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online shopping, making money online
IV. Filling in the Meaning - Listen
Listen to the short interview and fill in the blanks with the missing words.
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About a year ago, I decided to try to make some extra money by opening up an online store selling new and used college textbooks. As we all know, textbooks sold on most campuses are a real
, and students end up paying an
and a leg for books alone. I mean, who wants to
for a single book? And students already pay through the
for school tuition, so I decided to set up an Internet business where students can buy the same textbooks for a tremendous discount, and students aren't taken to the
, and I still make a decent profit. Both sides win in the end.
V. Retelling the Story
Retell the story above using the vocabulary you have learned. Explain why the man started his own business, and how it benefits students.