COFFEE SHOP ORDERING
You are in an English language country and want to order some tea or coffee in a restaurant or a coffee shop. How do you do it? Here are some sentences and words that can help you to order.
Look at the menu first
If you are a coffee lover, then here are a list of different kinds of coffee that you can order and choose from.
Black coffee: classic coffee made by hot water passing through ground coffee beans
Pour over: similar to classic coffee, made by hot water poured over coffee beans and dripping down into a cup
Cold brew: similar to classic coffee, made by soaking ground coffee beans in cool water for a long time
Decaf: decaffeinated coffee, or coffee with no caffeine Espresso: a small shot of coffee made in an espresso machine
Americano: espresso with hot water added
Macchiato: espresso with just a little bit of steamed (hot) milk
Cappuccino: espresso with a smaller amount of steamed (hot) milk
Latte: espresso with a larger amount of steamed (hot) milk
Frappe: espresso on ice, mixed with foamed milk
Mocha: a latte with chocolate syrup added
Steamer: hot, frothy milk with sweet flavor added Hot tea (green tea, black tea, herbal teas, etc.)
Iced tea: generally black or green tea, served cold with ice and lemon
Lemonade: a drink of cold lemon juice, sugar, and water
Italian soda: carbonated water with flavors added, such as raspberry, strawberry or lemon
If you would like to add some flavors to your drink, then here are some flavors that you can choose.
Vanilla, Hazelnut, Caramel, and Toffee
Some phrases that are used.
Basic and polite
“Hello. I’d like a small latte, please.”
Quick and informal
“Could I have a medium coffee to go?”
“Can I get a large mocha for here?”
“I’ll take a small coffee and a donut, please.”
Ask about the menu
“Hello. Do you have any low-calorie drinks?”
“Okay, I’d like a large green tea, please.”
Ask the cashier
“Hi. How are you doing?” (cashier answers)
“Great. Okay, I’d like a large black coffee to go, please.
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