Booking a table

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

Instructions

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

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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Average: 4.1 (28 votes)

Submitted by David_Tham on Thu, 26/11/2020 - 14:22

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My favorite is the Japanese food.

Submitted by PushpaTrivi on Wed, 25/11/2020 - 09:16

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My favorite is Indian street food and i really love spicy food. So that's only the place to i found to satisfy my taste buds.

Submitted by Reham Mohammed on Tue, 24/11/2020 - 13:00

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I love Indian food, so the first thing i think about Is it indian? How spicy it is?

Submitted by Anhi on Mon, 23/11/2020 - 11:02

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i like Italian, Chinese, French, Vietnamese. I dont mind trying new dishes. When I choose a reasturant i take into account price, atmosphere and service.

Submitted by Leokad27 on Wed, 18/11/2020 - 03:06

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My favorite restaurant Is at Mexican food, i love this food Is de most taste that i ’ve tried.

Submitted by Orianaotero on Tue, 17/11/2020 - 03:46

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My favorite kind of restaurant is Italian. I love eat pasta and pizza so much

Submitted by frknakgn on Tue, 10/11/2020 - 20:17

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My favourite kind of restaurant is Kebap Saloon.

Submitted by mrelvinaliyev on Fri, 06/11/2020 - 18:39

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My favorite kind of restaurant is Azerbaijan food. I like to eat Bozbash. Azerbaijan kitchen is really good.

Submitted by dennishrf on Thu, 05/11/2020 - 20:46

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Well, I live in the Amazon (North of Brazil), State of Para, and I love our food. There are many restaurants here, their menu have many regional ingredients. I love them.

Submitted by eduagrgu on Thu, 05/11/2020 - 14:22

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My favorite kind of restaurant is the Mediterranean restaurant. I love the food that kind of restaurant prepares.!