LYN:Excuse me. Howmuch do you want for this bowl?
OWNER:Let’s see. Hmm... That’s an outstanding piece of Depression glass ---
in perfect shape. It’s worth 150 bucks.
LYN:A hundred and fiftydollars! Oh, I couldn’t possiblypaythat much.
It’s a shame. It’s reallynice.
OWNER:Hold on, lady. I said it was worth 150 bucks I’m onlyasking $115.
LYN:A hundred and fifteen dollars?
OWNER:Yeah, it’s a real bargain
LYN:Oh I’m sure it is. But I can’t afford that
OWNER: Well, look. Tell you what I’ll do. I’ll make it an even $100.
I can’t go anylower than that.
LYN:I’ll give you $65.
OWNER:Sixty- five! Come on, lady. You ’ve got to be kidding. I paid more than
that for it myself. Take it for $90. It’s worth everypenny.
LYN: Well, maybe I could give you $75.
OWNER:Eighty-five. That’s my final price.
OWNER:Make it $83.
OWNER:Let me wrap it up for you. There you are, lady----- a real bargain
LYN:Yeah, thanksa lot
BARGAINING- Something offered or acquired at a price advantageous to
BARGAIN- An advantageous purchase
BUCK- A dollar
OUTSTANDING- distinguished from others in excellence
DEPRESSION- basin, bowl
PENNY-In the United States and Canada, the coin that is worth one cent
EVEN -Having an exact amount, extent, or number; precise
Howmuch do you want for this bowl?
· It’s worth 150 bucks.
I couldn’t possiblypayfor that!
The price is too high.
I couldn’t afford it.
A:How______do you want for the bowl?
A:A hundred and fifteen __________?
B:Yeah, it’s a real ________.
A:Oh I’m sure it is. But I can’t _________ that.
A:Let me _____ it up for you. There you are, lady----- a real bargain
B:Yeah, ________ a lot.
1. Do you knowhowto ask discount in a store? Howdo you do it?
2. Do you always make a bargain when you buyin a store? Why?
3. Where do you go when you look for bargains?
4. Do you think bargains usuallyhave lowqualitythan those items which are
not bargains? Prove or defend your answer.
5. What can you sayabout the dialogue?