Two Minute English

At the grocery store

So you are going out to buy some groceries? Great! Don't forget to take along your vocabulary. Learn important words and phrases that you can use at the grocery store in this lesson.

In this lesson, we are going to learn what to say when you buy goods from a Grocery store.

Talking about sale at store

Emma: Hey Sarah! Are you going shopping?

Sarah: Yes I am. The supermarket has a sale going on right now.

Emma: Oh really? How did you came to know about it?

Sarah: I saw an ad in the newspaper.

Emma: Are there any good bargains?

Sarah: Yes! There’s a big discount on almost everything.

Emma: Can I join you Sarah?

Sarah: Sure! You’re welcome.

Buying Dairy Products

Emma : Good morning! I would like to have two dozen eggs please.

Assistant: Good morning! Anything else ma'am?

Emma : Yes, three bottles of milk and a pack of cheese slices.

Assistant: Will that be all?

Emma : No. I also want 2 cans of condensed milk.

Assistant: Sure. That will be 12 dollars.

Looking for items

Assistant: Is there something I can help you with?

Emma : Yes, am looking for spaghetti?

Assistant: It’s in aisle 3 right next to the store’s main entry door.

Emma : Thank you. I will check there.

Assistant: Welcome sir. Do you need help with anything else?

Emma : No, thanks I am still browsing.

Getting a Refund

Emma : Excuse me. I bought this packet of noodles yesterday but it’s the wrong flavor. I don’t want it. Can you return it please?

Assistant: Sure. You’ll need to show the receipt.

Emma : Yes, I’ve got the receipt. Here it is.

Assistant: Thanks, you also bought a lot of other stuff.

Emma : Yes, but I just want to return the noodles.

Assistant : No problems, here’s your money.

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