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At the Grocery Store

Language Scenes

Pre Beg – Adv

All ages


This scene features shoppers and workers at a grocery store. What types of food do your learners see? Where are the groceries and people situated? What are the shoppers and workers doing?

The audio file features ten words from this scene. See Vocabulary List below for these words. Refer to the Teachers' Notes in this section for ideas on how to practice theme-based vocabulary and various grammar targets using Language Scenes.

Vocabulary List: milk, juice, eggs, cheese, deli, bread, can, shopping cart, basket, checkout

Grammar Targets: simple present, present progressive, simple past, simple future, present perfect, modals of ability, prepositions of place, count & non-count nouns, singular & plural nouns, articles, adjectives

  • milk
  • juice
  • eggs
  • cheese
  • deli
  • bread
  • can
  • shopping cart
  • basket
  • checkout
  • simple present
  • present progressive
  • simple past
  • simple future
  • present perfect
  • modals of ability
  • prepositions of place
  • count & non-count nouns
  • singular & plural nouns
  • articles
  • adjectives
Task Content
  • Picture Dictionary(Flashcard Set)
  • Grocery Store Scene(Reference)
  • Listen & Repeat(Reference)
  • Look & Find(Reference)
  • Questions about the Scene(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Questions about Me(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Write a Story(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Speaking Assessment(Speaking Task)