Booking a table

Listen to someone booking a table in a restaurant to practise and improve your listening skills.

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Transcript

Staff: Hello, Gino's.

Jamie: Hi. Can I book a table for tomorrow night, please?

Staff: How many people is it for?

Jamie: Four.

Staff: And what time would you like?

Jamie: About eight, eight thirty maybe?

Staff: Let's see ... We're pretty busy tomorrow, so I can do half past seven or nine.

Jamie: Oh. OK, then. Half seven, please.

Staff: What name is it?

Jamie: Jamie.

Staff: J-A- ...?

Jamie: M-I-E

Staff: OK, so that's a table for four at half past seven tomorrow evening.

Jamie: Great. Thanks! Bye.

Staff: Bye.


Staff: Hello, Gino's.

Jamie: Hi, I called earlier to book a table for four and I was wondering if I can make it for six instead?

Staff: Ah, what name was it?

Jamie: It's Jamie.

Staff: Table for four at half past seven. So you want to change it to 6 o'clock?

Jamie: No, sorry. Can I make it for six people?

Staff: Oh, I see. Sorry! That shouldn't be a problem. I can move you to a bigger table but it will be nearer the kitchen. Is that OK?

Jamie: No problem. Is it possible to change the time as well? Make it a little bit later?

Staff: Ah ... yeah, we can. Is eight OK for you?

Jamie: Perfect, thanks!

Staff: Lovely. See you tomorrow, then.

Jamie: Thanks! Bye!

Staff: Thanks. Ciao! 

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Submitted by Ximix on Thu, 04/06/2020 - 11:29

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Well, I like italian food. I think that italian food have something especially in itself. Their sauces, pastas and pizzas are delicious.

Submitted by MoutazAlotaibe on Wed, 03/06/2020 - 05:43

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I like Indian Restaurant.

Submitted by Mamta Gusain on Sat, 30/05/2020 - 12:51

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I love Indian food. so i prefer to go Indian restaurants mostly. i find there a wide variety of Indian cuisine with different tastes.

Submitted by Andres Armando on Sat, 30/05/2020 - 02:49

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I love the Colombian food. So I prefer meals how bandeja paisa, seafood, corozo juice, and more.

Submitted by Nafis Mahdi Basunia on Wed, 27/05/2020 - 18:12

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I like subcontinental restaurant..

Submitted by amal.araia on Wed, 27/05/2020 - 15:55

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Mr favorite kind of restaurant is Habasha's restaurants. Their food is spicy and very hot, and the aroma reminds me of home.

Submitted by deya on Sat, 23/05/2020 - 21:06

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i love class and calm restaurant, with delicious food of corse
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Submitted by Ivanox76 on Fri, 22/05/2020 - 07:29

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Hi everyone! I am from Peru, and I love my country food, my favorite dish is ceviche, also i like so much the Italian food, I love the pizza and the lasagna!

Submitted by Nsengir on Thu, 21/05/2020 - 12:46

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I love Turkish foods. Because I am Turk. But I like different taste. For example American hamburger, Holland cheese, African steak... I guess I am hungry :)

Submitted by Laila Mutiara … on Wed, 20/05/2020 - 19:06

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i love coffe shop. i do a lot of task in there

Submitted by mouna99 on Sat, 16/05/2020 - 14:24

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I like asian restaurant

Submitted by Emily Mellor on Sat, 16/05/2020 - 09:39

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I don't have favourite kind of restaurant . I like all restaurants that have delicious food. I usually love having hot pot and barbecue. It's my favourite food.

Submitted by JEANMi on Fri, 15/05/2020 - 12:43

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My favourite restaurant is any restaurant that has delicious food.

Submitted by Isabel Meflo on Fri, 15/05/2020 - 05:32

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I love Peruvian food

Submitted by alejaenciso on Wed, 13/05/2020 - 22:54

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My favorite restaurant is Crepes and wafles. love it

Submitted by c.lopes23 on Wed, 13/05/2020 - 18:49

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I love Japanese restaurant or the restaurant near the beach

Submitted by Milena1 on Wed, 13/05/2020 - 11:49

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Well, I don't actually have a favorite restarurant, however I like Chinese food, ice cream and drink wine.

Submitted by Eduardo José d… on Mon, 11/05/2020 - 13:19

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My favorite restaurant is the golden fish. The food there is very good

Submitted by joanna-liu on Mon, 11/05/2020 - 09:22

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My favorite restaurant for Cantonese food . I go to restaurant about once a mouth with my family. I really like to eat shrimp ravioli and Seafood congee .

Submitted by v17amohsen on Tue, 05/05/2020 - 12:16

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its very good way to handle the customer

Submitted by Hello from Russia on Mon, 04/05/2020 - 19:52

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I would like seafood. I know the best restaurant with seafood. It's called "Ocean Basket". I advise everyone to try)
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Submitted by Bignon on Sun, 03/05/2020 - 17:55

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It usually cook African food at home. If I will go to restaurants it will be firsty African restaurants. I would also like to take breakfast at French restaurant to eat variety of cake.

