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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.

Transcripts

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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When I go to a cafe, usually offer a cup of coffee and a glass of water. Then I eat some chocolate. cake.
My wife offer coke and strawberry cake. She likes that too much. You know children always want to drink coke and eat pizza.

I buy cake or drinks in cafe when I get hang out with my friends

Sometimes, especially when I am with my kids. They like to eat cakes, French fries or hot chocolate and love spending time in cafès. I usually order a cup of coffee then.

I buy some hot drinks and snaks when i go to the cafe with my friends.I prefer tea or orange juice.I am sweet tooth so i buy cookies,cupcakes,slice of cakes. despite the prices.

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

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.

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

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

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

I go to the coffe once a week

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