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Amazon is now in the grocery delivery business. Its service is called Amazon Pantry. A pantry is a small room in a house for food. Amazon will have a next-day delivery service for groceries. Customers can choose from more than 4,000 goods, from food to beauty products. It will sell fresh fruit and vegetables next year.



Shoppers might not use Pantry. It costs $4.50 for the first 20kg. Customers must be members of Amazon Prime. This costs $120 a year. Amazon said Pantry is convenient. People don't need to carry heavy groceries every day. Amazon said it always wants to save customers time and money.

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Sources
  • http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/science-technology/amazon-launches-next-day-grocery-6827450
  • http://www.thenewsindependent.com/amazon-poses-threats-to-top-uk-supermarkets/6279/
  • http://nysepost.com/amazon-launches-grocery-delivery-service-pantry-42053


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The Activities

MATCHING

PARAGRAPH ONE:

1.

the grocery delivery

a.

day delivery service

2.

A pantry is a small room

b.

4,000 goods

3.

a next-

c.

fruit and vegetables

4.

Customers can

d.

business

5.

more than

e.

year

6.

beauty

f.

in a house for food

7.

It will sell fresh

g.

products

8.

next

h.

choose



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PARAGRAPH TWO:

1.

Shoppers might not

a.

groceries

2.

It costs

b.

a year

3.

Customers must

c.

day

4.

This costs $120

d.

be members

5.

Amazon said Pantry

e.

use Pantry

6.

carry heavy

f.

and money

7.

every

g.

$4.50

8.

save customers time

h.

is convenient

LISTEN AND FILL IN THE GAPS

Amazon (1) ___________________ grocery delivery business. Its service is called Amazon Pantry. A pantry (2) ___________________ in a house for food. Amazon will have (3) ___________________ delivery service for groceries. Customers (4) ___________________ more than 4,000 goods, from food to (5) ___________________. It will sell fresh fruit (6) ___________________ next year.

Shoppers (7) ___________________ Pantry. It costs (8) ___________________ first 20kg. Customers (9) ___________________ of Amazon Prime. This costs $120 a year. Amazon said Pantry (10) ___________________. People don't need (11) ___________________ groceries every day. Amazon said it always wants to (12) ___________________ time and money.





PUT A SLASH ( / ) WHERE THE SPACES ARE

Amazonisnowinthegrocerydeliverybusiness.ItsserviceiscalledAmaz
onPantry.Apantryisasmallroominahouseforfood.Amazonwillhavean
ext-daydeliveryserviceforgroceries.Customerscanchoosefrommor
ethan4,000goods,fromfoodtobeautyproducts.Itwillsellfreshfruitand
vegetablesnextyear.ShoppersmightnotusePantry.Itcosts$4.50fort
hefirst20kg.CustomersmustbemembersofAmazonPrime.Thiscosts$
120ayear.AmazonsaidPantryisconvenient.Peopledon'tneedtocarry
heavygrocerieseveryday.Amazonsaiditalwayswantstosavecustom
erstimeandmoney.

WRITE QUESTIONS & ASK YOUR PARTNER(S)

Student A: Do not show these to your speaking partner(s).

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WRITING

Write about groceries for 10 minutes. Read and talk about your partner’s paper.

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