Gemma goes to the shop.

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What new phrases have you learned from this video?

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JoEditor 4 September, 2017 - 08:51

Hi Mikyaleee,
Is that everything? The question is asking if the customer has everything that they need. The shop assistant is just checking that they have remembered all the things they needed to buy. 
I hope that helps. 
Best wishes, Jo (LearnEnglish Teens team) 

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typicalgirl3579 11 February, 2017 - 13:30

Now, I can talk better and faster than before watching video. I like shopping and now I know how to do it abroad! XOXO

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Assooma 31 December, 2016 - 20:12

It's really useful covorsation it teach you how to communicate with others in the shops with cute style

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shamim 31 December, 2016 - 19:45

I watched this video and read your comment, So I have just learnt these new phrases:
1- there's £1.60 change.
2- "How much it that?" "that is..." sometimes is Ok.
3- Is that everything?

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Avatar 23 November, 2016 - 03:47

Good morning. I wonder why Gemma didn't ask "Have you got the cold ONE" instead of "have you got cold ONES" because she wants to buy a bottle of water not some bottles of water (she asked the shopkeeper "Do you have a bottle of water?") Thank you so much.

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Jonathan - Coor... 24 November, 2016 - 06:12

Hi Avatar. Good attention to detail! Yes, Gemma could have asked 'Have you got a cold one?' But it's actually fine (and very common) to ask 'Have you got cold ones?' too – it's clear that she only wants to buy one, not all of them. :)
Jonathan (LearnEnglish Teens Team)

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alexandrus 3 November, 2016 - 20:44

What new phrases have you learned from this video?

Have you got cold ones?
And there’s one pound the sixty change
Over there in the fridge

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vanvienhuynh 25 October, 2016 - 10:52

I love to go shopping and buy anything which i need. I am always busy with my study, so that can't go shopping regularly.

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lekimkhanh0109 19 October, 2016 - 15:14

I wonder one thing. That's about a question: "How much is that?" Gemma bought 3 things, so I think question is " How much are these?" Why does the video use " is that" for plural? Can you help me?
Thank you so much!

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Jonathan - Coor... 20 October, 2016 - 08:53

Hi lekimkhanh0109. Good question. Actually, this is the standard phrase to use, even if you are buying many things. In this case, 'that' means 'everything' (How much is that? = How much is everything?) and notice the shop assistant's reply also uses 'that' (That’s £3.40, please).
Jonathan (LearnEnglish Teens Team)

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