Lesson 9 – At the Market

Initial Conversation and Training


Listen to the following conversation between Anne Turner and a sales woman.

Anne: Magkano ang isang kilong hipon?
How much is a kilo of shrimp?

Tindera: Kuwarentay sinqko pesos po.
Forty-five pesos ma’am.

Anne: Sige, bigyan mo ako ng dalawang kilo.
OK, give me two kilos.

Tindera: Eto po.
Here you are, ma’am.

Tindera: Ano po ang kailangan ninyo?
What do you need ma’am?

Anne: Karneng baka. Magkakano ang kilo?
Beef.  How much per kilo?

Tindera: Sitenta pesos lamang.
Seventy pesos only.

Anne: Puwede bang bumili ng kalahating kilo?
Could I buy half a kilo?

Tindera: Opo. Eto po ang karne ninyo.
Yes, ma’am. Here’s your beef.

Tindera: Ano po ang ibig ninyong bilhin?
What would you like to buy?

Anne: Pagbilhan mo ako ng isang taling sitaw at apat na hinog na kamatis.
Sell me one bundle of string beans and four ripe tomatoes.

Tindera: Eto po. Hindi ba kayo bibili ng prutas ngayon?
Here you are ma’am. Aren’t you going to buy some fruit today?

Anne: Oo, ibig ko ng isang piling na saging, dalawang malalaking hinog na mangga, at saka bayabas.
Yes, I would like a bunch of bananas, two big ripe mangos, and also some guavas.

Tindera: lIang kilong bayabas po, ale?
How many kilos of gavas, ma’am?

Anne: Mga tatlong kilo lang. Magkano ang lahat?
About three kilos only. How much for everything?

Tindera: Disinuwebe pesos at singkuwenta sentimos.
Nineteen pesos ang fifty centavos.

Anne: Eto ang bayad.
Here’s the payment.

Tindera: Maraming salamat. Babalik kayo, suki!
Many thanks. Come back again patron!

Now it’s your turn to practice speaking. Try to imitate the speaker as closely as you can.

Let’s begin.

At the fish stand Anne asks the tindera “How much for a kilo of shrimp?”

Listen

Magkano ang isang kilong hipon?

REPEAT

isang kilong hipon
isang kilong hipon

Magkano“, as you already know is “how much” and “kilong” is kilo with the linker.

REPEAT

magkano
magkano

Magkano ang isang kilong hipon?
Magkano ang isang kilong hipon?

The tindera responds:

Kuwarentay singko pesos po.
Forty-five pesos ma’am.

REPEAT

Kuwarentay singko pesos po.
Kuwarentay singko pesos po.

Forty-fives pesos being a reasonable price, Anne says:

Sige, bigyan mo ako ng dalawang kilo.
(Ok, give me two kilos.)

REPEAT

ng dalawang kilo
ng dalawang kilo

Sige, bigyan mo ako ng dalawang kilo.
Sige, bigyan mo ako ng dalawang kilo.

As she hands the shrimp to Anne the tindera says:

Eto po.
(Here you are, ma’am.)

REPEAT

Eto po.
Eto po.

At the meat stand, the tindera asks Anne what she needs.

Ano po ang kailangan ninyo?

You already know that kailangan is ‘need’.

REPEAT

kailangan
kailangan

kailangan ninyo
kailangan ninyo

Ano po” is “What ma’am“? (NOT ‘What else” as the audio says. That would be “Ano pa?”)

REPEAT

Ano po
Ano po

Ano po ang kailangan ninyo?
Ano po ang kailangan ninyo?

Anne wants some beef and says:

karneng baka

karne” is “meat” and “karneng baka” literally means “meat of a cow”.

REPEAT

karneng baka
karneng baka

Anne also wants to know the price per kilo, so she asks:

Magkakano ang kilo?

The tindera replys: “Sitenta pesos lamang.”
(Seventy pesos only.)

REPEAT

Sitenta pesos lamang.
Sitenta pesos lamang.

Anne asks if she can buy half a kilo.

Puwede bang bumili ng kalahating kilo?

Kalahating” is “kalahati” (half, with the linker)

REPEAT

kalahating
kalahating

ng kalahating kilo
ng kalahating kilo

REPEAT

bumili
bumili

Puwede bang bumili ng kalahating kilo?
Puwede bang bumili ng kalahating kilo?

The tindera says “Yes ma’am” and hands Anne the beef.

Opo. Eto po ang karne ninyo.

