Ordering in a café

Ordering in a café

Listen to people ordering food and drinks in a café to practise and improve your listening skills.

Do the preparation task first. Then listen to the audio and do the exercises.



Customer 1: Can I have an orange juice, please?

Server: Regular or large?

Customer 1: How big is a large?

Server: This is a large. This is a regular.

Customer 1: I'll have a large, then, please. Without ice.

Server: OK, coming up.

Customer 1: Sorry, I wanted freshly squeezed orange juice.

Server: I'm afraid we only have bottled juices.

Customer 1: Oh, then I'll have an apple juice instead, please.

Server: Here you go. That's £3.50, please.

Customer: Thanks.

Server: Thank you.

Server: Can I help anyone?

Customer 2: Who's next?

Customer 3: You were first, I think.

Customer 2: What teas do you have?

Server: Breakfast tea, mint and green tea.

Customer 2: A mint tea and a slice of lemon cake, please.

Server: To eat in or take away?

Customer 2: Take away, please.

Server: There you go. That'll be £4.20, please.

Customer 2: Sorry, I've only got a fifty.

Server: That's OK. Here's your change … 5, 10, 30, 50.

Server: Who's next?

Customer 4: Can I have a ...

Customer 3: Sorry, I think I was in front of you. 

Customer 4: Oh, sorry! 

Customer 3: Can I have a chocolate chip cookie, please?

Server: Would you like a drink with that?

Customer 3: No, thanks. Just the cookie.

Server: OK, then. That's 95p, please.

Customer 3: Thanks. I think that's right.

Server: 50, 70, 80, 85, 90, 92, 94, yep, 95. Thank you.

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Submitted by Dariusz on Sun, 24/11/2019 - 22:18

I sometimes buy a coffee and sweets but I never buy salty snacks, actually I rarely buy in cafes because there is expensivly.

Submitted by le van son on Wed, 06/11/2019 - 04:12

I often order coffee but never order snack because snack's not good for healthy.

Submitted by Nasser_mo on Tue, 05/11/2019 - 14:13

I often buy chocolate cake from the café with cappuccino or lattes .

Submitted by nurnadiahazlan on Thu, 03/10/2019 - 10:50

I have completed the following lessons of "Ordering in a Cafe". The level that I choose was beginner A1.

Submitted by nurul ashikin on Thu, 03/10/2019 - 07:52

I have completed the lesson for "Ordering in a Cafe". The level I chose is Beginner A1.

Submitted by Abdelmouttalib on Tue, 01/10/2019 - 09:23

Every morning i take my espresso in coffee and sometimes when i'm busy or at the weekend i take my lunch away

Submitted by DAHLIA DIMAN on Sun, 22/09/2019 - 05:40

I have complete the ordering in a cafe,booking a table and shopping for clothes.The level that i choose was Beginner A1 Listening.

Submitted by nurbiena on Thu, 19/09/2019 - 16:56

I have completed the following lessons of Ordering in a cafe. The level that I chose was Beginner A1 Listening.

Submitted by Dayang Norsyaf… on Thu, 19/09/2019 - 09:23

I have completed the following lessons of Ordering in a cafe and Meeting a new team and its fun!