Learn these phrases and you won’t have any problems shopping abroad.
I’ve got (I’d like, I want) to do some shopping.
Where do you usually do shopping?
Let’s go to the … (supermarket, hypermarket, mall, bakery, grocery, delicatessen, etc.)
Let’s do our shopping/ Let’s go shopping.
Can I help you?
Are you being attended?
I want to buy …
What would you like to buy (for your wife)?
Don’t you want to buy …
What is your size?
Please show me (that blouse, those jeans)
Can you show me that suit, please?
How much does that dress cost?
Is it expensive / cheap?
The price is quite reasonable.
The price is high but it’s worth buying it.
I like fashionable clothes.
I usually buy clothes in sales.
There’s a good choice of T-shirts.
Where’s the changing room / fitting room?
Does the suit fit well?
This dress fits very well.
It suits me OK.
I need leather gloves to match the hat.
Have you got a receipt?
I need to change some money.
I need to get some money out of a cash machine.
Can I pay by cheque?
Can I pay by credit card?
Do you take credit cards?
I will pay in cash.
These trousers are half price.
These DVD players are on special offer.
There’s 15% discount on all shirts.
I’d like to make a complaint.
Would you like to exchange these shoes for another pair?
I’d like to have my money back.
I’d like to talk to the manager.