a) Read and act the dialogues.
b) Make up the dialogues based on the models using as many words as possible dealing with the topic «Shopping».
Buying a Present
In a Record Store
Liz: Do you have «Disco King,» please?
Salesclerk: Who’s it by?
Liz: Soul Sensation. It’s their latest single. It’s just made the charts. It’s number nine this week.
Salesclerk: Let’s see... just a minute. Yes. Here you are.
Liz: Oh, thanks. And do you have the new album by the Rats?
Salesclerk: Teenage Revolution? Oh, yes. We have that. It’s a terrific album. You’ll love it.
Liz: Oh, it’s not for me. It’s for my grandmother. It’s a birthday present.
In a Jewellery Store
Harry: I’m trying to find a Christmas present for my wife.
Salesclerk: All right. What exactly are you looking for?
Harry: I’m not sure, really. Maybe you can help me.
Salesclerk: Sure. I’ll show you some bracelets.
Harry: No, I bought a bracelet for our anniversary.
Salesclerk: Maybe a ring, then. These rings are made of gold.
Harry: Yes, I like that one. What kind of stone is that?
Salesclerk: It’s a diamond. And it’s only $5,000!
Harry: Oh. Well, maybe you could show me some ear-rings, then.
In a Toy Store
Mrs. Silva: Hello. Maybe you could advise me.
Salesclerk: Yes, of course.
Mrs. Silva: I’m looking for a toy for my nephew.
Salesclerk: OK. How old is he?
Mrs. Silva: He’ll be nine on Saturday.
Salesclerk: Skateboards are still very popular.
Mrs. Silva: Hm. I don’t want him to hurt himself.
Salesclerk: What about a drum set?
Mrs. Silva: I don’t think so. His father will be upset if I buy him one of those. Do you have anything educational? You see, he’s a very intelligent boy.
Salesclerk: I have the perfect thing! A do-it-yourself computer kit.
(from «American Streamline»)
anniversary — годовщина • річниця
skateboard — скейт • скейт