REPEAT

ang karne ninyo
ang karne ninyo

Opo. Eto po ang karneng ninyo.
Opo. Eto po ang karneng ninyo.

A little later at the fruit and vegetable stand the tindera asks Anne:

Ano po ang ibig ninyong bilhin?” Which means “What would you like to buy?”

REPEAT

bilhin
bilhin

ang ibig ninyong bilhin
ang ibig ninyong bilhin

Ano po ang ibig ninyong bilhin?
Ano po ang ibig ninyong bilhin?

Anne wants to buy a bundle of string beans and four ripe tomatoes. She says:

Pagbilhan mo ako ng isang taling sitaw at apat na hinog na kamatis.

hinog” means “ripe”

REPEAT

hinog na kamatis
hinog na kamatis

apat na hinog na kamatis
apat na hinog na kamatis

Sitaw“, as you already know is a long, green bean.

taling sitaw” is a bundle of string beans.

REPEAT

taling
taling

isang taling sitaw
isang taling sitaw

Pagbilhan” is sell.

REPEAT

pagbilhan
pagbilhan

pagbilhan mo ako
pagbilhan mo ako

Pagbilhan mo ako ng isang taling sitaw at apat na hinog na kamatis.
Pagbilhan mo ako ng isang taling sitaw at apat na hinog na kamatis.

The tindera hands Anne the vegetables, and asks if she isn’t going to buy any fruit today.

Eto po. Hindi ba kayo bibili ng prutas ngayon?

prutas” is fruit.

REPEAT

prutas
prutas

ng prutas ngayon
ng prutas ngayon

bibili” is “will buy”

REPEAT

bibili
bibili

Hindi ba kayo bibili?” is “aren’t you going to buy?”

REPEAT

Hindi ba kayo bibili?
Hindi ba kayo bibili?

Hindi ba kayo bibili ng prutas ngayon?
HIndi ba kayo bibili ng prutas ngayon?

Anne does want some fruit so she says “Yes, I would like a bunch of bananas. Two big, ripe mangoes and also some guavas.”

Oo, ibig ko ng isang piling na saging, dalawang malalaking hinog na mangga, at saka bayabas.

REPEAT

bayabas
bayabas

at saka” is “also”

REPEAT

at saka
at saka

at saka bayabas
at saka bayabas

mangga” are “mangoes”

REPEAT

mangga
mangga

hinog na mangga
hinog na mangga

malalaking” comes from the word, “malaki” (big)

REPEAT

malalaking
malalaking

malalaking hinog na mangga
malalaking hinog na mangga

dalawang malalaking hinog na mangga
dalawang malalaking hinog na mangga

“bananas” is “saging

REPEAT

saging
saging

piling na saging” is a hand, or a bunch of bananas.

REPEAT

ng isang piling na saging
ng isang piling na saging

Oo, ibig ko ng isang piling na saging

dalawang malalaking hinog na mangga

at saka bayabas

The tindera, not knowing how many kilos of guavas Anne would like to buy asks:

Ilang kilong bayabas po, ale?

ale” is a polite title for a woman whose name you don’t know.

REPEAT

ale
ale

ilang” is “ilan” meaning “how many” with the linker.

REPEAT

ilang kilo
ilang kilo

ilang kilong bayabas
ilang kilong bayabas

Ilang kilong bayabas po, ale?
Ilang kilong bayabas po, ale?

Anne wants only about three kilos and asks “How much for everything?”

Mga tatlong kilo lang. Magkano ang lahat?

REPEAT

Mga tatlong kilo lang.
Mga tatlong kilo lang.

Magkano ang lahat?” is “How much for everything?”

REPEAT

ang lahat
ang lahat

Magkano ang lahat?
Magkano ang lahat?

REPEAT ALL

Mga tatlong kilo lang. Magkano ang lahat?
Mga tatlong kilo lang. Magkano ang lahat?

The tindera says:

Disinuwebe pesos at singkuwenta sentimos.

REPEAT

singkuwenta sentimos (fifty centavos)
singkuwenta sentimos (fifty centavos)

Disinuwebe pesos (nineteen pesos)
Disinuwebe pesos (nineteen pesos)

REPEAT

Disinuwebe pesos at singkuwenta sentimos.
Disinuwebe pesos at singkuwenta sentimos.

Anne gives the money to the tindera and says:

Eto ang bayad.
(Here is the payment)

bayad” is “payment”

REPEAT

bayad
bayad

Eto ang bayad
Eto ang bayad

The tindera responds:

Maraming salamat. Babalik kayo, suki!
(Many thanks. Come back again, patron!

