At the end of this unit, you should be able to:


  • Compare/contrast the differences in the size, color, denominations of and pictures on the French euro with the U.S. dollar.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the value of the US dollar in foreign currency by making conversions based on purchases made, then report on them in French  
  • Explain how basic sandwiches are made in France, and what the most common fillings are called.
  • Explain how the French prepare and serve un citron pressé and un diabolo. 


  • Express what you would like to purchase politely and in formal and informal ways.
  • Ask formally/informally what someone would like
  • Read and interpret a menu: order in French, determine the cost in French, the value in U.S. dollars and "pay" the server with the correct bills/change
  • Leave an appropriate tip and explain your actions


  • Order food/drinks using the correct article (un/une)
  • Say how much things cost using the correct pronoun (Il/Elle).
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