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Exercise: Shoppers, merchants ready for holiday season

This exercise is linked to the article: Shoppers, merchants ready for holiday season.

This exercise is linked to the article: Shoppers, merchants ready for holiday season.

Discussion:

What is your opinion of the Christmas shopping season?

When do you start thinking about buying Christmas presents?

Why do many people spend more money on presents even when they cannot afford them?

Why has online shopping become so popular?

Writing:

Write a short piece describing the best present you ever received.

This exercise is published as part of Spectator College, a programme created by The Slovak Spectator with the support of Union poisťovňa.

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