Groceries in Spanish

Hungry? You’ll be able to shop for groceries in Spanish after this free audio lesson. We’ll teach you the Spanish words for different types of shops, and how to ask for what you need in a store. After this you’ll know the Spanish words for some common foods, and how to ask for certain quantities in Spanish.

Listen to the Spanish pronunciation and practice saying the Spanish phrases aloud, just as you would in a grocery store. Let’s go shopping!

Talking about Groceries in Spanish

You may be looking for a bottle of wine, a box of chocolates, a pack of cookies, a can of fruit, or just a piece of cake. You can ask for how much and how many by asking: ¿Tiene…? “Do you have…?” Or simple say Quisiera “I would like…” before the amount and product you would like.

Perhaps you want a slice of bread, with a slice of salami, and a slice of cheese. How about a slice of cake with a slice of pineapple on top? In English we use the word “slice” for many things, but in Spanish, there is an extensive range of vocabulary that is equivalent to “slice”.

How would you buy meat if you lived in a Spanish-speaking country? At the carnicería, butcher, you can buy many kinds and cuts of meat...

To ask for a slice of beef, you can say…

You can also use the word cortadas when you’re asking for a certain number of pieces of meat…

That’s it for this lesson. I hope you had fun!

If you want more on Spanish words then check these out!

Mauricio Evlampieff
Rocket Spanish


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