French Shopping

This is a list of expressions about shopping in French. Useful in supermarkets, sightseeing, and when haggling to get a good bargain.

How much is this?: Combien ça coute?
Can you take less?: Vous pouvez faire mieux?
I'm just looking: Je blague
This is too expensive: C'est trop cher
Do you accept credit cards?: Vous acceptez les cartes de banque
Only cash please!: De l'argent liquide seulement s'il vous plait!

The following vocabulary is related to shopping places where you might need to buy goods or services.

Expensive: cher
Cheap: bon marché
Cafe: Le café
Cinema: Le cinéma
Supermarket: Le supermarché
Gas station: La station essence
Museum: Le musée
Pharmacy: La pharmacie
Credit card: La carte de crédit
Cash: L'argent liquide
Check: Le chèque
Parking: parking

Hopefully these expressions of shopping in French can help you get around town and get some good bargains. Check our menu above to select another topic or click the "Next" button to view the next lesson.

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