Shopping in Japanese

Traveling to Japan? Don’t miss this free shopping in Japanese lesson! You’ll learn how to find your way around a shopping center, ask for what you want, and how to pay in Japanese. Need a larger size? Looking for an ATM? No problem.

What’s the Japanese word for changing room? Master this essential travel Japanese by listening to the pronunciation on the audio and practicing the Japanese words and phrases aloud. And don’t be shy - shopping in Japanese will be a lot more fun after this Rocket Japanese lesson!

Pronunciation help for shopping in Japanese

Here are some types of shops that you might need to find.

A Japanese supermarket

Once you’ve found the right shop, you need to find what you’re looking for. Use the following words and phrases to find what you need, figure out how much it costs and tell the sales assistant how many you want…

How much does it cost?

Here are some more useful questions and answers…

Here are the words for some items you might be looking for…

Once you found what you were looking for, you’ll need to pay.

That’s it for today’s lesson. Now, you are well prepared for your next shopping experience.

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