hear where they like to go most for their shopping.
To help you with the spelling of some of the UK’s popular shops, we have made a detailed list in the glossary.
When you finish listening you can try the quiz to check your understanding.