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Reading Read the text and tick T (true), F (false) or N (not in the text). Workbook, p. 42, ex. 10 T F N 1 Cotton plantations use a lot of chemicals when they grow cotton. 2 Jeans not treated with chemicals are very cheap. 3 The workers recycle the heavy metals they dye the cotton with. 4 Mostly women and children make jeans. 5 The big fashion companies help the workers with their health problems. 6 Most jeans are produced in low-wage countries. 7 The workers earn a lot of money if you buy cheap jeans. 8 You should buy used jeans instead of new ones. Money matters1: Read the interview with Sandra. Workbook, p. 42, ex. 11 12 13 Interviewer: Where do you get your money from? Sandra: I get some pocket money from my parents, but mostly I depend2 on money presents on birthdays. Interviewer: How much is your weekly budget3? Sandra: About 15 pounds. Interviewer: Have you got a debit card? Sandra: Yes, I have, but I only use it for buying clothes. Interviewer: What do you spend your money on? Sandra: I spend my money on minutes for my mobile phone and – of course – clothes. Interviewer: What was your last buy? Sandra: I bought a pair of jeans. Interviewer: What do you do with most of your money? Sandra: I save most of my money. I spend my money only on things that make me happy. 1 money matters: Geldangelegenheiten 2 depend on something: auf etwas angewiesen sein 3 budget: Budget What about YOU? Answer the questions from the interview and report to the class or tell a partner. 14 H 97 Unit 8 · Shopping Say it like this: I get … ./To get more money I … . About … . Yes, I have. I use it … ./No I haven’t. I spend … . I bought … . I save … ./I spend … ./I think … . Nur zu Prüfzwecken – Eigentum des Verlags öbv