Maraming salamat” as you already know means “many thanks”

REPEAT

maraming salamat
maraming salamat

The tindera wants Anne to be back so she calls her “suki“, which means “patron”.

REPEAT

suki
suki

babalik” means “will be back”

REPEAT

babalik
babalik

babalik kayo, suki.
babalik kayo, suki.

REPEAT ALL

Maraming salamat. Babalik kayo, suki!
Maraming salamat. Babalik kayo, suki!

Now listen to each line of the conversation again. Repeat what you hear during the pause.

Magkano ang isang kilong hipon?
(How much is a kilo of shrimp?)

Kuwarentay sinqko pesos po.
(Forty-five pesos ma’am.)

Sige, bigyan mo ako ng dalawang kilo.
(OK, give me two kilos.)

Eto po.
(Here you are, ma’am.)

Ano po ang kailangan ninyo?
(What do you need ma’am?)

Karneng baka. Magkakano ang kilo?
(Beef. How much per kilo?)

Sitenta pesos lamang.
(Seventy pesos only.)

Puwede bang bumili ng kalahating kilo?
(Could I buy half a kilo?)

Opo. Eto po ang karne ninyo.
(Yes, ma’am. Here’s your beef.)

Ano po ang ibig ninyong bilhin?
(What would you like to buy?)

Pagbilhan mo ako ng isang taling sitaw at apat na hinog na kama tis.
(Sell me one bundle of string beans and four ripe tomatoes.)

Eto po. Hindi ba kayo bibili ng prutas ngayon?
(Here you are ma’am. Aren’t you going to buy some fruit today?)

Oo, ibig ko ng isang piling na saging, dalawang malalaking hinog na mangga, at saka bayabas.
(Yes, I would like a bunch of bananas, two big ripe mangos, and also some guavas.)

lIang kilong bayabas po, ale?
(How many kilos of guavas, ma’am?)

Mga tatlong kilo lang. Magkano ang lahat?
(About three kilos only. How much for everything?)

Disinuwebe pesos at singkuwenta sentimos.
(Nineteen pesos ang fifty centavos.)

Eto ang bayad.
(Here’s the payment.)

Maraming salamat. Babalik kayo, suki!
(Many thanks. Come back again (patron)!)

Exercise 1: Meat and Fish Related Words

Listen and repeat some words that will come in handy at the meat or fish market.

Karne
(meat)

Buto ng baka
(beef bones)

karneng baka
(beef)

giniling na karneng baka
(ground beef)

longgonisa
(a dry, slightly sweet sausage)

karneng baboy
(pork)

giniling na karneng baboy
(ground pork)

litson
(roast pork)

manok
(chicken)

itlog
(egg)

pabo
(turkey)

hipon
(shrimp)

alamang
(baby shrimp)

ulang
(lobster)

sugpo
(prawn)

pusit
(squid)

isda
(fish)

isdang lapu-lapu
(rock bass)

bangus
(milkfish)

alumahan
(striped mackerel)

hito
(catfish)

maya-maya
(red snapper)

alimango
(crab)

alimasag
(small crab)

apahap
(white sea bass)

talaba
(oyster)

dalagang-bukid
(red saltwater fish)

Exercise 2: English to Tagalog Practice

This time you’ll hear the names of some of the food items in English. Give the Tagalog equivalent during the pause.

meat
(karne)

beef
(karneng baka)

ground beef
(giniling na karneng baka)

pork
(karneng baboy)

ground pork
(giniling na karneng baboy)

chicken
(manok)

turkey
(pabo)

shrimp
(hipon)

lobster
(ulang)

prawn
(sugpo)

baby shrimp
(alamang)

rock bass
(isdang lapu-lapu)

milkfish
(bangus)

red snapper
(maya-maya)

crab
(alimango)

small variety of crab
(alimasag)

Exercise 3: Asking How Much it Cost

Note that “magkano” is generally used to ask for the price of a specific item or for a specific amount of something.

Listen and repeat the following sentences.

Magkano ang manok?
(How much is the chicken?)

Magkano ang isang kilong manok?
(How much is a kilo of chicken?)

Magkano ang isang kilong hipon?
(How much is a kilo of shrimp?)

Magkano ang isang kilong karneng baka?
(How much is a kilo of beef?)

Magkano ang isang kilong giniling na baboy?
(How much is a kilo of ground pork?)

