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Unit 1: Learning Circles
Watch these videos and learn some English words and phrases to help you with everyday life

Session 4

Has anyone in your Learning Circle ever taken something back to the market? This time, Ayesha buys a clock at the market, but when she gets home she discovers it doesn’t work. We look at some useful phrases for asking about prices and returning faulty goods.

ክፍለ-ስራሓት ናይዚ ምዕራፍ

ድምር ነጥቢ ናይዚ ክፍለ-ስራሓት 4

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Activity 1

Market – Part 1

Buying a clock at the market

Ayesha buys a clock at the market, but something's wrong. With your group, discuss the questions and try the activity.

ነቲ ቪድዮ ብምዕዛብ ነቲ ስራሕ ዕመምዎ

ነቲ ቅዳሕ ጽሑፍ ኣርእይዎ ነቲ ቅዳሕ ጽሑፍ ሕብእዎ

Ayesha
Excuse me. How much is this clock?

Trader
For you I can do that clock for ten pound.

Ayesha
Ten pounds?

Trader
Yeah. That's right.

Ayesha
Thank you.

Discuss these questions with your group:

  • What should she do?
  • What could she say in English?
  • Would you buy a clock at the market? (Why / Why not?)

To do

Try this quiz to check you have understood what happened.

Market: What's wrong?

3 Questions

Can your group answer these questions about the film?

ኣገናዕ፡ ፈተናኹም ዛዚምኩም
Excellent! Great job! ሕማቕ ዕድል! ዘመዝገብኩምዎ ነጥቢ ...:
x / y

What happens next?

What can Ayesha do with her clock? Watch the next part of the story to find out.