Season 1 – Lesson 17 – Coffee Break French

It’s time to learn how to order food in a French restaurant. You’ll learn various words and phrases to help you get a table, ask for a menu, and of course, order food.

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14 Comments on “Season 1 – Lesson 17 – Coffee Break French”

  1. In the very beginning of this episode Mark says something like “Eh bien, nous … ici” which probably means something like “Here we are again”. What exactly does he say? Thanks a lot for your answer!

    I really like your program.

    1. The phrase you’re thinking of is “nous revoici”. The word “voici” means “here is…”, so “nous voici” would be “here we are”. When “voici” becomes “revoici” in this context it means “here we are again”. I should have explained this before now, sorry!

  2. I know how to say to wish or desire
    je voudrais. How would one say We would like?
    Is it something like nous voudraions?

  3. When Mark tells us how to order something one sees on another person’s table, what exactly is being said? It sounds like “je voudrai sur la.” Thanks.

    1. The expression is “je voudrais celui-là” – meaning something like “I would like that one there”. Hope that helps.

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