This page has been archived and is no longer updated. Find out more about page archiving.

Last updated at 13:56 BST, Thursday, 25 August 2011

Shopping

Shopping Centre

Do you always buy more than you intend to?

Dan and Alice talk about shopping, and look at how shops make us buy more.

This week's question: The South China Mall in China is the world's largest shopping centre. But how many shops does it have? Is it:

a) 800

b) 1,200

c) 1,500

Listen out for the answer at the end of the programme!

Listen

Shopping

End of Section

Vocabulary

Layout

An arrangement or a plan of parts of the area

Shopping mall

Specially built covered area containing shops and restaurants

Shopping centre

A purpose built complex of shops restaurants and other businesses

Department store

A large store selling a variety of goods under one roof and organised into different sections

Disorienting

Loosing sense of direction or position

Retail

The sale of goods to the public

Anthropology

The scientific study of the origin, behaviour and development of humans

Downloads

Latest