UNIT 8 Online Service
You will be able to: 1. offer good online shopping service. 2. solve problems about online shopping.
Warming up 1 2 3 4 5 6 Contents Listening and Speaking Reading and Writing Extended Activities Culture Corner My Progress Check
Warmingup Listen and match. 1 shopping cart form sign in homepage
Warmingup Listen and choose. 2 1. What’s the man doing? O A. He is selling things. P B. He is doing a research. Man: Excuse me! I’m from the Data Company. We are doing research on online shopping. Could you please do me a favour? You’d just need to answer some questions. Woman: OK. Man: Have you heard of internet shopping? Woman: Yes. It’s said to be cheaper and saves time and energy. Man: Yes, that’s true. Have you ever shopped online? Woman: Never. Man: How about your friends? Have you talked about it? Woman: Well, they would like to try it. But we don’t think it is safe to pay online. Man: In fact, it is as safe as web banking. This brochure is about online shopping. Maybe it will get you more interested in online shopping. Thank you for your time. Woman: That’s all right. Thank you. Key sentences O C. He is asking the way. 2. Who has shopped online? O A. The woman. 1. Could you please do me a favour? 2. Shopping online is cheaper and saves time and energy. 3. Thank you for your time. O B. The woman’s friends. P C. Neither A nor B. 3. What do the woman and her friends think of Internet shopping? O A. Easy. O B. Cheaper. P C. Not safe.
Listening and Speaking Learn the words. 1 account 账户 button 按钮 instruction 指令 deliver 递送
Listening and Speaking Listen to the dialogue and repeat. 2 Receptionist: Hello! Data Company. May I help you? Customer: Hello! I want to buy the book Best Services from you, but online shopping is new to me. May I just buy it over the phone? Receptionist: Sorry, we only sell it via the Internet. Do you have an account on Data.com? Customer: No. I don’t know how to use it. Receptionist: Well, at the top of our company website’s homepage, there is a Sign-in button. Click on it, and a form will appear. Please fill in the form first. Customer: OK… That’s done. What now? Receptionist: Using the search box, you can find the book you want. On the web page for the book, there is a button: Add to shopping cart. Customer: Whoa! That was easy. Then I just check out, just like shopping in a supermarket! Receptionist: I’m glad you like it. Next, just follow the instructions and the book should be delivered to your home. Customer: Thank you for your help. Notes: • 购物网站为了购物的快捷和安全，大多提供了专业的支付工具，如淘宝网的“支付宝”、拍拍网的“财付通”、亚马逊网站的“礼品卡”。并可用银联卡付款，保证网上购物付款无障碍。 • neither... nor... 既不……也不……
Listening and Speaking Decide true (T) or false (F). 3 J 1. The customer is doing Internet shopping for the first time. L 2. The Data Company accepts orders by fax and mail. J 3. You should have your account ready if you want to shop online.
Listening and Speaking Complete the dialogues. 4 check out search box 1. —Must I ______ first when I shop online? —No, you needn’t do that. When you want to _________ any item, the site will remind you to sign in. 2 —There are thousands of items! How can I find what I need? —You can use the _________. sign in sign in check out search box
Listening and Speaking Listen and complete the dialogue. 5 A. What’s your order number? B. I’m sorry to hear that. C. But we don’t pay for shipping. I’m sorry to hear that. Notes: D. Would you like to hear my suggestion? E. I have got the details of your order. • shopping online 大致流程是：在homepage（网站首页）sign in（登录）→在 search box（搜索框）输入要寻找的商品→找到你需要的商品→加入shopping cart（购物车）→ check out（结账），和生活中去实体店购物流程相似。 • 网站一般规定在包裹送达买方时，如果买方不想购买或发现货品有瑕疵，应直接把货物返还给物流人员。如果不是网站原因造成交易取消，应由买方承担运费。 What’s your order number? I have got the details of your order. Would you like to hear my suggestion? But we don’t pay for shipping.
Listening and Speaking Pair work. Complete the dialogue. 6 （同客户确认订单细节。） A: Hello, Miss Chen. You just submitted an order. This is the first time you’ve ordered from our website. Do you need any help? B: I have no problem for now. Thank you. A: I’d like to confirm your order once again, Miss Chen. You have ordered one green T-shirt. The Three-6 brand. Your shipping address is No. 66 Jianguo Road, in Beijing. Is this right? B: Yes. A: Will you pay on delivery or…? B: Yes, I’ll pay on delivery. Do I have to pay for the shipping? A: No, the shipping is free. Please check your goods carefully when you receive them. B: You’re so kind. Thank you. You may use: Is your shipping address...? Will you pay on delivery? The shipping is free. Please check your goods carefully when you receive them. Ñ
Reading and Writing Learn the words and expression. 1 track 追踪 package 包裹 shipping method 运输方式
Reading and Writing Read the text with these questions in mind. 2 1. When will Mr Li get his package? 2. How can Mr Li track his package? Dear Mr Li, The item you have ordered (Order No. 12345678) on our website will be delivered to you on 26 January. You can visit our website to track your package. On the Your Orders page, fill in your order number in the search box. Then click on the Go button. The shipping method for your item and where it is will be listed. At Data.com, we keep working to improve our business. Once your items arrive, please tell us if they are in good condition or if there are any problems. We depend on your comments to improve our service. We hope you continue to enjoy shopping at Data.com. Yours sincerely, Data.com On the Your Orders page of Data.com, fill in his order number in the search box. Then click on the Go button. In this way, the shipping method for the item and where it is will be listed. He will get it on 26 January.
