Booking a table

Booking a table

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

Do the preparation task first. Then listen to the audio and do the exercises.

Preparation

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 Ali lak 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.

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

Submitted by Saeidi_802 on Wed, 01/04/2020 - 13:53

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I live in Iran. I like Iranian foods like Kabab at restaurants. All restaurants are closed because of coronavirus these days. I hope this pandemic will finish.

Submitted by Yuzana on Sat, 28/03/2020 - 13:32

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I used to book a bar which always gives promotions on every Friday. Fried chicken wings from that bar are really delicious and I love to eat.