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Takeaway Can I Have a Ham Sandwich?

English > Level Pre A1 Pre-starter > Meeting New People

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CONTENT
Lets Start! Lets Explore! Lets Practice! Extension Activity Target Words Learning Points

Lets Start!

Lets go out for lunch today!


What do you want to eat?

Ask your partner: Can Do Statements:


Where is your favourite lunch I can talk about what I pass,
spot? get, and hand.
What things do you order for I can express requests using
lunch at a restaurant? can.
I can ask a person to hand me a
thing.
Learning Outcome: I can refuse or accept simple
requests.
Accurately use basic information
in simple situations.

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Takeaway Can I Have a Ham Sandwich? English > Level Pre A1 Pre-starter > Meeting New People

Lets Explore!

Tom and Ann go out for lunch*. What do they eat?

*to go out for lunch means to have


food in a restaurant or cafe.

Instructions: Read the dialogue aloud.

Tom: This is a nice place to eat. I come here on Mondays for lunch.
Ann: I usually bring my lunch to work. This is a nice change.
Waiter: Do you want to sit inside or outside?
Tom: Outside please.
Ann: Can we order soon? Im hungry.
Waiter: Of course. I can take your order now.
Tom: Can we get ham sandwiches, please, and coffee?
Waiter: Here you are.
Ann: Tom, can you hand me the ketchup and pass the salt?
Tom: No, Im sorry, there is no ketchup
Ann: Excuse me, I need ketchup.
Waiter: Right away, Miss.

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Lets Practice!

Tom and Ann order food. What do they say?

Instructions: Match the two parts of the sentences.

1 Can we have ham Miss.

2 Here sandwiches, please, and coffee?

3 Can we I need ketchup.

4 Of course. Ican take your order now.

5 Excuse me, order soon?

6 Right away, you are.

Lets Practice!

Instructions: Complete these sentences with


words from the Word Bank.

a) I come here _____________________ for WORD BANK


lunch.

b) I usually _____________________ my lunch bring


to work.
hand me
c). Tom, can you ____________________ the
ketchup and pass the salt? on Mondays

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Extension Activity

Instructions: Complete the following steps.


Fill in the Self Assessment.
Self Assessment Yes No
Partner A
I can use the modal can to
a. Request a table. make a polite request.
b. Place an order.
c. Ask the waiter to hand you I use hand me and pass to
something. ask my friend to pass the
ketchup or napkin.
Partner B
a. Seat the customer.
b. Take the order.
c. Hand something to the customer.

Target Words

on Mondays (expression): every Monday


e.g. I take a class on Mondays.
to bring (verb): to take with you to a place
e.g. I like to bring my lunch to work.
change (noun): a different thing to do
e.g. Lets eat pizza for a change.
ketchup (noun): a tomato sauce
e.g. I need ketchup for my burger.
Miss (title): a young woman
e.g. Excuse me Miss, can you help me?

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Learning Points

The Simple Present Tense

You use the Simple Present tense to talk about actions that happen on a regular basis.

Examples:
I buy food at the grocery store.
We give presents to my parents.
You speak English.
They serve lunch here.