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Xi entranti ġodda mhumiex ċerti fejn jixtru l-mer Ċa li jeħtieġu, u jistgħu jitilfu ikel tradizzjonali mill-pajji ż nattiv tagħhom. Hemm ħafna postijiet u modi differenti kif tmur ix-xiri fl-Istati Uniti. Tgħallem dwar it-tipi ta ' ħwienet għax-xiri tal-ikel. Skopri kif tixtri ikel tradizzjonali. Aqra dwar fejn tixtri l-ħwejjeġ u kif tixtri ONLINE.

Some newcomers are not sure where to buy the groceries they need, and they may miss traditional foods from their native country. There are many different places and ways to go shopping in the USA. Learn about the kinds of shops for buying food. Find out how to buy traditional foods. Read about where to buy clothes and how to shop online.

Where to buy in the US, photo copyright UK Aid, CC.
Xiri fl-Istati Uniti, ritratt bid-drittijiet tal-awtur għajnuna tar-Renju Unit, CC..
Where to buy in the US, photo copyright UK Aid, CC.
Shopping in the US, photo copyright UK Aid, CC..

Xiri ta ' ikel

Buying food

Il-kelma merċa tfisser ikel li tixtri. Għandek tipprova tonfoq madwar 20% jew inqas mid-d ħul totali tal-familja tiegħek fuq il-merċa kull xahar. Dan ifisser jekk $1,000 fid-d ħul kull xahar, Għandek tqatta ' $200 jew inqas fuq il-merċa. Jekk ikollok $500 kull xahar, tista ' taffordja li tonfoq biss $100 jew inqas fuq l-ikel, Jekk għandek tħallas ukoll għall-akkomodazzjoni u l-utilitajiet.

The word groceries means food you buy. You should try to spend about 20% or less of your total family income on groceries each month. This means if have $1,000 in income each month, you should spend $200 or less on groceries. If you get $500 each month, you can afford to spend only $100 or less on food, if you are to also pay for housing and utilities.

Hawn huma xi affarijiet utli li tkun taf dwar ix-xiri tal-ikel:

Here are some useful things to know about buying food:

  • Xi affarijiet li jiswew ftit f ' pajjiżek jistgħu jkunu għaljin fl-Istati Uniti tal-Amerika. Pereżempju, refuġjati minn Burma jistgħu jieklu ġewż tal-Indi frisk u mang, iżda dawn l-o ġġetti jiswew ħafna flus.
  • Il-la ħam u l-frott ta ' spiss jiswew fl-Istati Uniti. Allura, jista ' jkollok bżonn tipprova tiekol xi ikel ġdid kif ukoll l-ikel tradizzjonali tiegħek.
  • Xiri ta ' ikel, speċjalment ross u fażola u ħafna ħxejjex, mill-ma ħżen tal-grocer u tisjir lilek innifsek huwa ġeneralment inqas għali milli tixtri ikel minn ristorant.
  • Jekk oġġett f ' maħżen ikun ipprezzat, int trid tħallas dak il-prezz. Madankollu, Dan huwa inqas minnu fis-swieq jew fl-Im ħażen li jbigħu oġġetti użati.
  • Some things that cost little in your home country may be expensive in the USA. For example, refugees from Burma may like to eat fresh coconuts and mangoes, but these items are expensive.
  • Meat and fruit are often expensive in the USA. So, you may need to try to eat some new foods as well as your traditional foods.
  • Buying food, especially rice and beans and many vegetables, from the grocery store and cooking it yourself is generally less expensive than buying food from a restaurant.
  • If an item in a store is priced, you have to pay that price. However, this is less true in markets or stores selling used goods.

