Food & Drink
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Drinks are les boissons.
les boissons - drinks
J'ai soif. - I'm thirsty.
Je voudrais une boisson. - I want a drink.
Je bois... - I drink...
un Coca - a coke (easy eh?)
une limonade - a lemonade
une eau minérale - a mineral water
Can you guess what une eau minérale gazeuse would be? Yes, water with fizz!
une eau minérale gazeuse - a fizzy mineral water
un milkshake - a milkshake
un jus - a juice
If you want to say what type of milkshake or juice you want, the flavour comes last:
un milkshake au chocolat - a chocolate milkshake
(Remember, a + le = au.)
un jus d'orange - an orange juice
(De + vowel = d'.)
If your mum is thirsty and fancies a hot drink, you might explain elle a soif (she's thirsty) and you could order her un café au lait (a coffee with milk). This will be a big cup of coffee. If you ask for un café noisette you'll get a smaller one!
Il / Elle a soif. - He / she's thirsty.
un café au lait - a coffee with milk (big)
un café noisette - a coffee with milk (small)
Or you might want to ask for something else:
un thé - a tea
un chocolat chaud - a hot chocolate