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At a stationery shop - Learn to speak fluent English

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In this lesson, we are going to learn what to say when you are at a stationery shop.

Buying a Pen

Jill: Hello, I am looking to buy some pens for my children.

Employee: School supplies? We have them all! Any specific pen type?

Jill: They need colored pens and erasable pens.

Employee: We have both of those kinds.

Jill: Do you have any pens in pink for my daughter?


Employee: Yes, we do. Is that all?

Jill: Yes, that’s all. I will take 3 packs. Thank you.


At a supermarket

Jill: Hi! I am here to buy a gift for my grandfather. He collects pens.

Employee: What kind of pen would he like?

Jill: He collects ballpoint pens and feather pens.

Employee: We have plenty of those in aisle 7 and 8.

Jill: Do you have ink jars as well?

Employee: Yes, in aisle 12.

Jill: Thank you so much.


Getting a cheaper alternative

Jill: Excuse me! How much is this pen?

Employee: That pen is $2.50.

Jill: I am looking for a quality pen to handwrite my book.

Employee: We have ballpoint pens and special paper in this section here.

Jill: How much is this pen set?

Employee: That set is $80.00.

Jill: Is there anything more affordable?

Employee: You can buy the same pen by itself for only $15.00.

Jill: Thank you. I will buy just the pen.


Buying a notebook

Jill: Hi, I am looking for a notebook.

Employee: Sure. What kind of notebook?

Jill: A ruled one. I want to use it to take notes at college.

Employee: Okay. I have this one in good quality paper and plastic cover.

Jill: It looks good. How much is it?

Employee : It’s 5 dollars.

Jill : I will take it.


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