Monday, November 25, 2019

Shopping in English Vocabulary

Shopping in English Vocabulary Use  polite questions  when shopping or helping a customer in a shop. Polite questions are asked with could, may, and would. You can also ask for advice in shops using should. Shopping for a Sweater Shop assistant: May I help you?Customer: Yes, Im looking for a sweater. Shop assistant: What size are you?Customer: Im an extra large. Shop assistant: Would you like a plain sweater or something else?​Customer: Im looking for a plain blue sweater. Shop assistant: How about this one?Customer: Yes, thats nice. Could I try it on? Shop assistant: Certainly, the changing rooms are over there.Customer: Thank you. (goes into a changing room to try on the sweater) Shop assistant: How does it fit?Customer: Its too large. Do you have a large? Shop assistant: Yes, here you are. Would you like to try it on to see if it fits?Customer: No thats Okay. Thank you. Ill take it. Im also looking for some nice slacks. Shop assistant: Great. We have some very nice wool slacks over here. Would you like to take a look?Customer: Yes, thanks for your help.   Shop assistant: What are your measurements?Customer: Im a 38 waist and a 32 inseam. Shop assistant: What do you think about these?Customer: Theyre nice, but Id prefer cotton trousers if you have them. Shop assistant: Certainly, our summer slacks collection is over here. How about these?Customer: Yes, I like those. Do you have them in grey as well? Shop assistant: Yes, heres a pair. You said you the measurements are 38 by 32, didnt you?Customer: Yes, thats correct. Ill go try them on. Shop assistant: Let me know if you need any help.​Customer: Thank you. (comes back) These are great. So, that makes one sweater and a pair of grey slacks. Shop assistant: ​OK, how would you like to pay?Customer: Do you take credit cards? Shop assistant: Yes, we do. Visa, Master Card, and American Express.Customer: OK, heres my Visa. Shop assistant: Thank you. Have a nice day!Customer: Thank you, goodbye. Key Vocabulary Phrases Could / May I help you?Could I try it (them) on?How does it fit?How would you like to pay?Im looking for...Id prefer... Words Changing roomsSize - extra small, small, medium, large, extra large - Used with standard measurementsMeasurements - used with specific measurements for trousers, suits, etc.  Shop assistant/store clerkTrousers/Slacks/PantsWaist  Inseam  Credit cards Quiz Provide the missing word to fill in the gaps to complete this conversation with a store clerk.   Store clerk: Hello, _____  I help you find anything?​Customer: Yes, Im looking _____  a blouse and some matching trousers. Store clerk: Great. What _____  would you like?Customer: Im _____  for a white blouse and black trousers. Theyre for an important job interview. Store clerk: Okay. Please follow me to the business apparel section.Customer: Thanks for your help. Store clerk:  Its my pleasure. Do you see anything you like?​Customer: Yes, that blouse looks nice. Store clerk: What _____  are you?​Customer: Im a small. Now, lets take a look at the pants. Store clerk: These are nice. Would you like to _____  them on?Customer: Do you have anything else? Store clerk: Yes, we also have these trousers.Customer: I like those, Ill try those _____  . Store clerk: What are your _____  ?Customer: I have a 26 waist and 32 inseam. Store clerk: Heres a pair. Would you like to try them on?Customer: Yes, wheres the _____  ? Store clerk: You can try them on over there.Customer: Thank you. (tries the clothing on, walks out of the changing room to show the store clerk) What do you think? Store clerk: You look fantastic! Im sure youll get that job!Customer: Thanks! Ill take them. Store clerk: Would you like to _____  by cash or by credit card?Customer: _____  , please. Heres my visa card. Store clerk: Thank you. That will be $145. Answers May/could/canForColorSizeTryOnMeasurementsChanging roomPayCredit card

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