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Describe an item on which you spent more than expected (Part 2/3)

Describe an item on which you spent more than expected

You should say:
– What it is?
– How much did you spend on it?
– Why did you buy it?
– And explain why you think you spent more than expected.

Sample Answer:

I would like to tell you about something I have been buying in bunches which costs me more than my usual monthly shopping expense.

You know I have a deep interest in books about psychology, sociology, politics, marketing, and travel so I have been buying them quite often for the past three months. If I had to collect the bills for this book in the past 3 months, it would be around more than 10 million dongs already, which accounts for more than half of my salary.

For the reasons why I bought them, I would say these topics are my cup of tea. Besides, I also love the feeling of holding new books in my hands and smell the scent of fresh paper combined with their special printing ink. Last but not least, I am pretty afraid that the books will be out of stock if I don’t buy them right when I see them.

Nowadays, I have no more space on the bookshelf for the newly bought books and my bank account balance is always quite low in the middle of the month. However, I am really satisfied and never regret buying books because it is a good investment for my future career.

That is all I would like to share with you about my love of books and how much I have spent on them. I would like to recommend reading to anyone who still finds their life boring and has too much free time for other nonsense activities.

Part 3

3.1. Do you often buy more than you expected?

Yes, for so many times but I do not regret spending all my money on books because they are worth paying for instead of buying clothes and useless accessories.

3.2. What do you think young people spend most of their money on?

Nowadays I can see young people spend most of their income on clothes, food, and traveling to places that serve their ideal digital life instead of investing for their future. This is such a great concern.

3.3. Do you think it is important to save money? Why?

Yes, it is crucial to put aside a part of our monthly income because we never know when some unexpected life events may happen. In such cases, if we do not have money in our pocket we will have to struggle a lot to deal with the problems.

3.4. Do people buy things that they don’t need?

Yes, I think so. These days, people tend to buy stuff they may use only once or even never remember buying it because they can buy things easily with a tap on their phone’s screen through online shopping platforms. That’s why they do not see the importance of the products and just buy anything they see as cool and eye-catching. In my opinion, this is such a waste of money and time.

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