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How much is this? 
Combien ça coûte ?
bon marché
That's too expensive. 
C'est trop cher.
Would you take _____? 
Pourriez-vous accepter _____?
I can't afford it. 
Je n'ai pas les moyens.
I don't want it. 
Je ne le veux pas.
I'm not interested. 
Je ne suis pas intéressé.
OK, I'll take it. 
OK, je vais le/la prendre.
Do you have this in my size? 
Avez-vous ceci dans ma taille ?
Can I have a bag? 
Je pourrais avoir un sac ?
Do you ship (overseas)? 
Livrez-vous (outre-mer/à l'étranger) ?

Listen Practise a range of useful phrases to help you with your shopping trip in France with this audio file, in which you'll hear a phrase in English and then in French.
Useful shopping phrases in French

(To save the audio file, PC users should 'right-click' on the link and choose 'Save Target As', then save the file to your desktop. Open it in any media player that supports MP3 files. Mac users should 'control+click' on the link, then save the file to your desktop.)

Useful phrases at a French pharmacy / chemists / drugstore:
I need.... J'ai besoin... 
toothpaste de dentifrice.
toothbrush d'une brosse à dents
tampons de tampons
soap de savon
shampoo de shampooing
pain reliever. (e.g., aspirin or ibuprofen d'un analgésique (aspirine, ibuprofen)
medicine for a cold d'un médicament pour le rhume
stomach medicine d'un remède pour l'estomac
a razor d'un rasoir.
sunblock cream d'écran solaire

Listen Practise these and other useful French shopping phrases with the following video from the BBC, which is set in a typical French market.
Shopping in a French market video

Useful phrases at the post office / newsagents in France:
How much is it to send a letter to the United States / to England? C'est combien pour envoyer une lettre aux Etats-Unis / en Angleterre?
Airmail poste aérienne
Registered recommandé
A parcel un colis

I need.... J'ai besoin... 

a postcard d'une carte postale
stamps de timbres
writing paper de papier à lettres
a pen d'un stylo
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English language newspaper d'un journal en anglais
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