27 | Shopping

Today you will learn 5 new English words related to "Shopping"

TODAY’S TOPIC: “Shopping”

Need something to buy? Perfect! For you as an ESL learner, “shopping” isn't just about getting stuff – it's a language lesson built-in. Grocery stores, markets, online sites – they're all full of words to learn: food, clothes, home things. Practice asking for sizes, prices, and what you want. Shopping also shows you how people act in different places. So, are you ready to speak the lingo of “shopping” with today’s vocabulary words? -I thought so. Let’s jump right in.


1 | Bargain

  • Part of speech: Verb

  • Definition: To negotiate a lower price for something.

  • Example Sentences:

    1. She bargained with the vendor at the market until she got a good deal on the spices.

    2. It's okay to bargain at some shops, but not at others. Be aware of local customs.

    3. While bargaining can save you money, it's important to be respectful and polite.

2 | Aisle

  • Part of speech: Noun

  • Definition: A long, narrow passage between shelves in a store.

  • Example Sentences:

    1. The milk is usually in the dairy aisle, near the back of the store.

    2. I couldn't find the cereal I wanted, so I checked the next aisle.

    3. Be mindful of others when browsing different aisles, especially in crowded stores.

3 | Checkout

  • Part of speech: Noun

  • Definition: The place where you pay for your items in a store.

  • Example Sentences:

    1. There are three self-service checkouts and one express lane open.

    2. I forgot my reusable bag, so I had to buy one at the checkout.

    3. Remember to unload your cart carefully and place your items on the checkout conveyor belt.

4 | Cart

  • Part of speech: Noun

  • Definition: A wheeled basket used to carry items in a store.

  • Example Sentences:

    1. Can you grab a shopping cart for us?

    2. I filled my cart with groceries and headed towards the checkout.

    3. Be careful not to leave your belongings unattended in the shopping cart.

5 | Discount

  • Part of speech: Noun

  • Definition: A reduction in the price of something.

  • Example Sentences:

    1. This store is offering a 20% discount on all winter clothing.

    2. I used a coupon code to get a discount on my online order.

    3. Check for discounts and sales before you buy anything, especially if you're on a budget.


The bustling market buzzed with energy. Armed with my trusty cart, I embarked on a mission to bargain for the freshest spices. One vendor, his voice warm and inviting, lured me into his fragrant aisle with promises of exotic flavors. We haggled playfully, our laughter echoing through the crowd, until we settled on a discounted price that left us both smiling. With my treasures secured, I pushed my cart towards the checkout, the scent of spices mingling with the aroma of sizzling street food. As I left, laden with bags and a heart full of satisfaction, I knew this wasn't just a shopping trip; it was an adventure in language, culture, and connection.

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