Dialogues at a cafe

Dialogues at a cafe

1. Ordering a Custom Coffee

Customer: “Hi, could I get a large latte with almond milk and an extra shot of espresso, please?”
Barista: “Absolutely, would you like any flavors added to that?”
Customer: “No, thank you. Just as is.”

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2. Inquiring About Coffee Options

Customer: “What’s the difference between your cold brew and iced coffee?”
Barista: “Our cold brew is steeped overnight for a smoother taste, while our iced coffee is just regular coffee served over ice.”

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3. Asking for Recommendations

Customer: “I’m not sure what to get. What’s a popular drink right now?”
Barista: “Our seasonal pumpkin spice latte is very popular! Would you like to try that?”
Customer: “Sure, I’ll have that in a medium.”

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4. Dietary Concerns

Customer: “Do you have any dairy-free milk options?”
Barista: “Yes, we have almond, soy, and oat milk. Which one would you prefer?”
Customer: “Oat milk, please.”

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5. Paying for the Order

Customer: “Can I pay with my coffee shop app?”
Barista: “Of course, just scan your phone here.”
Customer: “Thanks, and could I also add a blueberry muffin to my order?”

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6. Coffee Customization

Customer: “I like my coffee really strong. What do you recommend?”
Barista: “You might enjoy our espresso americano. It’s quite strong and flavorful.”
Customer: “Sounds good, I’ll take a large one.”

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7. Asking for Wi-Fi Access

Customer: “Do you have Wi-Fi here? I need to do some work.”
Barista: “Yes, we do. The password is β€˜CoffeeLove123’.”

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8. Grab-and-Go Option

Customer: “I’m in a bit of a hurry. Do you have any pre-made coffees?”
Barista: “We have a fresh batch of cold brew ready to go. Would you like a bottle?”
Customer: “Yes, please. Just the coffee, I’ll skip the food.”

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9. Asking for the Bathroom Password

Customer: “Excuse me, could I get the password for the bathroom?”
Barista: “Sure, it’s ‘Espresso2023’. It’s just around the corner to your left.”
Customer: “Thank you very much!”

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Useful Phrases

  1. “What’s the Wi-Fi password?” πŸ“Ά – Asking for internet access.
  2. “Can I have a large latte, please?” β˜• – Ordering a specific size and type of coffee.
  3. “Is this seat taken?” πŸ’Ί – Checking if a seat is available.
  4. “Could I get this to-go?” πŸ₯‘ – Requesting a takeout order.
  5. “Do you have any vegan options?” 🌱 – Inquiring about dietary-specific food.
  6. “What’s the special today?” πŸ“‹ – Asking about the day’s special.
  7. “Can I pay by card?” πŸ’³ – Query about payment methods.
  8. “How long is the wait for a table?” ⏳ – Inquiring about waiting time.
  9. “Could I get some extra napkins?” 🧻 – Requesting additional napkins.
  10. “Can I have a glass of water, please?” πŸ’§ – Asking for water.
  11. “Is the carrot cake gluten-free?” πŸ₯•πŸ° – Inquiring about specific dietary requirements.
  12. “Can I have the bathroom key?” πŸ”‘ – Asking for access to the restroom.
  13. “Do you offer any loyalty discounts?” πŸ’° – Inquiring about loyalty programs or discounts.
  14. “May I have some sugar and milk?” πŸ₯›πŸ― – Requesting condiments for coffee or tea.
  15. “Could you heat this up for me?” πŸ”₯ – Asking to warm food or a beverage.

Vocabulary

  • Coffee β˜• – Different types of coffee like espresso, cappuccino, latte.
  • Tea 🍡 – Varieties like green, black, herbal.
  • Menu πŸ“œ – Referring to the cafΓ©’s list of offerings.
  • Order πŸ“ – The items chosen by the customer.
  • Milk πŸ₯› – Regular, almond, soy, oat.
  • Sugar 🍚 – Sweeteners, both natural and artificial.
  • Pastry πŸ₯ – Croissants, muffins, cakes.
  • Snack πŸͺ – Small bites, cookies, chips.
  • Wi-Fi 🌐 – Wireless internet service.
  • Password πŸ”‘ – Code for accessing Wi-Fi.
  • Seat πŸͺ‘ – Chair, booth, window seat.
  • Tip πŸ’° – Gratuity for service.
  • Cash πŸ’΅ – Physical money.
  • Card πŸ’³ – Credit or debit card.
  • Receipt 🧾 – Transaction proof, bill.
  • Takeout πŸ›οΈ – Food or drinks to go.
  • Refill πŸ” – More of the same drink.
  • Specials 🌟 – Unique or discounted items.
  • Hot πŸ”₯ – Temperature for drinks or food.
  • Cold ❄️ – Iced or chilled options.
  • Latte Art 🎨 – Decorative patterns on coffee.
  • Caffeine ⚑ – Stimulant in coffee and tea.
  • Barista β˜•πŸ‘©β€πŸ³ – Coffee expert and server.
  • Bathroom 🚻 – Restroom facilities.
  • Clean ✨ – Request for cleaning a table or area.
  • Cup Size πŸ“ – Small, medium, large.
  • Blender πŸŒͺ️ – Machine for making smoothies.
  • Cream πŸ₯›πŸΆ – Dairy or non-dairy creamer.
  • Bagel πŸ₯― – A type of bread product, often with cream cheese.
  • To-go Cup πŸ₯€ – Disposable cup for takeout drinks.