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Unit 7 - Lesson 34 - Ordering in a cafe
To ask for a cup of coffee revise Lesson 32.
|A bottle of .....||A bowl of .....||A cup of .....||A glass of .....||A pot of .....||A slice of ...|
The waiter is coming. In his right hand he is carrying a tray. On the tray is a bottle of wine and two glasses. He has a napkin over his left arm.
He has dark hair. He is wearing black shoes, a pair of black trousers and a grey waistcoat over a white shirt with a black bow tie.
|A waiter/waitress takes your order.||"Are you ready to order?"|
|or||"Would you like to order?"|
|or||"May I take your order?"|
|or||"What would you like?"|
|Can you think of anything else a waiter might say to take your order?|
Now let's see how Mr Bean does it...
Mr Bean is at a cafe with his colleague Mr Smith. They are sitting at a table. The waiter comes to take their order.
|Waiter:||Are you ready to order?|
|Mr Bean:||Yes, I'd like a cup of coffee and a doughnut, please.|
|Waiter (to Mr Smith):||And what would you like?|
|Mr Smith:||Oh, I'll have a pot of tea and a slice of apple pie.|
|Waiter:||Would you like cream with your pie?|
|Mr Smith:||No, thank you. Could I have ice cream with it instead?|
|Waiter:||Yes, of course.|
|Mr Bean:||And may I have a glass of water too?|
Mr Bean had more luck than Mr Curly:-
Cartoon by Michael Leunig © Republished with permission.
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