Asking prices

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How much does it cost?

Key sentences

Customer Clerk
How much are these (plural noun) ? They're (number).
Customer Clerk
How much is this (singular noun) ? It's (number).
Customer Clerk
I'll take it.
I'm not so sure.
That'll be (number,) thank you.
Ok.

Drills

Say these sentences without looking.

How much are these (plural noun) ?
plural noun sentence
socks How much are these socks ?
sunglasses How much are these sunglasses ?
pants How much are these pants ?
shoes How much are these shoes ?
They're (number).
number sentence
$50 They're $50.
twenty dollars They're twenty dollars.
thirteen dollars They're thirteen dollars.
$30 They're $30.
How much is this (singular noun) ?
singular noun sentence
shirt How much is this shirt ?
watch How much is this watch ?
pair of socks How much is this pair of socks ?
jacket How much is this jacket ?
It's (number).
number sentence
sixteen dollars It's sixteen dollars.
$60 It's $60.
$14 It's $14.
forty dollars It's forty dollars.
That'll be (number,) thank you.
number, sentence
$14, That'll be $14, thank you.
forty dollars, That'll be forty dollars, thank you.
$20, That'll be $20, thank you.
twelve dollars, That'll be twelve dollars, thank you.

Example

Practice this conversation.

Customer Clerk
How much are these (socks) ? They're ($50).
Customer Clerk
How much is this (shirt) ? It's (sixteen dollars).
Customer Clerk
I'll take it. That'll be ($14,) thank you.

Change partners. Use your imagination and change the sentences.

Exercise

Use your imagination. Make your own conversation.

Customer Clerk

How much are these ... ?

They're ... .

Customer Clerk
How much is this ... ? It's ....
Customer Clerk
I'll take it. That'll be ... thank you.

Change partners. Use your imagination and make another conversation.

Practice

Customer Clerk
Ask prices of items and buy or do not buy. You work in the shop below. Help your customer.

Further study


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Review[edit]

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Put these words in the correct order.

shoes? how are excuse much me these
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Put these words in the correct order.

be will $50, you. That thank
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Put these words in the correct order.

it will I take
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