- What are some of your country’s famous toys?
- What can you say about the prices of toys in your country?
- forecast /FAWR-kast/
- inexpensive /in-ik-SPEN-siv/
- decline /dih-KLAHYN/
- strain /streyn/
- demonstrate /DEM-uhn-streyt/
[noun] – a statement of what is judged likely to happen in the future, especially in connection with a particular situation, or the expected weather conditions
According to the most current economic forecast, growth will be 3.5%.
[adjective] – not costing a lot of money
We have a big selection of inexpensive wines in stock.
[verb] – to gradually become less, worse, or lower
The company’s profits have been negatively impacted by declining aluminum prices.
[noun] – something that causes anxiety, worry, or difficulty
The daycare center is under strain due to a loss of funding.
[verb] – to show or make something clear
This data demonstrates that our marketing is effective.
The market for toys in the UK is still the second-largest in Europe and the fifth-largest worldwide. While acknowledging the financial strain on families, the Toy Retailers Association provided its list of the top 12 “dream toys” for Christmas. Toys are typically less than £10 per year and £13 during the holidays. Official inflation numbers, according to Aimee Hill, a toy picker for the organization, demonstrate that the toy sector is not passing on increased expenses in the same manner that the grocery industry is.
- By what percentage did the value of sales on the UK toy market fall in the first nine months of the year?
- How do parents change their spending habits?
- According to Melissa Symonds, what is the sweet spot for retailers?
- By how much do toys cost less per year and during the holiday seasons?
- What do official inflation numbers demonstrate?
- How have things changed from the toys you played with when you were a kid?
- Do you still own a toy? Do you consider computers or mobile phones toys? Please share in class.
- Would you spend more on toys or the like this Christmas season? Why or why not?
- Should parents spend less on toys?
- What do you think should parents do to avoid overspending this Christmas season?