Where is the baker's?

Où est la boulangerie?

How do I get to the chemist's, please?

Pour aller à la pharmacie, s'il vous plaît?

Is there a book shop near here?

Y a-t-il une librarie près d'ici?

Can you tell me where I can buy some cheese, please.

Pouvez-vous me dire où je pourrai acheter du fromage, s'il vous plaît.

Is it near here?

C'est près d'ici?

It's very near.

C'est tout près.

It's a fair way away.

C'est assez loin.

It's about five minutes on foot.

C'est à cinq minutes à pied environ.


Can we have a look around?

On peut regarder?

Can I help you?

Vous désirez?

I'm just looking.

Je regarde seulement.

I would like two postcards, please.

Je voudrais deux cartes postales, s'il vous plaît.

Give me eight oranges, please.

Donnez-moi huit oranges, s'il vous plaît.

Have you got a film?

Avez-vous une pellicule?

Can I listen to it?

Est-ce que je peux l'écouter?

Can I try it on?

Est-ce que je peux l'essayer?

What size (clothing) is it?

C'est quelle taille?

What size (shoes) do you take?

Quelle est votre pointure?

It's for a present.

C'est pour offrir.

Can you gift-wrap it for me, please.

Pouvez-vous me faire un paquet-cadeau, s'il vous plaît.

How much is it?

C'est combien?

I'll take it/them.

Je le/le/les prends.

That is all.

C'est tout.

Do you have it in a different colour?

Vous l'avez d'une autre colour?

Do you take cheques?

Est-ce que vous acceptez des chèques?

I only have a 50 franc note.

Je n'ai qu'un billet de cinquante francs.


I would like a piece of cake.

Je voudrais un morceau de gâteau.

I would like a slice of ham.

Je voudrais une tranche de jambon.

I would like a kilo of peaches.

Je voudrais un kilo de pêches.

I would like a tin of tuna.

Je voudrais une boîte de thon.

I would like a packet of biscuits.

Je voudrais un paquet de biscuits.

I would like a box of chocolates.

Je voudrais une boîte de chocolates.

I would like two pineapples.

Je voudrais deux ananas.

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