Magkano ang talaba?
(How much is a kilo of ground pork?)

Magkano ang isang kilong pusit?
(How much is a kilo of squid?)

Magkano ang hito?
(How much is the catfish?)

Exercise 4: How Much Each or Per Piece

To ask how much each or how much per piece you use:

Magkakano

Magkakano” is also used when an amount, such as kilo is implied.

Listen and repeat the following sentences.

Magkakano ang hipon?
(How much each [kilo] is the shrimp?)

Magkakano ang karneng baboy?
(How much each [kilo] is the pork?

Magkakano ang bangus?
(How much is the milkfish?)

Magkakano ang karneng baka?
(How much each [kilo] is the beef?)

Magkakano ang manok?
(How much each is the chicken?)

Exercise 5: Practice Asking for Prices

Let’s practice asking for some prices.

For example, if you hear: “A kilo of prawns.”, you say:

Magkano angisang kilong sugpo?

But, if you hear, “Prawns”, say:

Magkakano ang sugpo?

Respond during the pause, then listen for the confirmation.

Let’s begin.

A kilo of prawns.
Magkano ang isang kilong sugpo?

prawns
Magkakano ang sugpo?

a kilo of beef
Magkano ang isang kilong karneng baka?

beef
Magkakano ang karneng baka?

a kilo of catfish
Magkano ang isang kilong hito?

catfish
Magkakano ang hito?

Exercise 6: Say in Filipino

Say the following sentences in Filipino.

How much is a kilo of shrimp?
(Magkano ang isang kilong hipon?)

How much each is the chicken?
(Magkakano ang manok?)

How much each is the lobster?
(Magkakano ang ulang?)

How much is a kilo of squid?
(Magkano ang isang kilong pusit?)

How much is a kilo of oysters?
(Magkano ang isang kilong talaba?)

How much is the ground pork?
(Magkakano ang giniling ng baboy?)

Exercise 6 Supplement: Measures

Let’s practice the names of some of the measures used in the Philippines.

Listen and repeat.

dosena
(dozen)

libra
(pound)

kalahating libra
(1/2 pound)

kuwartong libra
(1/4 pound)

kilo
(kilogram)

kalahating kilo
(1/2 kilogram)

litro
(liter)

tali
(bundle)

lata
(can)

kahon
(box)

guhit
(approximately 100 grams or 3 1/2 ounces)

sandok
(ladle)

gatang
(1/2 of a liter, sometimes referred to as “chupa“)

salop
(3 liters)

takal
(measuring cup)

Exercise 7: Practice Speaking

Listen and repeat the following sentences.

Isang kilong giniling na karneng baka, nga.
(One kilo of ground beef, please.)

Bigyan mo ako ng dalawang boteng gatas.
(Give me two bottles of milk.)

Kailangan ko ng kalahating kilong pusit.
(I need a half kilo of squid.)

Pagbilhan mo ako ng isa’t kalahating kilong hipon.
(Sell me one and a half kilos of shrimp.)

Isang dosenang itlog , nga.
(A dozen eggs, please.)

Magkano ang isang latang kape?
(How much is a can of coffee?)

Isang kahon ng kendi, nga.
(One box of candy, please.)

Dalawang taling kulitis.
(Two bundles of spinach.)

Exercise 8: Numbers to 100

In the conversation, the price of the beef is seventy pesos. (sitenta pesos)

You’ve already learned the numbers up to sixty.  So now, let’s go on to one hundred.

Listen and repeat the numbers by ten from ten to one hundred.

Are you ready?

Begin.

diyes
(10)

beynte
(20)

treynta
(30)

kuwarenta
(40)

singkuwenta
(50)

sisenta
(60)

sitenta
(70)

otsenta
(80)

nobenta
(90)

siyento
(100)

Exercise 9: Repeating Numbers

Listen to the following numbers and repeat each one during the pause.

Let’s begin.

sisenta
(60)

sisentay tres
(63)

sisentay singko
(65)

sisentay sais
(66)

sitenta
(70)

sitentay siyete
(77)

sitentay otso
(78)

sitentay nuwebe
(79)

otsenta
(80)

otsentay kuwatro
(84)

otsentay singko
(85)

otsentay otso
(88)

nobenta
(90)

nobentay uno
(91)

nobentay dos
(92)

nobentay tres
(93)

nobentay nuwebe
(99)

siyento
(100)

Exercise 10: Say Numbers from Tagalog to English

In this execise you will hear numbers in English. Say each number in Tagalog during the pause.

