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.

Preparation

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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 Kitty pretty on Fri, 01/05/2020 - 06:41

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actually i rarely go to cafe, because im not to like cafe, i more like go to market or restaurant

Submitted by Youssef Karfouh on Wed, 29/04/2020 - 15:53

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i rarely do when i hang out with my friends , we take some snacks but not from coffe , because there are many snack shops here arround my hometown .

Submitted by Ronake on Sat, 18/04/2020 - 23:47

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Almost everyday, in my break time i used to buy a Caffe and a slice of chocolate cake in the nearest caffe.

Submitted by nguyenthihoanb0510 on Thu, 16/04/2020 - 03:23

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after having a salary, I and my friends often go to shopping, then I usually buy a freeze matcha with ice cream in the Highlands coffee. because of corona virus, i came my country so I can't it.

Submitted by FRANCY JACQUEL… on Fri, 10/04/2020 - 13:00

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I oftenment buy drinks and snacks for eat in home with my daugther or myy frineds, seeing films. I like very much.
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Submitted by zabiullah on Thu, 09/04/2020 - 18:17

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actually i rarely buy drinks and snacks from cafe or restuarant. bxz where i live i could not to find any cafe. but sometimes my friends and i go to market for shopping after that we go to cafe and order some fresh fruit joices... we enjoy with each other this is very pleasure time for all of us. this situation feels me to establish new cafe near my house to offer some drinks and joices for our people...

Submitted by Aya Sayed on Mon, 06/04/2020 - 22:57

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Sometimes I go to a cafe and I prefer to drink french coffee with a piece of chocolate cake .

Submitted by Yuzana on Wed, 01/04/2020 - 04:51

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Sometimes, I buy some drink in cafe and prefer to drink orange juice than the others.

Submitted by babul chandra shil on Sun, 29/03/2020 - 04:23

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In our country situation is different. There are so many tea shop near to road side. I frequently take my breakfast road side tea shop. Usually, i drink red tea and bread, sometimes banana and cookies also. And evening when i return from office i eat butter naan with vegetables and a cup of tea twice in a week. Other day take noodles and some local fast food.