Topic: In the Flower Shop

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Warm-up

In this lesson, your tutor will help you go over this topic: flower shop. First, go over the following vocabulary and expressions with your tutor. Read the word/expression and definition out loud, and your tutor will go over anything you do not understand. Practice creating a sentence or two to make sure you know how to use the word/expression properly.

Vocabulary/ Expressions

florist (n) a person who works in a flower shop
The florist made a beautiful flower arrangement.
flower arrangement (n) flowers put together in a beautiful way
The flower arrangement was made of roses.
bouquet (n) a group of flowers arranged together; given as a gift
She received a bouquet of roses from her husband
vase (n) a container for holding flowers; usually made of glass
The vase is filled with beautiful flowers.
wreath (n) a ring made of flowers and leaves or evergreens
The bride wore a wreath of flowers on her head.
flower pot (n) a container to grow plants and flowers in
She bought a flower pot to grow plants in.
delivery (n) the act of having something delivered to a home or buildings
He bought a bouquet of roses for delivery.
pickup (n) the act of picking something or someone up
We ordered Chinese food for pickup.
special occasion (adj + n) an important event like a birthday or anniversary
A wedding is a special occasion.
dozen (n) a dozen equals 12
He bought a dozen of roses for his wife.

Conversation

Use the following questions as a guideline to form an interesting conversation with your tutor. Feel free to diverge from these suggestions if anything interesting comes up.

  1. What are your favorite flowers? Why?
  2. When was the last time you gave or received flowers? Why?
  3. What are some flowers that grow in your country?
  4. Do you have flowers planted outside your home? Why or why not?
  5. What are some special occasions when people buy flowers?
  6. Do you have a lot of flower shops in your city?
  7. Would you like to work in a flower shop? Why or why not?
  8. Why do people like flowers?
  9. Are flowers expensive to buy in your country?
  10. Have you ever had flowers delivered to your home? If yes, what was the special occasion?

Wrap-up

Go over any new expressions or vocabulary that you learned today.

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