138 - 5-Minute English: How to Order a Cocktail in English

American English Podcast

Jan 23 2023 • 35 mins

You walk into a restaurant and head towards the bar. Behind it, a lighted mosaic of colorful liquors spread from the ceiling to the floor. It's fancy on another level. Some people may describe it as resplendent; it feels like you're looking into a Queen's jewelry box.

A long counter separates you from the skilled bartender behind it, who shakes, stirs and strains with ease. As you approach, you consider how you'll place your order in English and suddenly you feel out of your element. In other words, you don't feel comfortable. You feel out of your element.

How do you order a drink at a cocktail bar like a native? Well, in today's lesson, you'll learn just that.


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