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Shopping is GREAT - Part 1

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.

Task 1

In what order did Richard look at the following products?


Task 2

What's special about each shop or area?


Task 3

Match the beginnings and ends of these phrases.


Task 4

Richard said "If only they had it in my size". Type the correct form of the verb in the gap. Make it negative if necessary. 

We have a page on LearnEnglish about the use of 'if only'.




Language level

Advanced: C1
Upper intermediate: B2


Hello everybody,
Please can you translate me some of the words and phrase.

  • I do not know what does mean "upmarket shopping".
  • Also I did not understand what is "By this very shop".
  • "pride themselves on" - is this phrase?

Thank you very much in advance.

upmarket shopping : luxury shopping
By this very shop : particularly this shop
pride sb on : to be proud of yourself = "take pride in"

I am here to learn English therefore help me

tremendious ... absolutely loving one. i love to visit uk .. and had a wish to shop in all places mentioned above. 

Great videos!

Hi. topic is very interesting. Ukraine also has a large clothing stores. And there are many markets where you can buy things at different prices. Shopping is very popular in any country. I dream to visit the shopping in London.