|1. Ordering Food - 2. Meals - 3. Have & Has - 4. Preferences|
|1. ORDERING FOOD|
|Here are some ways to ask for food at a café.
I’ll have a sandwich thanks.
Ummm…I’ll have a cheese and salad sandwich and a cappuccino thanks.
|You can say please instead of thanks.
I’ll have a sandwich please.
or can I have instead of I'll have.
Can I have a sandwich thanks.
or could I have
Could I have a sandwich thanks.
You can also say I'd like...
I’d like a… orange juice and a pie with chips.
|Here are some questions you might ask.
Do you have salt?
Have you got salt?
Do you have sauce?
|The person serving might say:
This means that things such as sauce, salt and sugar are on the counter and you can use as much as you want.
Just help yourself.
|In the story Steve and Anne were having lunch.
Lunch is the meal we have in the middle of the day.
Breakfast is the first meal of the day.
The meal at the end of the day is called dinner.
Dinner is the main meal.
|3. HAVE & HAS|
|We use have with you, we, they and I.
you have coffee
we have coffee
they have coffee
I have coffee
Do you have wine?
|We use has with he, she and it.
he has coffee
she has coffee
it has coffee
|We also use has with names and singular nouns.
Anne has coffee
The cat has fleas.
We use have with plural nouns.
The past tense form is had.
More Information: see episode 11 for more about past tense
|We use had with all nouns and pronouns.
The cat had fleas.
I had coffee
he had coffee
she had coffee
Anne had coffee
we had coffee
you had coffee
it had coffee
they all had coffee yesterday
|We use the word prefer to say that you like something more than something else.
I prefer tea to coffee.
This means that I like tea more than coffee.
Another way of saying this would be:
I like tea more than coffee.
I like tea better than coffee.
Sometimes. I prefer tea.