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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.

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Beginner: A1

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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.

Just sometimes not too often I drink coffee in the town

well ever single morning I like to buy snacks

sometimes I buy coffee and snacks when I am in the work

Very effective class for me

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