10.3 Post-Listening


Explain the following statements. Use ideas from the audio.

Use words like:   This means…   For example…

  1. When you shop at a thrift store, your money goes to a good cause.
  2. Buying used items is good for the environment.
  3. Thrift shopping feels like an adventure.


  1. Maya talked about 3 reasons she loves shopping at thrift stores. Can you think of any drawbacks (disadvantages)?​
  2. Maya said thrift shopping is her number one hobby. What is your number one hobby?​
  3. Maya loves thrift shopping. What are your recommendations for buying good quality used items in your city?
  4. Life in Canada is very expensive. How can shopping at thrift stores help you stick to your budget?


  1. Describe your feelings about today’s listening activity. What was easy? What was difficult? What was useful?
  2. Did you notice any interesting vocabulary, pronunciation, or grammar?
  3. Summarizing after listening is a great way to check your understanding. When/where can you practice summarizing after listening?

Next: Unit 6 (Travel)


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