Saturday, November 27, 2010

Surge in Christmas shopping




This week’s article is discussing the current surge in shopping because of the nearness of Christmas. Read the article and answer the following questions, have a discussion with your teacher in class about this topic.

1.Does Christmas have this effect in your country?
Write a short email to a friend in the UK telling them about Christmas shopping in your country.  Add it as a comment or mail it to me.
2. Where are people getting the extra money for all this shopping from?
3. What does the word lacklustre mean? Explain it as a comment in this blog.
4. What will happen to shop sales in the New Year according to the article?
5. Why does Samuel Tombs think people are shopping so much now?

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