Task 1. In which department would you buy these goods? Match the names of goods with the places where they can be bought.
If you want to buy …
some aspirin, shampoo, soap, toothpaste, etc.
gold and silver earrings, necklaces
the Newsagent’s/news stall
writing paper, pens and files
a woman’s hat
newspapers and magazines
a teddy bear, dolls, Lego
a dog or a cat
the pet shop
eau de toilette, perfumes
the China & Glassware
a zip, china buttons
the Toys & Games
sheets and pillowcases
bags, briefcases, wallets etc
the Leather goods
shoes, boots, sneakers, etc
cups, plates, vases
washing powder, soap, toilet paper
the Hosiery [houƷəri]
Task 2. Fill in the blanks with the words in the box below:
(1) The price:
If something costs a lot of money then it is … . But if it’s on sale then it is usually … . A … price is the price that you would expect to pay for something.
When you pay for something, if you have enough money in your pocket you can pay with …. If you don’t, you can put it on your … or write a ….
If you have gained some weight, your clothes might be a little…. On the other hand, if you have lost some weight, they might be a little … . If your clothes …, then they are not too big and they are not too small.
(4) The Bill:
When you go to a restaurant, it is nice to get a … . It’s also nice to get service. But if the service isn’t good, then you don’t have to leave a … . In some countries, when you order food you also have to pay a … .
(5) Comparison Shopping:
Forty dollars __________ a meal is a little expensive. Of course, there are some restaurants that are much more pricey ____________ that. On the other hand, there are some really good restaurants that are not as costly ________ that.
HOW MUCH IS IT?
Money that includes tax, discounts, and the price
Task 3. Look at the expressions on the blackboard. Write a title for each category of expressions:
Task 4. Look at the two receipts. Use words you find on these receipts to fill in the blanks:
Money that you receive from a clerk along with your receipt: _____________
Money that you pay to the government: _____________
The cost of an item before tax: _____________
The amount that you save off of the regular price: _____________