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Unit 4 Shopping. In this unit, you will: A. Review sizes and prices. B. Learn and understand conversations and passages about shopping. C. Learn how to choose, bargain and buy goods. Sizes and Prices. Section A

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## Unit 4 Shopping

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1. Unit 4Shopping In this unit, you will: • A. Review sizes and prices. • B. Learn and understand conversations and passages • about shopping. • C. Learn how to choose, bargain and buy goods.

2. Sizes and Prices • Section A • Directions:Listen to the sentences below and then repeat, paying attention to your pronunciation of the sizes and prices. • 1. I wear size 41 shoes. • 2. Can I see how big sizeM is, madam? • 3. This bike cost me ¥420, that’s ¥30 cheaper than my brother’s. • 4. I paid \$76.99 for this MP4, but they say it is worth much more. • 5. My daughter’s waist measurement is 58centimeters. • 6. At ¥47.5 a square meter, the total comes to ¥665. However, you just have to pay ¥660. • 7. The case is about 28 inches long, 18 inches wide and 14 inches high. • 8. He sold his car to me for £1,235.

3. Sizes and Prices Key • Section B • Directions: You will hear eight prices or sizes. Listen to each of them carefully and then write it down as quickly as you can. The prices or sizes will be spoken only once. • 1. _________ 2. _________ 3. _________ 4. _________ • 5. _________ 6. _________ 7. _________ 8. _________

4. Sizes and Prices • 1. size 38 2. \$126.45 3. \$77.65 4. £576.50 • 5. ¥2,745 6. size XL 7. £82.96 8. ¥3,458

5. Questions Is anything on sale today? What’s on sale today? Do you have any specials today? Answers Yes, the _____ are on sale. Yes, ____ are on sale. No, we don’t have any specials today. The ______ are on sale today. Nothing is on sale today. We don’t have anything on sale today. Yes, the _____ are half price today. Yes, the _____ are on sale. I'm sorry, we don’t have any specials today. Basic Skills Read and memorize the following expressions.

6. Do you know where I can find the ____? Are you giving away any freebies (today)? Do you still have (the items for sale) in stock? How much will that be? How much is it? Yes, it is/they are on aisle _____. Sorry, I am not sure where it is/they are. I don’t know, but I can help you find someone who does. Yes, if you buy _____, (then) you will get _______ free. Yes, we have plenty of them. No, I am sorry. They are out of stock. Sorry, we don’t have them in stock. That’ll be _____ yuan/dollars. It’ll be _____ yuan/dollars, please. It’s ____ yuan/dollars. Altogether, it’ll be _____ yuan/dollars. It’s ____ yuan/dollars.

7. Listening Comprehension • Section A • Directions:Listen to the conversation. Then mark the answer you think is best. The conversation will be spoken twice. Before you listen, learn the following words and expressions: • Words & Expressions • excellent a. 极好的，卓越的 • flea market 跳蚤市场 • supermarket n.超级市场 • department store 百货公司 • exhibition n.展览会 • saleswoman n.女售货员，女店员 • tie clip 领带夹 • necklace n.项链 • diamond n.钻石 • steel n. 钢，钢铁

8. Listening Comprehension Tape Script Key • 1. Where do you think the man is? • a. In a flea market. b. In a supermarket. • c. In a department store. d. At an exhibition. • 2. What relationship do you think the man and the woman have? • a. Friends. b. Saleswoman and buyer. • c. Boss and employee. d. Husband and wife. • 3. What does the man want to buy? • a. A watch. b. A ring. • c. A tie clip. d. A necklace. • 4. How much cheaper is the silver one than the gold one? • a. 65 dollars. b. 20 dollars. • c. 45 dollars. d. 25 dollars. • 5. Which does the man buy? • a. The diamond one. b. The steel one. • c. The gold one. d. The silver one.

9. Listening Comprehension Key • Woman: May I help you? • Man: Yes, I’d like to buy a watch. • Woman: We have excellent men’s watches here. This gold one is very • popular! • Man: Mmm … How much is it? • Woman: It’s 65 dollars. • Man: Wow! That’s a little expensive. Do you have anything cheaper? • Woman: Well, how about this silver one? It’s only 20 dollars, but still • looks very nice. • Man: That’s much better! I’ll take it.

