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!
Here are some basic Russian phrases to get you warmed up:
Где отдел женской одежды?
Gde addell zhenskai adezhdy?
Where is the women's department?
Ya ishchoo kneezhnyi addel
I am looking for the book section
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…
Do you have more of this?
Where are the changing rooms?
Here are some more useful questions and answers…
Пожалуйста, платите в кассу
Pazhalusta, plateeti f kassu
Please pay at the check out
Я хочу заплатить кредитной картой
Ya hachoo zaplateet’ krideetnai kartai
I'd like to pay by credit card
Я хочу заплатить наличкой
Ya hachoo zaplateet’ naleechkai
I'd like to pay with cash, please
Я хочу заплатить дебетовой картой
Ya hachoo zaplateet’ dibitovai kartai
I'd like to pay with my debit card, please
Можно заплатить дорожными чеками?
Mozhna zaplateet’ darozhnymi chekami?
Can I pay with travelers checks?
Какой номер вашей кредитной карты?
Kakoi nomir vashei krideetnai karty?
What is your credit card number?
Мы не принимаем кредитные карты
My ni prinimaem krideetnyi karty
We don't accept credit cards
Where is the closest ATM?
Пожалуйста, внесите ПИН-код
Pazhalusta vniseeti pin-kot
Пожалуйста, распишитесь здесь
Pazhalusta, raspisheetis’ zdes’
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.
До скорого! (da skorava)