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A1 beginner: At the shop

In this video Gemma goes to the shop. What's she going to buy? 

Do the preparation exercise first. Then watch the video and follow the instructions to practise your speaking.

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Task 1

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Task 2

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Language level

Beginner: A1


The practice goes me to speak more fluently.

I still stuck in speaking. aaaaa ummmm not confident enough. no idea to speak
it is awful

Hello asmaa_4may

I'd encourage you to choose eight to ten sentences from this page that you think would be useful in your speaking, either because they are difficult to pronounce or because they could be useful in different conversations. For example, 'How much is this magazine?' or something similar could be useful in many places.

Practise saying that phrase over and over again until it's easy to say. Check your pronunciation with the recording. Then do the same thing with the other phrases or sentences you've chosen. Do this a couple of times a day for several days, until you can remember and say them all confidently.

Write them down in a notebook and then choose another set of sentences from another listening and follow the same procedure. Gradually, you will build up your speaking fluency and vocabulary, and improve your pronunciation and listening.

Let us know how you get on with that!

All the best


The LearnEnglish Team

It is a very place to practice speaking.

i like the lesson.i think it is helpful.

Hallo,i would like to ask you why we use for examble:have you got cold ones?it
it is not a present?thank you.

Hello angela,

We use one or ones to avoid repeating a word. For example, in the dialogue it is used instead of repeating bottle of water:

Gemma: Do you have a bottle of water?

Shopkeeper: Yes.

Gemma: Have you got cold ones? [Have you got cold bottles of water?]



The LearnEnglish Team

The new phrases I learnt includes the following: please, how much is, can I help you, have you got, would you like, no it's fine, that's and is that everything.

is very helpful

could you tell me the meaning of top sound please?