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How much does it cost?

Salesgirl: Good morning, sir. Can I help you?
Mr Williams: Yes. I'm looking for a present for my wife.
Salesgirl: This handbag is very nice, sir.
Mr Williams: Is it expensive?
Salesgirl: Oh, no, sir! It's quite cheap. It costs fifteen pounds.
Mr Williams: Fifteen pounds! That's too expensive, I'm afraid. Salesgirl: Look at this vase, sir.
Mr Williams: No, that one's too big. What about the one next to it?
Salesgirl: Ah, yes, sir. This one is smaller. And it's cheaper. Mr Williams: How much does it cost?
Salesgirl: Eleven pounds, thirty pence.
Mr Williams: Eleven pounds thirty! It's too expensive. And it's too heavy.

How much does it cost?

A How much does it cost?
B It costs eight pounds fifty.
A It's too expensive.
B This one's quite cheap.

English Money

English currency is the pound sterling.
There are 100 pence in one pound.
One pound = 1
One pound and twenty pence is 1.20 (One pound twenty).

Too expensive / not cheap enough

A
Do you like the handbag / suitcase?
B
It's / They're too / not expensive small.
It's / They're too / not cheap/big enough.

What's it made of?

Mr Williams: How much is this hat?
Salesman: Fifty pounds, madam.
Mr Williams: That's expensive. What's it made of?
Salesman: It'a made of real fur. It's a very good hat.
Mr Williams: Hm...
Salesman: Those hats are cheaper. That one there is twelve Pounds. Who's it for?
Mr Williams: It's for my husband.
Salesman: It's probably too small for you husband. Um. It isn't big enough. It's size five. Now, this one's bigger.
Mr Williams: What size is it?
Salesman: It's size seven. Is that big enough?
Mr Williams: Yes. It's the right size.

It's made of fur

A
How much is this hat?
What's it made of?
B
It's made of fur.
A
What size is it?
B
It's size seven. Is that big enough?

What size is it? / Are you?

It's size 12. It isn't big enough.
It's too small. I'm size 16.

A
What size:
is the hat?
are you?
is she?
B
It's/I'm/She's size 7/12.

A
How much is it?
=
How much does it cost?
B
(it's) 6.50
=
(it costs) 4.50

A kilo of tomatoes

Greengrocer: There you are, Mrs Williams. A kilo of tomatoes, half a kilo of carrots, four apples and two lemons. Anything else?
Mrs Williams: Yes, please. A big cabbage, and two kilos of potatoes. Oh, and pine apple...
Greengrocer: The pineapples are very expensive. Eighty pence for this small one.
Mrs Williams: It looks too small.
Greengrocer: Is this one big enough?
Mrs Williams: Yes, I'll buy that one.
Greengrocer: That'll be one pound twenty for the pineapple. Two pounds fifty all together.

That'll be...

There you are.
That'll be one pound twenty.
Two pounds fifty all together.

A kilo / kilos

A kilo / Half a kilo / Two kilos of tomatoes / potatoes / carrots.


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