72 mom and pop shops

Mom-and-Pop Shops

Discussion Starters
  • Int
  • 1.5–2 hours
  • 5

Students read about and compare mom-and-pop shops and big box stores. They discuss the pros and cons of shopping at both types of retailers. They also discuss the role of Amazon.

Lesson Audio
Lesson Tasks
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension questions
  • discussion questions
  • class survey
  • listening practice
Vocabulary
  • far-fetched
  • chain store
  • comparison shop
  • match
  • mom-and-pop shop
  • stay afloat
  • identical
  • mass-produced
  • picky
  • economical