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Making a purchase

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Making a purchase


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to go shopping ‘I’m going shopping this evening to buy a new toaster.’

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to buy something ‘Did you buy anything at the shops?’

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to pay in cash ‘Can I pay in cash?’

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to pay by credit card ‘Can I pay by credit card? I don’t have any cash with me.’

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a contactless payment ‘We’re able to accept contactless payments using our new payment terminal.’

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to ask for a refund ‘That coat’s too big for you. Take it back and ask for a refund.’

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to refund ‘I bought these shoes yesterday but they’re a bit big for me – please could I return them for a refund?’

Your score Vocabulary, Audio, Example sentence / notes

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to go shopping
‘I’m going shopping this evening to buy a new toaster.’

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to buy something
‘Did you buy anything at the shops?’

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to pay in cash
‘Can I pay in cash?’

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to pay by credit card
‘Can I pay by credit card? I don’t have any cash with me.’

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a contactless payment
‘We’re able to accept contactless payments using our new payment terminal.’

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to ask for a refund
‘That coat’s too big for you. Take it back and ask for a refund.’

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to refund
‘I bought these shoes yesterday but they’re a bit big for me – please could I return them for a refund?’

At the checkout


Your score Vocabulary Audio Example sentence / notes

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a shop assistant ‘I’ll ask a shop assistant if this is available in blue.’

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a cashier ‘If you take the item to a checkout the cashier can check the price for you.’

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a checkout ‘Where are the checkouts, please? I’d like to pay for these items.’

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an automated checkout ‘My local supermarket has installed three new automated checkouts. The queues are much shorter now.’

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a receipt ‘Would you like a receipt?’

Note the ‘p’ is silent when pronouncing this word

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a till ‘This till is broken. Please could you use another checkout?’

Also : ‘a cash register’
Your score Vocabulary, Audio, Example sentence / notes

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a shop assistant
‘I’ll ask a shop assistant if this is available in blue.’

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a cashier
‘If you take the item to a checkout the cashier can check the price for you.’

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a checkout
‘Where are the checkouts, please? I’d like to pay for these items.’

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an automated checkout
‘My local supermarket has installed three new automated checkouts. The queues are much shorter now.’

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a receipt
‘Would you like a receipt?’

Note the ‘p’ is silent when pronouncing this word

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a till
‘This till is broken. Please could you use another checkout?’

Also : ‘a cash register’


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