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A recent survey named London as the shopping capital of the world, and Britain as a whole is full of amazing shops. Watch this video to find out all about shopping in Britain – and why it's great.
If you are a teacher of English, you can also use the Shopping is Great lesson plans on the British Council TeachingEnglish site.
Richard leaves the big shopping areas for small, interesting shops and markets. We hear from a man who sells photographs to Outer Mongolia, and some London shoppers tell us what they like.
London has some of the world’s most famous department stores: Harrods, Selfridges, Fortnum & Mason, Harvey Nichols and many others. Our presenter Richard visits them and also samples a smaller shop for a range of shopping experiences.
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