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1 ASKING ABOUT PRICES AND CHANGE UNIT 1ASKING ABOUT PRICES AND CHANGE
2 Lesson B : Grammar 1. “How much” and “how many” a) How much1) We use “how much” with uncountable noun and before quantity words.2) We use “how much” to talk about prices.
3 Lesson B : GrammarHow much is this book?How much coffee do you drink?How much paper is in the photocopier?How much does that jacket cost?How much do you weigh?How much gasoline did you put in the tank?
4 Lesson B : Grammar 2. How many We use “how many” with plural nounsand before quantity words.2.1) - How many + helping verb + noun- How many cups of coffee do you drink a day?- How many Euros have you got?- How many newspapers do you read a day?2.2) How many + plural noun + helping verb
5 Lesson B : Grammar 3. We can also use other questions to ask about the price instead of ‘how much’ - What’s the cost of ____________ to Sydney?- What’s the price of ____________?Examples :- What’s the cost of a call to Sydney?- What’s the price of a ticket to Chiang Mai?
6 Lesson B : Grammar 4. Using is and are with money amounts Money amount and words for things wecan’t count take a singular verb. We useis with an uncountable noun or singularnoun.Here is a twenty – dollar note.Here is some change.Is there any money left?How much is your salary?
7 Lesson B : Grammar 4. Using is and are with money amounts Coins, bills or words for things we cancount take a plural verb. We use are withplural nouns (plural verb)Here are five one-hundred notes.Here are ten one-bath coins.There are twenty books in the drawer?There are some pens in the box.
8 Lesson B : Grammar 4. Using is and are with money amounts Note. In Thai currency, we don’t add ‘s’at the end of ‘baht’ or ‘satang’. This isbecause in Thai language we have no ‘s’.
9 1. Fill in the blank using much or many. Practice1. Fill in the blank using much or many.1. How ______ money do I have to pay?2. How ______ coffee is left in stock?3. How ______ mangoes are there in the fridge?4. How ______ people live in your apartment?5. How ______ does this body lotion cost?muchmuchmanymanymuch
10 1. Fill in the blank using much or many. Practice1. Fill in the blank using much or many.6. How ______ petrol do you want?7. How ______ students are there in the class?8. How ______ native speakers do you have?9. How ______ eggs do you want for breakfast?10. How ______ rice is there in the kitchen?muchmuchmanymanymuch
11 2. Fill in the missing words. Use is or are. Practice2. Fill in the missing words. Use is or are.Here _______ two 10-baht coins.Here _______ ten one-thousand notes.There _______ £100 in the box.There _______ ten five-dollar bills in the cash register.There _______ 100 cents.This ______ a 50-baht note.areareisareisis
12 2. Fill in the missing words. Use is or are. Practice2. Fill in the missing words. Use is or are.7. There is ______ some money on the drawer8. There ______ no money left in my drawer.9. ______ there enough time to have some tea.10. ______ there any biscuits left?11. Here ______ sugar you asked for.12. How many pens ______ there in stock?isisIsAreisare
13 Lesson C : Reading Remember How to read the headline Expiration Date:00/00/00Usually the subject and verb in the headline will be the same as in the lead.If you don’t understand theheadline, read the first sentencein the lead.This is because the mainidea in the headline must berepeated in more details in the firstparagraph (known as the lead)The style of writing usually means that the writer uses the verb in the headline and then he will use that verb again in the lead, or may use another verb but both verbs must have the same meaning.
14 will find the verb “rise” in the headline and Lesson C : ReadingHow to read the headlineExample 2Bankruptcies rise to record High in SeptemberPersonal bankruptcies in Hong Kong rose further in September from a year earlier, despite signs emerging that the economy was rebounding, government figures showed yesterday.will find the verb “rise” in the headline andyou find the same verb in the lead.
