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.

Task 1

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Submitted by ega nfa on Sun, 19/01/2020 - 13:53

When i go to caffe i always buy coffe. Coffe is my favorite drink. To snack just sometimes

Submitted by MaryaSun on Thu, 16/01/2020 - 17:06

Hi, i usually don't buy drink or snack in a cafè. I buy it rarely or when i am in a trip with friends or my family. In those day we have breakfast in a cafè every day.

Submitted by ofti on Tue, 14/01/2020 - 21:37

When i go to the café,i usually buy some hot drinks like tea or chocolate coffee.

Submitted by shahhoseini on Sat, 28/12/2019 - 13:34

I rarely buy drinks from cafes. We usually go to a restaurant with my family once a month.

Submitted by Mdolores on Sat, 14/12/2019 - 23:56

when we go to walk we take something in the cafe and other times we buy food to take home, to the beach. too for to breakfast near of the work

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.