Paying in a cafe

Remember It

To order a cup of coffee revise lesson 34.


Who? People
What? Things
Where? Places
When? Time
Why? Reason


How much ....? = $ Y £ money

How much is that doggy

How much is that doggy in the window?
Woof! Woof!
The one with the waggly tail.
Woof! Woof!
How much is that doggy in the window?
Woof! Woof!
Oh, I do hope that doggy's for sale.
Woof! Woof!

Paying in a cafe

Note! 'To drink' is a verb and 'a drink' is a noun.
'To order' is a verb and 'an order' is a noun.

The customer chooses from the menu. The waiter takes the order. The waiter brings the food and drink. The customer eats his food and drinks his drink. The customer asks for the bill. The customer pays the bill. The customer leaves a tip.
Mr Bean
The waiter Food
To eat
A bill A cheque A tip
Mr Bean is a customer. This is a waiter.

This is food.

To eat This is a bill. To pay This is a tip.
A menu

1 x cup coffee
1 x
1 x pot tea
1 x
slice apple pie

A bottle
To drink
This is a menu. This is an order. This is drink. To drink      


A cafe

Mr Bean and Mr Smith are finishing their drinks. They have to go back to work now.

Mr Bean offers to pay for the coffee.

When you want to pay. "I'll pay."
or "My treat."
or "This is on me."
Can you think of anything else you might say when you want to pay?

Naturally Speaking

Now let's see how Mr Bean does it...

A cafe

Mr Bean is at a cafe with his colleague Mr Smith. They have finished their coffee.

Mr Smith : Shall we get the bill?
Mr Bean: Yes, I'll pay though, my treat.
Mr Smith: Thank you, that's very kind. I'll get it next time.
Mr Bean (to the waiter): Excuse me. Could we have the bill please?
Waiter: Certainly. Do you want to pay together or separately?
Mr Bean: Together please. How much is that?
Waiter: Here you are. That's £5.50, please.
Mr Bean: Here you are - £6.00, keep the change.
Waiter: Thank you.
Your challenge: Tell us how much a cup of coffee is where you live?
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Week 35