Fast food restaurant vocabulary roleplays

Take turns being the customer and staff in a self-service fast food restaurant, using at least 3 things below in each conversation.

barbecue ribs

corn dog

cottage cheese and smoked salmon bagel

(French) fries (= chips)

fried noodles

grilled chicken burger

ham and cheese toasted sandwich

hot dog

mixed salad

cheese omelette

pita sandwich

pork cutlet sandwich

potato croquette

rice ball with fish eggs and seaweed

spicy chicken wings

teriyaki chicken tortilla wrap

 

Drinks

(black/ white) tea

soda float

hot chocolate

(small/ medium/ large) coke

melon soda

milkshake

banana smoothie

decaf coffee

pineapple juice

 

Desserts

ice pop (= ice lolly)

fruit salad

sweet potato flavoured ice cream

 

Other possible things to ask about

bread roll

butter/ margarine

creamer/ powdered milk

dressing

(semi-)skimmed milk

spoon

(men’s/ women’s) toilet(s)

tray

mustard

Possible questions (for fast food restaurant staff and customers)

Can I have…?/ Could I have…?

Can you…?/ Could you…?

Could I have one more/ some more…, please?

Do you have (any)…?

Do you have anything (suitable for)…?

Do you need…?

Does the… come with…?

Good morning/ afternoon/ evening (sir/ madam). Can/ May I take your order?

Is that for here or to go? (= Is that eat in or take away?)

Is… suitable for vegetarians/ children/…?

It will take… minutes. Is that okay?

What is…?

What’s in…?/ What’s… made from?/ What’s… made of?

(Sorry,) where is/ are…?

Would you like anything to drink/ a dessert/… (with that)?

 

Other things to say

Here you are. Here’s… dollars.

Here’s your change.

 

 

 

 


Food and drink Janglish

All the lines below have one typical mistake with food vocabulary. Correct each one.

barbecue libs

American dog

cottage cheese and smoke salmon bagel

fried potatoes (= chips)

fried noodle

grill chicken burger

ham cheese toasted sandwich

hot dogu

mixed salada

a cheese omelettes

pita sando

pork cutsu sandwich

potato croque

lice ball with fish eggs and seaweed

supicy chicken wings

teriyaki chicken tortilla lap

 

Drinks

(straight/ white) tea

cream soda

hot cocoa

(small/ medium/ L-size) coke

melon cider

milkshakey

banana smoojie

non-caffeine coffee

pine juice

 

Desserts

ice candy (= ice lolly)

fruits salad

sweet potato flavoured soft cream

 

Other things to ask about

roll pan

batter/ margarine

cureamer/ powdered milk

doressing

(semi-)skim milk

supoon

(men’s/ women’s) toile(s)

toray

mastard


 

Try to explain these Japanese foods using words from above:

onigiri

tonkatsu

yaki soba

kani cream korokke

tebasaki

omuraisu

 

“royal milk tea”

sencha

matcha

ramune

 

“melon pan”

Garigari-kun

 

Using your own words, try to explain these other Japanese foods with Janglish names:

“curry rice”

“dry curry”

“hayashi rice”

 

high ball

Hoppy

 

“sweet potato”

“curry pan”

castella

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