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All my notes of the lesson.

Differences between Online and Traditional shopping

Physical Shopping

  • Can visit the place 🏬
  • Can touch the products ✋
  • Can see the products 👀
  • Maybe have an assistant 👨
  • Several payment ways 💳 💸
  • A cashier 👩‍🏭

E-commerce

  • Accessible from any device 📱 💻 🖥️
  • No immediate delivery 📫Similarities between both
  • Shopping cart 🛒
  • Sales / Discounts

Dairy products (Productos lácteos):

Dairy products are the all the products that come from milk. And because they come from milk, it’s very delicate, and you need to have them in a refrigerator.

  • Milk
  • Butter
  • Cheese
  • Yogurt
  • Cream
  • Ice cream

Beverages (Bebidas):

You can find it in refrigerators, but you will also have the option to buy them at room temperature. Not cold, not warm, room temperature. Beverages come in different containers or packages, the most common containers: Bottles can come in glass or plastic, Bags, Carton.

  • Soft drinks
  • Bottled water
  • Soda
  • Juices
  • Beer
  • Wine
  • Coffe

Produce (Productos):

Produce are the fruits and vegetables that you can find depending on your country.

  • Fruits
  • Vegetables

Snacks (Meriendas):

Snacks are very popular option.

  • Chips
  • Candy
  • Cookies
  • Nuts
  • Seeds

Meat (Carne):

All of these need to be cold. They need refrigeration, just like the lactose products.

  • Pork ribs
  • Sausages
  • Bacon
  • Steak

Fish and Seafood (Pescados y mariscos):

They also need refrigeration, just like the lactose products or Meat.

  • Salmon
  • Shrimp
  • Lobster
  • Sardines

Poultry (Aves de corral):

Poultry are products that come from birds.

  • Chicken
  • Turkey
  • Eggs

Yummy! Using adjectives for food

Frozen 🥶

  • Meats
  • Seafood
  • Vegetables
  • Ice Cream

Raw 🦑

  • Meats
  • Seafood
  • Vegetables
  • Fruits

Crunchy 🍿

  • Chips
  • Cereal
  • Crackers
  • Nuts

Ripe 🥑

  • Bananas
  • Avocados
  • Tomatoes
  • Apples

Quantifiers

Quantifiers help us answer two questions:

  • How much?
  • How many?

Example:

How many eggs are there?

-There are 10 eggs.

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Uncountable Nouns

  • A can 🥫
  • A loaf 🍞
  • A bar 🍫
  • A bottle 🍾

Other examples:

I saw few people in the program.

Jack has many friends here.

I have written articles on several

Jeff went to many places regarding this project.

There was a lot of people in the concert.

Alice had some fruits only.

Lisa has much knowledge about this topic.

We have enough food in the refrigerator.

I am a bit busy.

Merry drank a little water.

Try to have some patience.

Rick has much experience.

Peter has few friends.

I asked Tom several times about it.

We bought many things from the shop.

They had a lot of fun in the party.

You can take any of the books.

Give me some water.

Aric has enough patience.

Jim had some work there.

How much does it cost?

Prices

In English, we divide prices at the decimal point

$6.00 =Six dollars$6.50= six dollars and fifty cents

$4.80 They cost four dollars and eighty cents per kilo1.

50 They cost one euro and fifty cents eachPizza + pasta + salad = 21.35 twenty one pounds and thirty five cents

It cost forty-two dollars and thirty-seven cents

Useful questions

  • Where are the?

    shopping carts

  • Where can I find ?

    (any specific item that you need)

  • Do you have any (?

    item that you are not sure if you can find the item in the supermarket)

  • Can you give me a hand? (if you have a doubt or you need assistance)

  • How much is this ?

    (any product with an unknown price)

  • What time do you open/close?

New words for clothes

Winter clothes

  • Hat
  • Scarf
  • Gloves
  • Jeans
  • Socks
  • Jumper
  • Earmuffs

Summer clothes

  • Sunglasses
  • T-shirt
  • Tank top
  • Skirt
  • Swimsuit
  • Shorts
  • Sandals

Fall clothes

  • Sweater
  • Jacket
  • Rain boots

Words for accessories

  • Earrings: Aretes
  • Bracelet: Manilla
  • Sunglasses: Gafas de sol
  • Purse: Monedero/cartera.
  • Wallet: Billetera.
  • Necklace: Collar
  • Ring: Anillo.
  • Tie: Corbata.
  • Wristwatch: Reloj de pulsera.

Adjectives for clothes

  • Loose fit: Holgado.
  • Tight: Ajustado.
  • Elegant: Elegante.
  • Comfy/Comfortable: Cómodo
  • Long: Largo.
  • Short: Corto.

Buying clothes

Useful questions and expressions:

  • I’m looking for ___.
  • Do you have this in size ___?(extra large, small, medium)
  • Where are he changing rooms?
  • How much is it?
  • Do you accept credit card?
  • Do you accept cash?

Popular shops in the city.

  • Grocery Store: Tienda de comestibles.🥫
  • Coffee shop: Cafetería.☕
  • Pet Shop: Tienda de mascotas.🐶
  • Ice cream shop: Heladería. 🍨
  • Florist: Florería. 🌸
  • Pharmacy: Farmacia. 💉
  • Bakery: Panadería. 🍞
  • Bookshop: Librería. 📗
  • Butchers: Carnicería. 🥩

Words for describing shops

  • Busy: A busy shop or a busy place refers to a place where is a lot of people, A lot of movement. 💁🏿‍♀️
  • Crowded: Is similar to busy, because, in both options, we’re talking about a lot of people. Crowded refers to the number of people in one place. 🙆🏿‍♀️
  • Second hand: Are the places where you can buy clothing, accessories, shoes that are not new. That means, that these elements have already been used by another person. But the item still in good quality. 👕
  • Fancy: Is a store where you will find expensive, high quality and elegant clothes. 👔
  • Local: In these shops, you will find elements or products like produce, fruits, and vegetables. It’s very common that we have several local shops in our neighborhoods. 🥑
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