Reading and Writing Complete the email. 3 B. the use of shopping cart A. place one order for everything in your cart D. the two books you ordered arrived separately C. will become easier and more pleasant Dear Mr Li, In your email of 27 January, you noted that 1)______________________ _______________, and that we have charged you the shipping fee twice. We have checked your order. It turns out that you ordered the two books in two separate orders. We are presuming that you may not be familiar with 2)_________________ ____. It’s just like shopping in a supermarket. Once you find an item that interests you, you may add it to the shopping cart. You should keep searching and keep adding the items to your shopping cart, until you get everything you want. You may then 3)__________________________________. So you only need to fill in one order form. We sincerely hope your future online shopping 4)___________________ ____________. Yours truly, Data.com Notes: the two books you ordered arrived separately • 为了保护买卖双方的权益，在线购物的一个重要环节是，在货物送达后，检查货物是否完好（in good condition) 并进行信用评价。这有助于网站提高服务质量。 the use of shopping cart place one order for everything in your cart will become easier and more pleasant
Extended Activities Listen and take notes. 1 （由于缺货，客服人员同 Mrs Jefferson 确认订单。 ） Man: Hello! Mrs Jefferson. This is Data.com. You just ordered 2 MP3 players and 3 PSPs from our website. Is that right? Woman: Yes. Man: I am sorry to tell you the MP3 players you ordered are not available at present. Would you like to change it to another brand? Woman: Oh, that’s a pity. I don’t like the other brands. Man: OK. Would you still want us to make the other delivery? Woman: Sure. Man: That’s for 3 PSPs. The package will be sent to you on time. Thank you! Goodbye. Woman: Bye! 1. Mrs Jefferson ordered _______________________. 2. The MP3 players that Mrs Jefferson ordered _______ _________________. 3. Mrs Jefferson wanted them to deliver ______. 2 MP3 players and 3 PSPs are not available at present 3 PSPs
Extended Activities Complete the dialogue. 2 （由于天气原因，Mrs Jefferson 订购的货物未能及时送达。你是客服中心的接待员，请向Mrs Jefferson 解释延误送货的原因。 ） A: I ordered some Christmas gifts from your website. Christmas is almost here, but I haven’t got my package yet. B: Sorry to hear that. What’s your order number, please? A: I can’t remember. B: Would you please tell me your email address? A: MrsJefferson@yahoo.com B: OK, got it. You ordered 3 PSPs. A: That’s right. B: Your package has not been delivered due to the sudden snowstorm. All expressways and roads leading into your city have been closed. Will you please wait another day or two? The expressways and roads should be reopened by then. A: OK. B: Thank you for your understanding and patience. Ñ
Extended Activities Read the email and then discuss the questions with your partners. 3 （ Mrs Jefferson 收到客服中心发来的邮件。 ） To: MrsJefferson@yahoo.com From: email@example.com Subject: Delivery has been made Dear Mrs Jefferson, We are truly sorry for the delay. The items you ordered from our website are to be delivered today. Once you receive the package, please kindly click on the “Delivered” button and give an evaluation of our products and services. In order to make shopping even easier for you, we have a new service—the “Fortune Box”. This programme should make it easier for you to find the best offers online. Here is the link: www.data.com/fortunebox. Please try it out, and enjoy a new shopping experience. Yours sincerely, Data.com
Extended Activities Read the email and then discuss the questions with your partners. 3 （ Mrs Jefferson 收到客服中心发来的邮件。 ） 1. How can the buyer evaluate the seller’s products and services? 2. Why would Data.com suggest Fortune Box? The buyer can click on the “Delivered” button on the webpage and give an evaluation of the seller’s products and services. Because Fortune Box can make it easier for customers to find the best offers online.
Extended Activities Complete the letter. 4 Dear Mrs Jefferson, I’m 1)_____ to inform you that due to the unexpected snowstorm, the New York Airport has been closed. Your package which is supposed to arrive at your home this Friday, has been delayed. Maybe you have already received a phone call from our receptionist and been informed about this. 2)_____________ once again. I will see what we can do to have your package get to you as soon as possible! If you want to track your package, you can sign in on our website. 3)________ ______________________________. Yours sincerely, May Woods Customer Service Manager sorry My apologies Thank you for your understanding and patience
Culture Corner 1. When did Amazon begin to sell books online? 2. What’s the advantage of buying online? Computer and the Internet have changed the world steadily and enormously. In 1995, Amazon.com, one of the first online shops, began to sell books using the Internet. It didn’t have a store to visit. The only way you could access Amazon is to use a computer linked to the Internet. Amazon makes it easy to buy online. You can browse books at its website. When you find what you need, just place an order and type in your Credit Card number to pay for it. A postman will deliver your package to you as soon as the next day. Buying online is cheaper and more convenient. Amazon began to sell books online in 1995.
Culture Corner Amazon has changed the way people buy things. Just click the mouse and you can buy almost any product. It is cheaper and more convenient. It saves you money, time and energy. The links between the buyer and the seller have become closer, and the profit margin becomes larger. Amazon’s success has attracted more and more companies to join the business. Good online companies offer an effective and secure shopping environment.
My Progress Check Words I have learned in this unit are: □ homepage □ button □ account □ instruction □ deliver □ package □ track Now I know ________ new words. More words I know in this unit are: _________________________________________________ Phrases and expressions I have learned in this unit are: □ shipping method □ sign in □ shopping cart Great! Now I know ________ useful phrases and expressions. More useful phrases and expressions I know in this unit are: _________________________________________________
My Progress Check I can: □ offer good online shopping service. □ solve problems about online shopping. What progress I have made! I’m happy.