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A2 elementary: Buying new shoes

In this video Sam's looking for some new trainers. Will they have the size and colour that he wants? 

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Pre-intermediate: A2


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Hello, I am wearing blue sandals in size 41. I have spent 1.500cfa to buy them.
New phrases I learned are " trainers in size", "to try them (shoes) on" and "by now".

Hello, I´m wearing black boots. My size is 39. Here in Colombia, we use that sort of measure. and I learned "trainers" as a new word. thanks too much.

Hi, I'm wearing my socks! The phrase is "I don't like the white ones too much".

I'm wearing black and white trainers. They are in size 7. I like them a lot. The new phrases I learnt are:
1. Do you have them in a 10?
2. Do you have size 11 in black?
3. I don't like the white ones too much.

i wear socks

Sorry, now l'm wearing my socks,hh,anyway,today I learn this : in a (do you have them in a 10) ,that's all

hi I'am wearing a white baskets, they're in size 8. the new words and phrases that I learned are: "I don't like the white ones too much" "a bit too big" "trainers" "in size".

Hi, I'm usually wearing a black sports shoes. They're all black and a lot of comfortable. They're in size 10,5. My new words: trainers. New phrases which I learned : a bit too big, Try them/it on.

I am wearing a pair of trainers which is black with a red and a white strip. There are in 8.5 size.