74
(sitentay kuwatro)

75
(sitentay singko)

83
(otsentay tres)

61
(sisentay uno)

100
(siyento)

96
(nobentay sais)

67
(sisentay siyete)

90
(nobenta)

Exercise 11: Listen to Tagalog Numbers

Now you’ll hear numbers in Tagalog.

Listen and repeat.

sitentay kuwatro
74

otsenta
80

sitentay sais
76

nobentay nuwebe
99

sitentay uno
71

otsentay otso
88

sisentay singko
65

siyento
100

Exercise 11: Supplemental – Tig Prefix

You already know that “magkakano” means “how much each”.

Sometimes the salesperson will answer with “tig” before the price.

For example, “tigbebeynte pesos”

“Tig” means “each”.

However if “tig” is used, the first syllable of the number is duplicated, so:

“beynte pesos” (20 pesos) becomes “tigbebeynte pesos”

Listen to some more examples:

otsenta sentimos (80 centavos)
tig-ootsenta sentimos (80 centavos each)

nobentay otso sentimos (98 centavos)
tignunobentay otso sentimos (98 centavos each)

uno sisenta (1.60)
tig-uuno sisenta (1.60 each)

trese pesos (13 pesos)
tigtetrese pesos (13 pesos each)

apat na piso (4 pesos)
tig-aapat na piso (4 pesos each)

walumpung piso (80 pesos)
tigwawalumpung piso (80 pesos each)

Exercise 12: Listening Comprehension for Prices

You will hear some prices in Filipino. Say each price in English during the pause. Then, listen to the confirmation.

tigbebeynte kuwatro pesos
24 pesos each

tigtetrese pesos at sitenta sentimos
13 pesos and 70 centavos each

tig-aapat na piso at otsenta sentimos
4 pesos and 80 centavos each

tigwawalumpung piso
80 pesos each

tig-ootsenta sentimos
80 centavos each

Exercise 13: Say English Sentences in Tagalog

Say in Filipino the following sentences.

I need about 1 1/2 kilos of catfish.
Kailangan ko ng mga isat kalahating kilong hito.

Give me one kilo of beef.
Bigyan mo ako ng isang kilong karneng baka.

How much is one kilo of crab.
Magkano ang isang kilong alimango.

I need half a kilo of sausage..
Kailangan ko ng kalahating kilong longganisa.

Give me one kilo of ground beef.
Bigyan mo ako ng isang kilong giniling na kareneng baka.

Exercise 14: Practice Pronouncing Vegetable Names

Listen to the names of some vegetables and fruit and repeat each one during the pause.

Mga gulay” means “vegetables”

Let’s begin.

kalabasa
squash

kamatis
tomatoe

sitaw
string beans

talong
eggplant

sibuyas
onions

bawang
garlic

repolyo
cabbage

patatas
potatoe

luya
ginger

labanos
radish

sili
green or red pepper

kabute
mushroom

toge
bean sprouts

labong
bamboo shoots

pipino
cucumber

Let’s go on to the names of fruits.

Mga prutas” means “fruits”

papaya
papaya

saging
banana

mangga
mango

pinya
pineapple

suha
pomelo orange

orens
orange

ubas
grapes

bayabas
guavas

abokado
avocado

mansanas
apple

peras
pears

kastanyas
chestnut

niyog
coconut

buko
young coconut

Exercise 15: Say Equivalent in Tagalog

Now listen to some words in English and say the equivalent in Filipino.

cabbage
repolyo

onion
sibuyas

pomelo orange
suha

guava
bayabas

eggplant
talong

string bean
sitaw

squash
kalabasa

garlic
bawang

mango
mangga

Exercise 16: Practice Speaking to Tindera

In the conversation the tindera says

Ano po ang ibig ninyong bilhin?
What would you like to buy?

Let’s practice some exchanges with the tindera. For example if you hear:

Ano po ang ibig ninyong bilhin?

And you read in your book:

two kilos of grapes

You say:

Pagbilhan mo ako ng dalawang kilong ubas.
Sell me two kilos of grapes.

Are you ready?

Let’s begin.

Ano po ang ibig ninyong bilhin?
five guavas

Pagbilhan mo ako ng limang bayabas.

Ano po ang ibig ninyong bilhin?
three kilos of potatoes

Pagbilhan mo ako ng tatlong kilong patatas.