15 You will understand better from more details Lesson C : ReadingHow to read the headlineExample 1From example 1you will find “restates”in the headline and alsoyou will find it in thefirst sentence of the lead.Swiss Life restates resultsSwiss life restated it first – half 2002 results to show a net loss of 578 million Swiss frances (Bt16.4 billion) – SFr192 million wider than first reported – after discovering it had miscalculated bond values, it said yesterday.You will understand better from more detailsgiven in the first paragraph (the lead)
16 You can find “warning” in the headline and “ warned” in the lead. Lesson C : ReadingHow to read the headlineExample 3Warning on selling fireworksBangkok’s Pom Prab district office has warned shopkeepers in the area against storing and selling fireworks without a license.You can find “warning” in the headline and “warned” in the lead.
17 Practice Direction : Read the news given and choose the best answer ZEBRA MAKER EYES 10% SALES GROWTHTHE NATIONSatien Stainless Steel Public Company Limited, the maker of Zebra brand kitchenware, this year targets 5- to 10-per-cent growth in sales from last year’s Bt1.7 billion. It saw business growth of more than 14 percent in the first quarter.The company has also expanded its sales channels in the both domestic and overseas markets to cater to growth in the Asean market.Last year, it deployed the Z-robot to enhance its production process at its plant in Rayong, boosting production capacity there by 20 percent. The movie is part of the continued modernization of its production process, using cutting edge technology. The Z-robot is used to move heavy products and can reduce the rate of accidents on the production line. Its performance helps the company control its production quality.Currently, the company has a production capacity for kitchenware of 7,500 tonnes per year. Its products range from kitchenware to tableware and electrical appliances, said Ekachai Youngvanich, vice-CEO.(From The Nation, Friday, May )
18 Practice 1. What is the main idea of the news? Direction : Read the news given and choose the best answer1. What is the main idea of the news?a. Satien Stainless Steel PublicCompany limited its target this yearto 5 percent.b. The maker of Zebra brand producedkitchenware up to 10 percent.c. Satient Stainless Steel PublicCompany Limited saw businessgrowth 14 percent.d. Zebra maker targets 10 percent salesgrowth this year.
19 Practice Which is true about the business growth in the first quarter? Direction : Read the news given and choose the best answerWhich is true about the businessgrowth in the first quarter?a. 5 percentb. 10 percentc. More than 14 percentd. All are incorrect
20 Practice What strategy does the company use to expand its sales? Direction : Read the news given and choose the best answerWhat strategy does the company use toexpand its sales?It has expanded the sales channels in __________________.a. domestic marketsb. overseas marketsc. both domestics and overseas marketsd. the Asian market
21 PracticeDirection : Read the news given and choose the best answer4. How could the company increase production capacity by 20 percent last year?It used incentivesb. It used the Z-robotc. It had found the effective processd. It tried to reduce the rate of accidents
22 Practice 5. What is the advantage of using the Z-robot? Direction : Read the news given and choose the best answer5. What is the advantage of using the Z-robot?a. To enhance its production processb. Boosting production capacity by 20%c. To move heavy products and reducethe sale of accidents on the product lined. All are correct
23 Practice 6. What products are produced under Zebra brands? Direction : Read the news given and choose the best answer6. What products are produced under Zebra brands?a. Kitchenwareb. Tablewarec. Electrical appliancesd. All are correct
24 Practice 7. What does the word “deployed” (line 9) refer to ? a. took Direction : Read the news given and choose the best answer7. What does the word “deployed” (line 9) refer to ?a. tookb. utilizedc. spentd. prepared
25 Practice 8. What is the meaning of ‘capacity’ ? a. fitness Direction : Read the news given and choose the best answer8. What is the meaning of ‘capacity’ ?a. fitnessb. potentialc. competencyd. all are correct
26 Practice 9 Which is not a product in the product line ? a. Tableware Direction : Read the news given and choose the best answer9 Which is not a product in the product line ?a. Tablewareb. Kitchen warec. Audio visuald. Electrical appliance
27 PracticeDirection : Read the news given and choose the best answer10. Which is the most produced product in the company production line ?a. Tablewareb. Kitchen warec. Electrical applianced. Kitchen furniture