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  • Rheedan: Hello my name is Rheedan.

  • Vicki: Hello, I'm Vicki.

  • Rheedan: Welcome to Oxford Online English.

  • In this lesson you can learn about how to shop for clothing.

  • Vicki: Have you bought clothing in English before?

  • Rheedan: If not, we hope to change that with this lesson.

  • And if you have, we want to make the next time even easier.

  • Vicki: Shopping for clothing will give you a good opportunity to practice your English.

  • Rheedan: We'll start by showing you a sample dialogue.

  • Vicki: Then we'll learn a few phrases that will help you when you go shopping.

  • Rheedan: Hello, can I help you?

  • Vicki: No, thanks. I'm just browsing.

  • Rheedan: Okay. Let me know if you need any help.

  • Vicki: Actually do you have any dresses in stock?

  • Rheedan: Yes. Let me show you.

  • Vicki: I like this one. Do you have it in another color?

  • Rheedan: Yes, this dress also comes in red, blue, black, and green.

  • Vicki: I'd like to try the blue one, please.

  • Rheedan: Sure, the changing rooms are over there.

  • Vicki: Can I try this in a smaller size?

  • Rheedan: Sorry, we don't have any in stock left in that color.

  • Would you like to try another color?

  • Vicki: I really like the blue one.

  • Rheedan: We have a special offer, buy one get one free.

  • Vicki: Really? That's a bargain.

  • Rheedan: Yes, we have a lot of special deals on our clothing.

  • Vicki: In that case, I'll take the red one and the black one.

  • Rheedan: Would you like anything else?

  • Vicki: No, thanks. I'll just get this. Can I pay by card?

  • Rheedan: Of course, please enter your pin.

  • Vicki: What is my pin number? Oh, yes.

  • Rheedan: Please wait one moment. Sign here.

  • Vicki: Can I get a receipt?

  • Rheedan: Of course, here you go.

  • Vicki: Thank you. Have a nice day.

  • Rheedan: Thanks for shopping with us.

  • Now, let's look at some of the words you'll need when going clothing shopping.

  • Vicki: When you first enter the clothing store, the shop assistant might greet you and ask

  • if you need any help. If you are just looking around, you can say that you are browsing.

  • 'Browsing' means looking at many things in a shop to see

  • if there is something you want to buy.

  • Rheedan: If you're looking for something in particular, you can ask, "Do you sell jeans?"

  • "Do you have jeans?" "I'm looking for jeans." "Do you have jeans in stock?"

  • If the shop has the clothing you're looking for, you will want to try it on before you buy it.

  • You can try on the clothing in the changing room, a room for trying on clothing.

  • Vicki: After you've tried on the clothing, you might want to change the size or colour.

  • You can ask, "Do you have this is another size?" "Do you have this in a size X?"

  • "Do you have this is another colour?" "Do you have this in green?"

  • You've tried on the clothing, it's the right size and the right colour,

  • now you want to know how much it costs.

  • If you're buying one item, you can ask, "How much is this?"

  • If you're buying more than one item, you can ask, "How much are these?"

  • If the clothing costs a lot of money, you can say, "That's really expensive."

  • If the clothing isn't expensive, you can say, "That's really cheap," or,

  • "That's a bargain." If you choose to buy the clothing, you can say,

  • "I'll take them," or, "I'll take it."

  • Rheedan: Once you've finished shopping and are getting ready to pay, the shop assistant

  • might ask you, "Will there be anything else?" "Can I help with anything else?"

  • They will ask if you want to pay with cash or by card.

  • Usually they'll just say, "Cash or card?"

  • Vicki: You can answer, "I'll pay by card," or, "I'll pay by cash."

  • Don't forget to get a receipt.

  • Say, "Could I have a receipt please?"

  • I hope these phrases help you the next time you're shopping.

  • Rheedan: That's the end of the lesson. Thank you for joining us!

  • Vicki: You can see more free lessons on our website: oxfordonlineenglish.com.

  • Rheedan: See you next time!

  • Vicki: See you next time!

Rheedan: Hello my name is Rheedan.

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How to Go Shopping for Clothes - Spoken English Lesson

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