Fejn tixtri l-merċa

Where to buy groceries

Hawn huma xi postijiet differenti li tista ' tixtri ikel:

Here are some different places you can buy food:

Ħwienet tal-grocer

Grocery stores

Ħwienet tal-grocery fl-Istati Uniti huma ħwienet kbar li jġorru ħafna tipi differenti ta ' ikel. Hemm bosta tal grocer kbar “ħażniet tal-katina.” Katina hija grupp ta ' ħwienet li huma l-istess fi bliet differenti madwar l-Istati Uniti. Il-ħwienet tal-grocer huma maqsuma f ' sezzjonijiet bħall-frott u l-ħxejjex, Laħam, ikel fil-laned, eċċ. Ħafna ħwienet tal-tal grocer kbar jinkoraġġuhom biex jiffirmaw b ' xejn “Club” Karti, jew “Kards ta ' sħubija. Dan huwa tajjeb biex tagħmel għaliex spiss tirċievi skont fuq l-ikel tiegħek b ' Kard, Minkejja li l-Kard hija bla ħlas. Ħwienet oħra, bħall-Kostco, għall-kards tagħhom u jbiegħu kwantitajiet kbar ta ' ikel b ' mod aktar irħis. Dawn ta ' min jingħaqad jekk għandek familja kbira u qed jixtru oġġetti tal-ikel u tad-dar fi kwantitajiet kbar.

Grocery stores in the US are large stores that carry many different types of food. There are several large grocery “chain stores.” A chain is a group of stores that are the same in different cities across the US. Grocery stores are divided into sections such as fruit and vegetables, meat, canned foods, etc. Many large grocery stores encourage you to sign up for free “Club” cards, or “membership cards. This is good to do because you often receive a discount on your food with a card, even though the card is free. Other stores, such as Costco, do charge for their cards and sell large quantities of food more cheaply. These are worth joining if you have a big family and are buying food and household items in large quantities.

Bdiewa’ Swieq

Farmers’ markets

Il-bi ċċa l-kbira tal-ibliet fl-Istati Uniti’ Swieq, speċjalment fis-sajf. F ' bdiewa’ Suq, you can find fresh fruit and vegetables grown and sold by the farmers themselves. In summer, you may spend less money than you would at a grocery store for the same items, but not always – some big grocery stores are able to sell for less than farmers who grow small amount of organic produce, pereżempju.

Most cities in the US have farmers’ markets, especially in the summer. At a farmers’ market, you can find fresh fruit and vegetables grown and sold by the farmers themselves. In summer, you may spend less money than you would at a grocery store for the same items, but not always – some big grocery stores are able to sell for less than farmers who grow small amount of organic produce, for example.

Convenience stores

Convenience stores

These are small stores that sometimes sell small amounts of groceries or food. While these stores may be convenient because they are close to your house, they are often more expensive than the grocery store.

These are small stores that sometimes sell small amounts of groceries or food. While these stores may be convenient because they are close to your house, they are often more expensive than the grocery store.

Ethnic stores

Ethnic stores

Some communities have ethnic stores, meaning a store that sells groceries from a particular ethnic background. Pereżempju, there might be anIndian Marketor aChinese Marketthat sells foods from those countries. You can find ethnic grocery stores in many cities in FindHello.

Some communities have ethnic stores, meaning a store that sells groceries from a particular ethnic background. For example, there might be an “Indian Market” or a “Chinese Market” that sells foods from those countries. You can find ethnic grocery stores in many cities in FindHello.

Restaurants

Restaurants

Restaurants in the USA tend to be the most expensive place to get food. Fast-food restaurants are cheaper than regular restaurants, but you have to choose carefully so as to not eat too much unhealthy food.

Restaurants in the USA tend to be the most expensive place to get food. Fast-food restaurants are cheaper than regular restaurants, but you have to choose carefully so as to not eat too much unhealthy food.

online

Online

There are a number of websites selling ethnic food and other specialty foods that are hard to find locally in your town or city. One example is eFood Depot.

There are a number of websites selling ethnic food and other specialty foods that are hard to find locally in your town or city. One example is eFood Depot.

You can find specialty foods by searching online. Type the words “buy [food you are looking for] online.

