What kinds of items would you find being sold at a flea or street market? Would you ever go to such a market to shop? Why or why not?
A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.
Merchant: Well, how about a ring for someone special? Customer: There IS no one special.
Customer: Nah. I already have one, plus the handle is cracked.
Customer: Umm. There are stains on the sleeves. I'll pass.
Customer: Whoa! They're way too expensive. I'll give you twenty-five bucks for them.
Customer: Oh, I'll stick with the records.
Practice the dialogue with a partner. Next, create your own dialogue with the seller and a different customer. Try selling two new things.
|Seller: Hi. Can I help you?
Customer: Uh, I'm looking for some earrings for a friend.
Seller: Well, here's a nice pair for only $20.
Customer: What? _________.