Real Talk #015 – Ordering a drink

Ordering drinks in a foreign country can sometimes be tricky. Don’t worry, because Andrew and Morag are here to help! Join them for this Real Talk episode as they explain some useful questions and phrases related to ordering drinks.


Fun Facts

Frederick the Great, King of Prussia from 1740 to 1786, enjoyed alcohol so much that he tried to ban coffee to get more people to drink alcohol!

Expressions included in the learning materials

  • What can I get for ya?
  • Do you have any specials today?
  • I can’t complain
  • I’ll have [something]
  • Keep the change

Music: Something Elated by Broke For Free; Step On by Jahzzar; Lobby Time by Kevin (, licensed under Creative Commons by Attribution 3.0 License

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