Are you trying to learn English? One of the best ways to learn English is by memorising phrases. Here you can find 10 useful shopping phrases in English to help you when you are in a shop.

We have selected ten phrases that you will either hear 👂 or say 🗣 when in a shop. Can you identify which ones you will say and which ones you will hear?

Let’s begin learning some useful shopping phrases!

  • What time do you close today?
  • I would like to try this on, where is the changing room?
  • Is there anything I can help you with today?
  • Can you help me find milk?
  • Are there any shops near here that sell jumpers?
  • How much does this item cost?
  • Do you accept credit card payments?
  • That will be £12.33, will you be paying by cash or card?
  • Do you have these shoes in a smaller size?
  • Are there any offers today?

There you have it! (If you don’t know “there you have it” means, see our expressions articles).

Now you are ready to use your basic shopping phrases in a shop. If you already know these phrases and would like some more help, we recommend looking through other phrases articles, mixing-and-matching phrases, and working together with private tutors.

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