In this English conversation we will practice talking about going to the store to do some grocery shopping. What kinds of food and drink would you buy for a party? How much money should you spend? Go find a friend or family member to practice this with! (If the “Creative” conversation is too difficult, please try the “Completed” version first.)
A: Hey ______. I’m so glad that I can go to your party this weekend. It’s gonna be awesome!
B: Yeah, ______. I’m really excited you can make it. I heard __________ are planning on coming.
A:___________! But to make this party a hit, aren’t you gonna have to buy a lot of food?
B: That’s right. Can you come with me to the __(store)__, (in/on) __(place)__ and pick up some things?
A: Sure thing, lets go!
B: Ok, here we are. I have a budget of about $_______ dollars.
A: That ________________. And what food or snacks are you hoping to get?
B: For food I plan on buying some _________, and __________.
A: ___________! Anything else?
B: Yeah, I might also want to buy some ____________. What do you think? Do you think people would like that?
A: ______________. (Yeah!/Of course/Definitely/Maybe/I think so/No/Definitely not!)
And what about drinks?
B: Well, for drinks I was thinking of buying some (1)_______, (2)_______, and my favorite- (3)_________!
A: Wow! Those are ______ choices.
B: Ok, why don’t you go and find the drinks, and I’ll go and find the food.
A: Sounds good. See you in a few minutes.
B: We’ll meet up here at the front counter when we’ve found everything. Thanks!
A: Ok, see ya!
A: Alright, I found the (1)______, (2)________, and (3) _________.
B: Great! And what else do you have in your hands? What’s that? (Point to hands)
A: Oh, I thought you might also (need/want) some __________. (Mystery food) That’s all.
B: You are a ____________________! Let’s go!
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