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Who bought the plums?
a) Todd
b) Lois
c) A friend
How much did they cost?
a) 600 Yen
b) 900 Yen
c) 1200 Yen
What country has the cheapest fruit costs?
a) England
b) Japan
c) America
What is her favorite fruit?
a) Pineapple
b) Oranges
c) Peaches
What is expensive at Wimbleton (the tennis tournament)?
a) Cherries
b) Pineapple
c) Strawberries
Hey, Lois, why don't you have a plum!
Oh, thank you very much. Lovely!
You like plums.?
I love all fruits, but plums especially.
Oh, there goes the water.
It's very juicy.
It is juicy. How does it taste?
Mm, it tastes sweet, very refreshing.
Mm, I love plums (Yeah, me too) Guess how much this box cost?
I'm thinking it's probably quite expensive, so in yen, maybe 1,000 yen.
Ah, yeah, pretty close. It cost 900 yen. (900 yen) for 8 plums.
(Very expensive in Japan) I know it's crazy. In America you can get this for like
maybe 200 yen. Not even that, maybe 100 yen.
In England it's cheap but probably not as cheap as in America. I think maybe because we
have to import everything.
(Yeah) It's slightly more expensive.
Actually, that's a good question. What fruits do you grow in England?
Apples and Apples and maybe pears (Yeah) and (No coconuts). No coconuts. No bananas.
and maybe we grow plums. I don't know.

It looks like a very English fruit.
But definitely apples.
Or strawberries?
Strawberries, oh yeah. Lots of strawberries and tomatoes but maybe they're a vegetable.
some people say fruit. Some people say vegetable. But lots of tomatoes. And I'm sure lots
of other things but, I just know about apples.

What's your favorite fruit?
Ah, my favorite fruit! I really like pineapples, and I also like strawberries. Strawberries
and cream. It's one of my favorite desserts.

Yeah, so have you ever been to Wimbleton and had strawberries and cream?
I haven't. I'd love to go. But strawberries and cream at Wimbleton are so expensive.
I don't know how much but really, really expensive.

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