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These activities will help you to learn and practise some of the language you need if you are working in a restaurant or cafe.  You can practise the language you need for serving customers at the counter, and for working as a waiter.

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    Have you ever worked in a café/canteen/restaurant? Did you work ‘back of house’, i.e. the staff area where food is prepared and stored? Which part of the work did you most enjoy and what did you enjoy least?’ In this unit we focus on back of house activities.

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    Here you will watch a clip of someone talking about how they keep their work area hygenic. This will help you understand instructions at work.

  • 2

    Here you will watch a clip of someone talking about the cleaning chemicals that they use at work. This will help you understand instructions at work.

  • 1.5

    Who is usually in charge in the kitchen of a canteen/restaurant? What is their role? In this resource you will watch a chef giving a team briefing and practice listening. This will help you understand the language used in briefings and to talk about special dietary needs.

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    Do you remember any opening and closing checks that café/canteen/restaurant staff must do?

    In this unit you listen to someone talking about the checks that they have to do at the end of the day. This will help you follow instructions at work.

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  • 3.5

    In this resource you will watch a video and learn expressions to use when serving customers.

  • 3.5

    In this section we focus on taking payments from customers. You will listen to customers paying and focus on the language you need to take payments.

  • 3.5

    This section shows a customer collecting a takeaway order and focuses on the language needed to check the order and take payments.

     

     

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    Do you work or would you like to work in a café? Watch the video and learn some of the vocabulary and phrases to help you take an order from customers at the counter.

  • 3

    Have you ever worked in a café/canteen/restaurant? Did you work ‘back of house’, i.e. the staff area where food is prepared and stored? Which part of the work did you most enjoy and what did you enjoy least?’ In this unit we focus on back of house activities.

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    Good customer service does not stop when clients finish eating. Here you will see a video of Victor at the end of the meal, and learn some of the expressions he uses. You will also read about tipping in restaurants in the UK.

  • 1.5

    Who is usually in charge in the kitchen of a canteen/restaurant? What is their role? In this resource you will watch a chef giving a team briefing and practice listening. This will help you understand the language used in briefings and to talk about special dietary needs.

  • 2.666665

    Do you remember any opening and closing checks that café/canteen/restaurant staff must do?

    In this unit you listen to someone talking about the checks that they have to do at the end of the day. This will help you follow instructions at work.

  • 2.666665

    Here you will watch a clip of someone talking about how they keep their work area hygenic. This will help you understand instructions at work.

  • 2

    Here you will watch a clip of someone talking about the cleaning chemicals that they use at work. This will help you understand instructions at work.