Chatterbox #164 – Café culture

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Drinking coffee is a common part of North American life. While you can drink coffee by yourself, cafés and coffee shops make coffee a part of many people’s social lives. In this episode, Andrew and Suzanne discuss their personal coffee habits and some of the interesting experiences they’ve had in cafés and coffee shops. So pour yourself a cup and get ready for a jolt of interesting English conversation!

Expressions included in the Study Guide

  • A jolt of something
  • To take up space or time
  • A mom-and-pop shop
  • To go about your business
  • To tip / a tip
  • To head out
  • In a pinch
  • Step by step
  • To be on the receiving end of something
  • To cause a scene
  • To get ripped off
  • To make a stink
  • To make a feeling known
  • To raise hell
  • To be called on

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