Be ready to talk about the following: • 1. What does shopping mean for you? • 2. What are differnt types of shops you know? • 3. What are advantages and disadvantages of doing shopping in huge stores? • 4. What is your view of advertisements? • 5. What are Czech shopping habits?
Big stores operate on on the „serve-yourself“ system. • You go in with a trolley. • You walk around and choose what you want. • There is a cash-desk or a cashier where you pay.
Specialized shops: They specialize in some extra goods.
Launderette • To wash your own clothes…
Laundry • To have your clothes washed…
Other specialized shops • Florist´s • A Bookshop • Dry – cleaner´s • The fishmonger´s • Greengrocer´s • Grocer´s • Ironmonger´s • Newsagent´s • Tobacconist´s • Stationer´s
How can you pay at a cashier? • Credit cards - widely accepted • Payments by cheques (not in the Czech Rep.) • Pay cash – banknotes, coins • Buy things on hire purchase (H.P.) – we pay in monthly instalments • We get a receipt
There are many: • Retailers (retailer price) • Wholesales (wholesale value)
Shopping habits • We go shopping every day to a local shop to buy necessary food • Once a week we usually do one bigger purchase • Shopping rush before Christmas
Shopping possibilities in our town: • Till 1989 there were very poor shopping possibilities • Since 1990 many new shops have been opened • Customers are more satisfied today • Many supermarkets, department stores,… • Point out the main pros and cons!
Accessories • Fashion accessories are items apart from the garment itself, which complement the whole outfit. Fashion accessories include jewelery, gloves, handbags, hats, or scarves.