Real English Conversation - 4 : Art
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Alex: Look at this painting! It's amazing.
Nancy: Yeah, I really like it too. But do you think it's worth the price?
Alex: Let's find out
Nancy: This painting would look great in our living room.
Alex: I agree. What do you think of the colors? Do you think we should ask the artist about the meaning behind this painting?
Nancy: That's a good idea. It might help us appreciate it more.This painting is a little smaller than the others. Do you think that affects the price?
Alex: It might. Let's ask the gallery owner.I can't decide between this painting and the one over there.
Nancy: Why don't we take a break and come back to it later? I love the texture in this painting.
Alex: Yeah, it looks like the artist used a palette knife to create that effect.How much are you willing to spend on a painting?
Nancy: I don't want to spend more than $1,000. What about you? This painting reminds me of the beach. I love it.
Alex: Me too. But do you think it's too busy? I'm not sure if we should get a landscape or a portrait for the living room.
Nancy: Let's choose the one that speaks to us the most. I think we found the perfect painting!
Alex: Agreed. Let's go talk to the gallery owner and make the purchase.
What is the couple trying to buy in the art gallery?
What is the couple's budget for buying a painting?
What is the couple's concern about one of the paintings?
What technique did the artist use to create texture in a painting?
What is the couple's strategy for choosing a painting?