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Shopping – in a Café

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This lesson plan for teachers of teenagers and adults at ESOL level 1 explores the theme of cafes. Students will have an opportunity to develop their reading and speaking skills.


This lesson presents vocabulary relating to cafes. They also practise reading and ordering instructions and a short dialogue.  They practise a short role play.




ESOL Entry 1


60-90 mins


  • To name items found in cafés
  • To read and order instructions
  • To review common food and drink items
  • To order food and drink in a café


Lesson plan: guide for teacher on procedure.

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Worksheets: can be printed out for use in class.

  • worksheet - five tasks

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By Sarah Burn

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Language level
Language Level: 
Beginner: A1

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