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72 second hand vs new

Second-Hand Vs. New

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About this printable lesson

Some people regularly upgrade to a new home, a new vehicle, or a new wardrobe for the whole family. Others prefer to purchase items second-hand. Is there anything your students would only buy new? Students read about and discuss the pros and cons of shopping for new items vs. second-hand items.

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  • Est. time to teach:1.5–2 hours
  • Pages:5
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  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • discussion questions
  • audio
Vocabulary
  • second-hand
  • cheaper
  • value
  • fraction
  • guarantee
  • last (verb)
  • big-ticket
  • gently
  • consignment
  • thrift shop
  • garage sale
  • antique
About this digital lesson

Some people regularly upgrade to a new home, a new vehicle, or a new wardrobe for the whole family. Others prefer to purchase items second-hand. Is there anything your students would only buy new? Students read about and discuss the pros and cons of shopping for new items vs. second-hand items.

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