Buying a Phone

 

Practice the sentences

Listen to the sentence and spell the missing word.
The phone comes with a USB cable and headphones.en
en
Does it also include a wall plug in for ⁠?
 
en
 
 
en
How long is the life?
It should last between 15 and 24 hours depending on usage times.en
 
en
 
 
en
I would like to buy a sim card for ⁠.
What size sim card do you need?en
 
en
 
 
 
en
 

Practice the sentences

Listen to the sentence and spell the missing word.
The phone comes with a USB cable and headphones.en
en
 
en
  • Does it also include a wall plug in for
    • r
    • h
    • a
    • n
    • g
    • g
    • c
    • i
    ⁠?
     
 
 
en
 
en
  • How long is the
    • y
    • t
    • b
    • a
    • t
    • r
    • e
    life?
     
It should last between 15 and 24 hours depending on usage times.en
 
 
en
 
en
  • I would like to buy a sim card for
    • a
    • a
    • d
    • t
    ⁠.
     
What size sim card do you need?en
 
 
 
en
 

Practice the phrases

Build the sentence by clicking on the words.
en
 
en
 
 
en
 
en
 
 
en
 
en
 
 
en
 
en
 
 
 
en
 

Learn the dialog

Listen to the dialogue while reading the text.
Good afternoon. How can I help you?en
I would like to buy a new phone.en
Great, you've come to the right place. Are you looking for anything in particular?en
Yes, I would like a phone with a good camera and battery life.en
We have a couple of different models that would fit that description. How much would you like to spend?en
Between 200 and 300 dollars.en
Would you like your phone to be unlocked or with a carrier?en
Unlocked, please.en
In this case, we have three phones available.en
What's the difference?en
They are pretty similar. This one is a little more pricey but also has better battery life. The black one has more storage and the gray one is the cheapest.en
I will take the first one then. Thank you.en
 

Practice the dialog

Complete the dialogue.
 
en
 
en
  • Good afternoon. How can I you?
     
 
 
en
 
en
  • I would like to buy a new ⁠.
     
 
 
en
 
en
  • Great, you've come to the right ⁠. Are you looking for anything in particular?
     
 
 
en
 
en
  • Yes, I would like a phone with a good and battery life.
     
 
 
en
 
en
  • We have a couple of different models that would fit that description. How much would you like to ⁠?
     
 
 
en
 
en
  • 200 and 300 dollars.
     
 
 
en
 
en
  • Would you like your phone to be unlocked or with a ⁠?
     
 
 
en
 
en
  • ⁠, please.
     
 
 
en
 
en
  • In this ⁠, we have three phones available.
     
 
 
en
 
en
  • What's the ⁠?
     
 
 
en
 
en
  • They are pretty similar. This one is a little more but also has better battery life. The black one has more storage and the gray one is the cheapest.
     
 
 
en
 
en
  • I will take the one then. Thank you.
     
 
 
en
 

Practice Listening

Listen to the dialogue and choose the matching statement.
 
en
  •  
    • He would like to buy an unlocked phone.en
       
    • He wants to know the price for a phone with a carrier.en
       
    • He will buy a phone if it's unlocked.en
       
 
 
 
en
  •  
    • He wants to have good battery life and lots of storage.en
       
    • He isn't sure what he wants.en
       
    • Good battery life is more important than storage.en
       
 
 
 
en
  •  
    • The older model is too expensive.en
       
    • The newest model is very affordable.en
       
    • The newest model is very expensive.en
       
 
 
 
en
 

Speak the dialogue

Speak your answers to the dialogue (when it's your turn). Record your answers to the dialogue (when it's your turn). Then replay your recording and compare each recorded part to the original.
Sales clerk
Good afternoon. How can I help you?en
You
I would like to buy a new phone.en
Great, you've come to the right place. Are you looking for anything in particular?en
Yes, I would like a phone with a good camera and battery life.en
We have a couple of different models that would fit that description. How much would you like to spend?en
Between 200 and 300 dollars.en
Would you like your phone to be unlocked or with a carrier?en
Unlocked, please.en
In this case, we have three phones available.en
What's the difference?en
They are pretty similar. This one is a little more pricey but also has better battery life. The black one has more storage and the gray one is the cheapest.en
I will take the first one then. Thank you.en
Speak your answers to the dialogue (when it's your turn). Record your answers to the dialogue (when it's your turn). Then replay your recording and compare each recorded part to the original.
You
Good afternoon. How can I help you?en
David
I would like to buy a new phone.en
Great, you've come to the right place. Are you looking for anything in particular?en
Yes, I would like a phone with a good camera and battery life.en
We have a couple of different models that would fit that description. How much would you like to spend?en
Between 200 and 300 dollars.en
Would you like your phone to be unlocked or with a carrier?en
Unlocked, please.en
In this case, we have three phones available.en
What's the difference?en
They are pretty similar. This one is a little more pricey but also has better battery life. The black one has more storage and the gray one is the cheapest.en
I will take the first one then. Thank you.en
 
Email Learning Course
Get prepared for communication in English. Four weeks, every workday a new learning unit; that's how we'll help you improve your English regularly. Completely free and you can unsubscribe at any time. More Details
Support
As a free learning portal we rely on your support and are so grateful for any donation that helps us to continue to develop our project. Every donation – no matter how small – helps!


Buy us a coffeeBuy us a coffee

Become a Patreon

Your Rating
How did you like this unit? Give us quick feedback in the form of a rating or simply message us via the contact form!

Share your results
Let your friends know what you’ve learned and post your results on Facebook!

Share your results