Ordering in a café

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

Instructions

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

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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Average: 5 (3 votes)

Submitted by Hello from Russia on Wed, 06/05/2020 - 20:11

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not often

Submitted by Fatemeh.Najafzadeh on Wed, 06/05/2020 - 01:25

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I rarely buy drinks or snacks from cafe, because it’s expensive and I’d rather to buy anything from markets.

Submitted by Phuc tran on Sun, 03/05/2020 - 01:29

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Sometimes, i go to the coffee with my friend. We order something to drink like coffee, fruit juice, milk tea. And after that, we have had some pleasure story to talk about daily life in my country.

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.