10. Listening Comprehension • 1. Where do you think the man is? • a. In a flea market. b. In a supermarket. • c. In a department store. d. At an exhibition. • 2. What relationship do you think the man and the woman have? • a. Friends. b. Saleswoman and buyer. • c. Boss and employee. d. Husband and wife. • 3. What does the man want to buy? • a. A watch. b. A ring. • c. A tie clip. d. A necklace. • 4. How much cheaper is the silver one than the gold one? • a. 65 dollars. b. 20 dollars. • c. 45 dollars. d. 25 dollars. • 5. Which does the man buy? • a. The diamond one. b. The steel one. • c. The gold one. d. The silver one.

11. Listening Comprehension • Notes for Language and Culture • 1. May I help you?这是西方常用的一句客套用语，在服务性行业更是如此。类似的说法有： “Can I help you?” “What can I do for you?”等，在不同的场合可以表示多种不同的意思，如：“我能为你效劳吗？”“你要什么？”“你哪里不舒服？”“需要我为你做些什么吗？”等。 • 2. How much is it?这是询问价格时的常用口语，等于 “How much money is it?”。 • 3. Well, how about this silver one?这款银表怎么样？口语中常用句型，表示建议。也可以说： “What about …?”。

12. Listening Comprehension • Section B • Directions:Listen to the conversation. Then decide if the sentences below are true or false. Mark the correct answer with a “√”. The conversation will be spoken twice. Before you listen, learn the following words and expressions: • Words & Expressions • sandal n. 凉鞋 • mirror n.镜子 • narrow a.狭窄的 • width n.宽度

13. Listening Comprehension Tape Script Key • 1. The man is shopping in a shoe store. true false • 2. The woman likes the price of the sandals. true false • 3. The woman usually wears size 11. true false • 4. The sandals fit very well. true false • 5. The woman does not buy the sandals because they are too expensive. true false

14. Listening Comprehension Key • Man: Hello, ma’am! How can I help you? • Woman: Oh, I’m just looking, thanks! • Man: OK … Just let me know if you need anything! • Woman: OK! … Oh! Excuse me! Could you tell me how much these sandals are? I can’t find the price. • Man: Of course, let me check … These are 15 dollars. • Woman: Really?! That’s a great price! Do you have a pair in size 7? • Man: Yes, we do. Here you are! Why don’t you try them on and see how they fit? There’s a mirror over there. • Woman: Thank you … Hmm … These don’t fit very well. I’m afraid they’re a little too narrow. Do you have a wider pair? • Man: I’m sorry, ma’am. These shoes are all the same width. Would you like to try a size 8? • Woman: No, that’s all right. I don’t think I’ll buy any today. Thank you for your help! • Man: You’re welcome, ma’am. Have a good day!

15. Listening Comprehension • 1. The man is shopping in a shoe store. true false • 2. The woman likes the price of the sandals. true false • 3. The woman usually wears size 11. true false • 4. The sandals fit very well. true false • 5. The woman does not buy the sandals because they are too expensive. true false

16. Listening Comprehension • Notes for Language and Culture • Do you have a pair in size 7?美国服装、鞋子的尺码和使用公制单位的国家不一样。这里的7码相当于公制单位的38码，8码相当于公制单位的40码。

17. Listening Comprehension • Section C • Directions:Listen to the short passage and answer the following questions. The passage will be spoken twice. Before you listen, learn the following words and expressions:

18. Listening Comprehension • Words & Expressions • brand name 名牌 • Gucci 古琦（品牌名） • originally ad. 最初，原先 • symbol n.符号 • quality n.质量 • comfortable a.舒适的 • afford v.买得起 • illegal a.违法的 • consumer n.消费者

19. Listening Comprehension Tape Script Key • 1. What do many young people prefer to go shopping for? • They prefer to go shopping for things. • 2. What did brand names used to be? • They used to be . • 3. What did consumers think of Nike shoes? • They thought that Nike shoes were . • 4. What has happened to many brand name products • in some places today? • Brand name products are no longer • . • 5. What made the brand name products lose • their value? • of the brand • names products made the products lose their value.

