6 How to do it – online shopping
In principle, online shopping is simple and involves the following stages:
You find a site that sells what you want (possibly using a search engine, but more frequently going to a site which you know (from personal experience, word of mouth or advertising) sells the desired goods.
Having found on the site, you then locate – by searching or browsing – the goods in its online catalogue.
You then fill in an online form, giving your address and credit card details.
You submit your order.
The company operating the site then dispatches the goods.
Now let's look at a specific example.