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vrijdag 22 september 2017

Shop of the Future

A supermarket in London is the first to use a new way of paying.

Read the following words and phrases and their definitions.
  • veins - the tubes that carry blood from parts of the body back to the heart
  • spree - a short period of time when you do a lot of something
  • unique - unlike anything or anyone else; being the only one of its kind
  • hassle - something that is annoying or that causes trouble
  • retail - the sale of goods to private customers
  • speedy - fast, quick
  • impulse buying - seeing something and buying it immediately, without thinking about it first
First read the assignment. Next watch the video. Take notes to help you do the assignment.

  1. How does the new payment method work?

  2. Explain the meaning of the underlined phrases:
    the “unique layout of your veins which is virtually impossible to fake”.

  3. What is the first rule of retail?

  4. For which sorts of people could this payment method be dangerous?
    Explain why it could be dangerous for them.

Extra writing assignment
1. Watch the video once more.
2. Make a timeline or other historical overview of payment methods.