20. Listening Comprehension Key • Many young people today love to go shopping for brand name clothes and other things. Nike shoes, Gucci bags and watches—why are products with certain brand names so popular? Originally, brand names used to be famous as symbols of quality. Nike shoes were supposed to be very comfortable and good for exercising. Gucci bags and watches were famous for their beauty and design. But in some places today, many of the old brand names no longer mean good quality. At first, those who had money could afford to buy quality products, so very soon having Nike shoes and a Gucci bag or watch began to mean being rich. As it became more important to act rich than to have quality products, people began to make illegal copies of the brand name products. Very soon, those cheap, poor quality copies filled the market, and the brand names began to lose their value.

21. Listening Comprehension Tape Script • 1. What do many young people prefer to go shopping for? • They prefer to go shopping for brand name things. • 2. What did brand names used to be? • They used to be symbols of quality. • 3. What did consumers think of Nike shoes? • They thought that Nike shoes were very comfortable and good for exercising. • 4. What has happened to many brand name products in some places today? • Brand name products are no longer good quality products. • 5. What made the brand name products lose their value? • Illegal copies of brand name products made the products lose their value.

22. Compound Dictation Tape Script • Section A • Directions: Write down the sentences that you hear. The sentences will be spoken three times. • 1. ____________________________________________________ • 2. ____________________________________________________ • 3. ____________________________________________________ • 4. ____________________________________________________ • 5. ____________________________________________________

23. Compound Dictation • 1. How much is this pair of pants? • 2. Do you have any in a larger size? • 3. I usually wear a size medium. • 4. I’m afraid that’s too expensive. Could you give me a cheaper price? • 5. I’ll take the black T-shirt and the sunglasses.

24. Compound Dictation • Section B • Directions:Listen to the passage and fill in the blanks with the missing words. The passage will be spoken twice. Before you listen, learn the following words and expressions: • Words & Expressions • mail-order n.邮购 • catalogue n.目录 • description n.描写 • surf v.冲浪 • Internet n. 互联网 • credit card 信用卡

25. Compound Dictation Tape Script • For those who are ________ or who have ________, there are ways to shop from ________. Some people like to shop from ________-order catalogues. They look at the catalogue’s ________ and descriptions of products and then mail in their ________ with a check. Other people like to shop from TV ________, which invite people to call and order over the ________. Recently, ________ shopping has become very popular. People surf the ________ and use a credit card to buy what they want.

26. Compound Dictation • For those who are lazy or who have no time, there are ways to shop from home. Some people like to shop from mail-order catalogues. They look at the catalogue’s pictures and descriptions of products and then mail in their order with a check. Other people like to shop from TV ads, which invite people to call and order over the phone. Recently, online shopping has become very popular. People surf the Internet and use a credit card to buy what they want.

27. Follow-Up Speaking • Section A • Before you listen and practice, learn the following words and expressions: • Words & Expressions • cotton n. 棉花 • bell-bottom 喇叭状的 • jeansn.牛仔裤 • on sale待售，减价出售 • dressing room更衣室 • waist n.腰部 • woolena.毛纺的 • furn.毛皮 • collarn.衣领 • elastica.弹性的 • stylen.风格，类型 • materialn.材料，原料 • fashionablea.流行的，时髦的

28. Follow-Up Speaking • I. Listen In and Speak Out • Directions: Listen to the conversation and repeat it sentence by sentence. • A: Good morning. Can I help you? • B: I’d like to buy a pair of blue cotton bell-bottom jeans with stripes. (1) • A: What size do you wear? • B: I think I wear a 30-28. • A: Here’s a pair that’s on sale. You can try them on in the dressing room. • B: They’re OK in the waist, but they’re too short. Do you have some longer ones in the same style? (2) • A: Try these. They aren’t as dark as the other ones but they’re longer. (3) • B: Are they the same price as the other ones? • A: No, they’re \$2 cheaper─\$11.95 instead of \$13.95. • B: Great! I’ll take them.

