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Episode 16. What Would you Like?

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Anne and Steve have lunch.
ANNE and STEVE are at the counter getting some food.
The ASSISTANT is waiting for their order.


ASSISTANT
What would you like?

STEVE
Anne?

ANNE
Ummm…I’ll have a cheese and salad sandwich and a cappuccino thanks.

STEVE
Do you have wine?

ASSISTANT
No sir. We don’t serve alcohol. We have coffee, tea, soft drinks and juices.

STEVE
Okay. I’d like a… orange juice and a pie with chips. Do you have sauce?

ASSISTANT
Just help yourself. And I’ll bring the food when it’s ready.

STEVE
Thankyou.
They eat their lunch at an outside table.

ANNE
Is that good?

STEVE
It’s delicious. You should try one. It’s real Aussie food.

ANNE
Maybe one day. I don’t eat a lot of meat.

STEVE
How’s your coffee?

ANNE
It’s very good. Don’t you drink coffee?

STEVE
Sometimes. I prefer tea. Or juice. So, was the koala the best?

ANNE
O
h, definitely. The kangaroos were interesting too. I’ve never seen real ones before. And the birds are wonderful. I think I liked the birds the most. They’re so colourful, and so many different kinds. What about you? What did you like best?

STEVE
Just being here.
He gives her a longing look.



EPISODE NOTES

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.

ANNE
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...

STEVE
I’d like a… orange juice and a pie with chips.
  Here are some questions you might ask.
Do you have salt?
or
Have you got salt?

STEVE
Do you have sauce?
  The person serving might say:
Help yourself.
This means that things such as sauce, salt and sugar are on the counter and you can use as much as you want.

ASSISTANT
Just help yourself.
   
2. MEALS

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


STEVE
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 cats have fleas.

The past tense form is had.
The cats had fleas last month.

 

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

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