There are many things going on in a shop: we see something we like, we try to find a different colour or size, we try it on, we ask for something, we go to pay… you can be shopping in Russia or it can be a Russian coming to your shop. In both cases you’ll know what to ask and what to answer. You only have to listen carefully to the audio and learn those phrases you consider most useful:
Summary with images and sound:
We’ve put together in video the most important words and phrases to help you memorize them. After watching it, you can read and listen to all the vocabulary we’ve prepared for this topic.
Can I help you?
No importa cómo sea la tienda (grande o pequeña, en un lujoso centro comercial o en la calle), hay una frase que siempre se repite: “¿Le puedo ayudar? Vamos a comenzar con esta y ver otras frases relacionadas:
Where can I try it on?
With a bit of imagination you can gesture to express “where can I try it on?”. Hopefully they’ll understand you. But it gets complicated if you want to say “do you have a different colour?”. Don’t worry, now you’ll learn to say it:
I like it / I don't like it
It’s the moment to take a decision: Do you like it or not? As you can see in the list below, we don’t mention anything about payments. We have a section on paying where we talk about money, paying and even bargaining over prices: