Conversation at a Coffee Shop – Ordering Coffee


Scene: David loves drinking coffee very much. His favorite is Caffé Macchiato. He’s now at a coffee shop and is ordering coffee.


Café Staff       : Good morning, sir!

David                  : Good morning!

Café Staff        : What would you like to order?

David                   : I’d love Caffé Macchiato, please.

Café Staff         : What size do you take – large, medium, or small?

David                    : Medium, please.

Café Staff          : Alright. Have it here or take away?

David                     : I’ll have it here, please.

Café Staff           : Ok. Please find your seat over there and wait for a minute.

David                      : Well, thanks!

A few later…

Café Staff            : Here you are – Caffé Macchiato!

David                       : How fast! Thank you!

Café Staff             : You’re welcome. Please enjoy your drink!


Language Focus

  • What would you like to order? : It is a polite question asked to see what

the customers would love to order.

  • What size do you take? : This question is asked when there are

  a few sizes of coffee cups or glasses for

the customers to choose.

  • Have it here or take away? : This is a question asked to see whether

the customers drink at a coffee shop or

bring somewhere else.

  • Here you are! Or Here you go! : This expression is used when somebody

  is brought and handed something.

List of Coffee Drinks

Here is a list of some more coffee drinks you would love to use to express your favorite in your own conversation.

  • Espresso
  • Double Espresso
  • Triple Espresso
  • Espresso Con Panna
  • Cappuccino
  • Macchiato
  • Mocha
  • Americano
  • Flat White
  • Latte
  • Coffee-to-go
  • Frappucino
  • Iced Coffee


By: Serpent