#### Transcript Unit 3 How Much Is It?

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How Much Is It?
Conversation (I)
They’re perfect for you
A: Oh, look at those earrings, Maria. They are perfect for you.
B: These red ones? I’m not sure.
A: No, the yellow ones.
B: Oh, these? Hmm. Yellow isn’t really a good color for me.
A: Well, that necklace isn’t bad.
B: Which one?
A: The blue one right there. How much is it?
B: It’s \$42! That’s expensive.
A: Hey, let me get it for you. It’s your birthday present. Happy birthday.
Grammar Focus (I)
one, ones
How much is the necklace?
How much are the earrings? How much is the bracelet?
Which one?
Which ones?
Which one?
The blue one.
The red ones.
The pink one.
It’s 999 dollars.
They’re 29.99 dollars
It’s 70 dollars.
Grammar Focus (I)
one, ones
How much
Which
The red
They are
are these sunglasses?
ones?
ones
78 dollars
How much
are these pants?
Which
ones?
The green
They are
ones
35 dollars
Grammar Exercises
one, ones
are
A: Excuse me. How much _________
these jeans?
ones
ones
B: Which _________?
Do you mean the blue ________?
ones
A: No, the light blue ____________.
They’re
B: Oh, _______________
\$ 59.95.
A: Almost 60 dollars. Are you kidding?
is
it
A: I like the pink backpack over there. How much _______
_________?
one
B: Which _________?
A: The red ______________.
one
The green ______
one is only \$ 22.25.
It’s
B: __________
\$ 27.49. But ______
it
A: OK. Let me see ______,
Vocabulary for material
cotton
gold
a _______ bracelet
plastic
a _______ jacket
leather
plastic
rubber
a _________ ring
gold
a _______shirt
cotton
silk
silver
wool
a _________ tie.
silk
_______ earrings
silver
leather
__________ socks
wool
__________ boots
rubber
Conversation (II)
Which one do you prefer?
A: Look! These jackets are really nice. Which one do you prefer?
B: I like the wool one better.
A: The wool one, why?
B: It looks warmer.
A: Well, I like the leather one better. It’s more stylish than the wool one.
B: Hmm. There’s no price tag.
A: Excuse me. How much is this jacket?
C: It’s \$ 499. Would you like to try it on?
A: Uh, no. That’s OK! But thanks anyway.
C: You are welcome.

A…+比較級 +than +B。

long →→ longer
strong
stronger
modern
happy →→ happier
wise →→ wiser
thin →→ thinner, big →→ bigger

expensive →→ more expensive
comfortable →→ more comfortable
more modern
Grammar Exercise: 寫出比較級

busier
large
larger
happy
happier
small
smaller
heavy
heavier
modern
more modern
cheap
cheaper
stylish
more stylish
big
bigger
popular
more popular
nice
nicer
pretty
good
better
busy
prettier
worse
Grammar Focus (II)
prettier
A: Which dress is ______________
(pretty),
the yellow one or the green one?
B: Well, the green one is silk. And silk is
more
_____________ (expensive) than polyester.
expensive
larger
A: Is this blue T-shirt ______________ (large)
than the red and white one?
bigger
B: No, the red and white one is __________ (big).
It’s a medium. The blue one is small.
Grammar Focus (II)
better (good)?
A: Look at these pants. Which ones do you like _________
B: I prefer the green cotton ones. They’re _____________ (stylish).
than the wool ones.
more stylish
3.9
\$ 3.99

are
A: How much _______
these
socks?
\$ 3.59
ones
B: Which _________?
ones
A: The red __________.
They’re
B: ______________
3.59 dollars.
\$ 4.99
ones
A: How about the black ______?
They’re
B: _____________ 4.99 dollars.
ones
A: The black ________
are
more
expensive
_______
___________
ones
\$ 2.99
(expensive) than the red _______.
ones
B: Yes, the black ___________
nicer (nice) and _________
better
are ______
(good).
Reading: The World’s Online Marketplace-Do you like shopping online? Do you
eBay
bargain

like finding a bargain or a good buy?
Then eBay is for you. eBay is The
World’s Online Marketplace. It’s a
place to buy and sell almost anything.
1. How many people use eBay?
With over 18 million members, eBay
2. What is eBay?
is more popular than any other
3. What is the most popular shopping
shopping site on the Internet.
site on Internet?

things on eBay’s Web site: from cars
electronics

eBay
instrument

to electronics to musical instruments.
Here’s how it works: A member puts
Web site. Other members bid, or offer
1. How many things do people trade
on eBay?
2. What is the first step if a person wants
to sell something on eBay?
money, for the item. The person who
3. Who will get the item?
bids the most money gets to buy the
4. How can a buyer get the item?
item. Then the seller sends the item to

offer

bid

Reading: The World’s Online Marketplace-“ Selling on eBay is easy.” says Mike
owner

eBay

Stakes. He’s the owner of a company
that sells used computers. And he adds,
“I make friends on eBay. I think it’s a
very friendly place.” But some people
1. What products does Mike sell?
don’t like it. “I think the traditional way
2. Does Mike like eBay?
to shop is better,” says Jenny Feng, a
student. “I want to touch things-not see
a picture of them.
What does he say about eBay?
3. Why doesn’t Jenny Feng like eBay?
Reading: The World’s Online Marketplace-But whether you like it or not, eBay
eBay
Europe

is here to stay. There are now eBay
users in the United States, Europe,
Latin America, China, and many
other countries. Soon people may be
able to shop on eBay anywhere in the
world.
1. Name the countries that can shop on
eBay.
.
Write T or F for each statement
F
_______
1. At present, all over the people in the world can use eBay.
T
_______
2. People can buy almost everything on eBay.
_______
3. The person who bids the lowest price gets the item.
T
_______
4. The seller himself or herself will give the item to the buyer.
F
F
_______
5. Mike Stacks has a computer company which sells new computers.
T
_______
6. Jenny doesn’t like to shop online because she likes to see the item.
T
_______
7. eBay is the largest online shopping site.
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