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Unit 10 :
Ordering Coffee

Intermediate

Summary

Are you a coffee drinker? Let’s learn how to order a cup of coffee.

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How often do you drink coffee? What kind of coffee do you prefer?

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Vocabulary

Repeat these words after your teacher.

  • Grande
  • Brew
  • Instead of
  • Richer
  • Sweetened
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Dialogue 1

Read the dialogue aloud with your teacher.

Stanley

Clerk

Hi, welcome. What can I get for you today?

I’d like a grande iced americano, please.

Have you tried our new cold brew coffee?

Oh. Is that different than an iced americano?

Yes, a little. It’s coffee that is brewed in cold water instead of hot water.

Does it taste different?

It has a richer taste. Many people prefer it.

Ok, I’ll try it. But with half ice, please.

Actually, there’s no ice in it. Would you like it sweetened?

No sugar, please.

No problem.

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Let’s Discuss

Brainstorm with your teacher.  

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1. Americano

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2. Latte

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3. Cappuccino

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4. Espresso

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 5. Macchiato

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6. Mochaccino/Mocha

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Let’s Practice

Choose the correct answer.

  1. What does “barista” mean?

a.

b.

2.  Which one do you _____? Large or small?

       a. prefer      b. perfect

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Discussion:

Share your ideas with your teacher.

  1. Do you like coffee flavored foods or drinks? How about coffee cake? Or coffee-flavored milk?
  2. Is  café a good place to go on a date? What are the pros and cons of a café environment when you are trying to get to know someone?