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 7s_mila on Sun, 28/03/2021 - 19:02

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I drink coffee in the coffee shop twice a week, but I don,t buy snacks.

Submitted by SaraMessa on Thu, 25/03/2021 - 15:05

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I go to cafè once a week. I usually order drinks like aperitif. Sometimes I order tea with cookies.

Submitted by MikhailZatopliaev on Mon, 22/03/2021 - 22:57

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My wife very like buy something from a cafe, and now I like too. We like buy drinks or snacks on weekend.

Submitted by Seba on Mon, 22/03/2021 - 16:28

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I like to go to the café every weekend with my parents

Submitted by TIa vinaka on Sun, 21/03/2021 - 02:18

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I love cafes! I buy drink and food 3 or 4 times per week. but these days, I can't go to cafe so much because I stay home more than before. I made coffee and baking cakes by myself instead.

Submitted by Anonimusezio on Thu, 18/03/2021 - 18:50

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i have never tried to buy snack, only cofee in starbucks, and they are not worth it
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Submitted by mirtha on Thu, 11/03/2021 - 16:55

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I rarely buy drinks or snacks from cafés.

Submitted by Giuliana on Wed, 10/03/2021 - 15:59

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I don't go a cafes with often but when i go, always i stay there and i buy a lot of things

Submitted by Majidaa909 on Sat, 06/03/2021 - 10:52

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I will go in the cafa twice time in the year.

Submitted by Brenda Patrici… on Wed, 24/02/2021 - 14:36

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I like going to cafés, I buy drinks and snacks every weekend, I will go there as soon as I can.