You are here

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.

Discussion

Download

Language level

Beginner: A1

Comments

Hi fahri,

'Instead' is an adverb. Here, it describes the clause 'I'll have an apple juice'.

Best wishes,

Jonathan
The LearnEnglish Team

Dear Jonathan i would like to know some informations about the course so may I ask you?
I'm looming forward about your respond.

After school was over, I often go to cafe near my school with my friends to buy foods and drinks. On weekends, I sometimes hang out too with them at the cafe.

Dear team.
Customer 1said Oh, then I'll have an apple juice instead, please.
What the different from :
Customer 1: Oh, then I'll choose an apple juice instead, please.
Why is he not just say: give me an apple just please...(it is sound more simply word)

Hello fahri,

The conventional form is I'll have... when ordering something like this. People would understand choose but it would not be the normal form and would sound rather strange.

Give me is very direct and would sound rude in the context of a shop or a restaurant. You could say something like this if you were talking to a very close friend, for example, but even then Could you give... or Can you give... would be more common.

 

Peter

The LearnEnglish Team

Hi teacher may i get certificate of completion after i finished the course?

Hello Alifaraax,

I'm afraid there are not certificates of completion for our webpages or courses right now. We'll certainly let your users know if this changes in the future.

All the best,

Kirk

The LearnEnglish Team

Thank you very much for your answer sir. I learned polite language from you. The foreign people like me sometime do not understand which the polite language and the rude one. So, thank you again

I usually have lunch outside.

Pages