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St. George's Market
The area of Belfast known as 'The Markets' is where you will find St George's Market. Watch the video clips to find out more about the history and present day of this market. Then try the questions to check that you understand.

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  Belfast St George's Market
Answer the questions     Watch the video
1:  The Markets area of Belfast ...     Video for Question 1play video
still has many different markets     St. George's Market
has four different markets  
has always had just one big market  
has only one market now  
2:  Which of these statements is NOT true?     Video for Question 2play video
The market space is very big     St. George's Market
There is no market on Friday  
There are more than 100 people selling things  
You can buy make-up in the market  
3:  The main purpose of the market now is ...     Video for Question 3play video
to sell fruit and vegetables     St. George's Market
to sell fresh fish    
to sell a wide range of items, including fresh food    
to sell a wide range of items, excluding fresh food    
4:  The St. George's Market building ...     Video for Question 4play video
is used for a variety of activities     St. George's Market
has a market five days a week    
is the same as when it was opened    
is used frequently for parties    
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Belfast City Council - Belfast markets
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