Unit 8 Money matters
Listening to the world
F = Finn; W1 = Woman 1, etc.; M1 = Man 1, etc.
F: I spend a lot of time shopping. I like buying shoes and books. I buy things online, but I also like visiting street markets. How about you? How do you feel about shopping?
W1: Er, I don’t really like it very much on the whole. Er, I find it can get very stressful – big crowds, especially in London.
M1: It depends on my mood, but generally yes, I enjoy it.
W2: I might think it’s one of the best things to do, ever!
W3: I like shopping – when I can afford it. But I can’t afford it most of the time.
W4: I love shopping. It’s, it’s a good way to spend a day. You can have fun, go out with your friends or family and come home with some new things.
W5: Love it. I enjoy it very much. It’s great … gives you a buzz.
M2: I have mixed feelings about shopping. Sometimes I’m in the mood and other times, I can’t bear the idea of shopping.
W6: I love shopping, because it’s like you find new things and you spend time with your friends or family. Yeah, it’s good fun.
M3: I hate shopping. I prefer shopping on the Internet, where I can look at everything 1