You can find specialty foods by searching online. Type the words “buy [food you are looking for] online.”

 

 

Where to buy clothing and household items

Where to buy clothing and household items

Fl-Istati Uniti, you have lots of options of where to shop for clothes and things for your home. You should always try to buy things when they are on sale!

In the USA, you have lots of options of where to shop for clothes and things for your home. You should always try to buy things when they are on sale!

Thrift stores or used and secondhand stores

Thrift stores or used and secondhand stores

When you are thinking of where to buy clothes, consider thrift stores if you want to save money. Thrift stores sell clothes, home items, and furniture other people have given away. If you take time to look, you can often find very nice clothes, items for your kitchen, furniture, toys, and more at thrift stores. These stores tend to be very low-cost, and they often have days where everything in the store is on sale.

When you are thinking of where to buy clothes, consider thrift stores if you want to save money. Thrift stores sell clothes, home items, and furniture other people have given away. If you take time to look, you can often find very nice clothes, items for your kitchen, furniture, toys, and more at thrift stores. These stores tend to be very low-cost, and they often have days where everything in the store is on sale.

Garage sales and yard sales

Garage sales and yard sales

A garage sale or yard sale is a great place to find used clothing and household items. These items are normally quite cheap. Garage sales and yard sales are one of the few places you can barter in the USA. This means if you are at a garage or yard sale, you can try to ask for a lower price than what is written on the item.

A garage sale or yard sale is a great place to find used clothing and household items. These items are normally quite cheap. Garage sales and yard sales are one of the few places you can barter in the USA. This means if you are at a garage or yard sale, you can try to ask for a lower price than what is written on the item.

Department stores and malls

Department stores and malls

You can also shop at department stores or the mall. These stores tend to be more expensive and have famous name brands. This means the items are popular because the brand is well-known, such as Nike shoes.

You can also shop at department stores or the mall. These stores tend to be more expensive and have famous name brands. This means the items are popular because the brand is well-known, such as Nike shoes.

Superstores

Superstores

Superstores are stores in the USA that sell nearly everything. These include stores like Walmart, Target, and Kmart. These stores are generally cheaper than name brand department stores.

Superstores are stores in the USA that sell nearly everything. These include stores like Walmart, Target, and Kmart. These stores are generally cheaper than name brand department stores.

Shopping locally

Shopping locally

There are probably lots of local stores in your new town. It is nice to shop locally because your money stays in your community. You may even find a store owned by another refugee.

There are probably lots of local stores in your new town. It is nice to shop locally because your money stays in your community. You may even find a store owned by another refugee.

Hardware stores

Hardware stores

If you need items for your house or to repair your home, you can shop at a hardware store. The people who work at these stores will answer your questions about home repair.

If you need items for your house or to repair your home, you can shop at a hardware store. The people who work at these stores will answer your questions about home repair.

Online and mail order

Online and mail order

A lot of Americans buy their clothes online or from catalogs that come in the mail. Fl-Istati Uniti, you can return clothes you buy online or from a catalog, just like you can return items bought in stores.

A lot of Americans buy their clothes online or from catalogs that come in the mail. In the USA, you can return clothes you buy online or from a catalog, just like you can return items bought in stores.

Returning items

Returning items

Stores in the USA let people return goods if there is something wrong with them or even if they just change their mind. But they will not allow you to return something after you have used it. Whenever you shop, keep your receipt. This is proof that you bought the item and when you bought it. If you decide you want to return an item, you will need the receipt. It is harder to return fresh foods, but you should always return food if you found it was spoiled or past itssell bydate.

Stores in the USA let people return goods if there is something wrong with them or even if they just change their mind. But they will not allow you to return something after you have used it. Whenever you shop, keep your receipt. This is proof that you bought the item and when you bought it. If you decide you want to return an item, you will need the receipt. It is harder to return fresh foods, but you should always return food if you found it was spoiled or past its “sell by” date.

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