Asking For Small Change
Asking for small change
Practice dialogues are a great way to improve your English speaking skills. When you listen to a conversation you familiarize yourself with useful conversational structures and vocabulary. Here is a piece of conversation between a woman and a cashier.
Anita wants to take the bus, but she is short of small change. So she goes to a shop nearby and asks the cashier if he could help.
Anita: Excuse me?
Cashier: Yes, can I help you?
Anita: Yes. I want to take the bus but I haven’t got any change. Could you give me change for a 500 rupee note?
Cashier: I’m sorry, but we are not allowed to give change.
Anita: Oh. That’s too bad. Is there a bank somewhere around here?
Cashier: There is one across the street.
Anita: Oh. That’s too far. What the heck… I’ll buy some chocolates.