Shopping in Russian

Here’s the ultimate shopping in Russian lesson for beginners! Practice speaking these essential phrases aloud by following the pronunciation of the audio. You’ll learn to ask "How much" and  'Where is' in Russian. You’ll also learn the words for shops, clothes, sizes, and more. Shopping in Russia will never be the same again!

Shopping in Russian

Here are some basic Russian phrases to get you warmed up:

Shops in Russian

Russian Signs

When you buy food in a supermarket and don’t intend to eat it straight away it might pay to check the ‘best before date’ to avoid nasty surprises…

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…

Here are some more useful questions and answers…

Paying in Russian

And when out shopping, you will need to know how to talk about prices and say you'd like to take your time!

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

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