Chapter 4: Shopping
How much does this cost?If you want to know the price of an item, you can point at it and say this sentence.
Is there a discount for this?
Could you give me a discount, please?Tone change rules(also called tone sandhi rules)：一 (yī) have to changes to 4th tone (yì) when followed by any other tone(1st, 2nd, 3rd).
Do you have this in another _____ (color/size/style/etc).?
May I ___ (try it on/taste it/smell it/listen to it/give it a try) ?
Do you have this?If you want to buy something, you can show the picture and say this sentence.
Can I get a tax refund?
Buy 3 get 1 free.If you see this, it means you can get one more for free if you buy three.
Do you have a membership card?
Would you like to have a plastic bag?In Taiwan, plastic bags are not for free. If a clerk asks you this question, it suggests “Do you have your own shopping bag?”
The total is five hundred dollars.Tone change rules(also called tone sandhi rules)：一 (yī) have to change to 2nd tone (yí) when followed by a 4th tone.