词海拾贝:商店购物

时间:2008-05-12 08:27:54 来源:英语学习网站

1.商店与购物

shop assistant(售货员): person who works in a shop; also called sales assistant
shop window(橱窗):the window at the front of the shop
shopping centre(购物中心):a place with many shops,outside or indoors
window shopping(逛街):to look round the shops but not buy anything
shopping list(购物单):a list of things to buy
I went shopping(去购物)yesterday.(=I went to the shops to buy food or clothes,etc.)
I did the shopping(买东西)yesterday.(=I bought food and household goods.)

2.商店种类以及销售物品

department store 百货商店 
almost everything(furniture,clothes, electrical appliances,e.g. TV and washing machine,toys,jewellery,etc. and sometimes food)

supermarket 超级市场
food and household goods, e.g. cleaning products

newsagent('s) 报刊亭
newspapers,cigarettes,sweets,stationery, e.g. writing paper,card,envelopes,etc.

butcher('s) 肉店
meat

greengrocer('s) 蔬菜水果店
fruit and vegetables

boutique 专卖店
fashionable clothes

chemist('s) 药店
medicine,baby products,shampoo,soap,toothpaste,etc.

注:其他多数商店一般“+shop”
如 shoe shop,record shop,camera shop等等


3.词语表达

A=assistant   C=customer

A:Can I help you?
C:Yes,I'm looking for(=I want 我想买) a blue jumper.

A:Can I help you?
C:No, I'm just looking, thanks.(=I don't need help 随便看看)

A:Can I help you?
C:I'm being served,thanks.(=another assistant is already serving/helping me 已经有人接待了)

A:What size are you looking for? (e.g. big? small? medium? 12? 14? 16? 大、中、小等)
C:Where's the changing room? (=the room where you try on clothes; also called the fitting room 试衣间)

A:It's down there on the right.
C:Yes,I'll take this/ these.(=Yes,I want to buy this one/these 我要买)
C:No, I'll leave it,thanks.(=No, I don't want to buy it/them 我不要了)

C:Excuse me. Where do I pay for these?
A:Over at the cash desk/till(付款台).
C:And can I pay by cheque/credit card(付款)?
A:Yes,of course.

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