29. Follow-Up Speaking Sample • II. Practice • Directions: Act out the conversation by using the following expressions. • (1) I’d like to buy a pair of blue cotton bell-bottom jeans with stripes. • a brown woolen coat with a fur collar • a pair of grey silk pants with an elastic waist • (2) Do you have some longer ones in the same style? • shorter ones in the same color • tighter ones that are made of the same material • cheaper ones in the same waist size • (3) They aren’t as dark as the other ones but they’relonger. • fashionable cheaper • light shorter

30. Follow-Up Speaking • III. Sample Conversation • A: Good morning. Can I help you? • B: I’d like to buy a brown woolen coat with a fur collar. • A: What size do you wear? • B: I think I wear an XL. • A: Here’s one that has recently come to our market. You can try it on in the dressing room. • B: It’s OK in the waist, but it’s still too expensive. Do you have some cheaper ones in the same color? • A: Try this. It isn’t as fashionable as the other one but it’s cheaper. • B: Is it of the same materials as the other one? • A: No, it contains 5% more wool─80% instead of 75%. • B: Great! I’ll take it.

31. Follow-Up Speaking • Section B • Before you listen and practice, learn the following words and expressions: • Words & Expressions • assistance n.帮助 • leather n.皮革 • similar a.相似的，类似的 • percent n.百分比，百分数 • discount n.折扣 • sweater n.厚运动衫，毛线衫

32. Follow-Up Speaking Tape Script • I. Listen In and Fill Out • Directions:Listen to the conversation and fill in the blanks with the missing words, consulting the useful expressions in the box if you have difficulty. • Girl: Hello, sir! (1) • Man: Yes, thanks. (2) • Girl: The black leather one? That’s 300 dollars. • ⑴ How can I help you? • Do you need any assistance? • Can/May I help you? • Let me know if I can be of any help. • ⑵ How much is this coat? • How much is this? • How much does this cost? • What’s the price of this coat?

33. Follow-Up Speaking Tape Script • Man: That’s very expensive. Do you have anything similar at a cheaper • price? • Girl: Here’s one similar to that one, but it’s only 150 dollars. • Man: That’s still rather expensive. (3) • Girl: I can give you five percent off. That would make the price 142.50 • dollars. • Man: OK, that’s a little better. I’ll take it. • (3) Can you reduce the price a little? • Can you make it any cheaper? • Can you reduce the price at all? • Can you give me a discount?

34. Follow-Up Speaking • Girl: Hello, sir! Do you need any assistance? (1) • Man: Yes, thanks. How much is this coat?(2) • Girl: The black leather one? That’s 300 dollars. • Man: That’s very expensive. Do you have anything similar at a cheaper • price? • Girl: Here’s one similar to that one, but it’s only 150 dollars. • Man: That’s still rather expensive. Can you reduce the price at all? (3) • Girl: I can give you five percent off. That would make the price 142.50 • dollars. • Man: OK, that’s a little better. I’ll take it.

35. II. Practice Directions: Act out the conversation by using the following information. 1. T-shirt the red silk one 120 dollars 70 dollars I’m sorry. That’s the lowest I can go. 2. sweater the black woolen one 150 dollars 110 dollars I’m sorry. I can’t make it any cheaper. 3. overcoat the brown fur one 1,200 dollars 900 dollars I’m sorry. I have to ask our manager. Follow-Up Speaking Sample

36. Follow-Up Speaking • III. Sample Conversation • Girl: Hello, sir! May I help you? • Man: Yes, thanks. How much does this T-shirt cost? • Girl: The red silk one? That’s 120 dollars. • Man: That’s very expensive. Do you have anything similar at a • cheaper price? • Girl: Here’s one similar to that one, but it’s only 70 dollars. • Man: That’s still rather expensive. Can you reduce the price a little? • Girl: I’m sorry. That’s the lowest I can go. • Man: That’s a pity. But I’ll still take it.

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