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Beginner Dialogues - In a Shop

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Use polite questions when shopping or helping a customer in a shop. Private questions are asked with 'can' and 'may'. You can also ask for advice in shops using 'should'.

Shopping for a Sweater
  1. Can I help you?
  2. Yes, I'm looking for a sweater.
  1. What size are you?
  2. I'm an extra large.
  1. How about this one?
  2. Yes, that's nice. Can I try it on?
  1. Certainly, the changing rooms are over there.
  2. Thank you.
  1. How does it fit?
  2. It's too large. Do you have a large?
  1. Yes, here you are.
  2. Thank you. I'll have it, please.
  1. OK, how would you like to pay?
  2. Do you take credit cards?
  1. Yes, we do. Visa, Master Card and American Express.
  2. OK, here's my Visa.
  1. Thank you. Have a nice day!
  2. Thank you, goodbye.
Key Vocabulary

Can I help you?
Can I try it (them) on?
size - extra small, small, medium, large, extra large
How does it fit?
changing rooms
How would you like to pay?
credit cards

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