Submitted by Fatemeh.Najafzadeh on Sun, 03/05/2020 - 02:40

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I like Italian restaurant, but I sometimes go to the Indian restaurant because I love spicy foods.

Submitted by DANIELAE on Fri, 01/05/2020 - 00:07

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I like natural restaurants where I can find a Great variety of meals between the nature and Green zones.
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Submitted by Santiago Perez on Thu, 30/04/2020 - 17:45

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My favorite type of restaurants are Colombian restaurants because I love to eat beans and different types of meats such as llanero-style beef, over-belly and steaks.

Submitted by Cristhopher on Thu, 30/04/2020 - 05:02

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I love chinese restaurante, they are quite fancy and elegant, and also I really sharing different dishes with my friends. We like to eat boiled fish, rice, noodles, steamed vegetables, pork hotpot and especially, drinking jasmine flower tea. I also love the chinese breakfast, called dim sum. It includes baos, shu mai, sweet and sour chicken feet, springrolls and many others. It´s delicious.

Submitted by mrelvinaliyev on Mon, 27/04/2020 - 19:04

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My favorite restaurant is any restaurant that serving fish foods

Submitted by Titi on Sun, 26/04/2020 - 12:53

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well, actually there's quite a mixed variety of kind of restaurants in my country such as french restaurants, chinese restaurants and congolese restaurants. but i guess the most commonly used is congolese one because you can find them everywhere small and as well as big restaurants because of natural local cuisine for example cassava leaves, hot soup of a fresh fish with cassava,those plates have very unique taste so if i have to be honest i will probably say congolese restaurants are my preferable one and when i have some means i book a table for two persons i mean for me and for my fiancée.

Submitted by riquemecone on Sat, 25/04/2020 - 21:24

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My favorite kind of restaurant is steakhouse. I do not go on a lot, because it is very expensive, instead I make my own barbecue at home with family and friends.

Submitted by konatenasty on Sat, 25/04/2020 - 15:47

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My favourite foods are Indian,lebanese and African jolof.they are some of the best dishes.Very appetising.

Submitted by Christian on Thu, 23/04/2020 - 03:17

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My favourite restaurant is one of Chinese food. I love this kind of cooking.

Submitted by will_wpo on Wed, 22/04/2020 - 16:59

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I love the Italian restaurants. I usually go to the Italian restaurants in the weekend.

Submitted by Emirito on Tue, 21/04/2020 - 15:10

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I love the arabian and italian restaurants. Besides, I like the Chinese ones

Submitted by mke99 on Mon, 20/04/2020 - 06:25

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Hi everybody I like iranian and arabian restaurant.

Submitted by Ronake on Sat, 18/04/2020 - 00:35

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Usually i like to go to restaurants that are serving a sea food, in my town there are only few of them, and you need to book it two days before . I enjoy eating sea food and spending time with my family.

Submitted by cittàutopica on Fri, 17/04/2020 - 18:25

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There isn't, for me, a favourite kind of restaurant; there are some restaurants where I don't like go on, instead: for example I hate chinese food. However I enjoy Mediterranean cooking, but Nordic food also, whereas I dislike the junk food, as McDonald and other ones as this.

Submitted by Aisha Mohammed… on Thu, 16/04/2020 - 19:54

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my favourite restaurant is any restaurant near the sea
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Submitted by Natalice Santos on Wed, 15/04/2020 - 20:02

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I live in Cascais, Portugal. Here have a very nice food. I like fresh fish and a seafood, accompanies of a glass of portuguese with wine! Delicious!!!

Submitted by nguyenthihoanb0510 on Tue, 14/04/2020 - 10:50

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my major is hotel and catering management, so I have to practice some conversation same that. i have worked as a waitress at the lackah restaurant since i lived in Hanoi. It's a wonderful experience.

Submitted by rima khaoula on Mon, 13/04/2020 - 14:53

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I don't go to the restaurants in my state. but my brother brings us different kinds of food from its. I prefer the barbecued chicken with rice.

Submitted by Ali07 on Thu, 09/04/2020 - 20:51

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Sometimes when I wont to eat outside, I usually go to some tacos or pizza snacks around here. However I prefer to eat what mom cooks at home.

Submitted by Azim Miraliev on Thu, 09/04/2020 - 14:16

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I like Uzbek restaurant
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Submitted by Hoàng Nhung on Thu, 09/04/2020 - 04:50

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My favourite restaurant is at a famous international hotel. This place is clean, fesh, pleasant and polite. There is many kind of food, I love that.
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Submitted by Ezabakwé on Tue, 07/04/2020 - 01:15

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My favorite restaurant is HOT AFRICA

Submitted by ShahzaibLashari on Sun, 05/04/2020 - 20:17

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My favourite restaurant is BUTT KHARAHI and SHANI KA SAWARAMA.

Submitted by Aya Sayed on Sun, 05/04/2020 - 18:41

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Actually , my favourite restaurant is Macdonalds .

Submitted by Silambarasan on Thu, 02/04/2020 - 09:02

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Wow, that's nice