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Unit 4: Shopping
Listen  1: Buying a pair of trainers
John and Fiona are out shopping on Oxford Street. John spots a pair of trainers that he likes but they are the wrong colour.
Instructions for exercise
Listen to the dialogue by pressing the play button below (play). When you have heard it, drag the sentences into the white boxes in the correct order. Use the language tips at the bottom of the page to help you.
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Language tips - grammar
Useful shopping phrases

Excuse me.
Have you got it / them in blue?
Can I try it / them on?
I take a size 8.
Have you got a bigger one?
Have you got the next size up / down?
They fit great.
They fit / it fits. (the right size)
They suit / it suits you. (are the right 'look' for you)
It / they are really you. (are the right 'look' for you)
What's wrong with it / them? (Why don't you like it / them?)
I'll take it / them please. (I want to buy it / them)
I'll leave it / them thanks. (I don't want to buy it / them)

Unit 1: Transport
  Unit 2: Hotel
  Unit 3: Cinema
  Unit 4: Shopping
Listen 1: Buying a pair of shoes
Listen 2: Buying some jeans
Read 1: Where to shop in London
Read 2: Oxford Street crime
Speak 1: Using the schwa sound when asking for things
Unit 5: Work
Unit 6: Eating Out
  Useful links
BBC guide to shopping in London