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You work overseas. Your company’s year-end party is only two weeks away, but you don’t have any formal clothes.

Shop for some formal clothes with your friend.

IN THIS LESSON, YOU WILL

1. Listen to your friend’s schedule.
2. Ask your friend for shopping advice.
3. Explain your clothing preferences to your friend.

PRACTICE

STEP A EXERCISE

Fill in the blanks using the words in the box.

before
should
that
nothing
  1. Happiness was the novel _____ changed her life.
  2. _____ I wear comfortable shoes?
  3. _____ flashy, please.
  4. I eat breakfast _____ work.

STEP B EXERCISE

Complete the conversation using the words in parentheses and the words in the box. Some words may be used more than once.

who
that
should
Tutor:

I want to know more about the latest fashions. What should I do?

Student:

I think (you / read fashion blogs).

Tutor:

Oh, good idea. Do you know any good blogs?

Student:

Yeah, (you / read TheClothes.com).

Tutor:

What is it?

Student:

It’s (a blog / talks about the latest clothing styles). I learned about ripped jeans from that blog. They’re for (people / want something casual).

Tutor:

Sounds interesting!

MISSION

Challenge 1

You work overseas. You are going to attend your company’s year-end party in two weeks, but you don’t have any formal clothes. You called your friend and asked him/her to go shopping with you today.


Listen to his/her answer.

Remember?

  • during
  • (right) after
  • should
  • that

COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS

  1. Can your friend go shopping with you today?
    • no
    • yes
  2. When is your friend going to attend a team dinner?
    • right before work
    • right after work
  3. When is your friend free to go shopping?
    • next Wednesday
    • this Saturday

Challenge 2

Your friend called you back after his/her meeting.


Agree to go shopping with him/her on Saturday. Then, ask him/her for advice about the following:

  • what you should wear for the year-end party
  • if you should pay using cash or credit card

Remember?

  • should

Challenge 3

It’s Saturday. You and your friend are shopping for clothes for your year-end party.
Talk about your clothing preferences.

Remember?

  • something + (adjective)
  • anything + (adjective)
  • nothing + (adjective)

FEEDBACK

Shop for some formal clothes with your friend.

MISSION 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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