Plastic Packaging

 

Learn the dialog

Listen to the dialogue while reading the text.
What do you think about plastic in grocery stores?en
What do you mean?en
Most fruit and vegetables are covered in plastic at the store.en
I dislike that as well. I don't think bananas need an extra plastic wrapper.en
Why do the stores do that?en
Maybe to make the long transport easier?en
They should just use paper.en
Wrapping everything in paper wouldn't be much better either.en
Why? Isn't paper better?en
Because producing paper also creates a lot of waste and pollution.en
We should just go to our local market. The produce there isn't wrapped in plastic or paper.en
Great idea. We would also support our local farmers!en
 

Practice the dialog

Complete the dialogue.
 
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  • What do you think about
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    in grocery stores?
     
 
 
What do you think about in grocery stores?
 
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  • What do you
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    ?
     
 
 
What do you ?
 
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  • Most
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    and vegetables are covered in plastic at the store.
     
 
 
Most and vegetables are covered in plastic at the store.
 
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  • I dislike that as well. I don't think bananas need an
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    plastic wrapper.
     
 
 
I dislike that as well. I don't think bananas need an plastic wrapper.
 
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  • Why do the
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    do that?
     
 
 
Why do the do that?
 
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  • Maybe to make the long transport
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    ?
     
 
 
Maybe to make the long transport ?
 
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  • They should just use
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They should just use .
 
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  • Wrapping everything in paper wouldn't be much
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    either.
     
 
 
Wrapping everything in paper wouldn't be much either.
 
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    • h
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    ? Isn't paper better?
     
 
 
? Isn't paper better?
 
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  • Because producing paper also creates a lot of
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    and pollution.
     
 
 
Because producing paper also creates a lot of and pollution.
 
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  • We should just go to our
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    market. The produce there isn't wrapped in plastic or paper.
     
 
 
We should just go to our market. The produce there isn't wrapped in plastic or paper.
 
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  • Great idea. We would also
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    our local farmers!
     
 
 
Great idea. We would also our local farmers!
 
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Practice Listening

Listen to the short dialogue and select the correct response.
 
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    • Yes, I just want to go more often.en
       
    • No, my candy is always colorful and bright.en
       
    • Yes, all my fresh vegetables are wrapped in plastic.en
       
 
 
 
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    • It's a bag full of apples.en
       
    • It's a strong couch.en
       
    • It's a cotton bag.en
       
 
 
 
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    • Some places like my coffee cold.en
       
    • I prefer to watch the new ideas show at home.en
       
    • The store gives a discount when you bring your own mug.en
       
 
 
 
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Speak the dialogue

Speak your answers to the dialogue (when it's your turn). Record your answers to the dialogue (when it's your turn). Then replay your recording and compare each recorded part to the original.
Sarah
What do you think about plastic in grocery stores?en
You
What do you mean?en
Most fruit and vegetables are covered in plastic at the store.en
I dislike that as well. I don't think bananas need an extra plastic wrapper.en
Why do the stores do that?en
Maybe to make the long transport easier?en
They should just use paper.en
Wrapping everything in paper wouldn't be much better either.en
Why? Isn't paper better?en
Because producing paper also creates a lot of waste and pollution.en
We should just go to our local market. The produce there isn't wrapped in plastic or paper.en
Great idea. We would also support our local farmers!en
Speak your answers to the dialogue (when it's your turn). Record your answers to the dialogue (when it's your turn). Then replay your recording and compare each recorded part to the original.
You
What do you think about plastic in grocery stores?en
Ashlee
What do you mean?en
Most fruit and vegetables are covered in plastic at the store.en
I dislike that as well. I don't think bananas need an extra plastic wrapper.en
Why do the stores do that?en
Maybe to make the long transport easier?en
They should just use paper.en
Wrapping everything in paper wouldn't be much better either.en
Why? Isn't paper better?en
Because producing paper also creates a lot of waste and pollution.en
We should just go to our local market. The produce there isn't wrapped in plastic or paper.en
Great idea. We would also support our local farmers!en
 
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