Views #1499 | Low-Intermediate 4

Burger Barn

Listen to two people order food at Burger Barn. What do they order? Does it sound good?
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Order #1

Clerk: Hello, welcome to Burger Barn. Can I take your order?

Woman: Oh, hi there. I think I'll have the taco and the fries and a soda, please.

Clerk: Okay, you want the tacos, the fries, and the soda?

Woman: Yes, please.

Clerk: Okay, did you want that in a can or in a cup?

Woman: Cup please.

Clerk: Oh, you know what, I'm sorry, we're out of tacos today. How about a hotdog or maybe some chicken. Would that be alright?

Woman: Yeah. I think I'll go for the chicken please.

Clerk: Okay, do you want crispy or baked?

Woman: Crispy, please.

Clerk: Crispy, alright. Did you want breast meat or did you want leg meat?

Woman: Ah, breast meat please.

Clerk: Okay, so you can go ahead and drive through to the end. Your total is going to be 5.36.

Woman: Okay, thank you.

Clerk: And I'm sorry, are you going to be paying by cash or by debit card?

Woman: Cash, please.

Clerk: Okay, thank you.

Woman: Thank you very much.

Clerk: Would you like anything for desert? Doughnut? Ice cream?

Woman: What flavor of ice cream have you got?

Clerk: We've got chocolate ice cream, vanilla ice cream and rainbow sherbet.

Woman: I think I'll try the rainbow sherbet today, please.

Clerk: OK, would you like that in a cone or a cup?

Woman: Cup please.

Clerk: Okay. So your total will be 7.55 at the window.

Woman: Okay, thank you very much.

Order #2

Clerk: Hello, welcome to Burger Barn. Can I help you?

Man: Hi, I'm picking up a large order today, so can I grab a pizza and a few burgers, maybe some onion rings and some Cokes.

Clerk: Okay, I'm sorry. Can you slow that down. So you want just one pizza?

Man: Yes, please.

Clerk: Okay, and how many burgers did you say?

Man: Maybe three. Three should work. Yes.

Clerk: Okay, and you just want a normal regular Burger Barn burger?

Man: Yes, a normal regular burger—maybe make that extra, extra pickles.

Clerk: You want the Big Barn burger?

Man: Big Barn burger sounds great, thank you, mate.

Clerk: You want three Big Barn burgers?

Man: Three Big Barn burgers will be wonderful.

Clerk: Okay, and I'm sorry. So I've got the pizza and the Big Barn burgers. Did you want something else?

Man: Yeah, can I grab three onion rings and three Cokes?

Clerk: Three onion rings and three Cokes. Now the Cokes, did you want those in the cup or in the can?

Man: Can I grab them in cups, please?

Clerk: You want those in cups. So you want straws with those?

Man: Yes, please.

Clerk: Okay, so just to repeat your order, you've got one medium pizza, three big Burger Barn burgers, Big Barn burgers, three cans of Coke, and some onion rings.

Man: No, can I make that a large pizza and three cups of Coke please.

Clerk: Oh, I'm sorry. Three cups of Coke.

Man: Yes.

Clerk: Okay, great. And a large pizza.

Man: Yes, a large pizza.

Clerk: Okay, great. Alright, your total will be 18.55 at the window.

Man: Excellent.

Learn vocabulary from the lesson!

out of

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I'm sorry, we're out of tacos today.

When you are out of something, you do not have it in supply. Notice the following:

  1. We are out of milk. We need to buy some.
  2. The cafe is out of coffee. Can you believe it?

crispy

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Do you want crispy or baked?

Crsipy chicken means it is dry and crisp on the outside. Notice the following:

  1. I love crispy chicken.
  2. This pizza is crispy on top.

breast meat

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Did you want breast meat or did you want leg meat?

Breast meat is meat from the chest area of a chicken. Notice the following:

  1. This chicken breast is very juicy and tender.
  2. Would you like a leg or chicken breast?

sherbet

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I'll try the rainbow sherbet today.

Sherbet is a sweet, fruity flavor for desserts or drinks. Notice the following:

  1. I love orange sherbet.
  2. Would you like some rasperry sherbet?

--- should work

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Three should work. Yes.

When we say something should work, we mean it will suffice or meet what is needed. Notice the following:

  1. I have two bags for my trip. That should work.
  2. We have two days to finish. That should work.

grab

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Can I grab three onion rings and three Cokes?

Here, grab just means get. Notice the following:

  1. Can you grab me a juice please?
  2. Grab yourself some food and join us.
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Vocabulary Challenge

Complete the sentences with the words below.
out of • crispy • breast
sherbet • should • grab
  1. This chicken looks delicious.
  2. This chicken breast is too .
  3. We are dishsoap. I will buy some.
  4. This option work.
  5. I love to eat rainbow in a cone.
  6. Please a chair and join us.