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Lesson 4: Beauty and Grooming Products
I want to get sunscreen.

I can talk about beauty and grooming products.

INTRODUCE

Beauty and grooming products are different in every country. It’s good to ask store clerks for advice about them.

PRESENT

STEP A VOCABULARY

I. Listen and repeat.

hairspray

hair gel

facewash

shaving cream

sunscreen

a free sample

II. Which of the things above do you usually use?

III. Practice reading the words.

/f/

/t/

free

tree

fake

take

fail

tail

STEP B GRAMMAR TIP

The word get has many meanings.

Use get to mean buy.

  • I want to get hairspray when we go shopping tomorrow.
  • I got my facewash at that store.

You can also use get to mean receive.

  • I got sunscreen from my friend.
  • Can I get a free sample, please?

UNDERSTAND

SPEAKING

Saori and her mom are at a beauty store in South Korea. Saori is talking to the clerk.

Clerk:

Good afternoon! Can I help you?

Saori:

Yes, please. I want to get sunscreen.

Clerk:

Do you want sunscreen for the beach?

Saori:

No, I’m just going to walk around Seoul. I usually wear sunscreen every day, but I forgot it in Japan.

Clerk:

I recommend this sunscreen.

Saori:

Great! Thank you.

Clerk:

By the way, we have a new line of lipstick. I recommend this beautiful pink for you. What do you think?

Saori:

Hmm… It’s cute, but I’m not sure. Can I get a free sample?

Clerk:

Sure!

TRIVIA

In Asia, many people prefer light skin, but in the West, many people like to have tans. They think that tan people look healthier.

PRACTICE

STEP A EXERCISE

Read the sentences. Say if get means buy or receive.

ex. I got a bottle of hairspray as a gift. ( buy / receive )

 

  1. I want to get hair gel at the store. ( buy / receive )
  2. Can I get a free sample of this shaving cream? ( buy / receive )
  3. I got a really good facewash today. It was only $2! ( buy / receive )
  4. I got some sunscreen from my friend for free. ( buy / receive )

STEP B EXERCISE

Rephrase the sentences with get.

ex. I received a free sample of BBS facewash.

→ I got a free sample of BBS facewash.

 

  1. I bought two bottles of hairspray.
  2. Can I have a free sample of StyleHair hairgel?
  3. I want to buy a really good sunscreen.
  4. I received a free sample of shaving cream at the mall.

CHALLENGE

Challenge 1

You’re on vacation abroad. You forgot some of your beauty/grooming products back in Japan. You went to a store to buy new ones, but you don’t understand the labels.


Talk to the clerk.

Today's grammar tip

  • get

Challenge 2

Discuss your ideas.

If Time
Allows
1

BEAUTY/GROOMING PRODUCTS

2

FREE SAMPLES

1

BEAUTY/GROOMING PRODUCTS

  1. What’s your favorite brand of beauty/grooming products?
  2. Is that brand popular in Japan?
  3. Do you spend a lot of money on beauty/grooming products?
  4. Where do you buy your beauty/grooming products?

2FREE SAMPLES

  1. In Japan, do stores give free samples?
  2. When was the last time you got a free sample?
  3. What product do you want to get a free sample of?
  4. Do you use the free samples that you get?

FEEDBACK

I can talk about beauty and grooming products.

LESSON GOAL ACHIEVEMENT

  • 4
    Very Good

    Could complete the task with ease

  • 3
    Good

    Could complete the task with some clarifications

  • 2
    Fair

    Could complete the task with additional instructions

  • 1
    Poor

    Could somehow complete the task with difficulty

PERSONALIZED FEEDBACK

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