Lesson 13 of French: shopping at the market

French lesson 13 of communication: shopping at the market in French

DELF A1: shopping at the market in French

At the beginner level (level A1), it is necessary to know how to make purchases at the market. There is very often a subject “Au marché” (At the market) in the third part of the DELF A1 speaking test. The video below will teach you how to shop at the market in French. This video also allows you to prepare the subject “At the market” of the third part of the DELF A1 oral examination. To understand correctly and to speak (pronounce correctly), watch the video several times, repeating aloud after the teacher:


Thanks to this video and this article, you will be able to buy fruits and vegetables at the market in French. You will also be able to pass the third part of the DELF A1 speaking test for the subject “Au marché”. Below you'll find the dialogue transcript from the video:

The customer: Bonjour, monsieur.

The seller: Bonjour, monsieur. Je peux vous aider ?

The customer: Oui, je voudrais acheter des fruits et des légumes. Combien coûte le kilo de bananes, s’il vous plaît ?

The seller: Le kilo de bananes coûte 2 euros.

The customer: Très bien. Je vais prendre un kilo de bananes, s’il vous plaît.

The seller: Un kilo de bananes, voilà. Vous voulez autre chose ?

The customer: Oui, je voudrais deux kilos d’oranges. Ça coûte combien ?

The seller: Deux kilos d’oranges, ça fait 5 euros. Avec ceci ?

The customer: Je voudrais une salade et deux kilos de carottes, s’il vous plaît. Combien ça coûte ?

The seller: La salade, c’est 1 euro et deux kilos de carottes, c’est 3 euros. Vous voulez autre chose ?

The customer: Non, merci. Ça fait combien en tout ?

The seller: En tout, ça fait 11 euros s’il vous plaît.

The customer: 11 euros, voilà, monsieur.

The seller: Merci, monsieur. Au revoir et bonne journée.

The customer: Au revoir et bonne journée.

This thirteenth French communication lesson is part of French course 12: learn to shop at the market which includes 9 additional videos and articles on conjugation, communication, grammar and vocabulary.

The DELF A1 “At the market” subject used in the video is available on this page: DELF A1 past exam papers (page 6 du document examinateur de l’exemple 4).

To prepare for the 3rd part of the DELF A1 speaking test, the role-play, we recommend that you read this article.

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