18. How do you save money? the second hand store & home repairs: 1 November, 2020.


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How do you save money?

A: Hello, I’m, interviewing people to see how they save money. Excuse me, what is your name?

B: I’m Tim.

A: Well, hi Tim. Do you try to save money?

B: Well, yes. I’m a student, so I have to save money.

A: Well…how do you save money?

B: Let’s see…I buy clothes if they are on sale, so I never pay full price for anything, and I look out for discounts too.

A: Well that’s great. Thanks very much Tim.

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It’s question time

  1. Who is he?…..Tim.
  2. What does Tim do?…He’s a student.
  3. How does Tim save money?… He buys clothes on sale.

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I go to the second hand store

A: Can you tell me your name?

B: Oh me? I’m Sally.

A: Hi Sally…now, do you try to save money, Sally?

B: Yes, of course…I get some of my clothes at a second hand store, like these jeans and this blouse.

A: Really? I love your outfit. That’s very original.

B: Thanks. I bought these shoes on sale at a department store.

A: Great. Well thanks Sally!


Question Time:

  1. Who is she?…Sally.
  2. What items did Sally buy from a second hand store?… her jeans and blouse.
  3. What did she buy from a department store?… her shoes.

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I repair things

A: And you, sir?

B: Who me?

A: Yes, what’s your name?

B: I’m Colin.

A: Colin, you try to save money too, don’t you?

B: Oh, yes….you know the best way to do that is to not pay people money to fix things.

A: What do you mean Colin?

B: Well, I fix things myself. Well, I try to like..I fix my car, or sometimes I repair things around the house.

A: Well, that sounds really smart.

B: And you know… there is another thing I like to do…like I never buy DVD’s. I always rent them. You can save a lot of money that way.

A: Well, I’m sure you’re right, thanks very much Colin.


Question time

  1. Who is he?…Colin.
  2. What does Colin try to fix?…His car.
  3. What is another way he tries to save money?… He rents DVD’s.

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