Flower Shop: Buying Flowers for the Right Occasion

Автор: | 12.12.2018

Description: On what occasions do people buy flowers for others (e.g., marriages, funerals, etc.)? Where can you buy flowers in your area? What types of flowers (and colors) are given for different life events?
Helpful tip: Ordering flowers online can be an easy and convenient way of buying flowers for friends and family. However, be sure to compare companies and prices to get exactly what you want.

Listen to the conversation and check your answers.

1. Why does the man want to buy flowers for his wife?
A. He wants to surprise his wife for her birthday.
B. His wife has just received a nice job promotion.
C. The man didn’t remember the day they got married.

2. The florist summarizes her thoughts on men by saying that they are:
A. neglectful and cheap
B. serious and thrifty
C. conservative and cautious

3. Near the beginning of the conversation, what is one thing that the woman suggests the man do for his wife?
A. take his wife to an elegant restaurant
B. purchase a couple of beautiful balloons
C. buy twelve gorgeous roses

4. Why does the man panic when seeing his wife outside the store?
A. She will realize he spaced their important day.
B. Her finding him in the flower shop will spoil the surprise.
C. His wife will think he is buying the flowers for someone else.

5. What is the most plausible ending to the conversation?
A. The man’s wife graciously accepts the dozen roses the man buys for her.
B. The man begs his wife to forgive him when he comes out of the shop.
C. The florist delivers the flowers for the man because he is embarrassed.

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