Simplified Speech #014 – Gift cards

Choosing the right gift for someone can be hard! Gift cards are great last-minute gifts, but they can lack that personal touch. Do you have strong feelings about gift cards? Andrew and Suzanne sure do! Join them for today’s episode as they have a slower-paced, natural conversation all about giving and receiving gift cards.

Fun facts

Before plastic gift cards, people used to give paper gift certificates. However, when colour printers and colour copiers became more widely available, it became easy to make fake gift certificates, and so gift cards were introduced in 1994.

Expressions included in the learning materials

  • Knock it out of the park
  • Rub (someone) the wrong way
  • Chilly
  • Personal touch
  • Last minute

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