Are you the kind of person who likes to go shopping? Or do you prefer to simply order the things you want online without the hassle of spending time browsing through shops? Jesse Edbrooke, the singer from Transition, and ShaoLan discuss shopping and some of the new methods surrounding shopping and how it is done in Asia. Learn the word for “shopping” as well as how to describe your friends who are crazy about shopping (or perhaps yourself)! ShaoLan shares what her favorite thing that she’s ever bought is, can you guess what it is?
The word for “shopping” in Chinese is 購物/购物. The first character 購/购 means “to buy” and the second character 物 means “object” or “stuff.” So when you are “buying stuff” then you are “shopping” 購物/购物!