Helen: That doesn’t matter... It feels more comfortable. I think I’ll take it. How much is it?
Shop assistant: Seventy-five roubles.
Helen: Where do I pay?
Shop assistant: Over there at the cash-desk.
Helen: Thank you.
(After paying the bill)
Shop assistant: Here are your boots. The check’s inside.
Helen: Thank you. And where’s the glove department?
Another customer: Come along with me, and I’ll show you.
Helen buys some dark-brown gloves to match her new boots and looks at her watch. She sees that it is rather late, so she quickly leaves the store and hurries home.
ACTIVE WORDS AND WORD COMBINATIONS
a department store to buy (bought, bought) to sell (sold, sold) though early (adj) late (adj)
to be late (for, to)
to look round
a shop assistant
a foot (pi feet) a leg a hand an arm suitable
to try on different various a moment
Just a moment
I won't be a moment
at that moment to be lucky expensive cheap
It (that) doesn't matter
How much is it?
to pay (paid, paid)
to go (come) along
dark to match
a watch rather quickly fast
(See Vocabulary for Lesson Fifteen, p. 471)
ручные часы стенные или настольные часы