Monday, August 07, 2006

Lesson 16. Asking cost, prices and bargain

How much does the radio cost?
Or
How much are the tomatoes?
---I beg your pardon, Sir
How much is the pencil?
--It's 5 Rs.

How much is this suitcase?
---It's just Rs 750
Just!
--Sir, see the quality, it's genuine leather
Ok, but does that include the tax
--It's Rs 800.
Ok, I will take it

How much are these things all together?
--That'll me Rs 2,500
I'd like to charge them to my account
--Fine, Could you give me your name and address?