Ano po ang ibig ninyong bilhin?
one cabbage

Pagbilhan mo ako ng isang repolyo.

Ano po ang ibig ninyong bilhin?
one and a half kilos of onions

Pagbilhan mo ako ng isa’t kalihating kilong sibulyas.

Alan’s Notes:

In the last sentence you heard “isa’t kalihating“.

Isa’t”  is a shortened version of “isa at” which means “one and”.

Exercise 17: Translate to Tagalog

Say the following in Tagalog.

Sell me four papayas.
Pagbilhan mo ako ng apat na papaya.

How much is a kilo of onions?
Magkano ang kilo ng sibuyas?

I want two kilos of sweet potatos and three kilos of tomatoes.
Gusto kong dalawang kilong kamote at tatlong kilong kamatis.

I need one bunch of string beans and half a kilo of garlic.
Kailangan ko ng isang taling sitaw at kalahating kilong bawang.

How much each of the eggplant?
Magkakano ang talong?

Exercise 18: Practice Asking for Market Items

Anne: Magkakano ang alimango?
How much is the crab?

Tindera: Tiglilimang piso at sitentay singko sentimos.
P5.75 each.

Anne: Bigyan mo nga ako ng tatlong malalaking alimango.
Please give me three large crabs.

Tindera: Okey. Ano pa ang gusto ninyong bilhin?
Ok. What else would you like to buy?

Anne: May hipon ba?
Do you have shrimps?

Tindera: Wala ngayon, pero bukas pa ang dating. Suki, tingnan ninyo ang tinapang bangus. Masarap!
None today, but it’s (yet) to arrive tomorrow. Suki (patron), look at the smoked milkfish, delicious!

Anne: O sige, bigyan mo ako ng dalawang malalaki.
OK, give me two big ones.

Tindera: Eto po.
Here ma’am.

Anne: Magkano ang lahat?
How much for everything?

Tindera: Kuwarentay otso pesos at beynte singko sentimos.
P48.25

Self Evaluation Quiz

This is the self-evaluation quiz. You will hear 12 situations. Respond to each situation during the pause. Then listen to the correct response.

SITUATION 1: Ask the salesperson, “How much each is the chicken?”
Magkakano ang manok?

 

SITUATION 2: At the market you want to buy some crab. Ask the salesperson, “How much is a kilo of crab?”
Magkano ang kilo ng alimango?

 

SITUATION 3: Tell the salesperson to sell you three kilos of beef.
Pagbilhan mo ako ng tatlong kilong karneng baka.

 

SITUATION 4: Tell the salesperson to give you:
Half a kilo of ground beef
Bigyan mo ako ng kalahating kilong giniling na karneng baka.

Four kilos of shrimp
Bigyan mo ako ng apat na kilong hipon.

Three kilos and a half of oysters
Bigyan mo ako ng tatlong kilot kalahating talaba.

 

SITUATION 5: Tell the clerk that you would like:
Two ripe mangos
Gusto ko ng dalawang hinog na mangga.

One kilo of onions
Gusto ko ng isang kilong sibuyas.

Ten apples
Gusto ko ng sampung mansanas.

Two coconuts
Gusto ko ng dalawang niyog.

One can of pineapple
Gusto ko ng isang latang pinya.

 

SITUATION 6: You are on a bus trip to the province. On the way, the bus stops at a fruit stand. Tell the salesperson you want one bunch of bananas and two pineapples.

Gusto ko ng isang piling na saging at dalawang pinya.

 

SITUATION 7: A Filipino asks you and your friend if you would like to buy some fresh fruits. Speaking for the two of you, tell him that you would like to buy some mangos and some pears.

Oo, gusto naming bumili ng mangga at peras.

 

SITUATION 8: You are at the meat counter. Ask the salesperson, “How much for a kilo of pork?”
Magkano ang isang kilong baboy?

 

SITUATION 9: Ask the salesperson, “How much each for the cabbage?”
Magkakano ang repolyo?

 

SITUATION 10: You are at the meat section in a market and a salesperson says:
Ano po ang ibig ninyong bilhin, ale?

What did she say?
What would you like to buy, ma’am?

 

SITUATION 11: After you’ve asked how much the crab is, the salesperson says:
Tigbebeynte kuwatro peso at sitenta sentimos.

What did she say?
Twenty-four pesos and seventy centavos each.

 

SITUATION 12: After you’ve made some purchases, the salesperson asks:
Ano pa ang kailangan ninyo?

What did she say?
What else do you need?

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