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

Transcript

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 Teresa Chi on Thu, 28/05/2020 - 15:29

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sometime, but i never buy coffee

Submitted by Leonardo Lisboa on Thu, 28/05/2020 - 06:37

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Sometimes. To drink a coffee (in a coffee shop) in my city (and my country almost generally), I have to go to the shopping mall, because here is allways very hot.
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Submitted by ILYES on Mon, 25/05/2020 - 10:30

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Each time separately , in the morning i take drinks and snacks , in the afternoon I take only drinks

Submitted by facuabel on Sun, 24/05/2020 - 15:38

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i sometimes going to cafe and stay eating there with friends.

Submitted by mouna99 on Sat, 16/05/2020 - 14:29

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I often buy snacks from cafés because it's near to my class

Submitted by Hrachia on Thu, 14/05/2020 - 10:36

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I rarely go to cafe, but in our country you can have a freshly squezzed apple juice only for 1 pound.)

Submitted by c.lopes23 on Wed, 13/05/2020 - 20:01

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I sometimes buy drinks or snacks

Submitted by cittàutopica on Wed, 13/05/2020 - 12:10

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I often go at cafés because I like drinking Italian coffee and staying in for a nice chat with my friends.

Submitted by konatenasty on Fri, 08/05/2020 - 10:51

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I like to cook at home and inviting my friends to enjoy my freshly squeezed fruit cocktail without sugar and my spécial cake.I am a good an cake and juice are my specialities.