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: 3.8 (8 votes)

Submitted by MJH on Thu, 03/12/2020 - 21:02

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Hello, I have several kinds of restaurant. I like pastas, pizza, barbecue and gourmet food. I prefer gourmet food because I isn´t to preparing in my home. I like eating beef, pork and fish. I don't have a problem with the food.

Submitted by SOUFY05 on Thu, 03/12/2020 - 20:55

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Hello I prefer Algerian food but not all. let s say the traditional ones

Submitted by m.someah on Sun, 29/11/2020 - 16:38

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As I am keen on Pizza and Pasta, Italian restaurants are the best option for me. After that I tend to go to the restaurants which serve seafood to try the best taste of shrimp and lobster.
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Submitted by zabiullah on Sat, 28/11/2020 - 17:37

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thanks so much from your team. i would appreciate that your hardworking. you asked us, which restuarant do you like, i would prefer small restuarant than the bigger and crowded ones. Bxz, in my country services were not perfect and dirty. the small ones are perfect.

Submitted by mrelvinaliyev on Fri, 27/11/2020 - 07:56

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My favorite is Azerbaijan food. I like to eat Sheki Piti. It is really delicious. Also I like Turkish and Azerbaijan sweets. Azerbaijan and Turkish pakhlava are really perfect. I like each one a lot.

Submitted by Reysan13 on Fri, 27/11/2020 - 04:33

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My favorite kind are; Italian, Japanese and spanish restaurant.

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.